Meriden, Iowa

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Meriden Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 44 miles NE of Sioux City, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 107 miles N of Omaha, Nebraska
County Cherokee
Standard Zip Codes 51037
Phone Area Codes 712
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.794
Longitude -95.634

Meriden Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 26 F
Apr Temp 35 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 36 to 63 F
Annual Precip 29 inches
Station LE MARS
Distance 26.2 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 26 F
Apr Temp 35 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 36 to 63 F
Annual Precip 26.5 inches
Station STORM LAKE 2 E
Distance 26.3 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 25 F
Apr Temp 36 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 33.5 inches
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Meriden Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 184 100%
Male 90 48.9%
Female 94 51.1%
Under 18 35 19%
18+ 149 81%
65+ 38 20.7%
Median Age 42.8
Average Family Size 2.71
White 184 100%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Meriden Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 178
Growth -6
Growth % -3.3%

Meriden Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 38.2%
Irish 12.7%
Scotch-Irish 10.8%
US/American 9.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.6%
Danish 3.8%
Swedish 3.8%
English 3.8%
Dutch 3.2%
Norwegian 3.2%
Polish 1.9%
Scottish 1.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Meriden 184 $33,393
Calumet 181 $39,375
Cherokee 5,369 $42,333
Cleghorn 250 $47,500
Larrabee 149 $23,438
Marcus 1,139 $45,500
Quimby 368 $32,917
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