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About Merced County

Merced is a county in the California State. It has a population of 273,661 and a population density of 141, which is 34% above the national average.


Merced County has a median home value of $424,431. The average rent of $1,491 is 29% above the national average rent. The average household income in Merced County is $56,330 , which is 13% below the national average of household income.

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$397,877Median Home Value
$231,000 National
$1,854Median Rent
$1,500 National
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Merced County's population is made up of 47% married, 40% single, 8% divorced and 5% widowed. Gen Z make up the largest percentage of the population at 33%, while Millennials have the second largest segment at 29%. Homeowners make up 53% of the population in Merced County.

282,290Population
327,000,000 National
141Population Density
  • 51% Male
  • 49% Female
32 Median Age
38 National
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The Per Capita income in Merced County is $26,869. The Median Household Income is $64,772

$26,869Income Per Capita
$63,690 National
$64,772Median Household Income
$68,703 National
18% Poverty Rate
$10 National
11% Unemployment Rate
$4 National
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Amenities in Merced County
Trader Joe’s
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Trader Joe’s, 855 El Camino Real, Palo Alto
Distance from Downtown 0.5 Miles
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Trader Joe’s, 855 El Camino Real, Palo Alto
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$397,877Median Home Value
$231,000 National
$1,854Median Rent
$1,500 National
2Average Household Size

Occupancy Type

Renters
47%
Home Owners
53%
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Cost of Living
120
Metro Area
National Cost of Living Index is 100 where if the Cost of living is 90 its lower than US Average and if the Cost of Living is 150 its higher than US Average
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Housing
195
San Fransisco Metro Area
130
Goods and Services
111
San Fransisco Metro Area
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Top Schools in Merced County

Los Banos Unified School District
7
/10
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659 K Street, Los Banos, CA, 93635
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675
Enrollment
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K-6
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24
Student Teacher Ratio
Atwater Elementary School District
7
/10
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201 Lake View Drive, Atwater, CA, 95301
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665
Enrollment
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K-7
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28
Student Teacher Ratio
Winton School District
7
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7265 Almond Avenue, Winton, CA, 95388
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444
Enrollment
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K-5
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21
Student Teacher Ratio
Mcswain Union Elementary School District
6
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922 Scott Road, Merced, CA, 95341
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876
Enrollment
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K-8
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20
Student Teacher Ratio
Merced City Elementary School District
6
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3200 Parsons Avenue, Merced, CA, 95340
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720
Enrollment
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K-6
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25
Student Teacher Ratio
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Today’s Weather
66°F
Mostly Clear
Weather Highlights
Summers:July high temperature is around 80°F
Winters:January low temperature is around 41°F
Rains:Gets Average 17 Inches of rains every year
Snow:Palo Alto doesn’t get snow

South Dos Palos crime index is 148 which is higher than the national average.

148
Crime Index
100
National Crime Index

Crime Index represents the risk of crime occurring in a area and is measured against national index of 100. If the Crime Index of an area is above 100 the crime in that area is relatively higher when compared to US. If the Crime Index of an area is below 100 the crime in that area is lower when compared to US.

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