The unemployment rate in Merced County is 8.4% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Merced County jobs have increased by 2.5%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Merced County's cost of living is 7.9% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
October, May and April are the most pleasant months in Merced County, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather
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Merced county voted Democratic in the last three Presidential elections, after voting Republican in 2000 and 2004. More Voting Stats
Merced County's population is 267,390 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 6.7%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 27.0 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Merced County is $272,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.9%. Check out the homes in the area
Merced County public schools spend $11,296 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 43.9 students per teacher in Merced County. More Education