Although it was once a small settlement, Meridian quickly developed into a central trading location after the Civil War once it was connected by rail to Alabama and Ohio. Its central location within both Mississippi and the American South has made it an important city for shipping, logistics, and distribution.
Apart from its many small businesses, Meridian is also home to 2 large air force bases- Key Field and Naval Air Station Meridian. These two large bases are the city’s top employers and combined provide over 4,000 jobs to local residents. In addition to the jobs they provide, the local military population significantly contributes to the city’s economy.
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Apart from being a military city, Meridian is also known for its tight-knit community environment. The fact that almost 70% of the local residents attend a Christian Church of some denomination helps ensure that much of the community retains contact as they’re bound to see each other at least once a week. There’s also a large Jewish community here that developed after World War II from European immigration.
Uptown Meridian, located in the city center is home to a variety of retail shopping centers, restaurants, and more for locals and visitors to enjoy a night out on the town.
According to the latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau, there are currently 36,347 residents residing in Meridian. Here’s the latest racial demographic breakdown:
- 62.9% Black/African American
- 35.0% White
- 2.1% Hispanic/Latino
- 0.9% Asian
The median income for Meridian residents is just over $32,800 annually, and the percentage of the population at or below the poverty line is 28.7%
- Meridian has one of the highest concentrations of first and second-generation Jewish immigrants.
- Meridian has an annual retail market of over $2 billion.
●Nicknamed “Queen City” because it’s the second-largest city next to Jackson Mississippi known as the “King”. However, in the present day, it is now third behind Biloxi.
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