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Meridian, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Meridian Census Designated Place had a population of 3,892 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

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Meridian, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,892
Population in Households 3,886
Population in Familes 3,282
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 1,382
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $71,885
Average Household Income $93,393
Per Capita Income $39,182


Total Housing Units 1,655 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,406 (85.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 184 (11.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 65 ( 3.9%)
Median Home Value $185,404
Average Home Value $228,170


Total Households 1,590
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 1,138
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.03% 0.12%
Households 0.19% 0.29%
Families -0.27% 0.18%
Median Household Income   2.19%
Per Capita Income   2.69%

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, 2018 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 # 356 80th
Population Density # 895 49th
Diversity Index # 1227 30th
Median Household Income # 244 86th
Per Capita Income # 163 91st

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