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People

Total Population 1,714
Male Share of the Population 49.6%
Female Share of the Population 50.4%
Senior Citizens 13.1%
Employed Population 16+ 597
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 42.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 5.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $38,229
% Above Poverty Level 74.1%
% Below Poverty Level 25.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 1.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 27.9%
Median Gross Rent $555
Median House Value $58,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 40.7%
US/American 0%
English 4.9%
Irish 13.1%

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

Meridian Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 39 miles NW of Waco, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 58 miles S of Fort Worth, Texas
County Bosque
Standard Zip Codes 76665
Phone Area Codes 254
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.923
Longitude -97.656

Meridian 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 WHITNEY DAM
Distance 17.8 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 56 F
Apr Temp 53 to 77 F
Jul Temp 72 to 96 F
Oct Temp 54 to 80 F
Annual Precip 35 inches
Station CLEBURNE
Distance 32.1 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 58 F
Apr Temp 53 to 79 F
Jul Temp 72 to 97 F
Oct Temp 55 to 80 F
Annual Precip 36.2 inches
Station HAMILTON 1 NW
Distance 32.3 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 57 F
Apr Temp 52 to 76 F
Jul Temp 71 to 94 F
Oct Temp 54 to 78 F
Annual Precip 28.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Clifton 3,385 $57,240
Cranfills Gap 265 $35,625
Iredell 377 $52,344

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

Meridian Public Libraries

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Meridian Public Library
105 N ERATH
Meridian, Texas
(254) 435-9100

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Meridian High Schools

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MERIDIAN H S
204-2ND ST
254-435-2723
Serves 267 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.6

MERIDIAN AEP
P O BOX 67
254-889-3502
A Special Education School
Serves 4 students.

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