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Demographic Statistics

Meridian, Mississippi,

Number

Percent

Total population39,968100.0
SEX AND AGE
Male18,25045.7
Female21,71854.3
Under 5 years3,0337.6
5 to 9 years3,0887.7
10 to 14 years2,9027.3
15 to 19 years3,1457.9
20 to 24 years2,6696.7
25 to 34 years5,31813.3
35 to 44 years5,32713.3
45 to 54 years4,70111.8
55 to 59 years1,5954.0
60 to 64 years1,5934.0
65 to 74 years3,1007.8
75 to 84 years2,5166.3
85 years and over9812.5
Median age (years)34.6(X)
18 years and over29,10072.8
Male
12,65931.7
Female
16,44141.1
21 years and over27,19668.0
62 years and over7,53918.9
65 years and over6,59716.5
Male
2,2665.7
Female
4,33110.8
RACE
One race39,73999.4
White
17,58044.0
Black or African American
21,72954.4
American Indian and Alaska Native
670.2
Asian
2380.6
Asian Indian
530.1
Chinese
280.1
Filipino
670.2
Japanese
90.0
Korean
190.0
Vietnamese
260.1

Other Asian 1

360.1
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
130.0
Native Hawaiian
00.0
Guamanian or Chamorro
20.0
Samoan
70.0

Other Pacific Islander 2

40.0
Some other race
1120.3
Two or more races2290.6

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

White17,73444.4
Black or African American21,85554.7
American Indian and Alaska Native1470.4
Asian2860.7
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander210.1
Some other race1730.4
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE
Total population39,968100.0
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)4331.1
Mexican
2160.5
Puerto Rican
540.1
Cuban
90.0
Other Hispanic or Latino
1540.4
Not Hispanic or Latino39,53598.9
White alone
17,38343.5
RELATIONSHIP
Total population39,968100.0
In households38,11395.4
Householder
15,96639.9
Spouse
5,77714.5
Child
12,38731.0
Own child under 18 years
9,36423.4
Other relatives
2,5156.3
Under 18 years
1,2453.1
Nonrelatives
1,4683.7
Unmarried partner
6881.7
In group quarters1,8554.6
Institutionalized population
1,3563.4
Noninstitutionalized population
4991.2
HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE
Total households15,966100.0
Family households (families)10,03362.8
With own children under 18 years
4,97331.1
Married-couple family
5,77736.2
With own children under 18 years
2,39115.0
Female householder, no husband present
3,72623.3
With own children under 18 years
2,33114.6
Nonfamily households5,93337.2
Householder living alone
5,29633.2
Householder 65 years and over
2,22914.0
Households with individuals under 18 years5,60435.1
Households with individuals 65 years and over4,57428.6
Average household size2.39(X)
Average family size3.06(X)
HOUSING OCCUPANCY
Total housing units17,890100.0
Occupied housing units15,96689.2
Vacant housing units1,92410.8
For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use
450.3
Homeowner vacancy rate (percent)3.3(X)
Rental vacancy rate (percent)8.8(X)
HOUSING TENURE
Occupied housing units15,966100.0
Owner-occupied housing units8,98456.3
Renter-occupied housing units6,98243.7
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.43(X)
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.33(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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