Meridian

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  2. Meridian Statistics
  3. Meridian Property/Housing/Real Estate Information
  4. Meridian Employment Information
  5. Meridian Family Information
  6. Meridian Education Information
  7. Meridian Business Information
  8. Meridian Public Benefits Information
  9. Meridian Criminal Information
  10. Meridian Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  11. Meridian Zip Codes


Meridian Legal Resources

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Meridian Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 34,919
  • Land Area (2000): 30.533 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 0.000 square kilometers
  • Average Daily / Average High Temperature In Fahrenheit (Celsius) In January (1961-1990): 33.6186 (0.9) / (-17.8)
  • Average Daily / Average High Temperature In Fahrenheit (Celsius) In July (1961-1990): 74.1186 (23.4) / 89.0186 (31.7)
  • Average Annual Heating Degree Days (1961-1990): 5,270
  • Average Annual Cooling Degree Days (1961-1990): 814
  • Average Annual Precipitation (1961-1990): 12 inches

Meridian Population By Year


Year  Population Year  Population Year  Population
1999 25,852 2002 36,192 2005 46,118
2000 28,625 2003 39,801 2006 53,606
2001 35,649 2004 41,938 2007 64,294

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Houses (2000): 12,293
Very Low Income (VLI) Owner Households (2000): 828
Very Low Income (VLI) Renter Households (2000): 676
Meridian Real Estate Lawyers provide services for home buying/selling, commercial real estate, leases, landlord tenant, construction, land use and zoning laws. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Meridian Employment Information

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Meridian Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 0 0 0 --% 0
1991 0 0 0 --% 0
1992 0 0 0 --% 0
1993 0 0 0 --% 0
1994 0 0 0 --% 0
1995 0 0 0 --% 0
1996 0 0 0 --% 0
1997 6,951 6,766 185 2.66% 27
1998 7,269 7,063 206 2.83% 28
1999 7,437 7,234 203 2.73% 27
2000 19,047 18,590 458 2.40% 24
2001 19,583 19,059 523 2.67% 27
2002 19,493 18,840 654 3.35% 34
2003 19,638 18,990 648 3.30% 33
2004 19,800 19,253 547 2.76% 28
2005 20,698 20,221 477 2.31% 23
2006 21,503 21,123 380 1.77% 18
2007 31,775 31,048 727 2.29% 23
2008 31,554 30,455 1,098 3.48% 35
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 31,893 30,855 1,038 3.25% 33
Feb 2008 31,652 30,692 960 3.03% 30
Mar 2008 31,546 30,569 977 3.10% 31
Apr 2008 31,341 30,455 886 2.83% 28
May 2008 31,440 30,565 875 2.78% 28
Jun 2008 31,582 30,488 1,094 3.46% 35
Jul 2008 31,743 30,544 1,199 3.78% 38
Aug 2008 31,458 30,059 1,399 4.45% 44
Sep 2008 31,329 29,872 1,457 4.65% 47
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Meridian Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 1,498 15.80%
2. Construction 1,346 14.20%
3. Public Administration 459 4.84%
4. Educational Services 393 4.15%
5. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 386 4.07%
6. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 376 3.97%
7. Health Care 368 3.88%
8. Accommodation and Food Services 362 3.82%
9. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 325 3.43%
10. Finance and Insurance 258 2.72%
11. Food and Beverage Stores 199 2.10%
12. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 186 1.96%
13. Utilities 177 1.87%
14. Repair and Maintenance 148 1.56%
15. Groceries and Related Products, Wholesale 137 1.44%
16. Building Materials / Hardware / Lawn and Garden Supplies 134 1.41%
17. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 132 1.39%
18. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 130 1.37%
19. Wood Manufacturing 130 1.37%
20. Truck Transportation 128 1.35%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 1,242 15.38%
2. Finance and Insurance 730 9.04%
3. Educational Services 682 8.45%
4. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 586 7.26%
5. Accommodation and Food Services 454 5.62%
6. Public Administration 439 5.44%
7. Social Assistance 329 4.08%
8. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 315 3.90%
9. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 280 3.47%
10. Food and Beverage Stores 277 3.43%
11. Department and Other General Stores 252 3.12%
12. Personal and Laundry Services 221 2.74%
13. Construction 209 2.59%
14. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 173 2.14%
15. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 165 2.04%
16. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 163 2.02%
17. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 126 1.56%
18. Publishing / Movie / Sound Recording Industries 103 1.28%
19. Building Materials / Hardware / Lawn and Garden Supplies 69 0.85%
20. Other Direct Selling Estab 65 0.81%

