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-- Demographic Economic Characteristics & Patterns
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Merced CA General Demographic-Economic-Geographic Characteristics -- scroll section
|Population, 2013 estimate ||81,102||38,332,521|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base ||78,950||37,253,959|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013 ||2.7%||2.9%|
|Population, 2010 ||78,958||37,253,956|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010 ||9.4%||6.8%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010 ||31.8%||25.0%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2010 ||8.8%||11.4%|
|Female persons, percent, 2010 ||50.9%||50.3% |
|White alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||52.2%||57.6%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||6.3%||6.2%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||1.5%||1.0%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||11.8%||13.0%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.2%||0.4%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2010 ||5.5%||4.9%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 (b) ||49.6%||37.6%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 ||30.0%||40.1% |
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-2013 ||79.2%||84.2%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013 ||21.3%||27.0%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013 ||46.5%||43.7%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||71.7%||81.2%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||15.7%||30.7%|
|Veterans, 2009-2013 ||3,349||1,893,539|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013 ||22.4||27.2|
|Housing units, 2010 ||27,446||13,680,081|
|Homeownership rate, 2009-2013 ||42.5%||55.3%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-2013 ||31.3%||31.0%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013 ||$137,900||$366,400|
|Households, 2009-2013 ||24,494||12,542,460|
|Persons per household, 2009-2013 ||3.21||2.94|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013 ||$16,876||$29,527|
|Median household income, 2009-2013 ||$37,822||$61,094|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-2013 ||30.0%||15.9%|
|Total number of firms, 2007 ||3,984||3,425,510|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||S||4.0%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||1.3%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||10.0%||14.9%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||0.3%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||S||16.5%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||35.2%||30.3% |
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) ||605,653||491,372,092|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) ||1,204,222||598,456,486|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) ||1,057,460||455,032,270|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007 ||$13,909||$12,561|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) ||104,946||80,852,787|
|Land area in square miles, 2010 ||23.32||155,779.22|
|Persons per square mile, 2010 ||3,386.4||239.1|
|FIPS Code ||46898||06|
|Counties ||Merced County|
|(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.|
|(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.|
|FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data|
|NA: Not available|
|D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information|
|X: Not applicable|
|S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards|
|Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown|
|F: Fewer than 100 firms|
|Source: ProximityOne; Census Bureau; BLS|
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