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Population in 2012: 80,793 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +26.5%
Males: 38,814  (48.0%)
Females: 41,979  (52.0%)

Median resident age:  28.3 years
California median age:  35.3 years

Zip codes: 95340.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $36,027 (it was $30,429 in 2000)
Merced:

$36,027
CA:

$58,328
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,170

Merced city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $141,600 (it was $103,200 in 2000)
Merced:

$141,600
CA:

$349,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $165,850; Detached houses: $171,440; Townhouses or other attached units: $186,646; In 2-unit structures: $188,056; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $202,857; Mobile homes: $25,107

Median gross rent in 2012: $833.

Recent home sales, real estate maps, and home value estimator for zip codes: 95340, 95341, 95348.

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  • Hispanic - 40,879 (50.6%)
  • White alone - 24,530 (30.4%)
  • Asian alone - 10,214 (12.6%)
  • Black alone - 3,057 (3.8%)
  • Two or more races - 1,968 (2.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 150 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Merced: 90.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (6.0%), Irish (5.6%), English (3.9%), Italian (2.3%), Portuguese (2.2%), United States (1.8%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 171 feet

Land area: 19.9 square miles.

Population density: 4,067 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Merced:

  • High school or higher: 73.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 18.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Merced city:

  • Never married: 37.6%
  • Now married: 42.1%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

16,015 residents are foreign born (14.3% Latin America, 6.2% Asia).

This city:  21.0%
California:  27.1%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 240 registered sex offenders living in Merced, California as of July 23, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Merced to the number of sex offenders is 337 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,453 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $855 (0.8%)

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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fresno, CA (52.4 miles , pop. 427,652).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (252.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Bear Creek, CA (1.9 miles ), University of California Merced, CA (2.3 miles) , Tuttle, CA (2.4 miles) , McSwain, CA (2.5 miles ), Atwater, CA (2.8 miles ), Planada, CA (3.0 miles ), Winton, CA (3.1 miles ), Cressey, CA (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 172 buildings, average cost: $88,400
  • 1998: 190 buildings, average cost: $92,700
  • 1999: 172 buildings, average cost: $110,300
  • 2000: 331 buildings, average cost: $114,800
  • 2001: 434 buildings, average cost: $118,200
  • 2002: 514 buildings, average cost: $128,700
  • 2003: 1014 buildings, average cost: $125,100
  • 2004: 715 buildings, average cost: $141,100
  • 2005: 1428 buildings, average cost: $153,800
  • 2006: 953 buildings, average cost: $160,100
  • 2007: 208 buildings, average cost: $130,600
  • 2008: 21 buildings, average cost: $135,600
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $102,400
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $209,100
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 37.31 N, Longitude: 120.48 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Gateway to Yosemite

Daytime population change due to commuting: -28,225 (-34.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 16,936 (60.0%)

Area code: 209

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Crime rates in Merced by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 3267121097117789
per 100,000 4.83.19.110.217.113.712.19.014.08.99.010.011.1
Rapes 25252129292422283027332025
per 100,000 40.438.431.742.141.232.929.635.838.234.342.625.030.9
Robberies 106111115168147167165152153158141149215
per 100,000 171.3170.6173.6243.7209.1228.9221.7194.4194.7200.8182.0186.5265.5
Assaults 284239356432414371407424418541368326561
per 100,000 459.0367.2537.4626.6588.8508.4546.8542.3531.8687.5474.9408.1692.8
Burglaries 721653840882717697819836720679633802955
per 100,000 1165.21003.41268.11279.41019.7955.21100.31069.2916.1862.8816.91003.91179.4
Thefts 2,6242,7473,1753,1823,3922,9572,6112,5312,3821,9061,9342,0442,721
per 100,000 4240.64221.04793.14615.54824.14052.53507.93237.23030.62422.12496.02558.63360.3
Auto thefts 327377567652665535446454351265241313435
per 100,000 528.5579.3856.0945.7945.8733.2599.2580.7446.6336.8311.0391.8537.2
Arson 38484651473962635657234258
per 100,000 61.473.869.474.066.853.483.380.671.272.429.752.671.6
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 494.2461.4569.9621.7606.6528.2504.8479.1458.7441.0396.0393.9542.1

