Meriden is a city located in Cherokee County, Iowa. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 184.
Meriden is located at 42°47'39" North, 95°38'3" West (42.794201, -95.634084)1.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.3 km˛ (0.1 mi˛). 0.3 km˛ (0.1 mi˛) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.
As of the census2 of 2000, there are 184 people, 84 households, and 55 families residing in the city. The population density is 645.8/km˛ (1,660.9/mi˛). There are 90 housing units at an average density of 315.9/km˛ (812.4/mi˛). The racial makeup of the city is 100.00% White, 0.00% African American, 0.00% Native American, 0.00% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 0.00% from two or more races. 0.00% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 84 households out of which 26.2% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.5% are married couples living together, 3.6% have a female householder with no husband present, and 34.5% are non-families. 29.8% of all households are made up of individuals and 14.3% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.19 and the average family size is 2.71.
In the city the population is spread out with 19.0% under the age of 18, 4.9% from 18 to 24, 30.4% from 25 to 44, 25.0% from 45 to 64, and 20.7% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 43 years. For every 100 females there are 95.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 91.0 males.
The median income for a household in the city is $24,750, and the median income for a family is $33,393. Males have a median income of $25,000 versus $16,250 for females. The per capita income for the city is $14,755. 11.4% of the population and 10.2% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 4.5% of those under the age of 18 and 14.9% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
- Maps and aerial photos
- Street map from Mapquest (http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?latlongtype=decimal&latitude=42.794201&longitude=-95.634084&zoom=6)
- Topographic map from Topozone (http://www.topozone.com/map.asp?lat=42.794201&lon=-95.634084&s=200&size=m&layer=DRG100)
- Aerial photograph from Microsoft Terraserver (http://terraserver.microsoft.com/map.aspx?t=1&s=14&lon=-95.634084&lat=42.794201&w=750&h=500)