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Merced County, California

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Population:

  • Total Population: 210,554
  • Males: 104,457
  • Females: 106,097

Ethnicity:

  • White: 84,807
  • Black/African American: 7,299
  • Hispanic: 95,610
  • Native American/Eskimo: 1,065
  • Asian: 14,209
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 243
  • Other: 537
  • 2 or more: 6,784

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (105,365)
  2. Spanish (67,490)
  3. Miao, Hmong (6,075)
  4. Portuguese (5,580)
  5. Panjabi (1,995)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 52,184

  1. Mexico (36,495)
  2. Laos (3,885)
  3. Portugal (3,176)
  4. Thailand (1,913)
  5. India (1,629)
  6. Philippines (947)
  7. El Salvador (415)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Catholic Church (80,043)
  2. Southern Baptist Convention (6,263)
  3. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The (3,032)
  4. Assemblies of God (2,267)
  5. United Methodist Church, The (2,106)

Migrant Health Clinics

  • Golden Valley Health Center-Planada: , Planada - (209) 382-0253
  • Golden Valley Health Center-Los Banos Dental Clini: 821 Texas Avenue, Los Banos - (209) 826-1045
  • Golden Valley Health Center- Dos Palos: 1405 California Avenue, Dos Palos - (209) 392-2111
  • Golden Valley Health Center- Women's Health: 378 West Olive Avenue, Suite A, Merced - (209) 381-4109
  • Golden Valley Health Center-Women's Health: 797 West Childs Avenue, Merced - (209) 383-5871
  • Golden Valley Health Center--Merced: 847 West Childs Avenue, Merced - (209) 383-7441

Disabilities:

  • Total Reported: 72,256
  • Sensory: 7,346
  • Physical: 15,591
  • Mental: 9,713
  • Self-care: 5,149
  • Go outside home: 16,988
  • Employment: 17,967

Grandparents as caregivers

Grandparents as caregivers: 2,218

Heating fuel:

  • Total Reported: 63,815
  • Utility gas: 34,647
  • Bottled or LP gas: 5,191
  • Electricity: 20,821
  • Fuel oil, kerosene: 76
  • Coal or Coke: 0
  • Wood: 2,523
  • Solar Energy: 22
  • Other fuel: 311
  • No fuel used: 224

Vehicles available:

  • Total Reported: 119,543
  • No vehicle: 12,212
  • 1 or more vehicle: 107,331

Education Attainment:

  • No School: 8,608
  • No High School: 16,576
  • Some High School: 17,063
  • High School: 27,901
  • Some College: 25,632
  • Associate's Degree: 8,049
  • College Degree: 8,882
  • Master's Degree: 2,546
  • Professional Degree: 1,182
  • Doctoral Degree: 286

Household Phones:

  • Households Reporting: 63,815
  • Owners with phone: 37,113
  • Owners without phone: 362
  • Renters with phone: 24,860
  • Renters without phone: 1,480

10 closest counties:

  1. Stanislaus County, California
  2. Madera County, California
  3. Mariposa County, California
  4. San Benito County, California
  5. Tuolumne County, California
  6. San Joaquin County, California
  7. Calaveras County, California
  8. Fresno County, California
  9. Monterey County, California
  10. Amador County, California

Data Detail

Zip Codes in county:

93620, 93635, 93661, 93665, 95301, 95303, 95312, 95315, 95317, 95322, 95324, 95333, 95334, 95340, 95341, 95342, 95343, 95344, 95348, 95365, 95369, 95374, 95388

Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

  • KABX-FM (97.5 FM) MERCED, CA
  • KAMB (101.5 FM) MERCED, CA
  • KHPO (106.3 FM) MERCED, CA
  • KQLB (106.9 FM) LOS BANOS, CA
  • KLLE (107.9 FM) MERCED, CA
  • KLBS (1330 AM) LOS BANOS, CA
  • KYOS (1480 AM) MERCED, CA
  • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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