Meridian Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Other Installation / Maintenance 644 6.79%
2. Other Management Occupations 537 5.66%
3. Other Sales and Related Occupations 502 5.29%
4. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 465 4.90%
5. Computer Specialists 400 4.22%
6. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 360 3.80%
7. Engineers 306 3.23%
8. Drafters / Engineering / Mappers 288 3.04%
9. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 285 3.01%
10. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 272 2.87%
11. Other Office and Admin Support 212 2.24%
12. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 209 2.20%
13. Operations Managers Non Finance 208 2.19%
14. Accountants and Auditors 193 2.04%
15. Other Construction Trades 185 1.95%
16. Top Executives 184 1.94%
17. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 183 1.93%
18. Customer Service Representatives 177 1.87%
19. Supervisors / Construction and Extract 176 1.86%
20. Business Operations Specialists 171 1.80%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Secretaries and Admins 496 6.14%
2. Other Office and Admin Support 469 5.81%
3. Business Operations Specialists 372 4.61%
4. Customer Service Representatives 332 4.11%
5. Registered Nurses 323 4.00%
6. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 323 4.00%
7. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 321 3.98%
8. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 316 3.91%
9. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 293 3.63%
10. Other Sales and Related Occupations 282 3.49%
11. Other Management Occupations 267 3.31%
12. Financial Clerks, Non-bookkeeping 208 2.58%
13. Health Technologists and Technicians 208 2.58%
14. Child Care Workers 200 2.48%
15. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 187 2.32%
16. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 165 2.04%
17. Cashiers 162 2.01%
18. Nursing / Psychiatric / Home Health 152 1.88%
19. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 144 1.78%
20. Other Healthcare Support 141 1.75%

Meridian Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 15,352 64.18%
15-35 hours 3,211 13.42%
1-14 hours 654 2.73%
No regular hours 4,702 19.66%

Meridian Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 412 2.45%
5 AM-5:29 AM 461 2.74%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 832 4.95%
6 AM-6:29 AM 1,416 8.43%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 2,048 12.19%
7 AM-7:29 AM 2,800 16.67%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 2,916 17.36%
8 AM-8:29 AM 1,822 10.85%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 951 5.66%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 760 4.52%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 248 1.48%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 143 0.85%
Noon-3:59 PM 751 4.47%
4 PM-11:59 PM 1,238 7.37%

Meridian Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 317 1.89%
5-9 1,271 7.57%
10-14 2,304 13.72%
15-19 2,968 17.67%
20-24 4,490 26.73%
25-29 1,737 10.34%
30-34 2,580 15.36%
35-39 245 1.46%
40-44 129 0.77%
45-59 311 1.85%
60-89 284 1.69%
At least 90 162 0.96%

Meridian Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 0 0.00% 13,087 77.91%
30-44 0 0.00% 2,954 17.59%
45-59 0 0.00% 311 1.85%
At least 60 0 0.00% 446 2.66%

Meridian Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 60 0.34%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 1,764 10.10%
 Car / truck / van, solo 14,830 84.95%
 Motorcycle 9 0.05%
 Other 65 0.37%
 Public transportation 0 0.00%
 Walked 70 0.40%
 Worked at home 660 3.78%

