Meridian Station CDP, MS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Meridian Station CDP, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Meridian Station Census Designated Place had a population of 1,111 as of July 1, 2016. Meridian Station CDP ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Mississippi. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Meridian Station CDP is located at latitude 32.5486 and longitude -88.6074 in Lauderdale County. The formal boundaries for the Meridian Station Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles.

The Meridian Station Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403278) has a M2 Census Class Code which indicates a military or other defense installation entirely within a census designated place. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Meridian Station Census Designated Place is located within Supervisor District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lauderdale County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Meridian Station CDP 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 Station CDP, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,111
Population in Households 601
Population in Familes 544
Population in Group Qrtrs 510
Population Density1 655
Diversity Index2 71


Total Households 140
Average Household Size 4.29
Family Households 115
Average Family Size 5


Total Housing Units 162 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 42 (25.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 98 (60.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $196,429
Average Home Value $228,488


Median Household Income $65,455
Average Household Income $67,418
Per Capita Income $15,807
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.31% 0.02%
Households -0.11% 0.0%
Families -1.82% -0.17%
Median Household Income   2.43%
Per Capita Income   1.42%
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 Station CDP, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Meridian Station CDP to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi 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 # 190 48th
Population Density1 # 122 67th
Diversity Index2 # 7 98th
Median Household Income # 9 98th
Per Capita Income # 269 26th

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