In 2021, Meridian, MS had a population of 98.6k people with a median age of 38.7 and a median household income of $41,858. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Meridian, MS declined from 100,998 to 98,645, a −2.33% decrease and its median household income grew from $40,698 to $41,858, a 2.85% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Meridian, MS are White (Non-Hispanic) (51.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (43.9%), White (Hispanic) (1.26%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.17%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.568%).
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 2021, the median property value in Meridian, MS was $96,100, and the homeownership rate was 67.6%.
Most people in Meridian, MS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Meridian, MS was 2 cars per household.
Meridian, MS borders Laurel, MS.