Meridian Employment Lawyers handle cases involving employment contracts, severance agreements, OSHA, workers compensation, ADA, race, sex, pregnancy, national-orgin, sexual orientation and age discrimination, sexual harassment, hours & wages and overtime issues. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Meridian Family Information

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Households (2000): 11,753 (34,591 people)
Families (2000): 9,516 (31,072 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 4,996
People at same address in 1995: 10,505

Meridian Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 508 4.32%
$10,000-$14,999 370 3.15%
$15,000-$19,999 451 3.84%
$20,000-$24,999 589 5.01%
$25,000-$29,999 805 6.85%
$30,000-$34,999 493 4.19%
$35,000-$39,999 623 5.30%
$40,000-$44,999 880 7.49%
$45,000-$49,999 680 5.79%
$50,000-$59,999 1,357 11.55%
$60,000-$74,999 1,983 16.87%
$75,000-$99,999 1,727 14.69%
$100,000-$124,999 806 6.86%
$125,000-$149,999 218 1.85%
$150,000-$199,999 163 1.39%
$200,000 or more 100 0.85%

Meridian Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 1,717 14.52%
 Family, 2 people 3,360 28.40%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 472 3.99%
 Family, 3 people 2,177 18.40%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 80 0.68%
 Family, 4 people 2,357 19.93%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 32 0.27%
 Family, 5 people 1,071 9.05%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 9 0.08%
 Family, 6 people 407 3.44%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 3 0.03%
 Family, 7 or more people 143 1.21%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 1 0.01%

Meridian Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 10,565 32.95%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 4,191 13.07%
Public Assistance 203 0.63%
Retirement 1,293 4.03%
Self Employment 1,895 5.91%
Social Security 1,678 5.23%
Supplemental Security 274 0.85%
Wage / Salary 10,241 31.94%
Other 1,727 5.39%

Meridian Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 3,140 39.72%
 With children under 18 4,765 60.28%

Meridian Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 1,018 8.59%
 Married 8,304 70.09%
 Never Married 2,384 20.12%
 Widowed 141 1.19%

Meridian Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 1,594 12.56%
 Married 8,314 65.49%
 Never Married 2,142 16.87%
 Widowed 646 5.09%

Meridian Family Lawyers help clients with family law issues, such as marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, annulment, child support, custody, division of property, alimony, palimony, restraining orders, spousal support, uncontested divorce and visitation rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Meridian Education Information

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Meridian Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 482 2.09%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 1,620 7.03%
 High school diploma or equivalent 6,468 28.08%
 Some college, no degree 7,017 30.46%
 Associate degree 1,731 7.51%
 Bachelors degree 4,495 19.51%
 Graduate or professional degree 1,224 5.31%

Meridian Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 314 0.90% 427 1.22% 741 2.12%
Kindergarten 736 2.11% 12 0.03% 748 2.14%
Grades 1-4 2,406 6.89% 209 0.60% 2,615 7.49%
Grades 5-8 2,040 5.84% 238 0.68% 2,278 6.52%
Grades 9-12 1,876 5.37% 94 0.27% 1,970 5.64%
Undergrad college 996 2.85% 205 0.59% 1,201 3.44%
Graduate or professional school 229 0.66% 58 0.17% 287 0.82%
Total 8,597 24.62% 1,243 3.56% 9,840 28.18%

Meridian Education Lawyers represent colleges, school districts, other educational institutions, and students in the practice of education law. They handle issues related to No Child Left Behind, special education, and disability rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Meridian Business Information

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Wholesale trade sales (2002): $590,818,000
Retail sales (2002): $470,802,000
Accommodation and foodservices sales (2002): $46,556,000
Meridian Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Meridian Public Benefits Information

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Meridian Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 32,607 94.42%
 Below Poverty Level 1,926 5.58%

Meridian Public Benefits Lawyers assess the range of local, state and federal government benefits to which their clients may be entitled and help them apply for such programs, as well as appeal decisions denying such benefits to their clients. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Meridian Criminal Information

