Meridian, Texas

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Population in 2019: 1,515 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +1.6%
 
Males: 787  (52.0%)
Females: 728  (48.0%)
Median resident age:

36.2 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years

Zip codes: 76665.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $44,228 (it was $32,750 in 2000)
Meridian:

$44,228
TX:

$64,034

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $20,081 (it was $17,258 in 2000)

Meridian city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $89,802 (it was $43,300 in 2000)
Meridian:

$89,802
TX:

$200,400

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $110,613; detached houses: $115,514; mobile homes: $37,471

Median gross rent in 2019: $732.

March 2019 cost of living index in Meridian: 78.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 25.6%
(21.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.0% for Black residents, 37.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 55.6% for other race residents, 52.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Meridian, TX (2019)
    • 1,04566.7%White alone
    • 39825.4%Hispanic
    • 583.7%Black alone
    • 322.0%Asian alone
    • 191.2%Two or more races

Races in Meridian detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Meridian, Texas as of November 29, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Meridian is 169 to 1.


Crime rates in Meridian by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(66.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(63.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(132.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(70.0)
1
(65.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1
(63.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(132.1)
2
(133.8)
6
(419.9)
6
(393.7)
3
(197.0)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(191.1)
0
(0.0)
4
(264.2)
6
(401.3)
6
(419.9)
2
(131.2)
2
(131.3)
1
(67.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(70.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index24.80.046.245.565.845.919.02.7

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Meridian, TX

Crime rate in Meridian detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.67
Texas average:

2.07
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Ancestries: American (18.9%), Irish (12.9%), German (11.1%), Scotch-Irish (5.9%), Swedish (4.0%), English (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 2.16 square miles.

Population density: 700 people per square mile   (low).

Meridian, Texas map

96 residents are foreign born (4.2% Latin America).

This city:

6.1%
Texas:

17.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,796 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $890 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Waco, TX (39.2 miles , pop. 113,726).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Worth, TX (59.4 miles , pop. 534,694).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (79.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Morgan, TX (2.6 miles ),
Walnut Springs, TX (3.3 miles ),
Clifton, TX (3.3 miles ),
Iredell, TX (3.6 miles ),
Cranfills Gap, TX (3.8 miles ),
Laguna Park, TX (4.1 miles ),
Whitney, TX (4.5 miles ),
Valley Mills, TX (4.6 miles )

Latitude: 31.92 N, Longitude: 97.66 W

Area code: 254

Distribution of median household income in Meridian, TX in 2019
Distribution of house value in Meridian, TX in 2019
Meridian satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $82,000
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $62,500
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $83,200
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $20,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $65,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $79,600
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $111,800
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $35,200
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $95,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2019: 1 building, cost: $200,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Meridian, TX residents
Average permit cost in Meridian, TX
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.0%
Texas:

8.0%
Population change in the 1990s: +79 (+5.6%).
Most common industries in Meridian, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (18.1%)
  • Health care (11.9%)
  • Educational services (8.3%)
  • Food (5.4%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (29.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.1%)
  • Wood products (5.5%)
  • Utilities (4.8%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.9%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.6%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (23.9%)
  • Educational services (15.1%)
  • Food (9.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Public administration (6.0%)
  • Construction (5.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.3%)
Most common occupations in Meridian, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Electricians (3.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Electricians (7.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.2%)
  • Construction laborers (4.8%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)

Average climate in Meridian, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Meridian-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 103% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/6/1973, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 22.5 miles away from the Meridian city center .

On 5/11/1953, a category F5 tornado 39.5 miles away from the city center killed 114 people and injured 597 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Meridian-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 369% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 254.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 196.9 miles away from Meridian center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 314.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 356.8 miles away from Meridian center
On 5/17/2012 at 08:12:00, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 193.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/7/2015 at 22:58:05, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MW, Depth: 1.6 mi) earthquake occurred 50.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bosque County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Fires: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Hurricanes: 3, Winds: 2, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Meridian topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Meridian:

  • MERIDIAN HOSPITAL (1114 N MAIN ST BOX 677)
  • MERIDIAN MANOR (1015 N MAIN)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Meridian:

  • GOODALL WITCHER HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; CLIFTON, TX)
  • SUNSET HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; CLIFTON, TX)

Airports located in Meridian:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Meridian:

  • Hill College (about 35 miles; Hillsboro, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,968)
  • McLennan Community College (about 37 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 6,673)
  • Tarleton State University (about 39 miles; Stephenville, TX; FT enrollment: 8,882)
  • Texas State Technical College-Waco (about 40 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 4,210)
  • Baylor University (about 42 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 14,800)
  • Central Texas College (about 57 miles; Killeen, TX; FT enrollment: 15,911)
  • Texas Christian University (about 57 miles; Fort Worth, TX; FT enrollment: 9,131)

