Meridian, ID 83642 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 83642: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Meridian, ID 83642

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Ada County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.609, Longitude -116.398
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,891
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 17,080
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 764
    • Single Family Addresses: 16,316

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Meridian, ID 83642 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 45,123
Daytime Population: Workers 31,462
Daytime Population: Residents 24,110
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 55,572
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.23
Population in Households 44,829
Population in Familes 38,784
Population in Group Qrtrs 294
Population Density2 1,021
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $60,953
Average Household Income $80,019
Per Capita Income $27,883


Total Housing Units 16,329 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,190 (68.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,435 (27.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 704 ( 4.3%)
Median Home Value $224,677
Average Home Value $251,859


Total Households 15,625
Average Household Size 2.87
Family Households 12,011
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 2.51% 2.17%
Households 2.44% 2.15%
Families 2.31% 2.05%
Median Household Income   1.48%
Per Capita Income   2.22%

Meridian, ID 83642 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 83642 to the other 275 ZIP Codes in Idaho by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 5 99th
Population Density # 14 95th
Diversity Index # 110 60th
Median Household Income # 15 95th
Per Capita Income # 50 82nd

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