University of California Merced, California

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Estimated median household income in 2016: $47,739
University of California Merced:

$47,739
CA:

$67,739

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $21,882

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $231,300
University of California Merced:

$231,300
CA:

$477,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $271,769; Detached houses: $278,828; Townhouses or other attached units: $228,641; In 2-unit structures: $380,039; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $401,155; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $389,842; Mobile homes: $149,084; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $27,892
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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in University of California Merced: 91.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: PST time zone

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Merced, CA (5.5 miles , pop. 63,893).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fresno, CA (53.5 miles , pop. 427,652).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (254.5 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Bear Creek, CA (2.3 miles ), Merced, CA (2.3 miles ), Tuttle, CA (2.4 miles) , Planada, CA (2.8 miles ), McSwain, CA (3.1 miles ), Atwater, CA (3.2 miles ), Winton, CA (3.3 miles ), Snelling, CA (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 37.37 N, Longitude: 120.42 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 209

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

8.2%
California:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Earthquake activity:

University of California Merced-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above California state average. It is 821% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 147.7 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 182.1 miles away from University of California Merced center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 173.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/18/1989 at 00:04:15, a magnitude 7.1 (6.5 MB, 7.1 MS, 6.9 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 76.5 miles away from the city center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 149.9 miles away from University of California Merced center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 267.5 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 smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 4, Freezes: 2, Landslides: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near University of California Merced:

  • YOSEMITE DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; MERCED, CA)
  • DAVIDSON ADULT HOME SUN VALLEY (Hospital, about 4 miles away; MERCED, CA)
  • NORTH MERCED DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; MERCED, CA)
  • HOSPICE OF MERCED (Hospital, about 5 miles away; MERCED, CA)
  • FRANCISCAN CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MERCED, CA)
  • HY-LOND HEALTH CARE CENTER-MERCED (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MERCED, CA)
  • MERCY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; MERCED, CA)

Amtrak station near University of California Merced:

  • 6 miles: 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to University of California Merced:

  • University of California-Merced (about 1 miles; Merced, CA; Full-time enrollment: 5,981)
  • Merced College (about 4 miles; Merced, CA; FT enrollment: 6,973)
  • California State University-Stanislaus (about 27 miles; Turlock, CA; FT enrollment: 7,054)
  • Modesto Junior College (about 38 miles; Modesto, CA; FT enrollment: 10,635)
  • University of Phoenix-Central Valley Campus (about 50 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 2,109)
  • Heald College-Fresno (about 52 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 2,199)
  • Institute of Technology Inc (about 54 miles; Clovis, CA; FT enrollment: 2,483)

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 126. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

126
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.280. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.280
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 8.64. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.64
U.S.:

6.40

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 35.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.2
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 14.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.3
U.S.:

9.4

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for University of California Merced CDP (based on Merced County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic102,00518
Evangelical Protestant26,640124
Other5,88423
Mainline Protestant3,67318
Black Protestant1,0878
Orthodox641
None116,440-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs 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%

5.32% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,628 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.32%
California average:

5.03%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($163 average AGI)
Merced County:

0.03%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Stanislaus County, CA  1.22% ($33,402 average AGI)
from Santa Clara County, CA  0.68% ($36,424)
from Fresno County, CA  0.30% ($28,664)


5.40% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,990 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.40%
California average:

5.12%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($147 average AGI)
Merced County:

0.04%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Stanislaus County, CA  1.32% ($33,252 average AGI)
to Santa Clara County, CA  0.53% ($38,759)
to Fresno County, CA  0.33% ($32,746)

Strongest AM radio stations in University of California Merced:

  • KYOS (1480 AM; 5 kW; MERCED, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KVVY (1580 AM; 10 kW; MERCED, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KTIQ (1660 AM; 10 kW; MERCED, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • 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)
  • KWRU (940 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, 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.)
  • KFAX (1100 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING CO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in University of California Merced:

  • KIBG (106.3 FM; MERCED, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KHTN (104.7 FM; LOS BANOS, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KAMB (101.5 FM; MERCED, CA; Owner: CENTRAL VALLEY BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KMPO (88.7 FM; MODESTO, CA; Owner: RADIO BILINGUE, INC.)
  • KABX-FM (97.5 FM; MERCED, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KLVY (91.1 FM; FAIRMEAD, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K214CT (90.7 FM; MARIPOSA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KDJK (103.9 FM; MARIPOSA, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHOP (95.1 FM; OAKDALE, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBRE (92.5 FM; ATWATER, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K238AC (95.5 FM; SALIDA, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KLOQ-FM (98.7 FM; WINTON, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KBKY (94.1 FM; MERCED, CA; Owner: KM RADIO OF MERCED, L.L.C.)
  • KKBN (93.5 FM; TWAIN HARTE, CA; Owner: CLARKE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KMGV (97.9 FM; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KOSO (93.1 FM; PATTERSON, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUOP (91.3 FM; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF THE PACIFIC)

TV broadcast stations around University of California Merced:

  • K49EO (Channel 49; MODESTO, CA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KBSV (Channel 23; CERES, CA; Owner: BET-NAHRAIN, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 6m20ftTotal length
  • 1,998Total average daily traffic
  • 18Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,810Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

University of California Merced compared to California state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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