Meridian, Mississippi

Population 40,998

Meridian is located in Lauderdale County, MS. The population is 40,998, making Meridian the largest city in Lauderdale County and the 6th largest city in the state of Mississippi.

There are 24 public schools in Meridian with an average Homefacts rating of C+. The total crime rate for Meridian is very low , and there are 171 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Meridian is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Meridian property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Meridian include Marion, Nellieburg and Bailey.

Meridian Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 14.2%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 65.3%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 20.6%

Crime Rate

44.65% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 353
  • Violent Crimes: 491
  • Robbery: 195
  • Burglary: 1
  • Property Crime: 4
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

72.16% Higher than national avg.
  • 171 offenders in Meridian
  • 41.71 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

482 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 1
  • Registered Polluters: 25
  • Superfunds: 20
  • Tanks & Spills: 436

Unemployment

Moderate 4.0%
  • Mississippi unemployment average: 3.8%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

Schools view all

24 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 24 K-12 public schools in Meridian, MS and 6 private schools. Homefacts rates Meridian's schools as Above average, with an overall C+ rating.

1 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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171 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database


  • 10641 Hwy 80 West


  • 3079 A Old Eigth St Rd N


  • Deceased


  • Mdoc East Ms Corr Facility


  • Deceased


  • Lauderdale County Jail


  • 706 North Lakeland Drive


  • East Miss Corr Facility


  • 305 Cresent Lake Rd

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Property Reports view all

10 Building Permits View All

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  • In 2014, the city of Meridian, MS issued 10 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Meridian, MS issued 2 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $563
  • 1 Bedroom: $618
  • 2 Bedrooms: $799
  • 3 Bedrooms: $994
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,233

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Environmental Hazards

482 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (409/421)
    Meridian, MS has 97.15% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Meridian, MS is a green zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.89 Average
    Meridian, MS is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 45.73°
  • February 48.87°
  • March 57.42°
  • April 64.27°
  • May 71.61°
  • June 79.81°
  • July 80.97°
  • August 80.1°
  • September 75°
  • October 63.15°
  • November 53.65°
  • December 48.82°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Meridian, MS

Earthquakes
Meridian, MS has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Meridian, MS has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Meridian, MS has a high risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Meridian, MS has a very high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Meridian, MS: $30,190

Unemployment

Unemployment in Meridian is 4.0%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 3.8% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 39.91%
White Collar - 60.09%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Phil Bryant
  • Sen. Thad Cochran
  • Sen. Roger F. Wicker

City Representatives

  • Gregg Harper

Neighborhood Info

2 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

83 FCC Towers view all

1 Library view all

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