Merced is a city in California, State of United States, Located 110 miles southeast of San Francisco and 275 miles northwest of Los Angeles. Merced population in 2023 is estimated to be 90,494, covers city area of 23.25 sq mi (60.2 sq km), ranks ninety-sixth largest city in California State, four-hundred-fourth city in the United States. It is named after the Merced River, Merced is a Spanish word for Mercy, is a city in Merced County, in the San Joaquin Valley, Incorporated in April 1889. Merced population as per 2020 census is 86,333 compared to 2010 population of 78,958 with the increase number of 7,375 people and growth of 9.3 percent.
Below is the Merced population by year:
Merced Population by Age
According to 2019 US population estimates, Total Merced population is 83,668, out of these 41,405 are male, 42,263 are female, The sex ratio of Merced is 98. The median age of the Merced population is 30.1, Merced population by age are, under 18 years is 23,339, 16 years and over is 62,380, 18 years and over is 60,329, 21 years and over is 55,221, 65 years and over is 9,626. 49.5% are male, 50.5% are female, Population of Merced by age percent-wise is, 27.9% are under 18 years old, 74.6% are 16 years and over, 72.1% are 18 years and over, 66.0% are 21 years and over, 9.1% are 65 years and over. There are total 26,025 housing units, The voting population of Merced are 48,427, out of these 22,671 are male voters, 25,756 are female voters, 46.8% are male, 53.2% are female. Merced population in 2022 is estimated to be 90,140, and in 2021 is estimated to be 89,208.
|5 - 9||6,854||8.2%|
|10 - 14||7,181||8.6%|
|15 - 19||5,712||6.8%|
|20 - 24||9,682||11.6%|
|25 - 34||12,900||15.4%|
|35 - 44||12,269||14.7%|
|45 - 54||8,018||9.6%|
|55 - 59||3,783||4.5%|
|60 - 64||3,901||4.7%|
|65 - 74||4,416||5.3%|
|75 - 84||2,583||3.1%|
|85 and over||578||0.7%|
Merced Population by Race
White population in Merced, California are 31,790, percentage wise 38.0 percent are whites.
Black population in Merced, California are 2,720, percentage wise 3.3 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Merced, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Caribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.
Asian population in Merced are 10,773, percentage wise 12.9 percent are asians.
Hispanic population in Merced, California are 48,366. Percentage wise 57.8 percent are hispanics, out of these 42,835 are Mexican people, 311 are Puerto Ricans, 331 are Cubans, and 4,889 are other Hispanic or Latinos.
|Population by Race||83,668||Percent|
|Black or African American||2,720||3.3%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||680||0.8%|
|Hispanic or Latino||48,366||57.8%|
|Other Hispanic or Latino||4,889|
Nativity by Place of Birth
According to 2019 estimates, Merced native population is 61,903, out of these 53,504 born in the California state and 7,408 born in other state in the United States. Foreign born or Population born outside the US are 21,765, out of these 9,312 are Naturalized US citizen, 510 are in Europe, 3,039 in Asia, 5,741 in Latin America and 22 in Northern America. Non-US Citizens, Total Foreigners living in Merced are 12,453, out of these 455 are from Europe, 972 are from Asia, 58 from Africa, 10,968 are from Latin America.
|Nativity by Place of Birth||Population|
|Born in state of residence||53,504|
|Born in other state in the United States||7,408|
|Born outside the United States||991|
|U.S. Island Areas||0|
|Born abroad of American parent(s)||991|
|Born outside of United States||21,765|
|Naturalized U.S. citizen||9,312|
|Not a U.S. citizen||12,453|
According to 2019 census estimates, Total number of houses in Merced, California are 26,025, Occupied housing units are 25,005, Rental vacancy rate is 3. Percentage of occupancy is 96, 43.00% of houses are owner occupied and 53.08% of houses are renter occupied in Merced. There are 66.80 percent of one-unit detached, 2.67 percent of one-units attached, 3.10 percent of two-unit houses, 10.06 percent of three or four unit homes. 2.39 percent are residing in mobile homes. Average household size of owner occupied is 3 and average household size of renter occupied is 3. 34.88 percent are available with one vehicle, 25.10 percent are available with two vehicles, 29.44 percent are available with three or more vehicles and 6.66 percent are no vehicles available.
|Total housing units||26,025|
|Occupied housing units||25,005|
|Occupied housing units percent||96|
|Rental vacancy rate||3|
|3 or 4 units||2,617|
|Boat, RV, van, etc.||0|
|Average household size of owner-occupied unit||3|
|Average household size of renter-occupied unit||3|
Merced Housing Market
The median value of housing unit in Merced, California is $268,100, According to 2019 estimated US census of housing market, 2.23 percent of houses are less than $50,000, 1.41 percent are between $100,000 to $150,000, 4.60 percent are between $150,000 to $200,000, 21.53 percent are between $200,000 to $300,000, 12.22 percent are between $300,000 to $500,000, 0.52 percent are between $500,000 to one million, 0.50 percent are over one million and above. Total number of Merced rental homes or apartments are 13,813, occupied by Renter, The median value of Merced average rental rate is $1,111.
|Housing unit value||Units|
|Less than $50,000||580|
|$50,000 to $99,999||0|
|$100,000 to $149,999||367|
|$150,000 to $199,999||1,196|
|$200,000 to $299,999||5,604|
|$300,000 to $499,999||3,179|
|$500,000 to $999,999||136|
|$1,000,000 or more||130|