In 2019, Merced County, CA had a population of 278k people with a median age of 31.7 and a median household income of $61,167. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Merced County, CA grew from 274,765 to 277,680, a 1.06% increase and its median household income grew from $57,745 to $61,167, a 5.93% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Merced County, CA are Other (Hispanic) (34.3%), White (Non-Hispanic) (26.4%), White (Hispanic) (24.4%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (7.29%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.18%). 0% of the households in Merced County, CA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 82.9% of the residents in Merced County, CA are U.S. citizens.
In 2019, the median property value in Merced County, CA was $282,900, and the homeownership rate was 52.2%. Most people in Merced County, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 29.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Merced County, CA was 2 cars per household.