Meridian, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Meridian, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Meridian had a population of 325 as of July 1, 2016. Meridian ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Meridian is located at latitude 43.163 and longitude -76.5382 in Cayuga County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Meridian (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cayuga County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 453 feet.

The Village of Meridian (GNIS ID: 2390977) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Meridian is located within Town of Cato, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cayuga County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Meridian population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Meridian: Cato Four Corners.

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Meridian, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 325
Population in Households 325
Population in Familes 274
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 471
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 109
Average Household Size 2.98
Family Households 80
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 118 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 94 (79.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 (12.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $132,500
Average Home Value $156,053


Median Household Income $61,844
Average Household Income $71,136
Per Capita Income $26,732
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.81% 0.31%
Households 0.75% 0.18%
Families -0.78% 0.25%
Median Household Income   1.34%
Per Capita Income   1.46%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Meridian, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Meridian to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1118 7th
Population Density1 # 967 19th
Diversity Index2 # 1069 11th
Median Household Income # 524 56th
Per Capita Income # 749 38th

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