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Population (year 2000): 34,919. Estimated population in July 2005: 52,240 (+49.6% change)
Males: 17,138 (49.1%), Females: 17,781 (50.9%)

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Median resident age: 30.1 years
Median household income: $53,276 (year 2000)
Median house value: $121,200 (year 2000)

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Races in Meridian:

  • White Non-Hispanic (92.4%)
  • Hispanic (3.7%)
  • Two or more races (2.1%)
  • Other race (1.3%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)

Ancestries: German (21.2%), English (15.5%), Irish (11.4%), United States (9.2%), Norwegian (5.1%), Italian (4.0%).Idaho

Elevation: 2600 feet

Land area: 11.8 square miles

Meridian,

For population 25 years and over in Meridian

  • High school or higher: 92.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Meridian city

  • Never married: 18.4%
  • Now married: 67.0%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 3.2%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

3.2% Foreign born (1.1% Europe, 1.1% Asia, 0.6% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +24,611 (+238.8%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: ID Boise, (11.1 miles pop. 185,787).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: OR Portland, (448.7 miles pop. 529,121).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Angeles, CA Los (672.8 miles pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: ID Eagle, (6.5 miles ID Star, (8.4 miles ID (8.5 miles Kuna, City, ID Garden (9.4 miles ID Boise, (11.1 miles ID (11.6 miles Nampa, ID (16.5 miles Middleton, ID (18.9 miles Melba,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 1061 buildings, average cost: $107,600
  • 1997: 889 buildings, average cost: $111,400
  • 1998: 990 buildings, average cost: $119,500
  • 1999: 993 buildings, average cost: $119,500
  • 2000: 717 buildings, average cost: $130,200
  • 2001: 831 buildings, average cost: $132,900
  • 2002: 938 buildings, average cost: $141,500
  • 2003: 1433 buildings, average cost: $140,400
  • 2004: 2337 buildings, average cost: $182,900
  • 2005: 3172 buildings, average cost: $191,700

Latitude: 43.61 N, Longitude: 116.40 W

Area code: 208


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (17.4%), Manufacturing (17.3%), Retail trade (13.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,991 (-11.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,501 (20.1%)

Crime in Meridian (2001):
  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 9 rapes (25.2 per 100,000)
  • 3 robberies (8.4 per 100,000)
  • 38 assaults (106.6 per 100,000)
  • 184 burglaries (516.1 per 100,000)
  • 825 thefts (2314.2 per 100,000)
  • 47 auto thefts (131.8 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 176.8 (higher means more crime, US average = 330.8)

Crime in Meridian (2002):
  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 6 rapes (16.6 per 100,000)
  • 3 robberies (8.3 per 100,000)
  • 22 assaults (60.8 per 100,000)
  • 139 burglaries (384.1 per 100,000)
  • 1,006 thefts (2779.6 per 100,000)
  • 35 auto thefts (96.7 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 173.2 (higher means more crime, US average = 328.4)

Average climate in Meridian, Idaho

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Meridian,

Birthplace of: Brock Forsey - 2005 NFL player (Washington Redskins, born: Feb 11, 1980), Kevin Fellows - College basketball player (Penn State Nittany Lions).


Hospitals/medical centers near Meridian:
  • INTERMOUNTAIN HOSPITAL (about 8 miles; BOISE, ID)
  • ST ALPHONSUS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 8 miles; BOISE, ID)
  • SUNHEALTH BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SYSTEM (about 8 miles; BOISE, ID)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Meridian:
  • BOISE AIR TERMINAL/GOWEN FLD (about 14 miles; BOISE, ID; ID: BOI)
  • FRIEDMAN MEMORIAL (about 147 miles; HAILEY, ID; ID: SUN)
  • JOSLIN FIELD - MAGIC VALLEY RGNL (about 155 miles; TWIN FALLS, ID; ID: TWF)
Other public-use airports nearest to Meridian:
  • NAMPA MUNI (about 9 miles; NAMPA, ID; ID: S67)
  • CALDWELL INDUSTRIAL (about 17 miles; CALDWELL, ID; ID: EUL)
  • EMMETT MUNI (about 18 miles; EMMETT, ID; ID: S78)

