Meridian, Idaho Population 2018

Meridian, Idaho's estimated population is 99,926 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Meridian, Idaho is the 2nd largest city in Idaho based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 3076.21 people/mi² (1187.72 people/km²), with a household density of 378.30 people/km² (979.79 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 35.4 years, 34 years for males, and 36.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.6 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 31,827 households in the city, with an average size of people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 0%, with a median rent of $1020/month. The median house has 6.3 rooms, and has a value of $199,100.

The median income for households in Meridian, Idaho is $64,337, while the mean household income is $79,379. The per capita income is $, and % of families and % of individuals are below the federal poverty line. % of those under 18 are in poverty, and % of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201799,9264,4904.70%
201695,4364,0764.46%
201591,3602,9173.30%
201488,4434,1074.87%
201384,3362,9673.65%
201281,3692,4423.09%
201178,9272,2082.88%
201076,71941,8008.19%
200034,91925,32313.79%
19909,5962,9383.72%
19806,6584,0429.79%
19702,6165162.22%
19602,1006001.70%
19401,5000.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White82,725
Asian1,723
Two or More Races1,695
Some Other Race892
Black or African American870
American Indian and Alaska Native180
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander162

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Meridian Id Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Meridian Id Median Age

35.4


Total

34


Male

36.5


Female

Meridian Id Adults

There are 62,126 adults, (10,413 of which are seniors) in Meridian Id.

Meridian Id Age Dependency

70.7

Age Dependency Ratio

20.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Meridian Id Sex Ratio

Female

45,126

51.14%

Male

43,121

48.86%

Meridian Id Households and Families

Meridian Id Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Meridian Id Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.3%14.7%
All75.9%24.1%
Male70.1%29.9%
Non Family62.2%37.8%
Female57.7%42.3%

75.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Meridian Id Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All31,1722.8275.9
Married18,4673.4285.3
Non Family8,2911.1662.2
Female2,7443.1657.7
Male1,6703.9370.1

3.34

Average Family Size

2.82

Average Household Size

4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Meridian Id Households

Meridian Id Education

Meridian Id Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7431.32%
9th to 12th Grade1,8983.37%
High School Graduate13,81724.52%
Some College15,76927.99%
Associates Degree5,2749.36%
Bachelors Degree13,63424.20%
Graduate Degree5,2049.24%

Meridian Id Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White50,85049,24417,235
Hispanic3,2312,386459
Asian1,103995637
Other Race577402101
Multiple Races562480155
Black449449328
Islander10710724
Native American8787

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 73.05%.

Meridian Id Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,317$50,868$30,053
Less Than High School$21,868$28,355$20,687
High School Grad$26,804$35,989$19,855
Some College$35,873$51,007$28,593
Bachelors Degree$45,448$57,081$35,960
Graduate Degree$73,947$82,926$57,984

$38,317

Average Earnings

$50,868

Average Male

$30,053

Average Female

Meridian Id Language

Meridian Id Language by Age

Meridian Id Language

92.79% of Meridian Id residents speak only English, while 7.21% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.10% of the population.

Meridian Id Poverty

Meridian Id Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White77,5276,4768.35%
Hispanic6,16195215.45%
Asian1,72339022.63%
Other89230434.08%
Multiple1,69430017.71%
Islander16210061.73%
Black8679410.84%

9.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.60%

Male Poverty Rate

10.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Meridian Id

The race most likely to be in poverty in Meridian Id is Islander, with 61.73% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Meridian Id is White, with 8.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.26%.

Meridian Id Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.82%
High School13.82%
Some College6.31%
Bachelors or Greater3.56%

Meridian Id Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed30.11%
Female Unemployed16.41%
Female Employed5.91%
Male Employed4.41%

Meridian Id Income

Meridian Id Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$64,337$79,379
Families$72,109$91,930
Married Families$82,249$
Non Families$34,747$41,243

Meridian Id Marital Status

Meridian Id Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.2%

Male Marriage Rate

56.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Meridian Id Married by Age and Sex

Meridian Id Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Meridian Id Marital Status by Race

Meridian Id Veterans

Meridian Id Veterans by War

5,419

Number of Veterans

4,890

Male Veterans

529

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,887
First Gulf War1,548
Second Gulf War974
Korea352
World War II287

Meridian Id Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 541,835
55 to 641,214
65 to 741,090
75+894
18 to 34386

Meridian Id Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5,0048.56%
Hispanic2095.27%
Asian14010.09%
Black9115.64%
Other8812.54%
2 or More8211.76%
Indian149.52%

Meridian Id Veterans by Education

2.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Meridian Id Employment Status

Meridian Id Employment by Age

66.3%

Labor Force Participation

63.4%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Meridian Id Employment by Race

Meridian Id Employment by Education

Meridian Id Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

45.75%

Born in Idaho

94.29%

Native Born

5.71%

Foreign Born

2.79%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.29% of Meridian Id residents were born in the United States, with 45.75% having been born in Idaho. 2.79% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.