Stanislaus County vs. Merced County

Stanislaus County (CA)Merced County (CA)
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)549,815274,765
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)6.9%7.4%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)514,451255,796
Population, Census, April 1, 2010514,453255,793
Persons under 5 years, percent7.2%7.7%
Persons under 18 years, percent27.1%29.3%
Persons 65 years and over, percent13.2%11.2%
Female persons, percent50.5%49.5%
White alone, percent83.5%82.0%
Black or African American alone, percent3.5%4.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent2.0%2.5%
Asian alone, percent6.1%7.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent0.9%0.4%
Two or More Races, percent4.1%3.2%
Hispanic or Latino, percent47.0%60.2%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent41.1%27.1%
Veterans, 2014-201821,9859,662
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-201820.6%25.7%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)182,29085,756
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201857.4%52.0%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$272,400$229,500
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$1,642$1,441
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$477$430
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$1,099$973
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201316.8%17.3%
Building permits, 2018759630
Households, 2014-2018172,68279,606
Persons per household, 2014-20183.093.31
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201886.7%85.5%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-201842.5%52.5%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201889.9%89.2%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201882.8%79.7%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201878.3%69.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201816.9%14.0%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-20189.1%9.7%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent7.0%8.7%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201860.8%59.4%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201853.1%50.8%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)705,698232,910
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)3,634,960788,114
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)11,703,6204,435,633
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)5,295,1162,260,180
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)5,933,5811,959,473
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$11,373$7,470
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201829.027.4
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$57,387$50,129
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$25,101$21,634
Persons in poverty, percent15.6%21.2%
Total employer establishments, 20179,0963,110
Total employment, 2017142,92945,686
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)6,518,0921,711,049
Total employment, percent change, 2016-20172.7%5.9%
Total nonemployer establishments, 201729,03411,317
All firms, 201233,03612,848
Men-owned firms, 201216,9307,163
Women-owned firms, 201211,4554,071
Minority-owned firms, 201213,3416,912
Nonminority-owned firms, 201218,3485,448
Veteran-owned firms, 20122,9141,060
Nonveteran-owned firms, 201228,58411,149
Black-owned firms, percent, 20072.6%2.6%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20071.4%0.0%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20078.6%9.1%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 200716.2%24.8%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200730.0%30.2%
Population per square mile, 2010344.2132.2
Land area in square miles, 20101,494.831,934.97

Source: United States Census Bureau

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