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Living In Meridian, MS

Meridian, a town in Mississippi, has a population of slightly less than 39,000. The city's population, at an average age of just over 38, is fairly typical compared to other cities in the state, which has an average age of 37. Residents are fairly evenly split between owning (51%) and renting (49%) their home. With a relatively affordable average rent of $693/month in the city, renting remains an affordable option, particularly compared to other cities in Mississippi. Each month, renters in Meridian will save around $95 compared to the state average.

With an average commute time of about 20 minutes, quicker than most cities in Mississippi, Meridian residents find that it isn't overly time-consuming to get to work. Many residents (39%) commute to work by car or truck, while public transit isn't used. Walking isn't a common way to get to work.

There are two primary industries in Meridian: healthcare and retail. Together, these industries make up 14% of the workforce in the city. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many of the city's workers are in sales, making it the top profession in the city. Meridian workers bring in an average annual income of around $47,000, less than their peers elsewhere in Mississippi. The city's average income also falls below the national average ($73,345). Compared to the national average (5%), Meridian has a relatively high concentration of residents over the age of 25 with an Associate's degree (7%). In addition, 13% possess a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree.

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The average rent of a one-bedroom apartment in Meridian is $750

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