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  COST OF LIVING OVERVIEW
  

Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Merced, California is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Merced, California is more expensive.

Merced, California cost of living is 101.10.

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
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  COST OF LIVINGMerced, CaliforniaUnited States
  Overall  101100
  Grocery  99.8100
  Health  107100
  Housing  102100
  Utilities  95100
  Transportation  106100
  Miscellaneous  97100

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  6/9/2016
Merced is not a bad place if you could change a fe

I resided in Merced for over 4 decades, basically grew up there and we truly loved the place. However in 2006 we saw a shift in the city and 2 years ago our family moved... (Read More)

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  5/17/2015
Merced, CA

When I first arrived in Merced, 8 years ago, I was disappointed in my neighbors. But, they all got foreclosed on and moved. The new neighbors are ALL employed, happy... (Read More)

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  1/14/2014
I have hated a few places

It usually comes down to frustration over an endless horizon of buildings and traffic, crowds of people and feeling isolated in the thick of it all. This is most places.... (Read More)

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