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  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    C-
Meriden is a town in Kansas with a population of 731. Meriden is in Jefferson County. Living in Meriden offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Meriden and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Meriden are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$104,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$761
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    24%
  • Own
    76%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    18%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    12%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    10%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    10%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    39%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    39%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    13%

Working in Meriden

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$64,500
National
$55,322
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Meriden Reviews

1 review
Meriden is a fairly small town in Kansas. Meriden is about thirty minutes away from Topeka. There's not a lot to do in this town and there's very few places to eat. However, Meriden does have a great sense of community p.
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