Merced County , California

Merced County: County in California, United States

Merced County locator map
Location of Merced County on California map.

About

Merced County is a county located in the U.S. state of California. As of the 2010 census, the population was 255,793 and a population density of 50 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 279,252 inhabitants. Its county seat is Merced. The county was created 166 years ago in 1854.

Merced CA Historic Courthouse7 image
Merced CA Historic Courthouse7
Merced CA Historic Courthouse7 image

Geography

Merced County is located at 37°11'31"N 120°43'4"W (37.1918600, -120.7176700). It has 7 neighbors: Fresno County, Madera County, Mariposa County, San Benito County, Santa Clara County, Stanislaus County and Tuolumne County.

Merced County map

The largest city of Merced County is Merced with a population of 88,235. Other cities include, Los Banos population 40,571, Atwater population 30,296, Livingston population 14,926 and Winton population 10,613. See all Merced County cities & populated places.

Weather

Merced County forecast: Mostly clear, with a low around 58. West northwest wind 5 to 15 mph. more

Merced County Quick Facts

Population : 279,252 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : California (United States)
Area : 5107 km2
Water as percent of area : 2.19%
Land as percent of area : 97.81%
Named for : Merced River
Altitude : 89 feet / 27 meters
Capital : Merced
Establishment : January 01, 1855
Time Zone : America/Los_Angeles
Local time : 01:03:29 (23rd September 2021)
Density : 55 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 8.4% (2010-2020)
Weather : 58℉ Mostly Clear 7-days weather

Merced County has 7 neighbours.

  • Merced

Demographics

The population of Merced County increased by 8.4% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 255,793 - census
2011 259,297 1.35% estimation process
2012 260,867 0.6% estimation process
2013 262,026 0.44% estimation process
2014 264,419 0.91% estimation process
2015 266,353 0.73% estimation process
2016 267,628 0.48% estimation process
2017 271,096 1.28% estimation process
2018 274,151 1.11% estimation process
2019 277,680 1.27% estimation process
2020 279,252 0.56% estimation process

Comte de Merced, Comté de Merced, Condado de Merced, Condado han Merced, Contea di Merced, Hrabstwo Merced, Merced, Merced Comitatus, Merced Kun, Merced Kūn, Merced konderria, Merced megye, Mercedi maakond, Mersed, Mersed srjan, Mursed, Okrug Mersed, Quan Merced, Quận Merced, marsida ka'unti, masedo jun, mo sai de xian, mqatʿt myrsyd, shhrstan mrsd kalyfrnya, Мерсед, Мърсед, Округ Мерсед, Մերսեդ շրջան, شهرستان مرسد، کالیفرنیا, مرسیڈ کاؤنٹی، کیلیفورنیا, مرکڈ کاؤنٹی, مقاطعة ميرسيد, মার্সিড কাউন্টি, マーセド郡, 默塞德縣

People born in Merced County (3)

People born in Merced County, including football player Cameron Worrell, baseball player and coach Dwayne Murphy, football player Elmer Wilhoite, you can see a list of people who born in Merced County.

Other places with the same name (1)

Merced County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Merced County.

City Name Population Title
Merced 88,235 County seat of Merced County, California, United States
Los Banos 40,571 City in California
Atwater 30,296 City in California
Livingston 14,926 City in California
Winton 10,613 City in St.
Gustine 5,709 City in Merced County, California, United States of America
Dos Palos 5,269 City in Merced County, California, United States
Planada 4,584 Census-designated place in California
Le Grand 1,659 City in Merced County, California, United States
South Dos Palos 1,620 Census-designated place in Merced County, California

California Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Los Angeles County 9,943,046 County in California, United States of America
Los Angeles 3,970,219 County seat of Los Angeles County, California; second largest city in the United States by population
San Diego County 3,332,427 San Diego County, founded in 1850, is one of 58 counties in the US state of California.
Orange County 3,166,857 County in California, United States
Riverside County 2,489,188 County in California, United States
San Bernardino County 2,189,183 County in California, United States
Santa Clara County 1,907,105 County in California, United States
Alameda County 1,662,323 County in California, United States
Sacramento County 1,559,146 County in California, United States
San Diego 1,422,420 City in San Diego County, California, United States, eighth largest city in the country by population
Laguna 1,370,232 Former census-designated place
Contra Costa County 1,152,333 County in California, United States
San Jose 1,013,616 County seat of Santa Clara County, California; tenth largest city in the United States by population
Fresno County 1,000,918 County in California, United States
Kern County 901,362
San Francisco County 866,606 County, coextensive with the city of San Francisco, California, United States