Public high school in Meridian:

  • MERIDIAN H S (Students: 290, Location: 500 E 2515, Grades: 6-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Meridian:

  • MERIDIAN EL (Location: 550 CR 2515, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in Meridian

Library in Meridian:

  • MERIDIAN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $53,546; Location: 118 N MAIN ST; 13,916 books; 748 audio materials; 691 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 12 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Meridian: First National Bank Building (A), Lumpkin Building (B), Meridian Volunteer Fire Department (C), North Bosque Emergency Medical Services (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Meridian: First Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Circle Motel (9307 Highway 6).

Bosque County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.7 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

67.4%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.9%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
39 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
31 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Meridian in 2000:

  • 72 people in nursing homes
  • 30 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 21 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Meridian (2011 data):

  • First Security State Bank: Meridain Branch at 9353 Hwy 6, branch established on 2005/09/26. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $91.3 mil, Deposits: $82.4 mil, headquarters in Cranfills Gap, TX, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Bosque Bancshares, Inc.
  • First National Bank of Bosque County: Meridian Branch at 115 South Main Street, branch established on 2005/12/01. Info updated 2008/12/09: Bank assets: $100.6 mil, Deposits: $90.0 mil, headquarters in Valley Mills, TX, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Valley Mills Financial Corporation
  • First Community Bank, National Association: Meridan Branch at 100 West Morgan Street, branch established on 1927/01/01. Info updated 2009/03/24: Bank assets: $634.7 mil, Deposits: $559.1 mil, headquarters in Sugar Land, TX, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 33 total offices, Holding Company: Jll/Fch Holdings I, Llc

For population 15 years and over in Meridian:

Marital status in Meridian, TX
  • Never married: 31.7%
  • Now married: 45.0%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 16.4%

For population 25 years and over in Meridian:

  • High school or higher: 81.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.6
Texas average:

13.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Meridian
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Meridian, TX (based on Bosque County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,40541
Mainline Protestant2,56714
Catholic1,0052
Black Protestant-2
Other--
None8,235-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Bosque County:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Bosque County:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
This county:

5.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Bosque County:

5.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Bosque County:

10.0%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.3%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Bosque County:

12.4%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Meridian:

47.9%
Texas:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Meridian:

44.1%
Texas:

47.4%

Average BMI:
Meridian:

28.7
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Meridian:

20.1%
Texas:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.4%
Texas:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.3%
Texas:

33.1%

General health condition:
Here:

53.5%
Texas:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Meridian:

77.2%
State:

80.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Meridian, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 2$8,794$52,7640$0
Police Protection - Officers 2$8,734$52,4040$0
Water Supply 2$6,773$40,6381$687
Financial Administration 1$5,524$66,2880$0
Other Government Administration 1$3,498$41,9767$430
Other and Unallocable 1$2,917$35,0040$0
Sewerage 1$4,614$55,3680$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$473
Totals for Government 10$40,854$49,0259$1,590

Meridian government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $394,000 ($260.07)
    Central Staff Services: $293,000 ($193.40)
    Sewerage: $283,000 ($186.80)
    Police Protection: $272,000 ($179.54)
    Water Utilities: $203,000 ($133.99)
    Solid Waste Management: $196,000 ($129.37)
    Regular Highways: $61,000 ($40.26)
    Parks and Recreation: $45,000 ($29.70)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $43,000 ($28.38)
    Local Fire Protection: $13,000 ($8.58)
    Libraries: $5,000 ($3.30)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $37,000 ($24.42)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Water Utilities: $51,000 ($33.66)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $394,000 ($260.07)

Meridian government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $191,000 ($126.07)
    Solid Waste Management: $158,000 ($104.29)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $117,000 ($77.23)
    General Revenue - Other: $3,000 ($1.98)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.66)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $512,000 ($337.95)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $4,000 ($2.64)
  • Tax - Property: $292,000 ($192.74)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $200,000 ($132.01)
    Public Utilities Sales: $55,000 ($36.30)

Meridian government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $920,000 ($607.26)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $920,000 ($607.26)

Meridian government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $856,000 ($565.02)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $920,000 ($607.26)

9.20% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,363 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.20%
Texas average:

7.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from McLennan County, TX  2.29% ($40,690 average AGI)
from Hill County, TX  0.74% ($31,255)
from Johnson County, TX  0.74% ($39,149)


