Census 2010: Idaho › Meridian

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Meridian

Square miles: 26.8 Population per sq. mile: 2,802.8

  • 2010 population: 75,092
  • 2000 population: 34,919
  • Total change: 40,173 (115.0%)

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2010 population by race/ethnicity

Diversity Index: 23.2%
The USA TODAY Diversity Index represents the probability that two people from this area will have different ethnic backgrounds. A higher number reflects a more ethnically diverse population.

Age breakdown Median: 32.5 years old

Meridian population

Race/ethnicity2010 population2010 percentage2000 population2000 percentage2000-2010 change
White69,07192.0%32,92794.3%109.8%
Black5730.8%1640.5%249.4%
American Indian/Alaska Native3750.5%1660.5%125.9%
Asian1,3451.8%4401.3%205.7%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander1060.1%420.1%152.4%
Other race1,4491.9%4381.3%230.8%
Two or more races2,1732.9%7422.1%192.9%
Total75,092100%34,919100%115.0%
*Hispanic origin5,1116.8%1,2913.7%295.9%

*Residents of Hispanic origin can be of any race.

Ages 0-17

Population: 25,100 (33.4%)

Diversity Index: 33.8%

Ages 18+

Population: 50,000 (66.6%)

Diversity Index: 22.2%

Race/ethnicityAges 0-17% of 0-17 totalAges 18+% of 18+ total
White22,40089.2%46,66293.3%
Black2451.0%3280.7%
American Indian/Alaska Native1180.5%2570.5%
Asian3841.5%9611.9%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander320.1%740.1%
Other race5512.2%8981.8%
Two or more races1,3505.4%8201.6%
Total25,100100%50,000100%
*Hispanic origin2,3109.2%2,7995.6%

*Residents of Hispanic origin can be of any race.

Gender
Male2010
Population36,796 (49.0%)
Median age31.8
Female2010
Population38,296 (51.0%)
Median age33
Age breakdown by gender
AgePopulation% of totalMale% of male totalFemale% of female total
Under 1014,70019.6%7,53020.5%7,18018.7%
10 to 19 years12,00016.0%6,16016.7%5,80015.1%
20 to 29 years8,06010.7%3,77010.2%4,29011.2%
30 to 39 years12,40016.5%5,96016.2%6,40016.7%
40 to 49 years10,80014.4%5,38014.6%5,38014.0%
50 to 59 years7,4609.9%3,6109.8%3,86010.1%
60 to 69 years5,2907.0%2,4906.8%2,7907.3%
70 to 79 years2,7103.6%1,2103.3%1,5003.9%
80 and older1,7702.4%6721.8%1,1002.9%
Total75,092100%36,796100%38,296100%

*Residents of Hispanic origin can be of any race.

Housing Units
Owner-occupied2010
Population57,397
Avg. household size3.0
Renter-occupied2010
Population17,388
Avg. household size3.0
Vacancies
Vacancy Rate2010
Owner-occupied properties3%
Renter-occupied properties4.7%
Overall vacancy rate5.1%
Housing Units2010% of total
Occupied25,30294.9%
Vacant1,372 5.1%
For rent2931.1%
Rented, but unoccupied210.1%
For sale6122.3%
Sold, but unoccupied710.3%
Seasonal use only1350.5%
Other vacant units2400.9%
Total26,674100%
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Credits: Ryan Pitts, Mike Tigas Special thanks: USA Today Census team