Everything You Need to Know About the City of Meridian Idaho

In 2017, Meridian, Idaho had a population of 91.9k people with a median age of 35.7 and a median household income of $64,375. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Meridian, ID grew from 88,247 to 91,917, a 4.16% increase and its median household income grew from $64,337 to $64,375, a 0.0591% increase.

The number of inhabitants in Meridian, ID is 88.5% White Alone, 6.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 2.27% Asian Alone. Non disclosed amount of the people in Meridian, ID communicate in a non-English language, and 97.5% are U.S. residents. 

The largest universities in Meridian, ID are Broadview University-Boise (37 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Meridian, ID is $221,300, and the homeownership rate is 76.2%. Most people in Meridian, ID commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20.7 minutes. The average vehicle possession in Meridian, ID is 2 vehicles for each household.


Education in Meridian

In 2017, universities in Meridian, ID awarded 37 degrees. The student population of Meridian, ID is skewed towards N/A, with N/A male students and N/A female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Meridian, ID are White (27 and 73%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (6 and 16.2%), Asian (1 and 2.7%), and Black or African American (1 and 2.7%).

The largest universities in Meridian, ID by the number of degrees awarded are Broadview University-Boise (37 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Meridian, ID are Veterinary Technician & Veterinary Assistant (19 and 51.4%), Massage Therapy (5 and 13.5%), and Criminal Justice – Law Enforcement Administration (4 and 10.8%).

The median tuition costs in Meridian, ID are $N/A for private four-year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four-year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.


Economy in Meridian

The economy of Meridian, ID employs 43.4k people and Meridian has an unemployment rate of 2.5%. Meridian has seen the job market increase by 3.6% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 57.5%, which is higher than the US average of 33.5%. The largest industries in Meridian, ID are Health Care & Social Assistance (6,589 people), Retail Trade (5,583 people), and Manufacturing (4,121 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($81,034), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($58,047), and Manufacturing ($52,662).

Households in Meridian, ID have a median annual income of $64,375, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $64,337 in 2016, which represents a 0.0591% annual growth.


Tax Rates for Meridian

– The Sales Tax Rate for Meridian is 6.0%. The US average is 7.3%.

– The Income Tax Rate for Meridian is 7.4%. The US average is 4.6%.

– Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing the Cost of Living.


Income and Salaries for Meridian

– The average income of a Meridian resident is $26,738 a year. 

– The Median household income of a Meridian resident is $63,225 a year.