Popular real estate near Meridian, ID (City Center)
Median real estate prices in the City Center of Meridian are $158,228, which is more expensive than 65.3% of the neighborhoods in Idaho and 51.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Meridian City Center are currently $679, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 82.1% of the neighborhoods in Idaho.
Meridian City Center is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Meridian, Idaho.
Real estate in the City Center of Meridian, ID is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the City Center neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 6.9% in Meridian City Center. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 57.4% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Meridian, the City Center neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Meridian City Center neighborhood has more Spanish and English ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Spanish ancestry and 14.9% have English ancestry.The Neighbors The Neighbors: Income
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the City Center neighborhood in Meridian are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 55.8% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 9.6% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 59.2% of America's neighborhoods.The Neighbors: Occupations
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the shear diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations. In the Meridian City Center neighborhood, 43.2% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 22.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (18.2%), and 15.9% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco. In the City Center neighborhood in Meridian, ID, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (14.9%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (10.6%) , and residents who report Irish roots (7.1%) , and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (7.1%) , along with some Scots-Irish ancestry residents (1.8%), among others.The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Meridian City Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.0% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (4.2%).Getting to Work
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Meridian City Center neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (56.8% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (90.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (8.4%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.
|MEDIAN HOUSE VALUE||$158,228|
HOUSE VALUE RANGE
|RENTAL PRICE||Very high cost relative to ID, medium cost relative to the nation|
|NEIGHBORHOOD LOOK, FEEL, & CHARACTER||DETAILS|
|THE SETTING||Suburban (based on population density)|
|TYPE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Single-family homes, some Small apartment buildings, some Complexes/high rise apartments, some Rowhouses & attached homes and a few Mobile homes|
|SIZE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Medium-sized dwellings (3 or 4 bedrooms), some Large dwellings (4 or 5 bedrooms) and a few Small dwellings (1, 2, or no bedrooms)|
|AGE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Established but not old (Built 1970 – 1999), some Newer Homes (Built 2000 or later), some Well established older homes (Built 1940 - 1969) and some Historic homes (Built 1939 or earlier)|
|HOMEOWNERSHIP||Mixed owners & renters|
|SPECIAL CHARACTER||Mostly Urban Sophisticates, Hip & Trendy and Quiet|
|AGE & LIFESTYLE||Mostly Mixed ages, some Young singles-upwardly mobile (young, educated, professionally employed, and single), some Families with children (family households with school-aged children) and some Seniors (people 65 and over)|
|EDUCATION LEVEL||Rating: 8 (5 is average for the U.S., 10 is most educated)|
|INCOME||Middle income (near average income for America)|
|OCCUPATIONS||Mostly Executive, managerial & professional, some Sales & Service workers, some Clerical, assistants & technical support, some Manufacturing & Laborers and some Government employees|
|ETHNICITY / ANCESTRY||Mostly White (non-Hispanic), some Hispanic, some Irish ancestry, some Mexican, some East Asian and some Italian ancestry|
|LANGUAGES||Mostly English speaking and some Spanish speaking|
|SCHOOLS IN THIS NEIGHBORHOOD *||GRADES|
SPALDING ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
12311 WEST BRADDOCK DR, BOISE, ID 83709
CROSSROADS MIDDLE SCHOOL
650 NORTH NOLA, MERIDIAN, ID 83642
2311 EAST LANARK ST, MERIDIAN, ID 83642
LEWIS & CLARK MIDDLE SCHOOL
4141 EAST PINE ST, MERIDIAN, ID 83642
RENAISSANCE HIGH SCHOOL
1307 EAST CENTRAL DR, MERIDIAN, ID 83642
* Depending on where you live in this neighborhood, your children may attend these schools or other schools outside the neighborhood. Always check with your local school department to determine which schools your children may attend based on your specific address and your child's grade-level.
This neighborhood is served by one 1 district.
35,537 Students enrolled in District
READING & MATH
|ETHNIC/RACIAL GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|WHITE (NON-HISPANIC) (%)||83.7||78.5|
|ASIAN OR PACIFIC ISLANDER (%)||2.3||1.3|
|AMERICAN INDIAN OR NATIVE OF ALASKA (%)||0.7||1.4|
|ECONOMIC GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED (%)||27.2||45.0|
|FOR THIS DISTRICT||PER STUDENT||TOTAL||% OF TOTAL|
|NEIGHBORHOOD EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENT|
|ADULTS IN NEIGHBORHOOD WITH COLLEGE DEGREE OR HIGHER (%)||33.9|
|CHILDREN IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD LIVING IN POVERTY (%)||9.6|
|PERIOD||TOTAL APPRECIATION||AVG. ANNUAL RATE||COMPARED TO ID*||COMPARED TO AMERICA*|
|LAST 10 YEARS|
|LAST 5 YEARS|
|LAST 2 YEARS|
|LAST 12 MONTHS|
|* 10 is highest|
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in Meridian 1 in 711
in Idaho 1 in 498
National Median 29.1
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in Meridian 1 in 73
in Idaho 1 in 48
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