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"Silver City of the World"
Meriden is a city in New Haven County, in the New Haven-Milford metro area.
The community was named after town in England
The latitude of Meriden is 41.538N. The longitude is -72.807W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 177 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 58,962.
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9% of Meriden residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Meriden ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Meriden was $20,597, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Meriden residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Meriden, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $529. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,181.
Libraries in Meriden include Meriden Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Meriden include Meriden Record-Journal
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by WPKT.
The average commute time for Meriden workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 6 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Meriden between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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