Quick Facts - Census Data

Square Miles: approximately 32

 Population (2017): 42,636 (up 6.9% since 2010)

Persons 65 Years and Over (2017): 15.6%

Persons Under 18 Years (2017): 19.5%

Persons Under 5 Years (2017): 5.2%

Median Age (2000): 35.4 years

Female Population (2017): 53.2%

Persons with a disability Under Age 65 (2016): 5.6% 

Households (2016): 17,834

Media Housing Value (2016): $186,000

Median Household Income (2016): $65,414

Per Capita Income (2016): $39,707

Persons in Poverty (2016): 12.1%

Persons Per Household (2016): 2.30

Language other than English Spoken in the Home (2016): 17%

Median Gross Rent: $828

College Bachelors Degree or Higher (2016): 65.1% (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