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-Mild climate
-Outdoor recreation
-Attractive setting

Cons

-Entertainment
-Economic cycles
-Growth and sprawl


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Boise is the capital, largest city, and cultural center of Idaho. The clean and attractive downtown is framed by mountains to the northeast and irrigated agricultural plains to the west. The economy is a diverse blend of agriculture, agricultural processing, light manufacturing, and high-tech industries, including Micron Technology (semiconductors), Hewlett-Packard, and J.R. Simplot (agriculture and french-fry fame). The presence of state government rounds out the economic picture. More recently, the mountains, pleasant climate and low costs relative to other West Coast locations has brought a strong surge of migrants, many from California, and the typical construction real estate and service businesses that emerge from such migration. Considerable recent job growth has resulted from this migration.


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    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Meridian is 3.40 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Meridian jobs have Increased by 3.02 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Meridian's cost of living is 3.80% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Meridian's population is 90,739 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 845.59 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 26 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Meridian is $208,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.11%.
    SCHOOLS
    Meridian public schools spend $6,141 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 21.4 students per teacher in Meridian.

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  3/26/2017
Awakening

We moved here less than a year ago. We are pleased with the schools. My kids have made very good friends. We like the weather. Housing is very affordable still. We plan... (Read More)

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  3/22/2017
No longer the best

Hi, we moved here 7 years ago and thought that this place was heaven. But once we were voted the best place to live, we saw a 845.95 % rise in population. The traffic is... (Read More)

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  2/5/2016
30 Minutes to Anything

Born and raised in Idaho, now in the Boise area. I've snowboarded and waterskied in the same day here. I've driven through mountains to get to sand dunes. I go back... (Read More)

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