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Encyclopedia > Meriden, Kansas

Meriden is a city located in Jefferson County, Kansas. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 706.


Location of Meriden, Kansas

Meriden is located at 39°11'21" North, 95°34'6" West (39.189036, -95.568360)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.9 km˛ (0.4 mi˛). 0.9 km˛ (0.4 mi˛) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.


As of the census2 of 2000, there are 706 people, 260 households, and 198 families residing in the city. The population density is 757.2/km˛ (1,986.0/mi˛). There are 279 housing units at an average density of 299.2/km˛ (784.8/mi˛). The racial makeup of the city is 97.17% White, 0.00% African American, 0.99% Native American, 0.00% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.14% from other races, and 1.70% from two or more races. 0.99% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 260 households out of which 45.4% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.6% are married couples living together, 16.9% have a female householder with no husband present, and 23.5% are non-families. 20.4% of all households are made up of individuals and 6.9% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.72 and the average family size is 3.14.

In the city the population is spread out with 32.4% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 33.7% from 25 to 44, 16.9% from 45 to 64, and 9.2% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 31 years. For every 100 females there are 101.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 94.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $40,221, and the median income for a family is $45,278. Males have a median income of $35,515 versus $25,769 for females. The per capita income for the city is $16,008. 5.9% of the population and 4.5% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 7.5% of those under the age of 18 and 1.8% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

External links

  • Maps and aerial photos
    • Street map from Mapquest (http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?latlongtype=decimal&latitude=39.189036&longitude=-95.56836&zoom=6)
    • Topographic map from Topozone (http://www.topozone.com/map.asp?lat=39.189036&lon=-95.56836&s=200&size=m&layer=DRG100)
    • Aerial photograph from Microsoft Terraserver (http://terraserver.microsoft.com/map.aspx?t=1&s=14&lon=-95.56836&lat=39.189036&w=750&h=500)

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Meriden Kansas Resource Guide, City or community of Meriden, Kansas Facts, Information, Relocation, Real Estate, ... (160 words)
The amount of land area in Meriden is 0.921 sq.
The distance from Meriden to Washington DC is 1052 miles.
Meriden is positioned 39.19 degrees north of the equator and 95.56 degrees west of the prime meridian.
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