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Crime rate in Merced detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 111 (83 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.02
California average:

2.36

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Merced, California accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

14.4%
California:

9.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +6,774 (+11.9%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Food (5%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Social assistance (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

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Earthquake activity:

Merced-area historical earthquake activity is below California state average. It is 833% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/18/1989 at 00:04:15, a magnitude 7.1 (6.5 MB, 7.1 MS, 6.9 MW, 7.0 ML, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 72.5 miles away from the city center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
On 5/2/1983 at 23:42:37, a magnitude 6.7 (6.2 MB, 6.5 MS, 6.5 MW, 6.7 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 75.9 miles away from Merced center, causing $31,000,000 total damage
On 4/24/1984 at 21:15:19, a magnitude 6.2 (5.7 MB, 6.1 MS, 6.2 MW, 6.2 ML) earthquake occurred 67.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/27/1980 at 14:50:57, a magnitude 6.2 (5.7 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.0 MW, 6.2 ML) earthquake occurred 92.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/25/1980 at 19:44:51, a magnitude 6.1 (5.5 MB, 5.8 MS, 5.8 M, 6.1 ML) earthquake occurred 90.4 miles away from Merced center
On 5/25/1980 at 16:33:44, a magnitude 6.1 (6.1 MB, 6.1 MS, 6.1 MW, 6.1 ML) earthquake occurred 91.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Merced County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 4, Landslides: 2, Freezes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Charles Ogletree - Legal scholar, Ray Allen - Basketball guard, Janet Leigh - Actress, Cory Williams - Internet personality, Diana Serra Cary - Actress, Doug Fister - Professional baseball player, Marvin Eastman - Martial artist, Steven Stayner - Child who became famous after he was kidnapped, Brian Fuentes - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Colorado Rockies, born: Aug 9, 1975), Bruce Bowen - NBA player (San Antonio Spurs, born: Jun 14, 1971).

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Merced: Albert Moore.

Main business address for: CAPITAL CORP OF THE WEST (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).


Hospitals/medical centers in Merced:

  • NORTH MERCED DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 3150 G STREET SUITE A)
  • SATELLITE DIALYSIS MERCED (Dialysis Facility, 3376 NORTH HIGHWAY 59 SUITE I)
  • YOSEMITE DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 464 EAST YOSEMITE AVENUE STE B)
  • CALIFORNIA HOME CARE AND HOSPICE, INC (Home Health Center, 510 W 25TH STREET)
  • MERCY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, 2740 M STREET)
  • 22ND STREET (Hospital, 260 WEST 22ND STREET)
  • BRISTOL HOSPICE-CALIFORNIA, LLC (Hospital, 1170 WEST OLIVE AVENUE, SUITE B)
  • DAVIDSON ADULT HOME SUN VALLEY (Hospital, 48 SUN VALLEY COURT)
  • HOSPICE OF MERCED (Hospital, 1450 EAST 27TH STREET)
  • MERCY MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 333 MERCY AVENUE)
  • COUNTRY VILLA LA SIERRA CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 2424 M STREET)
  • COUNTRY VILLA MERCED BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 1255 B STREET)
  • COUNTRY VILLA MERCED NURSING AND REHABILITATION CTR (Nursing Home, 510 WEST 26TH STREET)
  • FRANCISCAN CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, 3169 M STREET)
  • HY-LOND HEALTH CARE CENTER-MERCED (Nursing Home, 3170 M STREET)
  • MERCY MEDICAL CENTER MERCED (Nursing Home, 301 EAST 13TH STREET)

Political contributions by individuals in Merced, CA

Airports and heliports located in Merced:


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Amtrak station:

MERCED (324 W. 24TH ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Local government website: ci.merced.ca.us

Colleges/Universities in Merced:

