Meriden in New Haven county, Connecticut

Meriden

Meriden, also known as the "Silver City" in tribute to the successful silver and pewter industry of the 1700s, has an extensive history of industrial success.

The influence of Meriden's solid New England past is apparent in the many social, health, education and cultural services in town. Municipal and community organizations, charitable institutions, an active senior center and the YMCA provide assorted services for the good and growth of all residents.

Meriden's growing state-of-the-art hospital, Midstate Medical Center, serves numerous communities in central Connecticut. The Westfield Shopping Center, with over 1 million square feet of renovated retail space is located in Meriden, as well as several smaller shopping centers, which includes a refurbished downtown.

Hubbard Park, New England's largest municipal park, is in Meriden, and is 1,800 acres. Hubbard Park is well liked among Connecticut Residents for its holiday lights and daffodils. A famed architect, Frederick Law Olmstead designed the park.

Median Sales Price
November 2016 - Single Family Homes
$150K
2.0 % since November 2015
Average Sales Price
November 2016 - Single Family Homes
$150K
8.1 % since November 2015
Days on Market
November 2016 - Single Family Homes
129
5.1 % since November 2015
Single Family Sales by Quarter
Median Sales Price
November 2016 - Condominiums
$48K
28.8 % since November 2015
Average Sales Price
November 2016 - Condominiums
$69K
8.4 % since November 2015
Days on Market
November 2016 - Condominiums
115
1.7 % since November 2015
Condominium Sales by Quarter

Community Summary

Population Growth (since 2010) -0.68 %
Population Density (people / sq. mile) 2,540.8
Household Size (people) 2.50
Households w/ Children 27.25 %
Annual Residential Turnover 12.85 %

Housing Inventory

Fair Market Rents

Gross rent estimates, localized to show expected pricing variations.

Studio $694
One Bedroom $823
Two Bedroom $1,011
Three Bedroom $1,288
Four Bedroom $1,484

Education

The educational climate index chart is based on the U.S. Census Bureau’s Socioeconomic Status (SES) measure. Factors in this measure are income, educational achievement and occupation of persons within a ZIP code. Because this measure is based on the population of an entire ZIP code, it may not reflect the nature of an individual school.

Educational Climate Index
Values range from 1 to 5 with lower values representing a worse educational climate
Highest Level Attained

Population Demographics

Total: 60,453
Households: 23,849
Median Age: 39.04

Employment & Finance

Workforce
Income by dollar range (Median: $52,650)

Climate & Weather

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The weather risk chart displays a percent value for a given type of weather risk as compared to the national average. A percent value greater than 100 indicates the area is more prone to risk than the national average; similarly, a value less than 100 indicates the area is less prone.

Temperature
Weather Risk
Percent risk, as compared to national average
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Public Elementary

School

CASIMIR PULASKI SCHOOL
Grades: 1-5
100 CLEARVIEW AVE
MERIDEN, CT 06450

ROGER SHERMAN SCHOOL
Grades: K-5
64 N PEARL ST
MERIDEN, CT 06450

ISRAEL PUTNAM SCHOOL
Grades: K-5
133 PARKER AVE
MERIDEN, CT 06450

NATHAN HALE SCHOOL
Grades: K-5
277 ATKINS STREET EXT
MERIDEN, CT 06450

JOHN BARRY SCHOOL
Grades: K-5
124 COLUMBIA ST
MERIDEN, CT 06451

THOMAS HOOKER SCHOOL
Grades: K-5
70 OVERLOOK RD
MERIDEN, CT 06450

HANOVER SCHOOL
Grades: K-5
208 MAIN ST
MERIDEN, CT 06451

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-5
426 W MAIN ST
MERIDEN, CT 06451

Public Middle

School

WASHINGTON MIDDLE SCHOOL
Grades: 6-8
1225 N BROAD ST
MERIDEN, CT 06450

THOMAS EDISON MAGNET MIDDLE SCHOOL
Grades: 6-8
1355 N BROAD ST
MERIDEN, CT 06450

LINCOLN MIDDLE SCHOOL
Grades: 6-8
164 CENTENNIAL AVE
MERIDEN, CT 06451

Public High

School

H. C. WILCOX TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL
Grades: 9-12
298 OREGON RD
MERIDEN, CT 06451

FRANCIS T. MALONEY HIGH SCHOOL
Grades: 9-12
121 GRAVEL ST
MERIDEN, CT 06450

ORVILLE H. PLATT HIGH SCHOOL
Grades: 9-12
220 COE AVE
MERIDEN, CT 06451

Private/Catholic

School

MELIORA ACADEMY
Grades: 1-12
470 MURDOCK AVE
MERIDEN, CT 06450

KINDER GARDEN LEARNING CENTER
Grades: PRESCHOOL-K
20 S BROAD TER
MERIDEN, CT 06450

OUR LADY OF MOUNT CARMEL SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-8
115 LEWIS AVE
MERIDEN, CT 06451

ST. JOSEPH SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-8
159 W MAIN ST
MERIDEN, CT 06451

MIDSTATE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY
Grades: PRESCHOOL-12
139 CHARLES ST
MERIDEN, CT 06450

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Commuting to and from Meriden

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Featured Listings

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Meriden, CT 06450

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Meriden, CT 06450

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Meriden, CT 06450

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Meriden, CT 06450

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78 Westview Drive, Meriden, CT 06450
$185,500

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Meriden, CT 06450

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Upcoming Open Houses

8 Castle Drive, Meriden, CT 06451
$194,900 | Single Family | 3 bedrooms, 1 bath, 1 half bath
Open House: -
Hosted By: Charlotte Smith

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