Madera County vs. Merced County

Madera County (CA)Merced County (CA)
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)157,672274,765
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)4.5%7.4%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)150,841255,796
Population, Census, April 1, 2010150,865255,793
Persons under 5 years, percent7.6%7.7%
Persons under 18 years, percent27.5%29.3%
Persons 65 years and over, percent14.0%11.2%
Female persons, percent51.8%49.5%
White alone, percent86.0%82.0%
Black or African American alone, percent4.3%4.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent4.4%2.5%
Asian alone, percent2.5%7.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent0.3%0.4%
Two or More Races, percent2.5%3.2%
Hispanic or Latino, percent58.3%60.2%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent33.7%27.1%
Veterans, 2014-20186,7759,662
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-201820.6%25.7%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)50,96685,756
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201864.0%52.0%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$235,200$229,500
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$1,492$1,441
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$461$430
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$986$973
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201310.6%17.3%
Building permits, 2018503630
Households, 2014-201844,75979,606
Persons per household, 2014-20183.283.31
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201888.4%85.5%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-201845.1%52.5%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201887.3%89.2%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201876.8%79.7%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201871.9%69.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201814.5%14.0%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-20188.9%9.7%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent10.4%8.7%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201853.8%59.4%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201847.3%50.8%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)150,065232,910
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)760,956788,114
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)1,441,1254,435,633
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)508,9302,260,180
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)1,012,8561,959,473
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$6,654$7,470
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201827.127.4
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$52,884$50,129
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$21,394$21,634
Persons in poverty, percent20.2%21.2%
Total employer establishments, 20171,9613,110
Total employment, 201726,75545,686
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)1,149,3881,711,049
Total employment, percent change, 2016-20170.3%5.9%
Total nonemployer establishments, 20177,44511,317
All firms, 20128,09412,848
Men-owned firms, 20123,8887,163
Women-owned firms, 20123,2024,071
Minority-owned firms, 20123,2036,912
Nonminority-owned firms, 20124,5245,448
Veteran-owned firms, 20126181,060
Nonveteran-owned firms, 20127,04411,149
Black-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%2.6%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20075.1%9.1%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 200723.7%24.8%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200726.3%30.2%
Population per square mile, 201070.6132.2
Land area in square miles, 20102,137.071,934.97

Source: United States Census Bureau

About this page: Side-by-side comparison between Madera county (CA) and Merced county (CA) using the main population, demographic, and social indicators from the United States Census Bureau.