Meridian, Idaho is ranked 48th in the Top 100 US Cities by TIME magazine. It joined the likes of Beaverton, OR (#12), Santa Monica, CA (#18) and Grapevine, TX (#19), to name a few. It came in 9th place in the West Region.

TIME wrote that Meridian has been the fastest growing city in Idaho for over 20 years. Moody's Analytics forecasts a 9.2% job growth for Ada County between 2016 and 2021. Median home prices in Meridian are $245,000.

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