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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataConnecticut

Demographic Statistics

Meriden, Connecticut,

Number

Percent

Total population58,244100.0
SEX AND AGE
Male28,21448.4
Female30,03051.6
Under 5 years4,1437.1
5 to 9 years4,3387.4
10 to 14 years4,1827.2
15 to 19 years3,5726.1
20 to 24 years3,4706.0
25 to 34 years8,23614.1
35 to 44 years9,35516.1
45 to 54 years7,88013.5
55 to 59 years2,7964.8
60 to 64 years2,0613.5
65 to 74 years3,8676.6
75 to 84 years3,2295.5
85 years and over1,1151.9
Median age (years)36.2(X)
18 years and over43,27874.3
Male
20,40935.0
Female
22,86939.3
21 years and over41,38171.0
62 years and over9,44316.2
65 years and over8,21114.1
Male
3,2225.5
Female
4,9898.6
RACE
One race56,56097.1
White
46,73480.2
Black or African American
3,7546.4
American Indian and Alaska Native
2290.4
Asian
7961.4
Asian Indian
1950.3
Chinese
1540.3
Filipino
1240.2
Japanese
40.0
Korean
460.1
Vietnamese
910.2

Other Asian 1

1820.3
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
110.0
Native Hawaiian
10.0
Guamanian or Chamorro
30.0
Samoan
20.0

Other Pacific Islander 2

50.0
Some other race
5,0368.6
Two or more races1,6842.9

Race alone or in combination with one or more other races 3

White48,15282.7
Black or African American4,4587.7
American Indian and Alaska Native4950.8
Asian9541.6
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander390.1
Some other race5,93010.2
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE
Total population58,244100.0
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)12,29621.1
Mexican
9481.6
Puerto Rican
9,63716.5
Cuban
1650.3
Other Hispanic or Latino
1,5462.7
Not Hispanic or Latino45,94878.9
White alone
40,70969.9
RELATIONSHIP
Total population58,244100.0
In households57,10398.0
Householder
22,95139.4
Spouse
10,41417.9
Child
17,70330.4
Own child under 18 years
13,48423.2
Other relatives
2,9705.1
Under 18 years
1,0591.8
Nonrelatives
3,0655.3
Unmarried partner
1,6352.8
In group quarters1,1412.0
Institutionalized population
8751.5
Noninstitutionalized population
2660.5
HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE
Total households22,951100.0
Family households (families)14,96065.2
With own children under 18 years
7,19231.3
Married-couple family
10,41445.4
With own children under 18 years
4,47119.5
Female householder, no husband present
3,47915.2
With own children under 18 years
2,1999.6
Nonfamily households7,99134.8
Householder living alone
6,62928.9
Householder 65 years and over
2,44610.7
Households with individuals under 18 years7,81134.0
Households with individuals 65 years and over5,64324.6
Average household size2.49(X)
Average family size3.08(X)
HOUSING OCCUPANCY
Total housing units24,631100.0
Occupied housing units22,95193.2
Vacant housing units1,6806.8
For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use
560.2
Homeowner vacancy rate (percent)1.7(X)
Rental vacancy rate (percent)7.3(X)
HOUSING TENURE
Occupied housing units22,951100.0
Owner-occupied housing units13,74359.9
Renter-occupied housing units9,20840.1
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.59(X)
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.34(X)
(X) Not applicable
1 Other Asian alone, or two or more Asian categories.
2 Other Pacific Islander alone, or two or more Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander categories.
3 In combination with one or more other races listed. The six numbers may add to more than the total population and the six percentages may add to more than 100 percent because individuals may report more than one race.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 1, Matrices P1, P3, P4, P8, P9, P12, P13, P,17, P18, P19, P20, P23, P27, P28, P33, PCT5, PCT8, PCT11, PCT15, H1, H3, H4, H5, H11, and H12.

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