Mariposa County vs. Merced County

Mariposa County (CA)Merced County (CA)
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)17,471274,765
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)-4.3%7.4%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)18,247255,796
Population, Census, April 1, 201018,251255,793
Persons under 5 years, percent4.3%7.7%
Persons under 18 years, percent16.2%29.3%
Persons 65 years and over, percent27.9%11.2%
Female persons, percent49.0%49.5%
White alone, percent89.4%82.0%
Black or African American alone, percent1.3%4.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent3.4%2.5%
Asian alone, percent1.7%7.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent0.2%0.4%
Two or More Races, percent4.0%3.2%
Hispanic or Latino, percent11.6%60.2%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent79.7%27.1%
Veterans, 2014-20181,6019,662
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-20187.1%25.7%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)10,40485,756
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201869.0%52.0%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$269,500$229,500
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$1,627$1,441
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$440$430
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$799$973
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-20135.9%17.3%
Building permits, 201836630
Households, 2014-20187,70079,606
Persons per household, 2014-20182.133.31
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201888.2%85.5%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-201810.9%52.5%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201887.1%89.2%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201876.1%79.7%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201890.4%69.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201823.4%14.0%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-201813.2%9.7%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent8.0%8.7%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201851.4%59.4%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201847.9%50.8%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)157,933232,910
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)18,9082,260,180
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)102,4521,959,473
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$5,722$7,470
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201828.727.4
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$51,199$50,129
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$29,776$21,634
Persons in poverty, percent14.9%21.2%
Total employer establishments, 20173243,110
Total employment, 20172,46345,686
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)84,5241,711,049
Total employment, percent change, 2016-2017-23.5%5.9%
Total nonemployer establishments, 20171,34411,317
All firms, 20121,52912,848
Men-owned firms, 20127337,163
Women-owned firms, 20125864,071
Minority-owned firms, 20121896,912
Nonminority-owned firms, 20121,2465,448
Veteran-owned firms, 20121621,060
Nonveteran-owned firms, 20121,28511,149
Black-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%2.6%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%9.1%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%24.8%
Women-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%30.2%
Population per square mile, 201012.6132.2
Land area in square miles, 20101,448.821,934.97

Source: United States Census Bureau

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