  • Merced College (Full-time enrollment: 5,129; Location: 3600 M St; Public; Website: www.mccd.edu)
  • University of California-Merced (FT enrollment: 3,383; Location: 5200 North Lake Road; Public; Website: www.ucmerced.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Sierra College of Beauty (FT enrollment: 84; Location: 1340 W 18th St; Private, for-profit)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Merced:

  • California State University-Stanislaus (about 26 miles; Turlock, CA; Full-time enrollment: 5,575)
  • Modesto Junior College (about 38 miles; Modesto, CA; FT enrollment: 6,512)
  • University of Phoenix-Central Valley Campus (about 50 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 2,644)
  • California State University-Fresno (about 53 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 17,444)
  • Fresno City College (about 53 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 7,781)
  • Gavilan College (about 65 miles; Gilroy, CA; FT enrollment: 2,093)
  • University of the Pacific (about 66 miles; Stockton, CA; FT enrollment: 5,528)

Public high schools in Merced:

Private high schools in Merced:

  • STONE RIDGE CHRISTIAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 56; Location: 500 BUENA VISTA DR; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • HARVEST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 41; Location: 161 E 16TH ST; Grades: KG - 12)
  • JOSEPH NOVACK ACADEMY (Students: 33; Location: 2025 E SANTE FE AVE; Grades: 1 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Merced:

Private elementary/middle schools in Merced:

  • OUR LADY OF MERCY SCHOOL (Students: 427; Location: 1400 E 27TH ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • MERCED CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 160; Location: 3312 N G ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST PAUL LUTHERAN (Students: 128; Location: 2916 MCKEE RD; Grades: PK - 5)
  • ST LUKE'S EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 107; Location: 350 W YOSEMITE AVE; Grades: PK - 5)
  • MERCED MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 46; Location: 436 W 21ST ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • ALEXANDER STREET MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 20; Location: 201 E ALEXANDER AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • MERCED ADVENTIST SCHOOL (Students: 14; Location: 2300 E OLIVE AVE; Grades: 1 - 8)
See full list of schools located in Merced, map of school districts

Library in Merced:

  • MERCED COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,657,435; Location: 2100 O ST.; 397,689 books; 2,100 audio materials; 1,163 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 281 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Ray Allen of the Seattle Sonics and Gary Payton of the Miami Heat are both born in Merced. The dates of their birth are unknown to me.
  • Merced, CA is the birthplace of the late actress, Janet Leigh. Janet Leigh is also the mother of current actress Jamie Lee Curtis
  • Colleges/Universities in Merced: add University of California at Merced (http://www.ucmerced.edu/)
  • merced is also home of the central valley blues festival held every October in courthouse park, web site is www.centralvalleybluesfestival.com
  • Colleges & Universities in addition to Merced Community College and Sierra Beauty College is the University of California Merced
  • Sutter Merced is now Mercy Community campus 301 e 13th st
  • University of California, Merced Campus opened in 2005

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Notable locations in Merced: Creegan (A), Bellevue Ranch (B), Applegate Park Zoo (C), Airport Industrial Park (D), Wilson Substation (E), Merced Sewage Disposal (F), Merced Museum (G), Merced County Law Library (H), Yosemite Wildlife Museum (I), Lesher Library (J), Veterans Memorial Hall (K), Merced Womans Club (L), Merced County Library (M), Merced County Jail (N), Merced County Courthouse (O), Merced City Hall (P), Merced County Fire Department Station 81 Merced Headquarters (Q), Merced County Human Services Agency (R), Riggs Ambulance Service (S), Air Methods Medical Transport (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Yosemite North Shopping Center (1), Merced Mall Shopping Center (2), College Green Shopping Center (3), Bear Creek Village Shopping Center (4), Bear Creek Shopping Center (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Merced include: Church of Christ (A), Friendship Baptist Church (B), Bethesda Apostolic Faith Church (C), Calvary Baptist Church (D), Central Presbyterian Church (E), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (F), Church of the Nazarene (G), Cornerstone Worship Center Pentecostal Church (H), First Assembly of God Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Evergreen Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Cottonwood Creek (A), Miles Creek (B), Fahrens Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Merced include: Applegate Park (1), Leonard Park (2), McNamara Park (3), Macready Park (4), Ada Givens Park (5), Black Rascal Creek Park (6), Burbank Park (7), Fahrens Park (8), Joe Herb Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Boardman Mitchell Partners (3144 North) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Best Western Inn (1033 Motel Drive) (1), Best Western Sequoia Inn (1213 V St) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Merced County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 44.1. This is worse than average.
City:

