Meriden, Connecticut 

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Economy in Meriden, Connecticut

Meriden has an unemployment rate of 4.9%. The US average is 3.9%.

Meriden has seen the job market decrease by -0.4% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 27.1%, which is lower than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Meriden
- The Sales Tax Rate for Meriden is 6.4%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Meriden is 5.5%. The US average is 4.6%.
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Income and Salaries for Meriden
- The average income of a Meriden resident is $27,483 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Meriden resident is $53,401 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYMeriden, ConnecticutUnited States
  4.9%3.9%
  -0.4%1.6%
  27.1%33.5%
  6.4%7.3%
  5.5%4.6%
  $32,762$31,177
  $57,350$57,652
  $73,267$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  0.3%1.3%
  0.0%0.6%
  5.4%6.2%
  14.1%10.4%
  3.6%2.7%
  12.0%11.6%
  3.7%4.1%
  0.8%0.9%
  2.0%2.1%
  5.9%4.7%
  1.2%1.9%
  4.2%6.7%
  0.0%0.1%
  3.7%4.3%
  8.4%9.3%
  17.0%13.8%
  1.0%2.2%
  6.1%7.4%
  5.8%4.9%
  4.7%4.8%
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    Reviews for Meriden    13 Reviews
    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

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    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

    Pricey ghetto - 11/17/2012
    I have lived here for over 3 years and the crime has gotten significantly worse. I live on the outskirts but when I watch the news, I am appalled at the amount of crime... Read More


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    ZIP CODES IN MERIDEN, CONNECTICUT
    06450 06451

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