Merced is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 84,802, it is the 101st largest city in California and the 410th largest city in the United States. Merced is currently growing at a rate of 0.67% annually and its population has increased by 7.40% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 78,958 in 2010. Merced reached it's highest population of 84,802 in 2021. Spanning over 23 miles, Merced has a population density of 3,651 people per square mile.
The average household income in Merced is $63,265 with a poverty rate of 29.31%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,005 per month, and the median house value is $237,500. The median age in Merced is 29.4 years, 27.9 years for males, and 31 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.4 males.