44.1
U.S.:

32.0
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 7.77. This is better than average. There were 20 monitors within city limits.
City:

7.77
U.S.:

9.39
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 28.5. This is about average. There were 20 monitors within city limits.
City:

28.5
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 26.2. This is about average. There were 19 monitors within city limits.
City:

26.2
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.6. This is significantly worse than average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
City:

13.6
U.S.:

9.6
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.397. This is about average. There were 2 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.397
U.S.:

0.334

Drinking water stations with addresses in Merced and their reported violations in the past:

LAKE YOSEMITE COUNTY PARK (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-01-1998)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-01-1998)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-01-1997)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In OCT-1996, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-01-1996)
HENDERSON COUNTY PARK (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-01-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-01-1998)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-01-1998)
MERCED GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUL-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-01-1997)
CHATEAU SHASTA MOBILE HOME & RV PARK (Population served: 55, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-1993 and DEC-2003, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2003)
RELAX INN (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2003, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-02-2003), St Compliance achieved (OCT-06-2003)
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Merced that have no violations reported:

  • BLACK RASCAL WATER COMPANY (Population served: 500, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HAGAMAN COUNTY PARK (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • STEVINSON RANCH COTTAGES (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MERCY MEDICAL CENTER COMMUNITY (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NAGAME JAPANESE RESTAURANT (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TANIOKA LABOR CAMP (Population served: 36, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 30.3%
(22.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Average household size:
This city:  3.1 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  71.6%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.3%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Merced, CA

People in group quarters in Merced in 2010:

  • 343 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 262 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 109 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 100 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 96 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 68 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 51 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 40 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 11 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Merced in 2000:

  • 539 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 389 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 222 people in nursing homes
  • 92 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 58 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 45 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 18 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 4 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 3 people in other group homes

Merced compared to California state average:

Merced, California environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.


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Banks with most branches in Merced (2011 data):

  • Westamerica Bank: Olive Road Branch at 490 West Olive Avenue, branch established on 1997/09/01; Merced Downtown Branch at 605 W 18th St, branch established on 2009/08/17. Info updated 2011/06/21: Bank assets: $4,998.1 mil, Deposits: $4,253.2 mil, headquarters in San Rafael, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 98 total offices, Holding Company: Westamerica Bancorporation
  • Rabobank, National Association: Merced M Street Branch at 2000 M Street, branch established on 2009/05/05; Merced Yosemite Ave Branch at 731 E. Yosemite Ave, branch established on 2009/05/05. Info updated 2011/01/27: Bank assets: $11,745.0 mil, Deposits: $8,446.0 mil, headquarters in Roseville, CA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 124 total offices, Holding Company: Cooperatieve Centrale Raiffeisen-Boerenleenbank B.A., "rabobank Nederland
  • Citibank, National Association: 3190m Street Suite G Branch at 3190 M Street, branch established on 1919/01/01; 1840 M Street Branch at 1840 M Street, branch established on 1919/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Merced Branch at 555 West 18th Street, branch established on 1948/12/20; Yosemite North at 3538 G Street, branch established on 1998/01/06. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: North Merced Branch at 800 West Olive Avenue, branch established on 1981/12/11; North G Street & Yosemite Avenue Ral at 3550 North G Street, branch established on 2010/11/16. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Farmers & Merchants Bank of Central California: Merced Branch at 2936 G Street, branch established on 2009/02/18. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,920.1 mil, Deposits: $1,627.8 mil, headquarters in Lodi, CA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 23 total offices, Holding Company: Farmers & Merchants Bancorp
  • Compass Bank: Merced Branch at 3065 G St, branch established on 1989/06/30. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $63,107.0 mil, Deposits: $46,232.4 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 720 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.
  • Union Bank, National Association: Merced Instore Branch at 150 West Olive Avenue, branch established on 1997/09/04. Info updated 2011/09/01: Bank assets: $88,967.5 mil, Deposits: $65,286.4 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 403 total offices, Holding Company: Mitsubishi Ufj Financial Group, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Merced Branch at 710 West Main Street, branch established on 1916/06/07. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Merced, California:

