Quick Facts - Census Data

Square Miles: approximately 32

 Population (July 1, 2018): 43,318 (up 9.2% since 2010)

Persons 65 Years and Over: 16.2%

Persons Under 18 Years: 20.2%

Persons Under 5 Years: 5.3%

Median Age (2000): 35.4 years

Female Population: 52.8%

Persons with a disability Under Age 65 (2013-2017): 5.6% 

Households (2013-2017): 18,008

Median Housing Value: $195,600

Median Household Income: $67,569

Per Capita Income: $42,432

Persons in Poverty: 12.6%

Persons Per Household: 2.30

Language other than English Spoken in the Home: 18.9%

Median Gross Rent: $877

High School Graduates (2013-2017): 96%

College Bachelors Degree or Higher (2013-2017): 66.2% (over age 25)

County Parks: 430+ acres; 2 parks
Township Parks: 906+ acres; 29 parks
Preserved Open Space: 954+ acres
100 miles of bicycle-pedestrian pathways and park trails

Hidden Gems:
Harris Nature Center
Nokomis Learning Center
Meridian Farmers Market
Meridian Historic Village
Land Preservation properties - 20 preserves

Meridian Cares Program: Temporary assistance to residents in a financial crisis
Green Meridian - Recycling Program
HOMTV Studios: Government Access Channel

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Meridian Township is situated just north of I-96, exit 110 and just south of I-69, exit 94.Grand River Avenue(M-43) bisects the community east to west and BL-69 crosses the northwest third of the Township.

Meridian Township regional map