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People

Total Population 899
Male Share of the Population 49.4%
Female Share of the Population 50.6%
Senior Citizens 12.6%
Employed Population 16+ 484
Age of the Population 34

Families

% of people married 50.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 8.8%
Median Earnings25+ $34,583
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $31,979

Wealth

Median Family Income $68,125
% Above Poverty Level 90.4%
% Below Poverty Level 9.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 4.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 23.4%
Median Gross Rent $819
Median House Value $104,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.2%
US/American 0%
English 6.5%
Irish 16.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Meriden Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 11 miles NE of Topeka, Kansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 53 miles W of Kansas City, Missouri
County Jefferson
Standard Zip Codes 66512
Phone Area Codes 785
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.188
Longitude -95.569

Meriden Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station TOPEKA BILLARD MNCPL AP
Distance 9.1 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 37 F
Apr Temp 43 to 66 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 44 to 69 F
Annual Precip 35.6 inches
Station PERRY LAKE
Distance 9.6 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 37 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 44 to 69 F
Annual Precip 37.3 inches
Station OSKALOOSA 4 NE
Distance 16.8 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 36 F
Apr Temp 44 to 66 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 46 to 68 F
Annual Precip 38.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Hoyt 639 $65,417
Mayetta 337 $53,250
Ozawkie 757 $73,750
Perry 916 $67,273

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Meriden Public Libraries

Library
Meriden Community Library
"100 MAIN, P O BOX 221"
Meriden, Kansas
(785) 484-3393

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Meriden High Schools

JEFFERSON WEST HIGH
619 CONDRAY ST
785-484-3331
Serves 360 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.7

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