Population Demographics for Merced County, California in 2020, 2019



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Population Demographics by Race

RacePopulation% of Total
Total Population255,793100
White148,38158
Hispanic or Latino140,48554
Some Other Race62,66524
Asian18,8367
Two or More Races11,9294
Black or African American9,9263
American Indian3,4731
Three or more races760Below 1%
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander583Below 1%
Native Hawaiian144Below 1%

Population Demographics by Race and gender.

MaleFemaleTotal
Total Population128,737127,056255,793
White73,75074,631148,381
Hispanic or Latino71,72868,757140,485
Some Other Race32,38130,28462,665
Asian9,3989,43818,836
Two or More Races5,9785,95111,929
Black or African American5,1654,7619,926
American Indian1,7471,7263,473
Three or more races387373760
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander318265583
Native Hawaiian8361144

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Demographic population totals

Total population in Merced County

 
Total Population:255,793
Male Population:128,737
Female Population:127,056

Demographic median age by sex

Median age in Merced County

 
Both sexes29
Male28
Female30

Demographic sex by age for the population in households

Population in households in Merced County

 
Total Population:250,897
Male Population:125,254
Under 5 years:11,373
5 to 9 years:11,282
10 to 14 years:11,334
15 to 17 years:7,264
18 and 19 years:4,806
20 years:2,297
21 years:2,014
22 to 24 years:5,811
25 to 29 years:8,979
30 to 34 years:8,082
35 to 39 years:7,791
40 to 44 years:7,712
45 to 49 years:7,770
50 to 54 years:7,279
55 to 59 years:6,019
60 and 61 years:2,199
62 to 64 years:2,823
65 and 66 years:1,584
67 to 69 years:1,993
70 to 74 years:2,564
75 to 79 years:1,952
80 to 84 years:1,307
85 years and over:1,019
Female Population:125,643
Under 5 years:10,796
5 to 9 years:10,832
10 to 14 years:10,707
15 to 17 years:6,785
18 and 19 years:4,433
20 years:2,116
21 years:1,957
22 to 24 years:5,461
25 to 29 years:8,739
30 to 34 years:8,253
35 to 39 years:8,073
40 to 44 years:7,713
45 to 49 years:8,080
50 to 54 years:7,365
55 to 59 years:6,197
60 and 61 years:2,156
62 to 64 years:3,005
65 and 66 years:1,769
67 to 69 years:2,209
70 to 74 years:2,985
75 to 79 years:2,433
80 to 84 years:1,841
85 years and over:1,738

Demographic average population of home by age

Average household size in Merced County

 
Total:3
Under 18 years:1
18 years and over:2

Demographic household type

Number of occupied homes in Merced County

 
Total:75,642
Family led homes:58,767
Husband-wife family:40,873
Other family:17,894
Population of male led with no wife present:5,929
Population female led with no husband present:11,965
Population of Nonfamily homes:16,875
Population living alone:13,157
Population not living alone:3,718

Demographic population of homes with people under 18 years old by type

Total occupied homes in Merced County with people under 18 years old:

 
Total:75,642
Population of homes with one or more people under 18 years:36,580
Population of family homes:36,303
Husband-wife family:23,782
Under 6 years only:4,484
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:7,619
6 to 17 years only:11,679
Other family:12,521
Male householder, no wife present:3,885
Under 6 years only:962
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:1,101
6 to 17 years only:1,822
Female led with no husband present:8,636
Under 6 years only:1,818
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:2,478
6 to 17 years only:4,340
Nonfamily households:277
Male led households:205
Under 6 years only:44
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:30
6 to 17 years only:131
Female led householder:72
Under 6 years only:14
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:9
6 to 17 years only:49
Households with no people under 18 years:39,062
Family households:22,464
Husband-wife family:17,091
Other family:5,373
Male led with no wife present:2,044
Female led with no husband present:3,329
Nonfamily households:16,598
Male led householder:8,099
Female led householder:8,499

Demographic type of home by age of owner-renter

Total number led homes in Merced County, by type

 
Total Home Population:75,642
Population of Family homes:58,767
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:2,737
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:11,352
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:13,757
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:13,177
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:4,941
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:4,121
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:5,131
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:2,739
Population of 85 year olds and over:812
Population of Nonfamily Homes:16,875
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:1,353
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:1,982
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:1,694
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:2,915
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:1,658
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:1,664
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:2,489
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:2,011
Population of 85 year olds and over:1,109

Demographic population of homes with people 60 year olds and over

households in Merced County containing people over 60

 
Total Population:75,642
Population of homes with one or more people 60 years and over:23,871
1-person household:6,583
2-or-more-person household:17,288
Family households:16,420
Nonfamily households:868
Population of homes with no people 60 years and over:51,771
1-person household:6,574
2-or-more-person household:45,197
Family homes:42,347
Nonfamily homes:2,850

Demographic population of multigenerational homes

homes in Merced County with multiple generations.

 
Total Population:75,642
Home has three or more generations:6,304
Home does not have three or more generations:69,338

Demographic presence of unmarried partner of home owner-renter

Unmarried population in Merced County under 18 years old in homes

 
Total Population:80,313
Total Population:80,313
Unmarried partner of home lead present:8,472
Unmarried partner of home lead present:8,472
In family homes:8,278
In family homes:8,278
Population of male led and male partner homes:237
Population of male led and male partner homes:237
Population of male led and female partner households:3,976
Population of male led and female partner households:3,976
Population of female led and female partner households:279
Population of female led and female partner households:279
Population of female led and male partner households:3,786
Population of female led and male partner households:3,786
In nonfamily homes:194
In nonfamily homes:194
Population of male led and male partner homes:6
Population of male led and male partner homes:6
Population of male led and female partner homes:173
Population of male led and female partner homes:173
Population of female led and female partner homes:3
Population of female led and female partner homes:3
Population of female led and male partner homes:12
Population of female led and male partner homes:12
No unmarried partner of home lead present:71,841
In family homes:71,614
Population of husband-wife family homes:53,525
Population of male lead with no wife present, family homes:3,678
Population of female lead with no husband present, family homes:14,411
In nonfamily homes:227

Demographic population in families by age

Population in families living in Merced County

 
Total Population:219,780
Population Under 18 years:78,970
Population 18 years and over:140,810

Demographic tenure of people in homes

How long in Merced County have lived in one place.

 
Total:75,642
Population of Owner occupied homes:41,196
Family home:33,148
Nonfamily homess:8,048
Male led home:3,585
Living alone:2,753
Not living alone:832
Female led home:4,463
Living alone:3,878
Not living alone:585
Population of Renter occupied homes:34,446
Family run homes:25,619
Husband-wife family:14,359
Other family:11,260
Male led with no wife present:3,463
Female led with no husband present:7,797
Nonfamily Homes:8,827
Male led homes:4,719
Male living alone:3,315
Male not living alone:1,404
Female led homes:4,108
Females living alone:3,211
Females not living alone:897