Merced County vs. Stanislaus County

Merced County (CA)Stanislaus County (CA)
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)274,765549,815
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)7.4%6.9%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)255,796514,451
Population, Census, April 1, 2010255,793514,453
Persons under 5 years, percent7.7%7.2%
Persons under 18 years, percent29.3%27.1%
Persons 65 years and over, percent11.2%13.2%
Female persons, percent49.5%50.5%
White alone, percent82.0%83.5%
Black or African American alone, percent4.0%3.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent2.5%2.0%
Asian alone, percent7.9%6.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent0.4%0.9%
Two or More Races, percent3.2%4.1%
Hispanic or Latino, percent60.2%47.0%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent27.1%41.1%
Veterans, 2014-20189,66221,985
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-201825.7%20.6%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)85,756182,290
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201852.0%57.4%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$229,500$272,400
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$1,441$1,642
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$430$477
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$973$1,099
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201317.3%16.8%
Building permits, 2018630759
Households, 2014-201879,606172,682
Persons per household, 2014-20183.313.09
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201885.5%86.7%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-201852.5%42.5%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201889.2%89.9%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201879.7%82.8%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201869.4%78.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201814.0%16.9%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-20189.7%9.1%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent8.7%7.0%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201859.4%60.8%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201850.8%53.1%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)232,910705,698
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)788,1143,634,960
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)4,435,63311,703,620
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)2,260,1805,295,116
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)1,959,4735,933,581
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$7,470$11,373
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201827.429.0
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$50,129$57,387
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$21,634$25,101
Persons in poverty, percent21.2%15.6%
Total employer establishments, 20173,1109,096
Total employment, 201745,686142,929
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)1,711,0496,518,092
Total employment, percent change, 2016-20175.9%2.7%
Total nonemployer establishments, 201711,31729,034
All firms, 201212,84833,036
Men-owned firms, 20127,16316,930
Women-owned firms, 20124,07111,455
Minority-owned firms, 20126,91213,341
Nonminority-owned firms, 20125,44818,348
Veteran-owned firms, 20121,0602,914
Nonveteran-owned firms, 201211,14928,584
Black-owned firms, percent, 20072.6%2.6%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%1.4%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20079.1%8.6%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 200724.8%16.2%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200730.2%30.0%
Population per square mile, 2010132.2344.2
Land area in square miles, 20101,934.971,494.83

Source: United States Census Bureau

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