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Meridian, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Meridian Census Designated Place had a population of 3,891 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Meridian is located at latitude 40.8526 and longitude -79.9549 in Butler County. The formal boundaries for the Meridian Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Butler County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,273 feet.

The Meridian Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389473) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Meridian Census Designated Place is located within Township of Butler, a minor civil division (MCD) of Butler County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Meridian population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Meridian, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,891
Population in Households 3,885
Population in Familes 3,302
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density1 1,382
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 1,589
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 1,142
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,654 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,376 (83.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 213 (12.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 65 ( 3.9%)
Median Home Value $179,950
Average Home Value $220,951


Median Household Income $64,566
Average Household Income $87,845
Per Capita Income $36,801
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.04% 0.11%
Households 0.24% 0.26%
Families -0.3% 0.19%
Median Household Income   3.73%
Per Capita Income   2.59%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Meridian, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Meridian to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 354 80th
Population Density1 # 900 49th
Diversity Index2 # 1217 31st
Median Household Income # 264 85th
Per Capita Income # 151 91st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Pennsylvania Census Data Comparison Tool.