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Population (year 2000): 63,893. Estimated population in July 2005: 73,767 (+15.5% change)
Males: 31,226 (48.9%), Females: 32,667 (51.1%)

Merced County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 27.8 years
Median household income: $30,429 (year 2000)
Median house value: $106,400 (year 2000)

Merced, CA residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Merced:

  • Hispanic (41.4%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (37.8%)
  • Other race (23.2%)
  • Other Asian (9.6%)
  • Black (6.3%)
  • Two or more races (5.2%)
  • American Indian (2.5%)
  • Filipino (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (8.2%), Irish (6.8%), English (5.3%), United States (3.3%), Italian (3.0%), Portuguese (2.1%).California

Elevation: 171 feet

Land area: 19.9 square miles

Merced,

For population 25 years and over in Merced

  • High school or higher: 68.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 13.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Merced city

  • Never married: 31.5%
  • Now married: 48.0%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

22.1% Foreign born (13.6% Latin America, 7.4% Asia).

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


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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: CA Fresno, (59.5 miles pop. 427,652).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Angeles, CA Los (265.4 miles pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: CA (9.2 miles Atwater, CA (11.0 miles Planada, CA (11.0 miles Winton, Grand, CA (16.5 miles Le CA (17.6 miles Livingston, CA Chowchilla, (19.7 miles CA Delhi, (22.6 miles Palos, CA (24.5 miles Dos


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 166 buildings, average cost: $82,900
  • 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

Latitude: 37.31 N, Longitude: 120.48 W

Area code: 209

Merced, California business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (25.3%), Retail trade (11.1%), Manufacturing (10.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,135 (+6.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 13,904 (64.2%)

Crime in Merced by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
Murders 5 3 2 6 7
    per 100,000 7.8 4.7 3.1 9.4 11.0
Rapes 17 25 25 21 29
    per 100,000 26.6 39.1 39.1 32.9 45.4
Robberies 120 106 111 115 168
    per 100,000 187.8 165.9 173.7 180.0 262.9
Assaults 298 284 239 356 432
    per 100,000 466.4 444.5 374.1 557.2 676.1
Burglaries 754 721 653 840 882
    per 100,000 1180.1 1128.4 1022.0 1314.7 1380.4
Thefts 2,567 2,624 2,747 3,175 3,182
    per 100,000 4017.7 4106.9 4299.4 4969.2 4980.2
Auto thefts 308 327 377 567 652
    per 100,000 482.1 511.8 590.0 887.4 1020.5
450.0 443.2 436.4 549.8 620.7

Average climate in Merced, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Merced,

Birthplace of: Brian Fuentes - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Colorado Rockies, born: Aug 9, 1975), Bruce Bowen - NBA player (San Antonio Spurs, born: Jun 14, 1971).

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


Hospitals/medical centers in Merced:
  • MERCY MED CTR MERCED DOMINICAN CAMPUS (2740 M STREET)
  • SUTTER MERCED MEDICAL CENTER (301 E 13TH ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Merced:
  • CHOWCHILLA DISTRICT MEM HOSPITAL (about 20 miles; CHOWCHILLA, CA)
  • DOS PALOS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 23 miles; DOS PALOS, CA)
  • EMANUEL MEDICAL CENTER INC (about 29 miles; TURLOCK, CA)

Political contributions by individuals in Merced, CA

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Merced:
  • MERCED MUNICIPAL/MACREADY FIELD (about 3 miles; MERCED, CA; ID: MCE)
  • MODESTO CITY-CO-HARRY SHAM FLD (about 40 miles; MODESTO, CA; ID: MOD)
  • FRESNO YOSEMITE INTERNATIONAL (about 65 miles; FRESNO, CA; ID: FAT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Merced:
  • CASTLE (about 8 miles; ATWATER, CA; ID: MER)
  • TURLOCK MUNI (about 19 miles; TURLOCK, CA; ID: O15)
  • CHOWCHILLA (about 23 miles; CHOWCHILLA, CA; ID: 2O6)

