Meridian, Logan County, Oklahoma

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Meridian is a town in Logan County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 54 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Oklahoma City Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

Meridian is located at 35°50′37″N 97°14′48″W / 35.84361°N 97.24667°W / 35.84361; -97.24667 (35.843545, -97.246625)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.5 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 54 people, 23 households, and 14 families residing in the town. The population density was 271.5 people per square mile (104.2/km²). There were 31 housing units at an average density of 155.9/sq mi (59.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 14.81% White, 83.33% African American, and 1.85% from two or more races.

There were 23 households out of which 17.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.5% were married couples living together, 13.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.8% were non-families. 34.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 3.07.

In the town the population was spread out with 25.9% under the age of 18, 1.9% from 18 to 24, 25.9% from 25 to 44, 20.4% from 45 to 64, and 25.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 125.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 122.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $25,500, and the median income for a family was $26,000. Males had a median income of $29,167 versus $25,893 for females. The per capita income for the town was $9,056. There were 28.6% of families and 25.9% of the population living below the poverty line, including 5.6% of under eighteens and 16.7% of those over 64.

References

Cedar Valley | Crescent | Guthrie

Cashion‡ | Coyle | Langston | Marshall | Meridian | Mulhall‡ | Orlando

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