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Meridian, Mississippi
Gadsden, Alabama
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PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Meridian is 31% less densely populated than Gadsden.
People are 11.0% more likely to be married in Gadsden.
The Median Age is 4.7 years younger in Meridian.

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PEOPLE
 Meridian, MSGadsden, ALUnited States
 Population39,66136,084321,418,820
 Population - 201040,92737,162308,745,538
 Population - 200039,96838,978285,036,114
 Population - 199041,03642,523251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now-3.35%-15.14%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now-0.77%-7.43%12.76%
 Pop. Density73896891
 Land Area54373,531,905
 Water Area11264,837
 Median Age3539.737.4
 Female Population54.20%53.29%50.81%
 Male Population45.80%46.71%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Meridian, MSGadsden, ALUnited States
 Age 0 to 47.37%7.08%6.36%
 Age 5 to 96.92%5.84%6.51%
 Age 10 to 147.33%6.32%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.86%3.68%4.03%
 Age 18 to 204.95%4.06%4.35%
 Age 21 to 245.69%4.96%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3413.91%12.79%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4411.34%12.05%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5412.11%12.84%14.09%
 Age 55 to 596.59%7.47%6.57%
 Age 60 to 646.31%5.86%5.72%
 Age 65 to 746.79%8.67%7.64%
 Age 75 to 844.57%5.45%4.26%
 Age 85 and over2.27%2.94%1.85%
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 RACE
 Meridian, MSGadsden, ALUnited States
 White34.68%55.49%62.77%
 Black60.66%36.32%12.24%
 Asian0.91%0.92%4.95%
 Native American0.23%0.16%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.00%0.00%0.16%
 Other0.00%0.16%0.20%
 Two or More Races1.50%2.17%2.13%
 Hispanic2.03%4.77%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic97.97%95.23%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Meridian, MSGadsden, ALUnited States
 Households15,95914,689116,211,000
 Family Households9,8018,88076,958,100
 Non Family Households6,1585,80939,253,000
 Household Size2.462.412.63
 Married Population37.84%41.99%50.58%
 Single Population62.16%58.01%49.42%
 Now Married34.24%38.62%48.41%
 Married but Separated3.60%3.37%2.17%
 Never Married39.96%31.22%32.55%
 Widowed8.30%10.68%5.95%
 Divorced13.89%16.12%10.92%
 Married, w/children15.53%20.51%31.68%
 Married, no children34.41%38.13%41.44%
 Single, w/children36.57%26.81%16.94%
 Single, no children13.50%14.55%9.95%

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