  • Days Inn, 1199 Motel Dr, Merced, CA 95340 , Phone: (209) 722-2726
  • Motel 6, #23, 1983 E Childs Ave, Merced, CA 95340 , Phone: (209) 384-3702, Fax: (209) 725-0351
  • Motel 6, #1029, 1410 V St, Merced, CA 95340 , Phone: (209) 384-2181
  • Motel 6, 1215 R St, Merced, CA 95340 , Phone: (209) 722-2737, Fax: (209) 723-6672
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 1213 V St, Merced, CA 95340 , Phone: (209) 723-3711, Fax: (209) 722-8551
  • Travelodge, 1260 Yosemite Pkwy, Merced, CA 95340 , Phone: (209) 722-6224, Fax: (209) 726-3224
  • Comfort Inn Merced, 730 Motel Dr, Merced, CA 95341 , Phone: (209) 383-0333, Fax: (209) 383-0643
  • Super 8, 1983 Childs Ave, Merced, CA 95340 , Phone: (209) 384-1303, Fax: (209) 384-1304
  • 5 other hotels and motels
All 13 fire-safe hotels and motels in Merced, California

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Merced travel time to work - commute


Merced mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (62%)
  • Electricity (34%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Merced city (based on Merced County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.38%
Here50.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodUnited Methodist Church
Adherents75.5%5.9%2.9%2.1%2.0%
Congregations11.5%12.9%7.2%10.8%4.3%
Name Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentPresbyterian Church (USA)Churches of Christ Mennonite Church of God in ChristOther
Adherents1.1%1.0%0.8%0.7%8.0%
Congregations0.7%2.9%7.2%1.4%41.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 58
Merced County:

2.37 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 26
Merced County:

1.06 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 53
Merced County:

2.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 100
Here:

4.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.9%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Merced County:

29.5%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.8%
State:

17.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 16$90,566$67,9253$2,458
Other Government Administration 31$159,649$61,8005$8,849
Judicial and Legal 7$50,561$86,6760$0
Police Protection - Officers 134$774,938$69,3976$17,280
Police - Other 7$59,561$102,1050$0
Firefighters 77$453,097$70,6131$1,669
Fire - Other 5$21,770$52,2480$0
Streets and Highways 12$46,943$46,9430$0
Airports 3$14,444$57,7760$0
Solid Waste Management 44$188,496$51,4080$0
Sewerage 30$159,269$63,7080$0
Parks and Recreation 25$123,822$59,43567$39,697
Housing and Community Development(Local) 7$35,871$61,4931$1,623
Water Supply 23$106,040$55,3252$310
Other and Unallocable 75$356,222$56,9964$6,305
Totals for Government 496$2,641,249$63,90189$78,191

