Merced County vs. Madera County

Merced County (CA)Madera County (CA)
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)274,765157,672
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)7.4%4.5%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)255,796150,841
Population, Census, April 1, 2010255,793150,865
Persons under 5 years, percent7.7%7.6%
Persons under 18 years, percent29.3%27.5%
Persons 65 years and over, percent11.2%14.0%
Female persons, percent49.5%51.8%
White alone, percent82.0%86.0%
Black or African American alone, percent4.0%4.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent2.5%4.4%
Asian alone, percent7.9%2.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent0.4%0.3%
Two or More Races, percent3.2%2.5%
Hispanic or Latino, percent60.2%58.3%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent27.1%33.7%
Veterans, 2014-20189,6626,775
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-201825.7%20.6%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)85,75650,966
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201852.0%64.0%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$229,500$235,200
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$1,441$1,492
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$430$461
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$973$986
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201317.3%10.6%
Building permits, 2018630503
Households, 2014-201879,60644,759
Persons per household, 2014-20183.313.28
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201885.5%88.4%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-201852.5%45.1%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201889.2%87.3%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201879.7%76.8%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201869.4%71.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201814.0%14.5%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-20189.7%8.9%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent8.7%10.4%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201859.4%53.8%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201850.8%47.3%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)232,910150,065
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)788,114760,956
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)4,435,6331,441,125
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)2,260,180508,930
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)1,959,4731,012,856
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$7,470$6,654
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201827.427.1
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$50,129$52,884
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$21,634$21,394
Persons in poverty, percent21.2%20.2%
Total employer establishments, 20173,1101,961
Total employment, 201745,68626,755
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)1,711,0491,149,388
Total employment, percent change, 2016-20175.9%0.3%
Total nonemployer establishments, 201711,3177,445
All firms, 201212,8488,094
Men-owned firms, 20127,1633,888
Women-owned firms, 20124,0713,202
Minority-owned firms, 20126,9123,203
Nonminority-owned firms, 20125,4484,524
Veteran-owned firms, 20121,060618
Nonveteran-owned firms, 201211,1497,044
Black-owned firms, percent, 20072.6%0.0%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20079.1%5.1%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 200724.8%23.7%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200730.2%26.3%
Population per square mile, 2010132.270.6
Land area in square miles, 20101,934.972,137.07

Source: United States Census Bureau

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