The unemployment rate in Merced County is 11.4% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). 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 9.1% 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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In the last Presidential election, Merced county remained strongly Democratic, 53.8% to 43.3%. More Voting Stats
Merced County's population is 279,150 people. Since 2020, 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 Real Estate: $390,500
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.2%.
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