There are 6 hospice facilities serving Meridian, Mississippi. This includes 2 facilities in Meridian and 4 nearby. The median daily cost for hospice in Mississippi is around $153, with costs ranging between $111 and $200 daily. On a monthly basis, this equates to a median cost of $4,590, with costs ranging from around $3,330 to $6,000. The median annual cost is $55,080, which is on par with the nationwide average of $55,080.
Meridian is a medium-sized city in Lauderdale County in Mississippi. It is the 5th biggest city in Mississippi. The encompassing metropolitan area is home to 1,188,211 people, but there are 67,084 living inside the city itself. Residents who are over the age of 55 constitute about 26% of the total population.
Meridian has a good SeniorScore™ of 71. The city has a median per capita income of $21,000 and a median household income is $36,000 (the Mississippi state average is $34,000). The mean housing price in Meridian is $61,500, which is less than the Mississippi average of $114,000. Meridian has a high unemployment rate of around 11.95%.
Meridian has ideal mean temperatures, with very mild winters and very balmy summers. The city receives very large levels of rain each year. Meridian has exceptional air quality and a high crime rate in relation to other cities in the United States.