Merced County vs. San Benito County

Merced County (CA)San Benito County (CA)
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)274,76561,537
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)7.4%11.3%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)255,79655,265
Population, Census, April 1, 2010255,79355,269
Persons under 5 years, percent7.7%6.6%
Persons under 18 years, percent29.3%25.7%
Persons 65 years and over, percent11.2%12.9%
Female persons, percent49.5%49.9%
White alone, percent82.0%87.9%
Black or African American alone, percent4.0%1.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent2.5%3.1%
Asian alone, percent7.9%3.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent0.4%0.4%
Two or More Races, percent3.2%3.5%
Hispanic or Latino, percent60.2%60.6%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent27.1%33.5%
Veterans, 2014-20189,6622,494
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-201825.7%20.3%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)85,75619,438
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201852.0%63.5%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$229,500$496,200
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$1,441$2,378
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$430$636
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$973$1,477
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201317.3%13.6%
Building permits, 2018630553
Households, 2014-201879,60617,740
Persons per household, 2014-20183.313.33
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201885.5%88.9%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-201852.5%40.2%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201889.2%93.9%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201879.7%88.8%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201869.4%79.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201814.0%19.7%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-20189.7%6.2%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent8.7%8.1%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201859.4%68.1%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201850.8%61.4%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)232,91049,887
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)788,114143,209
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)4,435,633591,100
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)2,260,180275,366
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)1,959,473345,195
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$7,470$6,068
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201827.435.3
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$50,129$81,977
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$21,634$31,475
Persons in poverty, percent21.2%8.6%
Total employer establishments, 20173,110986
Total employment, 201745,68612,664
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)1,711,049575,922
Total employment, percent change, 2016-20175.9%7.3%
Total nonemployer establishments, 201711,3173,649
All firms, 201212,8483,867
Men-owned firms, 20127,1631,694
Women-owned firms, 20124,0711,596
Minority-owned firms, 20126,9121,408
Nonminority-owned firms, 20125,4482,306
Veteran-owned firms, 20121,060296
Nonveteran-owned firms, 201211,1493,319
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%30.3%
Population per square mile, 2010132.239.8
Land area in square miles, 20101,934.971,388.71

Source: United States Census Bureau

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