Merced government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks & Recreation: $4,563,000 ($56.48)
    Housing & Community Development: $3,699,000 ($45.78)
    Sewerage: $3,073,000 ($38.04)
    Water Utilities: $3,027,000 ($37.47)
    Regular Highways: $1,669,000 ($20.66)
    Solid Waste Management: $792,000 ($9.80)
    Police Protection: $212,000 ($2.62)
    Fire Protection: $137,000 ($1.70)
    Air Transportation: $118,000 ($1.46)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $54,000 ($0.67)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $11,141,000 ($137.90)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,753,000 ($71.21)
    Fire Protection: $5,236,000 ($64.81)
    Water Utilities: $4,323,000 ($53.51)
    Sewerage: $4,058,000 ($50.23)
    Regular Highways: $3,066,000 ($37.95)
    Central Staff Services: $3,055,000 ($37.81)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,648,000 ($20.40)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,393,000 ($17.24)
    Financial Administration: $1,377,000 ($17.04)
    Housing & Community Development: $675,000 ($8.35)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $538,000 ($6.66)
    Air Transportation: $282,000 ($3.49)
    Parking Facilities: $254,000 ($3.14)
    Health Services - Other: $234,000 ($2.90)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($0.05)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,343,000 ($16.62)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing & Community Development: $58,000 ($0.72)
    Central Staff: $26,000 ($0.32)
    Health - Other: $3,000 ($0.04)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $20,772,000 ($257.10)

Merced government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $194,000 ($2.40)
  • Charges - Sewerage: $6,734,000 ($83.35)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,455,000 ($79.90)
    All Other: $3,408,000 ($42.18)
    Housing & Community Development: $1,363,000 ($16.87)
    Parks & Recreation: $811,000 ($10.04)
    Parking Facilities: $54,000 ($0.67)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,057,000 ($25.46)
    Special Assessments: $1,747,000 ($21.62)
    Interest Earnings: $1,479,000 ($18.31)
    Rents: $137,000 ($1.70)
    Property Sale Other: $2,000 ($0.02)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $7,374,000 ($91.27)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $3,720,000 ($46.04)
    Highways: $2,187,000 ($27.07)
    All Other: $1,502,000 ($18.59)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $9,894,000 ($122.46)
    Property: $7,649,000 ($94.67)
    NEC: $1,894,000 ($23.44)
    Public Utilities: $941,000 ($11.65)
    Other Selective Sales: $642,000 ($7.95)

Merced government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $30,409,000 ($376.38)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $8,314,000 ($102.90)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $23,785,000 ($294.39)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $12,334,000 ($152.66)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $2,604,000 ($32.23)

Merced government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $15,313,000 ($189.53)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $53,715,000 ($664.85)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $3,966,000 ($49.09)

6.27% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,476 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.27%
California average:

5.75%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($274 average AGI)
Merced County:

0.05%
California average:

0.21%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Stanislaus County, CA  1.29% ($35,769 average AGI)
from Santa Clara County, CA  0.90% ($44,560)
from Fresno County, CA  0.31% ($29,649)


6.76% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,471 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.76%
California average:

6.27%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($89 average AGI)
Merced County:

0.03%
California average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Stanislaus County, CA  1.34% ($36,160 average AGI)
to Santa Clara County, CA  0.61% ($41,244)
to Fresno County, CA  0.39% ($29,841)

Strongest AM radio stations in Merced:

  • KVVY (1580 AM; 10 kW; MERCED, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KYOS (1480 AM; 5 kW; MERCED, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KTIQ (1660 AM; 10 kW; MERCED, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KLOC (1390 AM; 5 kW; TURLOCK, CA)
  • KLOK (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KWRU (940 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA)
  • KLBS (1330 AM; 5 kW; LOS BANOS, CA; Owner: ETHNIC RADIO OF LOS BANOS, INC.)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KTCT (1050 AM; 50 kW; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Merced:

