Meridian Population Demographics

According to US population projections for 2022, the estimated population of Meridian is 125,959. 25.19% is under 18, while 16.68% is over 65.

A closer look at the age demography reveals that 4.95% of the population was five years old or younger, 25.19% were 18 years or younger and 28.67% were aged 65 years and over. The gender split in the state was nearly even, with 51.76% female and 48.24% male.

Meridian Housing

According to the US Census, Meridian has 48,218 housing units. The average owner-occupied housing unit rate in Meridian was 99.18%. At the same time, the city's median value of owner-occupied homes was $448,100

Meridian Racial Demographics

In 2020, the US Census estimated that White Alone and Some Other Race Alone constitute 86.86% of Meridian's population. Residents of the city who were Asian Alone, made up 2.56% of the total population.

Other racial groups include Black Or African American Alone, constituting 0.98% of the city's population and White Black Or African American at 0.58%

White Alone84.08%
Some Other Race Alone2.78%
Asian Alone2.56%
Black Or African American Alone0.98%
White Black Or African American0.58%
American Indian And Alaska Native Alone0.53%

How Educated is Meridian

According to Census estimates, in 2021, 24.3% of Meridian residents had a bachelor's degree, while 15.8% had a graduate or professional degree.

Overall, 40.10% of residents have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Education Attainment (Population 25 Years and Older) in Meridian CityPercentage
High School Graduate Or Higher95.2%
Some College Or Associates Degree34.6%
Bachelors Degree Or Higher31.4%
Bachelors Degree24.3%
High School Graduate Includes Equivalency21.6%
Some College No Degree21.4%

Average Income in Meridian

The median household income in Meridian is $88,088. This figure is significantly (approximately 0.00%) less than the state average of $88,088.

Estimates by family type revealed that families earned an average of $104,304 per year, while married-couple families earned an average of $106,801.

A closer examination of the income groups of Meridian households revealed that the largest income group consisted of households with an annual income between $100,000 and $149,999. Other groups with yearly high household incomes include those between $50,000 and $74,999 (18.6%) and those with incomes exceeding $200,000 (9.4%). 2.7% of households in the City of Angels had an annual income of less than $10,000.

Median Income by Type of Family

Type of FamilyIncome
Married-couple families$106,801
Nonfamily households$51,209