Amtrak stations near Meridian:
  • 12 miles: NAMPA (1424 2ND ST. S.) - Bus Station. Services: public payphones, free short-term parking.
  • 14 miles: BOISE (1212 W. BANNOCK ST.) - Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 22 $60,003 $32,728 3 $2,408
Police Protection - Officers 50 $215,463 $51,711 0 $0
Police - Other 9 $22,416 $29,888 1 $1,782
Firefighters 33 $168,040 $61,105 3 $463
Fire - Other 1 $2,649 $31,788 1 $596
Health 2 $4,946 $29,676 0 $0
Sewerage 27 $85,090 $37,817 1 $787
Parks and Recreation 8 $24,471 $36,706 8 $2,621
Water Supply 15 $44,928 $35,942 1 $749
Other and Unallocable 20 $69,475 $41,685 1 $704
Financial Administration 7 $23,654 $40,549 0 $0
Totals for Government 194 $721,135 $44,606 19 $10,110
College/University in Meridian:
  • DEE DEES MERIDIAN SCHOOL OF BEAUTY (Location: 834 E 2ND ST; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Meridian:
  • BOISE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 16 miles; BOISE, ID; Full-time enrollment: 12,033)
  • COLLEGE OF SOUTHERN IDAHO (about 153 miles; TWIN FALLS, ID; FT enrollment: 3,433)
  • EASTERN OREGON UNIVERSITY (about 166 miles; LA GRANDE, OR; FT enrollment: 2,192)
  • LEWIS-CLARK STATE COLLEGE (about 195 miles; LEWISTON, ID; FT enrollment: 2,213)
  • WALLA WALLA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 216 miles; WALLA WALLA, WA; FT enrollment: 2,812)
  • UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO (about 223 miles; MOSCOW, ID; FT enrollment: 9,823)
  • WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 238 miles; PULLMAN, WA; FT enrollment: 18,110)
Public high schools in Meridian:
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,803; Location: 2000 S. MILLENIUM WAY; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • MERIDIAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,522; Location: 1900 WEST PINE AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • MERIDIAN CHARTER HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 183; Location: 3800 NORTH LOCUST GROVE ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • MERIDIAN ACADEMY (Students: 147; Location: 2311 EAST LANARK STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • MERIDIAN MEDICAL ARTS CHARTER HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 132; Location: 3750 N. LOCUST GROVE ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • ADA PROFESSIONAL-TECHNICAL CENTER (Location: 357 E WATERTOWER LN STE D; Grades: 09 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Meridian:
  • MERIDIAN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,490; Location: 1507 WEST 8TH STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • LEWIS & CLARK MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,061; Location: 4141 EAST PINE STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • PONDEROSA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 765; Location: 2950 NORTH NAOMI; Grades: PK - 05)
  • PEREGRINE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 757; Location: 1860 WALTMAN STREET; Grades: PK - 05)
  • CHAPARRAL ELEMENTARY (Students: 598; Location: 1155 NORTH DEER CREEK LANE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • CHIEF JOSEPH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 566; Location: 1100 EAST CHATEAU DRIVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • RIVER VALLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 559; Location: 2900 EAST RIVER VALLEY STREET; Grades: PK - 05)
  • MARY MC PHERSON ELEMENTARY (Students: 557; Location: 1050 EAST AMITY ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • LINDER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 548; Location: 1825 CHATEAU DRIVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • LOCUST GROVE ELEMENTARY (Students: 492; Location: 3960 E. LEIGHFIELD DRIVE; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Meridian:
  • NEW HORIZONS - MERIDIAN (Students: 68; Location: 1830 NORTH MERIDIAN ROAD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • CLOVERDALE MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 61; Location: 4765 GOLDENROD; Grades: PK - 1)
Library in Meridian:
  • MERIDIAN DISTRICT (Operating income: $1,164,798; Location: 1326 W CHERRY LN; 78,734 books; 2,113 audio materials; 4,078 video materials; 1,360 serial subscriptions)
 

Meridian compared to Idaho state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Meridian:
  • KIDO (580 AM; 5 kW; NAMPA, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBSU (730 AM; 15 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KTIK (1350 AM; 5 kW; NAMPA, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFXD (630 AM; 5 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGEM (1140 AM; 10 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KBGN (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: NELSON M. AND KAREN E. WILSON)
  • KKIC (950 AM; 4 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: WESTERN PACIFIC, INC)
  • KSPD (790 AM; 1 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: KSPD, INC.)
  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KCID (1490 AM; 1 kW; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KSRV (1380 AM; 5 kW; ONTARIO, OR; Owner: HBG-RADIO ONTARIO LLC)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Meridian:
  • KJHY (101.9 FM; EMMETT, ID; Owner: CAPITAL WEST INC)
  • KIZN (92.3 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKGL (96.9 FM; NAMPA, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KQFC (97.9 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZMG (93.1 FM; NEW PLYMOUTH, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBSU-FM (90.3 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KBSX (91.5 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KCIX (105.9 FM; GARDEN CITY, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRVB (94.9 FM; NAMPA, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KXLT-FM (107.9 FM; EAGLE, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KJOT (105.1 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KTHI (107.1 FM; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KBXL (94.1 FM; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: KSPD, INC.)
  • KTSY (89.5 FM; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: GEM STATE ADVENTIST ACADEMY)
  • KSAS-FM (103.3 FM; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLTB (104.3 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWEI-FM (99.5 FM; FRUITLAND, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • K239AC (95.7 FM; GARDEN CITY, ID; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KQXR (100.3 FM; PAYETTE, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KSRV-FM (96.1 FM; ONTARIO, OR; Owner: HBG-RADIO ONTARIO LLC)
TV broadcast stations around Meridian:
  • KTRV (Channel 12; NAMPA, ID; Owner: IDAHO INDEPENDENT TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K30GS (Channel 30; BOISE, ID; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KBCI-TV (Channel 2; BOISE, ID; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - IDAHO TV, L.L.C.)
  • K17ED (Channel 17; PAYETTE, ID; Owner: DOUG GARCIA)
  • K35GE (Channel 35; BOISE, ID; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KAID (Channel 4; BOISE, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION, STATE OF IDAHO)
  • KIVI (Channel 6; NAMPA, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

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