Meriden is a city in Cherokee County, Iowa, United States. The population was 159 at the 2010 census.
Meriden is located at 42°47′39″N 95°38′3″W (42.794201, -95.634084).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.11 square miles (0.28 km2), all land.
As of the census of 2010, there were 159 people, 77 households, and 47 families living in the city. The population density was 1,445.5 inhabitants per square mile (558.1/km2). There were 84 housing units at an average density of 763.6 per square mile (294.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White.
There were 77 households of which 18.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.4% were married couples living together, 5.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 39.0% were non-families. 31.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.06 and the average family size was 2.49.
The median age in the city was 47.4 years.