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The City of Meridian had a population of 1,493 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Meridian is located at latitude 31.9266 and longitude -97.6491 in Bosque County. The formal boundaries for the City of Meridian (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Bosque County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 761 feet.

The City of Meridian (GNIS ID: 2411084) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Meridian is located within Meridian Division of Bosque 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, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,493
Population in Households 1,429
Population in Familes 1,190
Population in Group Qrtrs 64
Population Density1 726
Diversity Index2 62


Total Households 528
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 355
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 636 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 301 (47.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 227 (35.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 108 (17.0%)
Median Home Value $82,227
Average Home Value $102,243


Median Household Income $37,330
Average Household Income $46,052
Per Capita Income $17,346
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% -0.05%
Households 0.12% -0.04%
Families 0.09% -0.11%
Median Household Income   0.75%
Per Capita Income   1.08%
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, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Meridian to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas 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 # 828 53rd
Population Density1 # 945 46th
Diversity Index2 # 529 70th
Median Household Income # 1245 29th
Per Capita Income # 1350 23rd

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