In 2018, Merced County, CA had a population of 275k people with a median age of 31.4 and a median household income of $57,745. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Merced County, CA grew from 272,673 to 274,765, a 0.767% increase and its median household income grew from $47,735 to $57,745, a 21% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Merced County, CA are White (Hispanic) (30.1%), White (Non-Hispanic) (27.1%), Other (Hispanic) (26.9%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (7.15%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.95%). 0% of the households in Merced County, CA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 82.8% of the residents in Merced County, CA are U.S. citizens.
In 2018, the median property value in Merced County, CA was $261,100, and the homeownership rate was 53.1%. Most people in Merced County, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Merced County, CA was 2 cars per household.