Latest Data (2018)
Population 37,325
Nationwide Rank 1035

Quick Facts

Meridian, Mississippi is the 1,035th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Meridian, Mississippi is a city.

Meridian, Mississippi is currently 11.2% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Meridian, Mississippi's growth is extremely below average. 97% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Meridian, Mississippi Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
1025 Atlantic City, New Jersey 37,804 -6.5%
1026 Hanover Park, Illinois 37,747 -1.3%
1027 Carpentersville, Illinois 37,744 21.2%
1028 Rock Island, Illinois 37,678 -4.9%
1029 Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin 37,671 15.1%
1030 Spartanburg, South Carolina 37,644 -6.2%
1031 Florence, South Carolina 37,625 19.3%
1032 Valley Stream, New York 37,523 3.2%
1033 Muskogee, Oklahoma 37,402 -4.5%
1034 Greenfield, Wisconsin 37,358 5.4%
1035 Meridian, Mississippi 37,325 -9.6%
1036 Winter Springs, Florida 37,321 19.8%
1037 Texarkana, Texas 37,295 7.0%
1038 Muskegon, Michigan 37,287 -6.9%
1039 Wildomar, California 37,280 76.7%
1040 Braintree Town, Massachusetts 37,250
1041 Park Ridge, Illinois 37,240 -1.4%
1042 Cottage Grove, Minnesota 37,208 21.2%
1043 Hot Springs, Arkansas 37,169 3.1%
1044 San Juan, Texas 37,154 39.2%
1045 Oregon City, Oregon 37,129 39.0%

Similarly Sized Cities In Mississippi

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
502 Gulfport 71,870 0.5%
700 Southaven 54,944 86.2%
846 Biloxi 45,968 -9.3%
847 Hattiesburg 45,951 -0.3%
1016 Tupelo 38,206 11.4%
1019 Olive Branch 38,149 78.8%
1035 Meridian 37,325 -9.6%
1278 Greenville 29,898 -27.7%
1391 Horn Lake 27,127 34.5%
1434 Pearl 26,471 16.3%
1471 Madison 25,676 35.2%
1491 Starkville 25,309 15.0%
1503 Clinton 25,179 0.0%
1555 Oxford 24,528 79.3%
1569 Ridgeland 24,188 18.9%
1571 Brandon 24,156 36.4%
1586 Columbus 23,853 -7.8%
1683 Vicksburg 22,136 -15.9%
1716 Pascagoula 21,685 -17.1%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 37,325 1,035
2017 37,940 1,016
2016 39,113 970
2015 39,661 950
2014 40,196 928
2013 40,921 896
2012 40,832 888
2011 41,096 880
2010 41,148 873
2009 39,695 890
2008 39,572 884
2007 39,596 871
2006 39,541 865
2005 39,795 840
2004 40,057 826
2003 40,538 810
2002 40,663 802
2001 40,780 791
2000 41,307 772
1990 42,017 639