Merced County vs. Mariposa County

Merced County (CA)Mariposa County (CA)
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)274,76517,471
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)7.4%-4.3%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)255,79618,247
Population, Census, April 1, 2010255,79318,251
Persons under 5 years, percent7.7%4.3%
Persons under 18 years, percent29.3%16.2%
Persons 65 years and over, percent11.2%27.9%
Female persons, percent49.5%49.0%
White alone, percent82.0%89.4%
Black or African American alone, percent4.0%1.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent2.5%3.4%
Asian alone, percent7.9%1.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent0.4%0.2%
Two or More Races, percent3.2%4.0%
Hispanic or Latino, percent60.2%11.6%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent27.1%79.7%
Veterans, 2014-20189,6621,601
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-201825.7%7.1%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)85,75610,404
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201852.0%69.0%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$229,500$269,500
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$1,441$1,627
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$430$440
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$973$799
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201317.3%5.9%
Building permits, 201863036
Households, 2014-201879,6067,700
Persons per household, 2014-20183.312.13
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201885.5%88.2%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-201852.5%10.9%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201889.2%87.1%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201879.7%76.1%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201869.4%90.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201814.0%23.4%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-20189.7%13.2%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent8.7%8.0%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201859.4%51.4%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201850.8%47.9%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)232,910157,933
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)2,260,18018,908
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)1,959,473102,452
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$7,470$5,722
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201827.428.7
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$50,129$51,199
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$21,634$29,776
Persons in poverty, percent21.2%14.9%
Total employer establishments, 20173,110324
Total employment, 201745,6862,463
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)1,711,04984,524
Total employment, percent change, 2016-20175.9%-23.5%
Total nonemployer establishments, 201711,3171,344
All firms, 201212,8481,529
Men-owned firms, 20127,163733
Women-owned firms, 20124,071586
Minority-owned firms, 20126,912189
Nonminority-owned firms, 20125,4481,246
Veteran-owned firms, 20121,060162
Nonveteran-owned firms, 201211,1491,285
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%0.0%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 200724.8%0.0%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200730.2%0.0%
Population per square mile, 2010132.212.6
Land area in square miles, 20101,934.971,448.82

Source: United States Census Bureau

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