Meriden, CT Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 24,631 housing units in Meriden. This represents a 0.8% decline from 24,826 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 24,471 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 160 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Meriden is about 59.8%. Meriden's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 6.8%. Average household size is 2.49 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Meriden were built after 1959.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.30%
One Bedroom14.30%
Two Bedrooms34.70%
Three Bedrooms36.70%
Four Bedrooms10.40%
Five Bedrooms or more2.60%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.69
Median year structure was built1958
Median Value of occupied units$119,000
Median Price asked for vacant units$109,600

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.18
Median year structure was built1962
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$526

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage8.70%
Home Equity Loan7.60%
Simple Mortgage51.30%
Debt Free32.20%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs19.9%