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  1. Public Schools
    C-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    A-
  4. Nightlife
    A
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    B+
Meridian Kessler is a neighborhood in Indianapolis, Indiana with a population of 12,676. Meridian Kessler is in Marion County and is one of the best places to live in Indiana. Living in Meridian Kessler offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Meridian Kessler there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Meridian Kessler and residents tend to be liberal.
About Meridian Kessler...
Population
12,676

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$290,681
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,175
National
$949
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    24%
  • Own
    76%
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Crime & Safety

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

Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$103,447
National
$55,322
Families with Children
29%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    33%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    38%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    18%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    7%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    13%
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Meridian Kessler Reviews

2 reviews
Best bang for your buck. I'm a newer resident in the Meridian-Kessler neighborhood, but I love how walkable anything/everything is. There is very much a sense of community in this neighborhood. Though I am currently renting right now, I am looking to purchase a home in the neighborhood or nearby.
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Meridian Kessler has everything you need and more. The neighborhood is incredibly friendly to cyclists and walkers. There are restaurants all across the spectrum, coffee shops, butcher shops, grocers, bakeries, banks, affordable housing, etc. I almost never have to leave my neighborhood to get what I need and I bike or walk everywhere.