Merced County, CA

Current Temperature ° Population 262,305

Homefacts County Report

Schools

School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 31.8%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 53.8%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 14.4%

Registered Offenders

27.96% Higher than national avg.
  • 573 offenders in Merced County
  • 21.84 offenders/10,000 residents

Real Estate

Median List Price $259,000
  • Median Sales Price: $250,000
  • Foreclosures: 232
  • Homes For Sale: 113
  • Homes For Rent: 0

Environmental Hazards

585 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 5
  • Registered Polluters: 28
  • Superfunds: 23
  • Tanks & Spills: 529

Unemployment

High 7.5%
  • California unemployment average: 4.3%
  • National unemployment average: 4.1%

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113 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 113 K-12 public schools in Merced County, CA and 17 private schools. Homefacts rates Merced County's schools as Above average, with an overall B- rating.

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Crime view details

573 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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Crime Index

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Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
$259,000 compared to September 2016
Median Sales Price
$250,000 compared to September 2016

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    6.2%
  • Rented
    45.8%
  • Owned
    48%

113 Homes For Sale View All

$95,000
1715 Sycamore Avenue
Atwater, CA 95301
-- Beds | -- Baths
$299,000
635 Vargas Court
Atwater, CA 95301
4 Beds | 3 Baths
$199,900
852 W 23rd Street
Merced, CA 95340
2 Beds | 1 Baths
$185,000
834 W 23rd Street
Merced, CA 95340
2 Beds | 1 Baths

232 Foreclosures View All

median foreclosure price
No Data
$165,000
Peninsula
Atwater, CA 95301
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$158,855
Bonta
Gustine, CA 95322
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$190,000
Grapevine
Livingston, CA 95334
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$299,606
Adams
Los Banos, CA 93635
2 Beds | 1 Baths

Foreclosure Status Distribution

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

169 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Merced County, CA issued 169 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 169 permits, 163 were issued for single family homes and 6 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Merced County, CA issued 101 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 101 permits, 95 were issued for single family homes and 6 were issued for multi-family homes.
All Housing Single Family Housing Multi-Family Housing

Building Permits By Year

Fair Market Rents

**Displaying data from Merced County, CA
  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $522
  • 1 Bedroom: $602
  • 2 Bedrooms: $776
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,125
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,355

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Environmental Hazards

585 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
    in Merced County, CA
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  • Registered Polluters
    in Merced County, CA
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  • Superfunds
    in Merced County, CA
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  • Tanks & Spills
    in Merced County, CA
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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HAZARDOUS (0/0)
    Merced County, CA has 0% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Merced County, CA is a green zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 6.26 Average
    Merced County, CA is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 43.63°
  • February 48.05°
  • March 53.28°
  • April 57.05°
  • May 62.28°
  • June 69.7°
  • July 79.37°
  • August 72.3°
  • September 70.77°
  • October 62.9°
  • November 51.03°
  • December 44.93°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Merced County, CA

Earthquakes
Merced County, CA has a high risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Merced County, CA has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Merced County, CA has a very low risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Merced County, CA has a very low risk of tornadoes.

Demographics view details

Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Merced County, CA: $41,997

Unemployment

Unemployment in Merced County is 7.5%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 4.3% and 8.4% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 57.06%
White Collar - 42.94%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Jerry Brown
  • Sen. Barbara Boxer
  • Sen. Dianne Feinstein

Neighborhood Info

14 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

67 FCC Towers view all

2 Hospitals view all

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