Meridian, MS Population

Meridian Population by Race

Meridian, MS population data segmented by race is shown in the table below. The highest percentage of the population is Black or African American at 61.6%. The second largest group is White, who make up 35.7% of the local population.

Race City State USA
Black or African American
61.6%
25,327 people
37.0%
1,098,385 people
12.6%
38,929,319 people
White
35.7%
14,696 people
59.1%
1,754,684 people
72.4%
223,553,265 people
Hispanic
1.7%
719 people
2.7%
81,481 people
16.3%
50,477,594 people
Asian
0.9%
390 people
0.9%
25,742 people
4.8%
14,674,252 people
Two or more races
0.9%
367 people
1.1%
34,107 people
2.9%
9,009,073 people
American Indian and Alaska Native
0.3%
115 people
0.5%
15,030 people
0.9%
2,932,248 people
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
0.0%
10 people
0.0%
1,187 people
0.2%
540,013 people

Meridian Population by Gender

The following table shows data on Meridian, MS gender demographics. The population is 46.2% males. Women are 53.8% of the population.

Gender City State USA
Female
53.8%
22,127 people
51.4%
1,526,057 people
50.8%
156,964,212 people
Male
46.2%
19,021 people
48.6%
1,441,240 people
49.2%
151,781,326 people

Meridian Population by Age

Population by age for Meridian, MS is displayed in the table below. At the last census, there were 41,148 people living in the city. The largest age group was aged < 25.

Age City State USA
< 25
36.9%
15,171 people
35.7%
1,060,389 people
34.0%
104,853,555 people
25 - 44
28.5%
11,722 people
29.3%
869,298 people
30.3%
93,634,060 people
45 - 64
24.2%
9,949 people
25.8%
764,301 people
26.4%
81,489,445 people
> 64
13.8%
5,698 people
12.8%
380,407 people
13.0%
40,267,984 people
Notes
  • City rating based on comparing Meridian to other Mississippi cities.
  • State rating based on comparing Mississippi to other U.S. states.
  • All ratings are segmented into quintiles (very low, low, average, high, very high).
  • Data provided by the 2010 U.S. Census.
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