Meridian is located close to the center of Idaho. Meridian is part of Ada County. Meridian has 26.79 square miles of land area and 0.05 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Meridian population is 81,025, which has grown 132.04% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 23.61% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Meridian median household income is $63,225 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 18.67% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 25.98% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Meridian median house value is $186,400 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 53.80% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 50.99% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Meridian is better than the state average in quality. The Meridian area code is 208.