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Merced County, California (CA)


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County population in 2012: 262,305 (86% urban, 14% rural); it was 210,554 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 30,870
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 10,326
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 37,475
Renter-occupied apartments: 34,446 (it was 26,340 in 2000)
% of renters here:

41%
State:

44%

Land area: 1929 sq. mi.
Water area: 43.2 sq. mi.
Population density: 135 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Merced County: 89.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: .

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 75%
  • Government: 17%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 8%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Merced County, California:


Median resident age:  29.0 years
California median age:  35.0 years

Males: 128,737  (41.0%)
Females: 127,056  (59.0%)

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Merced County,CA real estate house value trend



Average household size:
Merced County:

3.0 people
California:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $39,535 ($35,532 in 1999)
This county:

$39535
California:

$58931

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $686 (lower quartile is $532, upper quartile is $875)
This county:

$686
State:

$1058


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $157,500 (it was $110,900 in 2000)
Merced County:

$157,500
California:

$384,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $102,800 - $243,800

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $266,936
Here:

$266,936
State:

$521,364

Townhouses or other attached units: $525,855
Here:

$525,855
State:

$436,871

In 2-unit structures: $123,276
Here:

$123,276
State:

$634,434

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $128,569
Here:

$128,569
State:

$443,730

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $191,480
Here:

$191,480
State:

$418,318

Mobile homes: $89,692
Here:

$89,692
State:

$59,450
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,580
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $377

Institutionalized population: 2,728

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Merced County, CA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:


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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,724 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $939 (0.6%)


Merced County household income distribution in 2009 Merced County home values distribution


Merced County contract rent distribution in 2009

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 25.6%
(15.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.6% for other race residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 25.6%
Merced County:

25.6%
California:

14.2%
(15.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.6% for other race residents)

Median age of residents in 2010: 29 years old
(Males: 28 years old, Females: 30 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 33 years old, Black residents: 31 years old, American Indian residents: 28 years old, Asian residents: 25 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24 years old, Other race residents: 24 years old)

Area name: Merced, CA MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Merced County is $523 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $635 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $906 a month.

Cities in this county include: Merced, Los Banos, Atwater, Livingston, Winton, Delhi, Hilmar-Irwin, Gustine, Dos Palos, Planada.

Merced County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Zip codeCityNumber of testsNumber of tests >= 4 pCi/L
93635Los Banos170
93661Santa Rita Park10
95301Atwater100
95315Delhi20
95317El Nido10
95322Gustine20
95324Hilmar20
95333Le Grand10
95340Merced359
95344Merced11
95348Merced61

2005 air pollution in Merced County:

Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.011 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.098 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.083 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 28 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour: 68 µg/m3(standard limit: 150 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 14.1 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 48 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Above U.S. average.


Local government website: www.co.merced.ca.us

Click to draw/clear Merced County borders

Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Merced County: Camp McConnell (A), Chowchilla Ranch (B), Colony Farm (C), Agatha Gun Club (D), Bay City Gun Club (E), Big Drake Gun Club (F), Big Water Gun Club (G), Crane Ranch (H), Brito Gun Club (I), Carmel Gun Club (J), Chateau Duck Club (K), Coon Duck Club (L), Cottonwood Gun Club (M), Dos Amigos Pumping Plant (N), Flynn Duck Club (O), Fore Bay Golf Club (P), Gilroy Gun Club (Q), Gustine Gun Club (R), Hollister Gun Club (S), Ingomar Gun Club (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Merced County include: Cortez Presbyterian Church (A), Bethany Church of God in Christ (B), Islamic Center of Merced (C), Church of Christ (D), Olive East Seventh Day Adventist Church (E), Yosemite Church (F), El Nido Missionary Baptist Church (G), Ephesus Apostolic Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: North Hilmar Cemetery (1), Stevinson Sunnyside Cemetery (2), South Hilmar Cemetery (3), Calvary Cemetery (4), Los Banos Cemetery (5), San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery (6), Hopeton Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Wolf Lake (A), Flat Pond (B), Well Pond (C), Upper Ruth Lake (D), Mammoth Lake (E), Lake Honda (F), Big Buttonwillow Lake (G), Lower Ruth Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Carrisalito Creek (A), Chileno Creek (B), Cottonwood Creek (C), Devon Drain (D), Edendale Creek (E), Garzas Creek (F), Hidden Creek (G), Deadman Creek (H), Ingalsbe Slough (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Merced County include: Merced National Wildlife Refuge (1), Manuel Bairos Park (2), Bella Vista Park (3), Great Valley Grasslands State Park (4), Dos Amigos Management Area (5), San Luis Reservoir State Recreation Area (6), San Luis National Wildlife Refuge (7), Kesterson National Wildlife Refuge (8), Great Valley Grasslands State Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beaches: North Beach (A), South Beach (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Neighboring counties: Fresno County , Madera County , Mariposa County , San Benito County , Santa Clara County , Stanislaus County .

