Meridian Idaho Population Growth 1990 to 2008

Posted by Jace Stolfo on Monday, February 23rd, 2009 at 11:19am.

Since 1990 Meridian has grown from a rural town of 9,596 to city of over 73,000 in 2008.  Almost every year since 1990 Meridian has had double digit increases in percentage population growth.  When the Meridian real estate market was booming in 2005 and 2006 the city had upwards of 18% annual population growth.   From 2007 to 2008 growth slowed  1.63%. 

Year Meridian % Growth
2008 73,040 1.63%
2007 71,866 7.96%
2006 66,565 18.64%
2005 56,108 17.65%
2004 47,690 12.26%
2003 42,481 6.89%
2002 39,744 13.82%
     
2000 34,919 21.76%
1999 28,679 8.55%
1998 26,421 8.22%
1997 24,415 11.62%
1996 21,873 15.96%
1995 18,863 13.90%
1994 16,561 72.58%
     
1990 9,596  
Source: Compass.org. Information not guaranteed.

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