Meridian, Mississippi 

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Population

36,011

-4.2% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

6.7%

Median Age

36

Comfort Index (Climate)

4.9 / 7.2

summer / winter

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October, May and April are the most pleasant months in Meridian, while July and August are the least comfortable months.


Meridian, MS Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000


QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: Mississippi
County: Lauderdale County
Metro Area: Meridian Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning conservative
City: Meridian
Zip Codes: 39301 39305 39307


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Meridian is 6.7% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Negative. Meridian jobs have decreased by 1.1%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Meridian's cost of living is 25.4% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Meridian's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Lauderdale county remained very strongly Republican, 57.5% to 41.5%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Meridian's population is 36,011 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 4.2%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 17.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Meridian is Real Estate: $92,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 0.0%.

SCHOOLS
Meridian public schools spend $9,297 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.1 students per teacher in Meridian. More Education



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Housing Market in Meridian

It's a good time to buy in Meridian. Home Appreciation is up 0.1% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Meridian is $92,800.

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Reviews for Meridian   3 Reviews
My personal experience - 2/21/2017
I lived in Meridian at one time. It's one of many places I've lived across the country so I feel I have a lot of places to compare to it. If you check the crime stats ,... Read More

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I flew, too. - 4/27/2015
Meridian has, essentially 3 parts. In one section, the residents are financially secure and these neighborhoods are fairly insulated from the criminal and related... Read More

Hope you can stand the humidity and tornado warnin - 6/6/2008
Gets hot and muggy fast. 2 tornado seasons and a hurricane season to throw in to... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN MERIDIAN, MISSISSIPPI
39301 39305 39307

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