Meridian Real Estate

Meridian, Idaho Real Estate

Meridian is the third-largest community in the state of Idaho with an estimated 114,161 number of the population according to the U.S. Census Bureau in 2019. It is located between the Snake River and the Rocky Mountains in the Treasure Valley.

There are numerous reasons why Meridian is considered one of the best places to live in the whole USA and was even number 1 in the list in the 2015  in USA Today. This is because Meridian has everything “home” is meant to have - lots of scenic views, affordable and lovely homes, opportunity to grow a business or have employment, enjoy Idaho’s outdoor activities with the whole family and enjoy each of the distinct seasons. The schools here are also ones of the phenomenal and top-rating schools. This gives everyone the opportunity to enjoy a combination of living a simple, healthy and active lifestyle in a suburban community.

Meridian Homes for Sale

Meridian Real Estate Market

Active Listings: 185 Pending Home Sales: 734
Sold Properties in the Last 12 Months: 4,111 Avg. Days on Market: 41
Months of Supply: 0.54 months Price Range: $23,000 - $2,100,000
Avg. Sold Price Last 12 Months: $399,486 Avg. Sold Price Last 48 Months: $362,910
Percentage of Price Change: 9.2% Avg. Square Footage: 1,288

*MLS Data based on September 2020

Why Live in Meridian, Idaho?

Meridian has just celebrated its 125th anniversary last August 18th since its founding. Its history started around the 1880s where settlers came in waves from different states including Nebraska, Arkansa, Missouri and North Dakota despite the lack of irrigation in the area. They called the settlement as Hunter, which was named after the local railroad superintendent. As more settlers came in, irrigation has become a necessity in the area. 

It was in August 18, 1893 when Meridian was finally named when Eliza Zenger’s husband, Christian, filed the town plat with county officials in the very property owned by Eliza. It is also where downtown Meridian is standing strong today. 

Since its beginning, Meridian has gradually flourished and improves daily. A lot of investors and new residents have witnessed how this beautiful city became a great place like it is today. From farms to lush areas, to beautiful residential homes, everything in Meridian, Idaho is a great dedication to the people to continuously make this community an ideal place to live and thrive. 

Meridian is home to a variety of large and beautiful recreational parks. Each of the parks have their own theme and offer different experiences to visitors. These parks include Meridian Settlers Park, Discovery Park and the famous Julius M. Kleiner Memorial Park. Community parks include Storey Bark Park (Off-Leash Dog Park), Bear Creek Park, Fuller Park and Storey Park and a lot more. Water recreational facilities include Wahooz Family Fun Zone and Roaring Springs Waterpark. Another place that offers a different experience is the Meridian Speedway. The Village at Meridian is worth the mention as it is known for housing a lot of shops, restaurants, arcades, entertainment and a movie theater in its glamorous European-style architecture.

Areas in Meridian

Northeast Meridian Northwest Meridian
Southeast Meridian Southwest Meridian

Education in Meridian

What is nice in Meridian is that most of the neighborhoods are near top-rated schools. With a total of 88 schools, 38 public schools and 50 private schools, every student is ensured the attention they need from their teacher which really helps in their performances - especially in academics. Some schools are also recipients of notable awards.

Top Meridian Neighborhoods

Alpine Pointe Bainbridge Bear Creek
Bellano Creek Blackrock Bridgetower
Bridgetower West Cadence Caven Ridge Estates
Century Farm Fall Creek Heritage Commons
Heritage Grove Hillsdale Park Kingsbridge
La Mirada Lochsa Falls Maddyn Village
Movado Oakwood Estates Paramount
Reflection Ridge Sawtooth Creek Settlers Bridge
Shelburne Sky Mesa Spurwing Heights
The Oaks Tuscany Verado

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