In 2021, Merced, CA had a population of 279k people with a median age of 31.3 and a median household income of $58,861. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Merced, CA grew from 273,661 to 279,150, a 2.01% increase and its median household income grew from $56,330 to $58,861, a 4.49% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Merced, CA are Other (Hispanic) (33.5%), White (Non-Hispanic) (25.9%), White (Hispanic) (20.2%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (7.31%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (6.16%).
None of the households in Merced, CA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
84.5% of the residents in Merced, CA are U.S. citizens.
In 2021, the median property value in Merced, CA was $288,400, and the homeownership rate was 51.6%.
Most people in Merced, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 30.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Merced, CA was 2 cars per household.