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Meridian is a charter township in Ingham County, in the Lansing metro area.
The latitude of Meridian is 42.727N. The longitude is -84.415W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 850 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 39,116.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Meridian demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Ingham County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 48840 ZIP code.
22% of Meridian residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Meridian ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Meridian was $32,190, compared with $21,587 nationally.
60% of Meridian residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Meridian, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $585. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,302.
Ingham County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Meridian political report.
The average commute time for Meridian workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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