Merced Information

Merced Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Merced, CA

General Merced Information

State: California

County: Merced County

Close cities: Le Grand, CA, Planada, CA, Chowchilla, CA, Livingston, CA, Snelling, CA, Winton, CA, Cressey, CA, Ballico, CA, San Joaquin, CA, Atwater, CA, El Nido, CA

Merced Population (census data)
Total 76,879 (+17.6% since 2000)
Male 37,572 (48.9%)
Female 39,307 (51.1%)

Population Density: 3,870 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 104.2 (US Avg is 100)

Merced Elevation: 171 feet above sea level

Land Area: 19.9 square miles

Median Household Income: $31,726

Zip Codes: 95344, 95341, 95343, 95340, and 95348.

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Merced Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • Hispanic (41.4%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (37.8%)
  • Other race (23.2%)
  • Other Asian (9.6%)
  • Black (6.3%)
  • Two or more races (5.2%)
  • American Indian (2.5%)
  • Filipino (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (8.2%)
  • Irish (6.8%)
  • English (5.3%)
  • United States (3.3%)
  • Italian (3.0%)
  • Portuguese (2.1%)
Foriegn Born: 14,152 people (18.4%)
  • Latin America (64.8%)
  • Asia (35.2%)

Local Merced Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: San Francisco Giants, Oakland Athletics
NBA Basketball: Golden State Warriors, Sacramento Kings
NHL Hockey: San Jose Sharks

Merced School Information

High Schools
Golden Valley High (2121 East Childs Avenue, Merced, CA, 95344 - Merced Union High District)
Independence High (Alternative) (1900 G Street, Merced, CA, 95340 - Merced Union High District)
Merced High (205 West Olive Avenue, Merced, CA, 95344 - Merced Union High District)
Merced Union High School District Community Day S (1850 Wardrobe Avenue, Merced, CA, 95340 - Merced Union High District)
Yosemite High (Continuation) (1900 G Street, Merced, CA, 95340 - Merced Union High District)
Middle Schools
Herbert H. Cruickshank Middle (601 Cormorant Drive, Merced, CA, 95340 - Merced City Elementary District)
Herbert Hoover Middle (800 East 26th Street, Merced, CA, 95340 - Merced City Elementary District)
Rudolph Rivera Middle (945 Buena Vista Drive, Merced, CA, 95348 - Merced City Elementary District)
Tenaya Middle (760 West Eighth Street, Merced, CA, 95340 - Merced City Elementary District)
Elementary Schools
Ada Givens Elementary (2900 Green Street, Merced, CA, 95340 - Merced City Elementary District)
Alicia Reyes Elementary (123 South N Street, Merced, CA, 95340 - Merced City Elementary District)
Allan Peterson Elementary (848 East Donna, Merced, CA, 95340 - Merced City Elementary District)
Charles Wright Elementary (900 East 20th Street, Merced, CA, 95340 - Merced City Elementary District)
Don Stowell Elementary (251 East 11th Street, Merced, CA, 95340 - Merced City Elementary District)
Donn B. Chenoweth Elementary (3200 Parsons Avenue, Merced, CA, 95340 - Merced City Elementary District)
Franklin Elementary (2936 Franklin Road, Merced, CA, 95348 - Merced City Elementary District)
John Muir Elementary (300 West 26th Street, Merced, CA, 95340 - Merced City Elementary District)
Leontine Gracey Elementary (945 West Avenue, Merced, CA, 95340 - Merced City Elementary District)
Luther Burbank Elementary (609 East Alexander Avenue, Merced, CA, 95340 - Merced City Elementary District)
Margaret Sheehy Elementary (1240 West Sixth Street, Merced, CA, 95340 - Merced City Elementary District)
McSwain Elementary (926 North Scott Road, Merced, CA, 95340 - McSwain Union Elementary District)
Pioneer Elementary (2950 Gerard Avenue, Merced, CA, 95340 - Weaver Union District)
Plainsburg Elementary (3708 South Plainsburg Road, Merced, CA, 95340 - Plainsburg Union Elementary District)
Weaver Elementary (3076 East Childs Avenue, Merced, CA, 95340 - Weaver Union District)
Other/Private Schools
Joe Stefani (2628 Ranchero Lane, Merced, CA, 95348 - Merced City Elementary District)
John C. Fremont Charter (1120 West 22nd Street, Merced, CA, 95340 - Merced City Elementary District)
Merced City School District Community Day (1850 Wardrobe Avenue, Merced, CA, 95340 - Merced City Elementary District)
Merced County Juvenile Hall/Community (632 West 13th Street, Merced, CA, 95340 - Merced County Office Of Education District)
Merced County Special Education (632 West 13th Street, Merced, CA, 95340 - Merced County Office Of Education District)
Newcomer Language Academy (1180 E Street, Merced, CA, 95340 - Merced City Elementary District)
Valley Atwater Community Day (2605 Hospital Road, Merced, CA, 95340 - Merced County Office Of Education District)
Valley Community (1850 Wardrobe Avenue, Merced, CA, 95340 - Merced County Office Of Education District)
Valley Community Day (7-12) (1850 Wardrobe Avenue, Merced, CA, 95340 - Merced County Office Of Education District)

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