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MERIDEN

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Meriden's Vital Statistics (2011)

Population: 62,280
Land Area: 24 mi²
Median Household Income: $56,596
Total Employment: 33,122
Educational Attainment (Age 25+):
High School Graduate/33%, Some College/27%, Bachelor's or More/23%

Website: www.cityofmeriden.org

Leading Employers

MidState Medical Center (1,147)
AT&T (850)
Hunter's Ambulance (470)
Canberra Industries Inc. (350)
Verizon Wireless (330)
Radio Frequency System (300)
Bob's Stores (250)
Target Stores (250)
Stop & Shop Companies (235)
BL Company (230)
Record-Journal (193)
Macy's Department Store (190)
A.G.C. Inc. (175)

Local Resources

Greater Meriden Chamber of Commerce
3 Colony Street, Suite 301
Meriden, CT 06451
P 203 235 7901
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Incentive Programs

Meriden's Enterprise Zone (EZ) State Incentives The city offers tax abatements to manufacturers, warehousing and distribution companies and certain service businesses that locate to or expand in Meriden's Enterprise Zone. Meriden's Enterprise Zone - City of Meriden Incentives Businesses that do not have SIC codes required by the State's EZ program—may still be eligible for Enterprise Zone incentives under the City's program. Manufacturers and Warehousing/Distribution Companies Locating Outside Meriden's Enterprise Zone Certain manufacturing and warehousing/distribution companies may also qualify for the same benefits as those locating to the Enterprise Zone. Meriden's Information Technology Zone (ITZ) Incentives Information technology companies that locate into new or rehabilitated buildings in our Information Technology Zone may qualify for breaks in real and personal property taxes.

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Meriden Economic Development Office
Meriden City Hall
142 East Main Street
Meriden, CT 06450
P 203 630 4152
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Meriden's Manufacturing Assistance Program (MAP)
The city has created its Manufacturers Assistance Program (MAP) Loan to help Meriden businesses grow and add jobs in circumstances where access to capital is restricted.

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CERC: Town Profile(Connecticut Economic Resource Center)
 
CERC: Meriden Demographics
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