Merced County, CA has a population of 268,672 people with a median age of 30.9 and a median household income of $47,739. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Merced County, CA grew from 268,455 to 268,672, a 0.08% increase and its median household income grew from $41,997 to $47,739, a 13.7% increase.
The population of Merced County, CA is 58.9% Hispanic, 28.2% White, and 7.8% Asian. N/A of the people in Merced County, CA speak a non-English language, and 84.2% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Merced County, CA are University of California-Merced, with 1,163 graduates, Merced College, with 1,061 graduates, and Milan Institute-Merced, with 162 graduates.
The median property value in Merced County, CA is $231,300, and the homeownership rate is 52.2%. Most people in Merced County, CA commute by Taxi, and the average commute time is 26.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Merced County, CA is 2 cars per household.
Merced County, CA is the 25th most populated county in California and borders Fresno County, CA; Madera County, CA; Mariposa County, CA; San Benito County, CA; Santa Clara County, CA; and Stanislaus County, CA& 1 more.