Meridian, Idaho Population 2019

Meridian, Idaho's estimated population is 106,804 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 3287.94 people/mi² (1269.48 people/km²).

The overall median age is 35.7 years, 33.9 years for males, and 37.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.9 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 34,130 households in the city, with an average size of 2.76 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 0.7%, with a median rent of $1016/month. The median house has 6.3 rooms, and has a value of $221,300.

The median income for households in Meridian, Idaho is $64,375, while the mean household income is $80,480.

Meridian Id Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Meridian Id was:

  • White: 93.60%
  • Asian: 2.29%
  • Two or more races: 1.82%
  • Other race: 1.12%
  • Black or African American: 0.81%
  • Native American: 0.20%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.17%
LatLng(43.6121, -116.3915)
Rank in State2nd
StateIdaho
CountyAda County
Time Zone
Land Area (km²)84.13 (32.48 mi²)
Water Area (km²)0.15 (0.06 mi²)
TypeCity
GEOID1652120
Density (km²)1,269.48
Density (mi²)3,287.94
Area Code(s)208
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2018106,8046,1516.11%
2017100,6534,3734.54%
201696,2804,1334.49%
201592,1472,9963.36%
201489,1514,0914.81%
201385,0602,9663.61%
201282,0942,4073.02%
201179,6872,2852.95%
201077,40242,4838.29%
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
White86,036
Asian2,104
Two or More Races1,671
Some Other Race1,027
Black or African American740
American Indian and Alaska Native186
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander153

Meridian Id Population Pyramid 2019

Meridian Id Median Age

35.7


Total

33.9


Male

37.4


Female

Meridian Id Adults

There are 65,577 adults, (11,062 of whom are seniors) in Meridian Id.

Meridian Id Age Dependency

68.6

Age Dependency Ratio

20.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Meridian Id Sex Ratio

Female

46,916

51.04%

Male

45,001

48.96%

Meridian Id Households and Families

Meridian Id Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Meridian Id Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.1%14.9%
All76.2%23.8%
Male67.9%32.1%
Non Family64.8%35.2%
Female59.3%40.7%

76.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All33,2012.7676.2
Married19,0183.4285.1
Non Family9,8941.1564.8
Female2,4653.1559.3
Male1,8244.0867.9

3.37

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

3.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Meridian Id Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7111.20%
9th to 12th Grade1,8883.19%
High School Graduate14,58624.67%
Some College16,09927.23%
Associates Degree5,9079.99%
Bachelors Degree14,22524.06%
Graduate Degree5,7109.66%

Meridian Id Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White53,47851,67417,860
Hispanic3,1802,446776
Asian1,3581,342872
Other Race677455146
Multiple Races593550155
Black377377240
Islander909032
Native American8381

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 asian people with a rate of 64.21%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,609$52,070$31,090
Less Than High School$22,649$28,248$20,296
High School Grad$30,307$37,986$23,331
Some College$37,067$46,250$30,446
Bachelors Degree$47,655$57,816$36,769
Graduate Degree$83,181$99,912$59,243

$40,609

Average Earnings

$52,070

Average Male

$31,090

Average Female

Meridian Id Language

Meridian Id Language by Age

Meridian Id Language

93.48% of Meridian Id residents speak only English, while 6.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.98% of the population.

Meridian Id Poverty

Meridian Id Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White81,0787,1238.79%
Hispanic6,02693315.48%
Asian2,10448723.15%
Other1,02722922.30%
Multiple1,67022713.59%
Islander15312179.08%
Black73710213.84%
Native18521.08%

9.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.68%

Male Poverty Rate

10.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Meridian Id

The race most likely to be in poverty in Meridian Id is Islander, with 79.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Meridian Id is Native, with 1.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.79%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School14.74%
High School13.67%
Some College6.64%
Bachelors or Greater4.43%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed13.31%
Female Unemployed6.22%
Female Employed6.21%
Male Employed4.48%

Meridian Id Income

Meridian Id Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$64,375$80,480
Families$75,306$95,053
Married Families$84,907-
Non Families$35,632$43,173

Meridian Id Marital Status

Meridian Id Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.0%

Male Marriage Rate

55.7%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Meridian Id Marital Status by Race

Meridian Id Veterans

5,224

Number of Veterans

4,581

Male Veterans

643

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,889
First Gulf War1,557
Second Gulf War898
Korea337
World War II238
Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,656
65 to 741,230
55 to 641,142
75+865
18 to 34331

Meridian Id Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,8617.89%
Hispanic2546.82%
Asian1428.46%
Other13015.35%
2 or More8612.97%
Indian53.23%

Meridian Id Veterans by Education

4.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Meridian Id Employment Status

65.8%

Labor Force Participation

63.5%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

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

46.22%

Born in Idaho

94.65%

Native Born

5.35%

Foreign Born

2.50%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.65% of Meridian Id residents were born in the United States, with 46.22% having been born in Idaho. 2.50% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.