Meriden, Connecticut 

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Population

60,241

-0.4% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.4%

Median Income

$53,401

Median Home Price

$165,900

Best Places to Live in Meriden, Connecticut

Large industrial city/College town - South coast along Long Island Sound, 75 miles northeast of New York City. June, August and September are the most pleasant months in Meriden, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Pros
Historic downtown core
College-town amenities
Healthcare
Cons
Cost of housing
Low job growth
Areas of urban decay
 $1,350 
56 N 1st St
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | N/A SqFt
 $2,200 
18 Cricket Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 1 | N/A SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About New Haven-Milford Metro Area

A city of contrasts, New Haven is a mix of colonial history, Ivy League college town, and past-its-prime industrial center. Once an important manufacturing center, it is known today as the home of prestigious Yale University. The first planned city in the American Colonies, New Haven was laid out in 1638 in nine equal squares. The New Haven Green, a square reserved for the public, is now a pedestrian area surrounded by stately trees, the Yale campus, and an assortment of museums and architecturally significant homes and churches. The downtown is generally clean and attractive and is known for its large number of trees.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Meriden
Zip Codes: 06450 06451
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 7 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Meriden is 4.4% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Negative. Meriden jobs have decreased by 0.4%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Meriden's cost of living is 3.7% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Meriden's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, August and September are the most pleasant months in Meriden, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
New Haven county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Meriden's population is 60,241 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 0.4%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 22.8 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Meriden is $165,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.7%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Meriden public schools spend $16,921 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.9 students per teacher in Meriden. More Education



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Housing Market in Meriden

It's a good time to buy in Meriden. Home Appreciation is up 3.7% in the last 12 months. Browse Meriden Real Estate

The median home price in Meriden is $165,900. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Meriden   14 Reviews
Meriden isn't the best place to move to. - 10/12/2020
I was born and raise in Meriden, CT. Meriden has gotten way worse. Don't move to Meriden.... Read More

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Stay away - 8/28/2016
Don't move to Meriden. Lived here most of my life and I am moving out. Crime is on the rise and few employment opportunities. A very disjointed population that cares... Read More

Congestion - 6/26/2014
Traffic patterns and constant disrepair tend to make for long and aggravating commutes. While there are employment gains the quality of the work is significantly... Read More


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06450 06451

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Bed 3 | Bath 1

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18 Cricket Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 1

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