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Meridian Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Population
97,008
Unemployment Rate
2.1%
Poverty Rate
8.7%
Non-Citizens
2.8%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the people who live in your area?
Based on 46 responses
  • Nice
    50%
  • Conservatives
    22%
  • Varied
    15%
  • Family oriented
    4%
  • Independent
    4%
  • Mormon
    4%

Meridian Demographics

Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    25%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    36%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    13%
Racial Diversity
  • White
    87%
  • Hispanic
    8%
  • Asian
    3%
  • Two or more races
    2%
  • African American
    1%
  • American Indian or Alaska native
    0%
  • Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
    0%
  • Other race
    0%
Gender
  • Female
    51%
  • Male
    49%
Age
  • <10 years
    15%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    12%

Income

Median Household Income
$68,131
National
$55,322
Household Income Brackets
  • <$25k
    15%
  • $25-$44k
    18%
  • $45-$74k
    24%
  • $75-$149k
    31%
  • $150k+
    13%
Median Individual Income
$33,332
National
$27,419
Individual Income Brackets
  • <$15k
    25%
  • $15-$34k
    27%
  • $35-$64k
    26%
  • $65k+
    23%

Community

Poll
81%
of residents say there is a good sense of community.48 responses
Poll
63%
of people say LGBT residents are somewhat accepted.46 responses
Poll
What is the most helpful tip for a new resident to know before moving to your area?
Based on 19 responses
  • It is kid friendly, and close to parks and pools.
    58%
  • Liberals aren’t loved; know the city
    16%
  • Get involved in the community
    11%
  • Get to know those around you
    5%
  • Get to know your neighbors
    5%
  • When in smaller areas it's expected to go downtown
    5%
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