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  1. Public Schools
    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    C
  3. Housing
    A
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    A-
Meridian Charter Township is a suburb of Lansing with a population of 42,604. Meridian Charter Township is in Ingham County and is one of the best places to live in Michigan. Living in Meridian Charter Township offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Meridian Charter Township there are a lot of parks. Many young professionals live in Meridian Charter Township and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Meridian Charter Township are highly rated.
About Meridian Charter Township...
Population
42,604

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$213,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$900
National
$949
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    39%
  • Own
    61%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    130
    282.7
  • Murder
    2.3
    6.1
  • Rape
    60.4
    40.7
  • Robbery
    34.8
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    267
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,133.6
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    130
    284

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    15%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    37%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    29%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    20%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    10%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    13%

Working in Meridian Charter Township

Jobs
A-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$70,489
National
$55,322
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Meridian Charter Township Reviews

2 reviews
Okemos Public schools are some of the best in the country. People from all over the world come to our town to scramble for a residency here. Located closely to Michigan State University, you can get a top notch education with a small town feel.
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Good schools that include Okemos and Haslett School districts. Good variety of restaurants and things to do. Very affordable homes. Close to MSU and a State Government. Easy to commute to work. Low crime rates. Beautiful summer, fall, and late spring weather.