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-- Demographic Economic Characteristics & Patterns
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Meriden CT General Demographic-Economic-Geographic Characteristics -- scroll section
|Population, 2013 estimate ||60,456||3,596,080|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base ||60,868||3,574,097|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013 ||-0.7%||0.6%|
|Population, 2010 ||60,868||3,574,097|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010 ||6.7%||5.7%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010 ||23.9%||22.9%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2010 ||12.9%||14.2%|
|Female persons, percent, 2010 ||51.6%||51.3% |
|White alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||73.5%||77.6%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||9.7%||10.1%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.5%||0.3%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||2.1%||3.8%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.1%||0.0%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2010 ||3.5%||2.6%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 (b) ||28.9%||13.4%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 ||58.8%||71.2% |
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-2013 ||86.4%||88.0%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013 ||9.7%||13.6%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013 ||28.6%||21.5%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||83.6%||89.2%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||19.1%||36.5%|
|Veterans, 2009-2013 ||3,636||217,947|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013 ||22.2||24.8|
|Housing units, 2010 ||25,892||1,487,891|
|Homeownership rate, 2009-2013 ||61.8%||67.8%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-2013 ||46.9%||34.4%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013 ||$188,400||$278,900|
|Households, 2009-2013 ||23,922||1,355,849|
|Persons per household, 2009-2013 ||2.49||2.55|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013 ||$26,941||$37,892|
|Median household income, 2009-2013 ||$52,590||$69,461|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-2013 ||14.4%||10.2%|
|Total number of firms, 2007 ||3,848||332,150|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||6.5%||4.4%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||S||0.5%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||2.7%||3.3%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||0.0%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||13.6%||4.2%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||30.4%||28.1% |
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) ||652,584||58,404,898|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) ||169,234||107,917,037|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) ||828,604||52,165,480|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007 ||$14,029||$14,953|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) ||72,492||9,138,437|
|Land area in square miles, 2010 ||23.79||4,842.36|
|Persons per square mile, 2010 ||2,558.2||738.1|
|FIPS Code ||46450||09|
|Counties ||New Haven County|
|(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.|
|(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.|
|FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data|
|NA: Not available|
|D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information|
|X: Not applicable|
|S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards|
|Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown|
|F: Fewer than 100 firms|
|Source: ProximityOne; Census Bureau; BLS|
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