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:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 22 $109,294 $59,614 0 $0
Firefighters 50 $244,848 $58,763 0 $0
Police - Other 31 $97,462 $37,727 5 $2,243
Police Protection - Officers 83 $461,282 $66,691 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 5 $28,629 $68,709 0 $0
Other Government Administration 53 $219,299 $49,652 1 $970
Fire - Other 2 $6,494 $38,964 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 11 $39,070 $42,621 0 $0
Financial Administration 18 $61,647 $41,098 1 $1,003
Other and Unallocable 28 $100,826 $43,211 3 $3,162
Water Supply 20 $71,490 $42,894 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 24 $76,175 $38,087 33 $19,871
Sewerage 22 $86,056 $46,939 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 24 $79,613 $39,806 0 $0
Airports 2 $8,748 $52,488 1 $693
Totals for Government 395 $1,690,934 $51,370 44 $27,941
Colleges/Universities in Merced:
  • MERCED COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 5,482; Location: 3600 M ST; Public; Website: www.merced@cc.ca.us)
  • SIERRA COLLEGE OF BEAUTY (FT enrollment: 16; Location: 1340 W 18TH ST; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Merced:
  • CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY-STANISLAUS (about 30 miles; TURLOCK, CA; Full-time enrollment: 5,443)
  • MODESTO JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 45 miles; MODESTO, CA; FT enrollment: 8,428)
  • CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY-FRESNO (about 70 miles; FRESNO, CA; FT enrollment: 16,035)
  • FRESNO CITY COLLEGE (about 70 miles; FRESNO, CA; FT enrollment: 10,741)
  • UNIVERSITY OF THE PACIFIC (about 74 miles; STOCKTON, CA; FT enrollment: 5,242)
  • SAN JOAQUIN DELTA COLLEGE (about 76 miles; STOCKTON, CA; FT enrollment: 9,739)
  • WEST HILLS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 78 miles; COALINGA, CA; FT enrollment: 2,406)
Public high schools in Merced:
  • MERCED HIGH (Students: 2,531; Location: 205 W OLIVE AVE.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • GOLDEN VALLEY HIGH (Students: 2,331; Location: 2121 E. CHILDS AVE.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • INDEPENDENCE HIGH (ALTER.) (Students: 269; Location: 50 E. 20TH ST.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • YOSEMITE HIGH (CONT.) (Students: 161; Location: 1900 G ST.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • VALLEY COMMUNITY DAY (7-12) (Students: 80; Location: 1850 WARDROBE AVE.; Grades: 07 - 12)
Private high schools in Merced:
  • MERCED CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 219; Location: 3312 NORTH G STREET; Grades: KG - 12)
  • ALEXANDER STREET MONT. SCHOOL (Students: 29; Location: 201 EAST ALEXANDER; Grades: PK - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Merced:
  • CRUICKSHANK (HERBERT H.) MIDDLE (Students: 1,063; Location: 601 CORMORANT DR.; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • RIVERA (RUDOLPH) MIDDLE (Students: 1,025; Location: 945 BUENA VISTA DR.; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • TENAYA MIDDLE (Students: 1,005; Location: 760 W. EIGHTH ST.; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • WEAVER ELEMENTARY (Students: 942; Location: 3076 E. CHILDS AVE.; Grades: 04 - 08)
  • HOOVER (HERBERT) MIDDLE (Students: 906; Location: 800 E. 26TH ST.; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MCSWAIN ELEMENTARY (Students: 828; Location: 926 N. SCOTT ROAD; Grades: KG - 08)
  • FRANKLIN ELEMENTARY (Students: 743; Location: 2936 FRANKLIN ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • PIONEER ELEMENTARY (Students: 741; Location: 2950 GERARD AVE.; Grades: KG - 03)
  • VALLEY COMMUNITY (Students: 694; Location: 1850 WARDROBE AVE.; Grades: KG - 12)
  • PETERSON (ALLAN) ELEMENTARY (Students: 679; Location: 848 E. DONNA; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Merced:
  • OUR LADY OF MERCY SCHOOL (Students: 468; Location: 1400 E 27TH STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST PAUL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 162; Location: 2916 N MCKEE; Grades: PK - 5)
  • ST. LUKE'S DAY SCHOOL (Students: 134; Location: 350 W YOSEMITE AVENUE; Grades: PK - 5)
  • MERCED MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 52; Location: 436 WEST 21ST STREET; Grades: PK - KG)
  • ACTS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 43; Location: 2745 EAST HWY 140; Grades: PK - 7)
  • MERCED ADVENTIST SCHOOL (Students: 14; Location: 2300 E OLIVE AVE; Grades: 1 - 6)
Library in Merced:
  • MERCED COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,220,188; Location: 2100 O ST.; 329,317 books; 210 audio materials; 13,292 video materials; 168 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Merced: Airport Industrial Park (A), Wilson Substation (B), Bellevue Ranch (C), Merced Sewage Disposal (D), Creegan (E), Yosemite Wildlife Museum (F), Merced Womans Club (G), Merced Museum (H), Merced County Library (I), Merced County Law Library (J), Merced County Jail (K), Merced County Human Services Agency (L), Merced County Courthouse (M), Merced City Hall (N), Veterans Memorial Hall (O), Lesher Library (P), Fire Station Number 1 (Q).

Shopping Centers: Yosemite North Shopping Center (1), Bear Creek Shopping Center (2), Bear Creek Village Shopping Center (3), Merced Mall Shopping Center (4), College Green Shopping Center (5).

Churches in Merced include: Cornerstone Worship Center Pentecostal Church (A), Grace Fellowship Foursquare Church (B), United Methodist Church of Merced (C), Unity Church of Merced (D), Emmanuel Baptist Church (E), Valley Baptist Church (F), Iglesia Bautista de la Comunidad (G), Sierra Presbyterian Church (H).

Cemetery: Evergreen Cemetery (1).

Creeks: Miles Creek (A), Fahrens Creek (B), Cottonwood Creek (C).

Parks in Merced include: Ada Givens Park (1), Joe Herb Park (2), Fahrens Park (3), Applegate Park (4), Appletgate Zoo (5), Leonard Park (6), Macias Park (7), Macready Park (8), Flanagan Park (9).

Post office: (A).  


Merced compared to California state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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)
  • KWRU (940 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KLOK (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLBS (1330 AM; 5 kW; LOS BANOS, CA; Owner: ETHNIC RADIO OF LOS BANOS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KSTE (650 AM; 25 kW; RANCHO CORDOVA, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
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.)
  • KIBG (106.3 FM; MERCED, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KBRE (92.5 FM; ATWATER, 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.)
  • KMPO (88.7 FM; MODESTO, CA; Owner: RADIO BILINGUE, INC.)
  • KHOP (95.1 FM; OAKDALE, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K214CT (90.7 FM; MARIPOSA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KDJK (103.9 FM; MARIPOSA, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLOQ-FM (98.7 FM; WINTON, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KABX-FM (97.5 FM; MERCED, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K238AC (95.5 FM; SALIDA, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KKBN (93.5 FM; TWAIN HARTE, CA; Owner: CLARKE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KDKL (88.3 FM; COALINGA, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KOSO (93.1 FM; PATTERSON, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KXSR (91.7 FM; GROVELAND, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, SACRAMENTO)
  • K211DG (90.1 FM; FIREBAUGH, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Merced:
  • K49EO (Channel 49; MODESTO, CA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

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