Merced, California 

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Population

82,008

28% Growth

Unemployment Rate

6.5%

Median Income

$38,917

Avg. Home Price

$238,600

Best Places to Live in Merced, California

Small city - Central California, mid-Central Valley, 80 miles south of Sacramento
Pros
-Nearby national parks
-Emerging college town
-Future job growth
Cons
-Low educational attainment
-Cost of living
-Current unemployment

Local Listings in Merced, CA
 $233,400 
Anita Ct # F0183H
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1216 SqFt
 $233,400 
Anita Ct # F0183H
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1216 SqFt
 $279,890 
310 Mono Lake Ave # 7QLF36
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 | 1797 SqFt
 $258,400 
Anita Ct # QQFYV8
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1623 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Merced Metro Area

Merced has played a role, for the past 125 years, as a sleepy agricultural and transportation center and a travel gateway to Yosemite National Park. But in 2005, the long-awaited University of California Merced campus was finally opened, which should over time greatly influence its role and character and bring positive growth. Aside from the University and its 2100-acre campus northeast of town, Merced is a typical Central Valley town, with a pleasant if somewhat mundane character. Retail and residential growth are well-planned and attractive.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: California
County: Merced County
Metro Area: Merced Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat liberal
City: Merced
Zip Codes: 95340 95348 95341
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 22 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Merced is 6.5% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Merced jobs have increased by 2.45%. Learn More...

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Merced's cost of living is 7.50% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Merced's Cost of Living

VOTING
Merced county voted Democratic in the last three Presidential elections, after voting Republican in 2000 and 2004. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Merced's population is 82,008 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 28.35%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 24 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Merced is $231,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 11.02%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Merced

SCHOOLS
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. Learn More...


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Housing Market in Merced

It's a good time to buy in Merced. Home Appreciation is up 10.0% in the last 12 months. Browse Merced Real Estate or Find top agents in Merced

The median home price in Merced is $238,600. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Merced   38 Reviews
Rainy Cloud Over This Town - 10/3/2017
I grew up in Modesto and moved to Merced for work in 2012. I was in my early 20's and had my first real full-time job. Since I was in my early 20's and single, I wanted... Read More

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

Merced, CA - 5/17/2015
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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ZIP CODES IN MERCED, CALIFORNIA
95340 95348 95341

NEW LISTINGS IN MERCED CA
$233,400
Anita Ct # F0183H
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$279,890
310 Mono Lake Ave # 7QLF36
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 |

$258,400
Anita Ct # QQFYV8
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$279,890
173 Mono Lake Ct # 107
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 |

$277,800
2323 Malaspina
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$272,800
3765 De Soto Way
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

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