Merced is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 83,964, it is the 101st largest city in California and the 417th largest city in the United States. Merced is currently growing at a rate of 0.39% annually and its population has increased by 6.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 78,958 in 2010. Spanning over 23 miles, Merced has a population density of 3,615 people per square mile.
The average household income in Merced is $62,195 with a poverty rate of 29.75%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $954 per month, and the median house value is $212,100. The median age in Merced is 29.6 years, 27.7 years for males, and 31.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.8 males.