  • KHTN (104.7 FM; LOS BANOS, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KAMB (101.5 FM; MERCED, CA; Owner: CENTRAL VALLEY BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • KBRE (92.5 FM; ATWATER, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KIBG (106.3 FM; MERCED, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KLVY (91.1 FM; FAIRMEAD, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KEFR (89.9 FM; LE GRAND, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KUBB (96.3 FM; MARIPOSA, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORP. OF MONTEREY INC)
  • KCIV (99.9 FM; MOUNT BULLION, CA; Owner: BOTT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLOQ-FM (98.7 FM; WINTON, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KMPO (88.7 FM; MODESTO, CA; Owner: RADIO BILINGUE, INC.)
  • KDJK (103.9 FM; MARIPOSA, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K214CT (90.7 FM; MARIPOSA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KABX-FM (97.5 FM; MERCED, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KHOP (95.1 FM; OAKDALE, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K238AC (95.5 FM; SALIDA, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KUOP (91.3 FM; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF THE PACIFIC)
  • KMGV (97.9 FM; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KOSO (93.1 FM; PATTERSON, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCJH (89.1 FM; LIVINGSTON, CA; Owner: YOUR CHRISTIAN COMPANION NETWORK, INC.)
  • KKBN (93.5 FM; TWAIN HARTE, CA; Owner: CLARKE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Merced:

  • K49EO (Channel 49; MODESTO, CA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KBSV (Channel 23; CERES, CA; Owner: BET-NAHRAIN, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Merced fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 61
Total length: 293 meters (961ft)
Total costs: $20,027,000
Total average daily traffic: 844,080
Total average daily truck traffic: 139,877

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 5
  • 1940-1949: 3
  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 50
  • 1970-1979: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Merced, CA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Merced)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 249 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Merced, CA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 51 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 51 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 163 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Merced)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Merced)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 79 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full and 11 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED285$126,079185$109,614191$167,68720$58,2332$1,290,455106$93,5760$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED21$116,93329$124,47634$161,2710$00$020$112,5500$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED46$125,22850$98,778169$158,49817$61,8741$52,00061$100,1292$140,845
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN34$132,99336$113,60371$177,0983$110,9870$029$116,3350$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$119,5608$117,82329$154,5463$126,3700$06$90,3400$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 19 tracts in Merced, CA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 10 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED18$167,7371$247,0902$143,725
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$211,5181$238,9501$199,230
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$99,6900$01$92,980
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$03$312,1370$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$185,9500$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 27
  • Hazardous Condition: 2

Incident types - Merced


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Merced, CA

Most common first names in Merced, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary37779.5 years
John35575.1 years
Robert27170.3 years
William26275.0 years
James21769.9 years
George16474.1 years
Frank15476.7 years
Charles13372.9 years
Helen13180.0 years
Dorothy12476.9 years
Most common last names in Merced, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith12476.6 years
Johnson10775.2 years
Jones9974.0 years
Garcia9974.0 years
Williams9677.2 years
Brown9576.3 years
Martinez8372.0 years
Davis6471.6 years
Lee5971.7 years
Miller5673.5 years
Businesses in Merced, CA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven4Lane Bryant1
AT&T3Lane Furniture1
Aeropostale1Little Caesars Pizza2
Applebee's1Long John Silver's1
AutoZone1Lowe's1
Baskin-Robbins1Marriott1
Bath & Body Works1McDonald's5
Best Western1Men's Wearhouse1
Big O Tires1Motel 61
Blockbuster1New Balance1
Budget Car Rental1New York & Co1
Burger King2Nike1
CVS2Pac Sun1
Cold Stone Creamery1Panda Express2
Comfort Inn1Payless2
Costco1Penske1
Cricket Wireless5PetSmart1
Curves1Pier 1 Imports1
DHL1Pizza Hut1
Days Inn1Quality1
Dennys1Quiznos1
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack1
El Pollo Loco1Ramada1
FedEx10Rite Aid2
Foot Locker1SAS Shoes1
GNC1SONIC Drive-In1
GameStop2Sears2
Goodwill2Sprint Nextel1
H&R Block4Staples1
Hobby Lobby1Starbucks4
Holiday Inn1T-Mobile5
Home Depot1Taco Bell2
HomeTown Buffet1Target1
Hot Topic1Travelodge1
IHOP1U-Haul2
JCPenney1UPS11
Jack In The Box2Vans2
Jamba Juice1Walgreens2
Jones New York2Walmart1
KFC2Wendy's1
Kohl's1Wet Seal1
Browse common businesses in Merced, CA


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