Latest Data (2016)
Population 39,113
Nationwide Rank 970

Quick Facts

Meridian, Mississippi is the 970th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Meridian, Mississippi is a city.

Meridian, Mississippi is currently 6.9% 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
2000-2016
960 Hallandale Beach, Florida 39,500 14.9%
961 Duncanville, Texas 39,457 9.3%
962 Schertz, Texas 39,453 87.4%
963 Woburn, Massachusetts 39,452 5.4%
964 Annapolis, Maryland 39,418 9.5%
965 Friendswood, Texas 39,396 34.8%
966 Clovis, New Mexico 39,373 20.9%
967 Culver City, California 39,364 1.2%
968 Oviedo, Florida 39,337 48.7%
969 Hurst, Texas 39,160 7.7%
970 Meridian, Mississippi 39,113 -5.3%
971 Pacifica, California 39,062 1.7%
972 Kyle, Texas 39,060 552.3%
973 Germantown, Tennessee 39,056 3.3%
974 Westerville, Ohio 38,985 9.8%
975 Northglenn, Colorado 38,982 20.1%
976 Keizer, Oregon 38,980 20.3%
977 Winter Haven, Florida 38,953 42.0%
978 Lake Oswego, Oregon 38,945 9.0%
979 Montclair, California 38,944 14.8%
980 Wausau, Wisconsin 38,872 0.6%

Similarly Sized Cities In Mississippi

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
489 Gulfport 72,076 0.8%
711 Southaven 53,214 80.3%
817 Hattiesburg 46,926 1.7%
830 Biloxi 45,975 -9.3%
970 Meridian 39,113 -5.3%
983 Tupelo 38,842 13.2%
1039 Olive Branch 36,699 72.0%
1196 Greenville 31,517 -23.8%
1380 Horn Lake 27,042 34.1%
1407 Pearl 26,485 16.4%
1433 Madison 26,031 37.1%
1460 Starkville 25,570 16.2%
1479 Clinton 25,211 0.2%
1524 Columbus 24,561 -5.1%
1527 Ridgeland 24,483 20.4%
1570 Brandon 23,826 34.5%
1596 Oxford 23,290 70.3%
1617 Vicksburg 22,925 -12.9%
1673 Pascagoula 21,981 -15.9%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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