Living in Meridian, ID

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Meridian, Idaho Info Snack

Population
101,905
Unemployment
3.7%
Poverty
8.6%
Median Home
$274,900
Median Income
$71,389
Median Rent
$1,111

Meridian SnackAbility

8.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
7
Safety
8
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
Commute
8

Meridian, ID Crime Report

1,365
Total Crimes
1,227.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
-50.44%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Meridian
/ 100k People
Idaho
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,365 1,227.6 1,443.3 2,476.7
Violent Crime 177 159.2 223.8 366.7
Murder 4 3.6 2.0 5.0
Robbery 7 6.3 8.7 81.6
Aggravated Assault 118 106.1 167.9 250.2
Property Crime 1,188 1,068.4 1,219.5 2,109.9
Burglary 182 163.7 219.7 340.5
Larceny 964 866.9 911.8 1,549.5
Car Theft 42 37.8 87.9 219.9

Meridian, ID Cost Of Living

103
Meridian's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Meridian Idaho National Average
Overall 103 94 100
Services 106 99 100
Groceries 96 93 100
Health 101 96 100
Housing 108 88 100
Transportation 112 108 100
Utilities 82 82 100

Meridian, ID Photos

Meridian Idaho Heritage Pavilion
Source: Public Domain
Meridian Idaho Usa City Hall
Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Meridian in Idaho

Map Of Meridian, ID

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Population over time in Meridian

Year Population % Change
2019 101,905 5.0%
2018 97,008 5.5%
2017 91,917 4.2%
2016 88,247 5.0%
2015 84,018 3.7%
2014 81,025 3.8%
2013 78,061 3.8%
2012 75,210 4.4%
2011 72,008 4.4%
2010 68,953 -

Race / Ethnicity in Meridian

White
86.0% (87,658)
African American
1.0% (1,012)
American Indian
0.2% (203)
Asian
3.1% (3,197)
Hawaiian
0.1% (85)
Other
0.0% (27)
Two Or More
2.6% (2,619)
Hispanic
7.0% (7,104)
Race Meridian ID USA
White 86.0% 82.0% 60.7%
African American 1.0% 0.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 3.1% 1.3% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.6% 2.2% 2.4%
Hispanic 7.0% 12.5% 18.0%

Gender in Meridian

Female
50.5% (51,418)
Male
49.5% (50,487)
Gender Meridian ID USA
Female 50.5% 49.9% 50.8%
Male 49.5% 50.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Meridian for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (2,038)
9-12th Grade
3.0% (3,057)
High School / GED
22.0% (22,419)
Some College
25.0% (25,476)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (11,209)
Bachelor's Degree
25.0% (25,476)
Master's Degree
9.0% (9,171)
Professional Degree
1.0% (1,019)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (2,038)
Education Meridian ID USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 3.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 22.0% 27.0% 27.0%
Some College 25.0% 26.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 25.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 9.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Meridian, Idaho

Less than $10,000
5.4% (546,595)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.1% (209,008)
$15,000 to $24,999
6.0% (613,945)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.1% (829,355)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.1% (1,230,674)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.7% (1,906,404)
$75,000 to $99,999
17.1% (1,741,925)
$100,000 to $149,999
17.0% (1,732,184)
$150,000 to $199,999
7.3% (740,854)
$200,000 or more
6.3% (639,550)
Income Meridian ID USA
Less than $10,000 5.4% 5.7% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.1% 4.4% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 6.0% 9.8% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.1% 10.3% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.1% 14.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.7% 20.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 17.1% 12.9% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 17.0% 13.8% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 7.3% 4.6% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 6.3% 4.0% 7.7%

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