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Meridian Crimes Per 1,000 People By Type And Year



Year  Aggravated Assault  Forcible Rape  Murder / Manslaughter  Robbery Total Violent Crimes  Arson  Burglary  Larceny / Theft  Motor Vehicle Theft Total Property Crimes
1999 1.199 0.309 0.000 0.116 1.625 0.232 5.841 26.536 1.702 34.311
2000 0.699 0.175 0.000 0.105 0.978 0.664 14.009 28.472 1.537 44.681
2001 1.066 0.252 0.000 0.084 1.403 0.309 5.161 23.142 1.318 29.931
2002 0.608 0.166 0.000 0.083 0.857 0.442 3.841 27.796 0.967 33.046
2003 1.080 0.251 0.050 0.301 1.683 0.151 5.151 25.753 1.181 32.085
2004 1.598 0.548 0.000 0.119 2.265 0.358 4.530 23.940 1.669 30.140
2005 1.453 0.260 0.022 0.152 1.886 0.217 5.508 20.187 1.474 27.169
2006 1.586 0.261 0.019 0.168 2.033 0.298 5.037 17.423 1.474 23.934
2007 1.306 0.404 0.000 0.124 1.835 0.264 2.940 13.952 1.042 17.933

Meridian Law Enforcement Employeess

Year  Officers  Civilian
2004 14 57
2005 13 61
2006 14 68
2007 19 70

Meridian Crime Index

Year  Index
1999 929
2000 1,307
2001 1,117
2002 1,227

Meridian Criminal Lawyers represent defendants in municipal, state and federal criminal proceedings. These lawyers commonly handle cases involving DUI/DWI (drunk driving), drug possession, gun crimes, traffic tickets, violent crimes, sex crimes, theft offenses and white collar crimes. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Meridian Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Meridian Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 7,505 21.49%
10-19 Years 4,961 14.21%
20-29 Years 4,940 14.15%
30-39 Years 7,076 20.26%
40-49 Years 4,649 13.31%
50-59 Years 2,716 7.78%
60-69 Years 1,501 4.30%
70-79 Years 1,041 2.98%
80-89 Years 453 1.30%
90+ Years 77 0.22%

Meridian Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 17,138 49.08%
 Female 17,781 50.92%

Meridian Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 32,270 92.41%
 Hispanic/Latino 1,291 3.70%
 Multiracial 569 1.63%
 Asian 432 1.24%
 African-American 155 0.44%
 Amerindian 143 0.41%
 Pacific Islander 39 0.11%
 Other Race 20 0.06%

Meridian Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. German 7,410 22.50%
2. English 5,414 16.44%
3. Irish 3,969 12.05%
4. United States Or American 3,229 9.81%
5. Norwegian 1,774 5.39%
6. Italian 1,402 4.26%
7. Swedish 1,201 3.65%
8. Scottish 1,182 3.59%
9. French Non-Basque 1,162 3.53%
10. Dutch 921 2.80%

Meridian Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 29,117 94.40%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 844 2.74%
3. Other Slavic 162 0.53%
4. Korean 124 0.40%
5. French 95 0.31%
6. German 87 0.28%
7. Vietnamese 87 0.28%
8. Russian 54 0.18%
9. Chinese 38 0.12%
10. Japanese 29 0.09%

Meridian Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 33,755 96.84%
 Naturalized immigrant 669 1.92%
 Not a citizen 434 1.25%

Meridian Immigration Lawyers help clients navigate through the federal immigration process. They help workers secure temporary visas (H1-B, fiances obtain K-1 visas, and permanent immigrants apply for Green Cards or citizenship. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.
Meridian Civil Rights Lawyers represent clients who have been illegally discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and national origin. If you have suffered employment discrimination, sexual harassment, or have been treated differently by a hotel, restaurant, or other public accommodation, a civil rights lawyer can help you determine whether your rights were violated and what types of redress are available. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Meridian Zip Codes

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Alphabetical | By Population

83642 83646 83680