Meridian Information

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General Meridian Information

State: Mississippi

County: Lauderdale County

Close cities: Marion, MS, Meridian Station, MS, Toomsuba, MS, Enterprise, MS, Collinsville, MS, Bailey, MS, Chunky, MS, Daleville, MS, Meridian, MS

Meridian Population (census data)
Total 38,314 (-4.3% since 2000)
Male 17,494 (45.7%)
Female 20,820 (54.3%)

Population Density: 849 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 81.1 (US Avg is 100)

Meridian Elevation: 340 feet above sea level

Land Area: 45.1 square miles

Median Household Income: $25,318

Zip Codes: 39305, 39304, 39303, 39301, 39309, 39302, and 39307.

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Ethnic Information:
  • Black (54.4%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (43.5%)
  • Hispanic (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (7.2%)
  • English (5.3%)
  • Irish (4.5%)
  • German (3.1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2.1%)
  • Subsaharan African (1.3%)

Meridian School Information

High Schools
Kate Griffin Junior High School (2814 Davis Street, Meridian, MS, 39301 - Meridian Public School District District)
Meridian High School (2320 32nd Street, Meridian, MS, 39305 - Meridian Public School District District)
Northeast Lauderdale High School (702 Briarwood Road, Meridian, MS, 39305 - Lauderdale County School District District)
Northwest Junior High School (4400 32nd Street, Meridian, MS, 39307 - Meridian Public School District District)
Middle Schools
George Washington Carver Middle (900 44th Avenue, Meridian, MS, 39307 - Meridian Public School District District)
Magnolia Middle School (1350 24th Street, Meridian, MS, 39305 - Meridian Public School District District)
Northeast Middle School (7763 Highway 39 North, Meridian, MS, 39305 - Lauderdale County School District District)
Southeast Middle School (2535 Old Hihgway 19 S.E., Meridian, MS, 39301 - Lauderdale County School District District)
Elementary Schools
Crestwood Elementary School (730 Crestwood Drive, Meridian, MS, 39301 - Meridian Public School District District)
Northeast Lauderdale Elementary (6750 Newell Road, Meridian, MS, 39305 - Lauderdale County School District District)
Oakland Heights Elementary School (601 59th Avenue, Meridian, MS, 39307 - Meridian Public School District District)
Parkview Elementary School (1225 26th Street, Meridian, MS, 39305 - Meridian Public School District District)
Poplar Springs Elementary School (4101 27th Avenue, Meridian, MS, 39305 - Meridian Public School District District)
Southeast Elementary School (2362 Long Creek Road, Meridian, MS, 39301 - Lauderdale County School District District)
T J Harris Elementary (3951 12th Street, Meridian, MS, 39307 - Meridian Public School District District)
West Hills Elementary School (4100 32nd Street, Meridian, MS, 39307 - Meridian Public School District District)
West Lauderdale Elementary (10350 Highway 495, Meridian, MS, 39305 - Lauderdale County School District District)
Witherspoon Elementary School (1516 12th Avenue, Meridian, MS, 39301 - Meridian Public School District District)
Other/Private Schools
Clarkdale Attendance Center (7000 Highway 145, Meridian, MS, 39301 - Lauderdale County School District District)
Southeast Attendance Center (2362 Longcreek Raod, Meridian, MS, 39301 - Lauderdale County School District District)

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