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Merced County, CA

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Merced County, CA
  • Location TypeCounty
  • County SeatMerced, CA
  • Population255,793
  • Land Area (Square Miles) 1934.9700
  • Population Density (Per Square Mile) 132.1999

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TitleLatest YearLatest ValueLatest Rank
Decennial Census Population (County)2010255,793254 of 3170
Decennial Census Population Per Square Mile (County)2010132.20740 of 3170
Percent of African American Population (County)20184.0%1300 of 3131
Percent of Hispanic Population (County)201860.2%57 of 3139
Persistent Poverty Counties (County)201300 of 0 - 1
Rural-Urban Continuum for Counties (County)201322 of 1 - 9
Unemployment Rate (County)20198.1%57 of 3140
Death Rate (Per 100,000) (County)2016688.602833 of 3105
Percent of Adults Physically Inactive (County)201621.8%2620 of 3141
Age-Adjusted Rate of Diabetes per 1,000 Persons (County)201614.60445 of 3141
Medicare Part D Prescription Enrollment Rate (County)201859.3%647 of 3137
Farmers' Markets (County)20166296 of 2249
Percent of Children Without a Market Within One Mile (County)201511.3%2401 of 3004
Percent of School-age Children in Poverty (County)201827.6%556 of 3140
Total Public School Expenditures (County)2017$862,565,000.00168 of 3123
Number of Public Libraries (County)201711287 of 1287
Average Daily Maximum Heat Index (County)201191.581930 of 3103
Percentage of Days with a Good Air Quality Index (County)201991.5%343 of 1006
Greenhouse Gas Direct Emitting Facilities (County)20181084 of 1227
Average Fine Particulate Matter (County)20119.052910 of 3108
FEMA Public Assistance Grant Dollars Obligated for Disasters (County)2017$468,081.75130 of 435
Total Deposits in Banks (County)2016-2017$2,363,451,000.00449 of 3108
Property Taxes as Percent of Income: Five-Year Estimates (County)2006-20102.6%885 of 2773
Percent of Firms Which are Women Owned (County)201231.7%1473 of 3093
Manufacturing Establishments with 5 to 9 Employees (County)201819490 of 1961
Inmates Executed, All Races (Cumulative Since 1977) (County)1977-20171233 of 233
Immigrant Households Entering County According to Tax Returns (County)2014-201520477 of 1323
Estimated Veteran Population Under 45 Years Old (County)20102,859389 of 3143
Total Planted Acres (County)2019685,620.82206 of 3034
Online, Mail Order, and Television Retail Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$84,000,000.00749 of 2709
Total Retail and Food Service Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$3,517,000,000.00421 of 3108
Earnings in Management of Companies and Enterprises Occupations in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$196,000,000.00361 of 2178
Population (County)2050366,000258 of 3076
Per Capita Total Personal Income (County)2050$165,880.002258 of 3112
Total Employees (County)2050151,000368 of 3065
Population 18 to 24 Years Old (County)205037,000234 of 2216
African American Male Population 25 Years Old (County)205049887 of 2780
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