7.92% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($36,982 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.92%
Texas average:

7.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to McLennan County, TX  2.20% ($39,255 average AGI)
to Tarrant County, TX  0.66% ($56,610)
to Hill County, TX  0.64% ($31,675)
Businesses in Meridian, TX
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Ace Hardware1U-Haul1
FedEx1UPS1
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Strongest AM radio stations in Meridian:

  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KBBW (1010 AM; 10 kW; WACO-MARLIN, TX; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING OF TEXAS)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KRZI (1580 AM; 10 kW; WACO, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)
  • KRZX (1660 AM; 10 kW; WACO, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)
  • KHVN (970 AM; 10 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Meridian:

  • KWOW (104.1 FM; CLIFTON, TX; Owner: M&M BROADCASTERS, LTD.)
  • KTFW-FM (92.1 FM; GLEN ROSE, TX; Owner: M&M BROADCASTERS, LTD.)
  • WACO-FM (99.9 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWTX-FM (97.5 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDXX (107.1 FM; BENBROOK, TX; Owner: KCYT-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KRBV (100.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF FORT WORTH)
  • KBGO (95.7 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Meridian:

  • KXXV (Channel 25; WACO, TX; Owner: CENTEX TELEVISION LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFWD (Channel 52; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: HIC BROADCAST, INC.)
  • KWKT (Channel 44; WACO, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KCEN-TV (Channel 6; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 6, INC.)
  • KWTX-TV (Channel 10; WACO, TX; Owner: KWTX-KBTX LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KWBU-TV (Channel 34; WACO, TX; Owner: BRAZOS VALLEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • KSEX-LP (Channel 57; DALLAS, TX; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)

Meridian fatal accident list:

Jul 6, 2012 07:19 PM, Sr-22 Morgan St, Sr-6, Lat: 31.915458, Lon: -97.665347, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
Jun 5, 2007 02:25 PM, Sr-22, Sr-6, Lat: 31.915397, Lon: -97.665372, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 20, 2003 10:18 AM, Sr-22, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 8, 1994 05:20 PM, Morgan, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
May 12, 1991 08:56 PM, 22, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Dec 7, 1982 11:15 AM, 144, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 21Number of bridges
  • 125ft / 38.1mTotal length
  • $8,661,000Total costs
  • 43,560Total average daily traffic
  • 5,047Total average daily truck traffic
  • 60,870Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Meridian, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41930-1939
  • 61940-1949
  • 71950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 21980-1989
  • 11990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Meridian, TX

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Meridian)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

53 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Meridian, TX)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Meridian)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CHAMPION 7GCAA (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 416SD, N416SD, N-416SD, Serial Number: 191, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 09/05/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 07/18/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Shane Adair, 394 Private Road 2610, Meridian, TX 76665
  • Aircraft: BEECH S35 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6120V, N6120V, N-6120V, Serial Number: D-7783, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 02/23/1965, Certificate Issue Date: 10/19/2016
    Registrant (LLC): Draw Holdings LLC, Po Box 619, Meridian, TX 76665
  • Aircraft: CHAMPION 7GCAA (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1647G, N1647G, N-1647G, Serial Number: 191, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 09/05/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 07/18/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Shane Adair, 394 Private Road 2610, Meridian, TX 76665
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BF (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C75 SERIES (75 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 29524, N29524, N-29524, Serial Number: 2367, Year manufactured: 1940
    Registrant (Individual): J K Woosley, Gen Del, Meridian, TX 76665
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 05/18/2018

Most common first names in Meridian, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William3378.7 years
John2774.8 years
Mary2282.8 years
James2175.1 years
George1679.1 years
Charles1571.6 years
Gladys1183.6 years
Willie1080.9 years
Ethel1082.8 years
Henry1081.9 years
Most common last names in Meridian, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1582.0 years
Davis1475.5 years
Anderson1277.3 years
Allen1077.7 years
Wright1080.5 years
Jones977.5 years
Knudson884.3 years
Bass786.8 years
Williams775.7 years
Howard782.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Meridian, TX
  • 58.4%Utility gas
  • 40.7%Electricity
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Meridian, TX
  • 50.4%Utility gas
  • 44.6%Electricity
  • 5.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Meridian compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Meridian on our top lists:

  • #9 on the list of "Top 100 safest cities (lowest city-data.com crime index)"
There are 3 pilots and 7 other airmen in this city.
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  • Garrett Barker (8)
  • Robert J. Staats (1)
  • John Fehler (1)

Total of 10 patent applications in 2008-2022.