The unemployment rate in Merced is 9.3% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Merced jobs have increased by 2.5%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Merced's cost of living is 4.7% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
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In the last Presidential election, Merced county remained strongly Democratic, 53.8% to 43.3%. More Voting Stats
Merced's population is 82,008 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 6.4%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 23.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Merced is Real Estate: $258,900
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.3%.
Merced public schools spend $8,250 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 23.6 students per teacher in Merced. More Education