Living in Merced, CA

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Merced SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
8
Affordability
4
Diversity
9.5
Safety
4
Amenities
9.5
Education
5
Commute
8

Merced, CA Crime Report

2,684
Total Crimes
3,208.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
24.91%
Above National Average

Merced, CA Cost Of Living

99
Merced's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average

Merced, California Info Snack

Merced /mrsd/ (Spanish for "Mercy") is a city in, and the county seat of, Merced County in the San Joaquin Valley of Central California. As of 2014, the city had a population of 81,743. Incorporated on April 1, 1889, Merced is a charter city that operates under a council-manager government. It is named after the Merced River, which flows nearby.
Population
82,289
Unemployment
13.7%
Poverty
29.7%
Median Home
$212,100
Median Income
$42,637
Median Rent
$954

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Rankings for Merced in California

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Map Of Merced, CA

Population over time in Merced

Year Population % Change
2017 82,289 0.3%
2016 82,008 0.7%
2015 81,461 0.4%
2014 81,120 0.8%
2013 80,490 1.1%
2012 79,639 0.9%
2011 78,953 1.1%
2010 78,111 1.3%
2009 77,080 -
Crime/100k Merced CA USA
Violent Crime 555.8 447.4 368.9
Murder 1.2 4.4 5.0
Robbery 138.7 137.3 86.2
Aggravated Assault 380.1 266.5 246.8
Property Crime 2652.4 2380.4 2199.5
Burglary 462.6 416.2 376.0
Larceny 1678.2 1571.8 1594.6
Car Theft 511.6 392.4 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Merced

White
27.0% (22,190)
African American
5.6% (4,571)
American Indian
0.2% (138)
Asian
12.1% (9,958)
Hawaiian
0.1% (60)
Other
0.3% (256)
Two Or More
2.3% (1,853)
Hispanic
52.6% (43,263)
Race Merced CA USA
White 27.0% 37.5% 61.1%
African American 5.6% 5.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 12.1% 14.1% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.4% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.3% 3.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 52.6% 38.9% 17.8%

Household Income For Merced, California

Less than $10,000
9.6% (788,575)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.6% (627,992)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.5% (1,026,899)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.8% (887,664)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.8% (1,217,113)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.2% (1,413,699)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.6% (787,937)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.5% (863,131)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.4% (365,134)
$200,000 or more
3.0% (250,750)
Income Merced CA USA
Less than $10,000 9.6% 5.1% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.6% 4.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.5% 8.0% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.8% 7.9% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.8% 10.9% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.2% 15.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.6% 12.3% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.5% 16.2% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.4% 8.3% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 3.0% 11.0% 7.0%

Gender in Merced

Female
50.5% (41,591)
Male
49.5% (40,697)
Gender Merced CA USA
Female 50.5% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 49.5% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Merced for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
14.0% (11,520)
9-12th Grade
11.0% (9,051)
High School / GED
24.0% (19,749)
Some College
24.0% (19,749)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (7,406)
Bachelor's Degree
11.0% (9,051)
Master's Degree
5.0% (4,114)
Professional Degree
1.0% (822)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (822)
Education Merced CA USA
< 9th Grade 14.0% 9.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 11.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 24.0% 21.0% 27.0%
Some College 24.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 11.0% 21.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

1 Reviews & Comments About Merced

Overall User Rating
4.0
/5

SophiatheWolfchild

I live in the Vally of California it's called Merced and I am surprised they didn't put my town in it 'What's Merced' well Merced is the gateway to Yosemite

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