Merced, CA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-09
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Merced, California Info Snack

Population
84,081
Unemployment
11.4%
Poverty
25.8%
Median Home
$251,500
Median Income
$49,973
Median Rent
$1,032

Merced SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
8
Affordability
4
Diversity
9
Safety
4
Amenities
9.5
Education
4
Commute
6

Merced, CA Crime Report

2,621
Total Crimes
3,112.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
32.69%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Merced
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 2,621 3,112.9 2,581.0 2,346.0
Violent Crime 672 798.1 442.0 387.8
Murder 7 8.3 5.6 6.5
Robbery 133 158.0 113.6 73.9
Aggravated Assault 492 584.3 288.7 279.7
Property Crime 1,949 2,314.8 2,138.9 1,958.2
Burglary 390 463.2 369.7 314.2
Larceny 1,132 1,344.5 1,341.7 1,398.0
Car Theft 427 507.1 427.6 246.0

Merced, CA Cost Of Living

101
Merced's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Merced California National Average
Overall 101 140 100
Services 88 112 100
Groceries 103 113 100
Health 113 115 100
Housing 92 198 100
Transportation 111 134 100
Utilities 130 126 100

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Rankings for Merced in California

Map Of Merced, CA

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Population over time in Merced

Year Population % Change
2020 84,081 2.2%
2019 82,289 0.3%
2018 82,008 0.7%
2017 81,461 0.4%
2016 81,120 0.8%
2015 80,490 1.1%
2014 79,639 0.9%
2013 78,953 1.1%
2012 78,111 1.3%
2011 77,080 -

Race / Ethnicity in Merced

White
24.0% (20,173)
African American
4.7% (3,980)
American Indian
0.2% (180)
Asian
10.6% (8,954)
Hawaiian
0.1% (68)
Other
0.3% (259)
Two Or More
2.4% (2,001)
Hispanic
57.6% (48,466)
Race Merced CA USA
White 24.0% 36.5% 60.1%
African American 4.7% 5.4% 12.2%
American Indian 0.2% 0.3% 0.6%
Asian 10.6% 14.6% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.3% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 2.4% 3.4% 2.8%
Hispanic 57.6% 39.1% 18.2%

Gender in Merced

Female
50.0% (42,064)
Male
50.0% (42,017)
Gender Merced CA USA
Female 50.0% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 50.0% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Merced for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
15.0% (12,612)
9-12th Grade
12.0% (10,089)
High School / GED
23.0% (19,338)
Some College
24.0% (20,179)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (8,408)
Bachelor's Degree
10.0% (8,408)
Master's Degree
4.0% (3,363)
Professional Degree
1.0% (840)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (840)
Education Merced CA USA
< 9th Grade 15.0% 8.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 12.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 23.0% 20.0% 27.0%
Some College 24.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 10.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 4.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Merced, California

Less than $10,000
8.6% (724,095)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.4% (541,571)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.1% (936,303)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.7% (817,883)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.1% (1,185,773)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.8% (1,663,872)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.2% (860,199)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.2% (1,027,249)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.9% (330,311)
$200,000 or more
3.8% (320,837)
Income Merced CA USA
Less than $10,000 8.6% 4.7% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.4% 3.9% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.1% 6.9% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.7% 7.1% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.1% 10.0% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.8% 15.3% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.2% 12.3% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.2% 17.1% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.9% 9.4% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 3.8% 13.3% 8.3%

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