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)


Current college students: 11,077
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 63.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 11.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 52,184 (32% naturalized citizens)

Merced County:

24.8%
Whole state:

26.2%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population


Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 75.0%

Merced County marital status for males
Merced County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Merced County with a mortgage: 24,458 (3,818 second mortgage, 1,672 home equity loan, 61 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,773

Here:

78.3% with mortgage
State:

79.0% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.38%
Here50.4%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 106,068
Total congregations: 139

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodUnited Methodist Church
Adherents80,043 (75.5%)6,263 (5.9%)3,032 (2.9%)2,267 (2.1%)2,106 (2.0%)
Congregations16 (11.5%)18 (12.9%)10 (7.2%)15 (10.8%)6 (4.3%)
Name Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentPresbyterian Church (USA)Churches of Christ Mennonite Church of God in ChristOther
Adherents1,200 (1.1%)1,086 (1.0%)808 (0.8%)763 (0.7%)8,500 (8.0%)
Congregations1 (0.7%)4 (2.9%)10 (7.2%)2 (1.4%)57 (41.0%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in Merced County - Merced, Los Banos, Atwater, Livingston, Winton

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 58
This county:

2.37 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Merced 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
This county:

2.17 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 100
Merced County:

4.09 / 10,000 pop.
California:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

6.9%
California:

7.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.5%
California:

21.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Merced County:

17.8%
State:

17.9%


Agriculture in Merced County:

Average size of farms: 339 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $475,457
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $1247.14
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.10%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 57.60%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $419,663
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 47.62%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 96.28%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $114,594
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 79.18%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 46.23
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 48.01%
Corn for grain: 9142 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 14198 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 56008 harvested acres
Vegetables: 46,499 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 145,106 acres

Tornado activity:

Merced County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly above California state average. It is 5.3 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one injury recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 3/4/1978, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Merced County-area historical earthquake activity is below California state average. It is 1080% 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 61.1 miles away from the county 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 74.0 miles away from the county 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 57.1 miles away from the county center
On 7/22/1983 at 02:39:53, a magnitude 6.0 (6.0 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.8 ML, 5.9 ML) earthquake occurred 75.0 miles away from Merced County center
On 8/6/1979 at 17:05:22, a magnitude 5.9 (5.4 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, 5.9 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 52.4 miles away from the county center
On 1/24/1980 at 19:00:09, a magnitude 5.9 (5.3 MB, 5.9 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 66.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent 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

Class of Workers


Most common industries in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (-0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (-0%)
  • Construction (-0%)
  • Food (-0%)
  • Beverage and tobacco products (-0%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (-0%)
  • Apparel (-0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (-0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (-0%)
  • Construction (-0%)
  • Food (-0%)
  • Beverage and tobacco products (-0%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (-0%)
  • Apparel (-0%)
Most common occupations in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Top executives (-0%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (-0%)
  • Financial managers (-0%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (-0%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (-0%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (-0%)
  • Business operations specialists (-0%)
  • Top executives (-0%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (-0%)
  • Financial managers (-0%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (-0%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (-0%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (-0%)
  • Business operations specialists (-0%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):




