In 2020, Meridian, MS had a population of 101k people with a median age of 38.7 and a median household income of $40,698. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Meridian, MS declined from 101,992 to 100,998, a −0.975% decrease and its median household income declined from $41,107 to $40,698, a −0.995% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Meridian, MS are White (Non-Hispanic) (52%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (44.3%), White (Hispanic) (1.31%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.767%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.54%).
None of the households in Meridian, MS reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
99.3% of the residents in Meridian, MS are U.S. citizens.
In 2020, the median property value in Meridian, MS was $91,600, and the homeownership rate was 68.5%. Most people in Meridian, MS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Meridian, MS was 2 cars per household.
Meridian, MS borders Laurel, MS.