Most common first ancestries reported in Merced County (%):





Merced County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 53,453 (73%)
  • Carpooled: 13,535 (18%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 439 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 40 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 5 (0%)
  • Railroad: 5 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 14 (0%)
  • Taxi: 18 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 86 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 605 (1%)
  • Walked: 2,168 (3%)
  • Other means: 612 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 2,366 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Merced County, California in 2000:

People in group quarters in Merced County, California in 2010:


Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $44,909.

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%

5.31% relocated from other counties in California ($31,851 average AGI)
0.91% relocated from other states ($4,351 average AGI)
Merced County:

0.91%
California average:

1.75%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


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)
from Monterey County, CA  0.29% ($42,735)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.24% ($33,000)
from San Joaquin County, CA  0.24% ($42,654)
from Alameda County, CA  0.23% ($48,924)


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%

4.91% relocated to other counties in California ($27,428 average AGI)
1.82% relocated to other states ($9,954 average AGI)
Merced County:

1.82%
California average:

2.40%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


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)
to Madera County, CA  0.33% ($49,560)
to Sacramento County, CA  0.28% ($33,220)
to San Joaquin County, CA  0.19% ($35,492)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.15% ($21,962)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 20.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 18.5

Births per 1000 population in Merced County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 6.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 6.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Merced County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.9

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Merced County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 21,018 (17,668 aged, 3,350 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 24%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 70.3. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

 

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 50.8
  • Other - 19.5

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 74.1. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

 

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 40.8
  • Suffocation - 16.3
  • Other - 16.9

Household type by relationship:

Households: 250,897

Size of family households: 16,138 2-persons, 11,751 3-persons, 12,484 4-persons, 8,903 5-persons, 4,900 6-persons, 4,591 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 13,157 1-person, 2,736 2-persons, 499 3-persons, 260 4-persons, 130 5-persons, 54 6-persons, 39 7-or-more-persons.

54.8% of residents of Merced County speak English at home.
35.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (48% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 14% don't speak English at all).
4.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (60% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
5.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (41% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (62% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $975,328,000 ($4115 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $56,869,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $399,425,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $198,446,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $26,494,000
Federal grants: $290,902,000
Federal procurement contracts: $16,063,000 ($4,890,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $43,998,000 ($312,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $8,528,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $89,317,000
Federal Government insurance: $953,684,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 21,415
Here:

89 per 1000 residents
State:

77 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 7,728
Here:

32 per 1000 residents
State:

34 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +7,236
Here:

+30 per 1000 residents
State:

+39 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +10,472
Here +43 per 1000 residents
State -18 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Merced County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 47.58 millions of gallons per day (99% from ground, 1% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.9
State:

3.5

Year house built

Rooms in houses/apartments in Merced County, California
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 87
  • 2 rooms: 852
  • 3 rooms: 4,028
  • 4 rooms: 2,993
  • 5 rooms: 10,148
  • 6 rooms: 9,367
  • 7 rooms: 5,770
  • 8 rooms: 2,708
  • 9+ rooms: 1,522
  • 1 room: 1,662
  • 2 rooms: 4,074
  • 3 rooms: 5,098
  • 4 rooms: 5,882
  • 5 rooms: 5,535
  • 6 rooms: 2,518
  • 7 rooms: 1,022
  • 8 rooms: 367
  • 9+ rooms: 182
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Merced County, California
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 1,160
  • 1 bedroom: 2,435
  • 2 bedrooms: 6,583
  • 3 bedrooms: 19,689
  • 4 bedrooms: 6,941
  • 5+ bedrooms: 667
  • no bedroom: 2,962
  • 1 bedroom: 6,567
  • 2 bedrooms: 9,337
  • 3 bedrooms: 6,181
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,195
  • 5+ bedrooms: 98
Cars and other vehicles available in Merced County, California in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 1,662
  • 1 vehicle: 8,945
  • 2 vehicles: 16,592
  • 3 vehicles: 7,221
  • 4 vehicles: 2,243
  • 5+ vehicles: 812
  • no vehicle: 4,997
  • 1 vehicle: 11,407
  • 2 vehicles: 7,665
  • 3 vehicles: 1,740
  • 4 vehicles: 340
  • 5+ vehicles: 191

52% of Merced County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 64% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 87% lived in California.

Merced County:

52.2%
State average:

52.5%


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $97,400


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Merced County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (59.8%)
  • Electricity (26.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8.0%)
  • Wood (5.0%)
  • Utility gas (46.4%)
  • Electricity (41.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8.4%)
  • Wood (2.4%)
  • Other fuel (0.6%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 2,074
Here:

5.9%
California:

9.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 469
Here:

2.8%
California:

7.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 634
Here:

6.4%
California:

15.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Expenditure Revenue Cash and Securities

Merced County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:


Merced County government finances - Revenue in 2006:


Merced County government finances - Debt in 2006:


Merced County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:


Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:



Merced County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1991
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Merced County Fatal accident statistics for 1992 - 2009
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 47 full 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 ORIGINATED2,220$130,0751,254$114,1021,125$180,13577$72,2606$1,186,333613$93,92311$158,455
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED161$134,509159$123,428192$179,43811$42,7271$260,00091$107,6814$106,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED406$138,091344$117,0781,064$183,736108$61,4352$223,500284$97,31736$133,833
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN295$133,336198$111,308453$198,06843$80,6511$88,000137$102,9788$206,250
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS65$135,84658$116,034156$180,6156$119,3330$030$100,9331$386,000
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 39 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED156$151,60312$187,3336$175,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED69$159,29013$317,4625$145,600
APPLICATIONS DENIED31$138,0653$88,0002$104,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN8$125,5004$268,2500$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS11$201,4551$297,0002$211,000
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Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value


Most common first names in Merced County, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John79874.6 years
Mary77979.6 years
William58674.4 years
James50171.8 years
Robert49470.4 years
Frank40475.3 years
George35275.7 years
Maria33676.5 years
Joe32675.5 years
Charles30773.4 years
Most common last names in Merced County, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith24375.7 years
Jones18772.3 years
Johnson18475.0 years
Garcia18471.0 years
Williams17875.2 years
Brown17475.3 years
Silva14777.6 years
Martinez13871.2 years
Miller11973.3 years
Davis11771.5 years
Businesses in Merced County, CA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven4Little Caesars Pizza5
AT&T3Long John Silver's1
Ace Hardware2Lowe's1
AutoZone3Marriott1
Baskin-Robbins2Marshalls1
Best Western3McDonald's12
Big O Tires2Motel 63
Blockbuster1New Balance1
Budget Car Rental1Nike5
Burger King3Panda Express3
CVS2Payless2
Cold Stone Creamery1Penske2
Costco1Pizza Hut2
Cricket Wireless10Popeyes1
Curves1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
DHL3Quality1
Dairy Queen1Quiznos4
Days Inn2RadioShack2
Dennys4Ramada1
Domino's Pizza3Rite Aid5
DressBarn1Rue212
Famous Footwear2SAS Shoes1
Fashion Bug2SONIC Drive-In2
FedEx19Sears1
GNC4Sprint Nextel2
GameStop2Starbucks10
H&R Block6T-Mobile5
Holiday Inn1Taco Bell6
Home Depot1Target2
Hot Topic1Travelodge1
JCPenney1True Value2
Jack In The Box3U-Haul10
Jamba Juice2UPS15
Jones New York4Vans2
KFC3Walgreens4
Kmart2Walmart1
Kroger1Wendy's2
La-Z-Boy1
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