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Population of Merced County

Last official estimated population of Merced County was 256,731 (year 2014)[1]. This was 0.081% of total US population and 0.7% of total California state population. Area of Merced County is 1,978.5 mi² (=5124.3 km²), in this year population density was 129.76 p/mi². If population growth rate would be same as in period 2010-2014 (+0.09%/yr), Merced County population in 2021 would be 258,381 [0].


Historical population

Historical population of Merced County for period 1860-2014 [1] , [2] , [3]:

Maps: Population, population density, population changes

Estimated population for 2014[1]. Population density is in p./sq.mi [4]. Changes are for period 2010-2015. Value is %/year. Boundary lines are approx. 2012 [5]. Click on flag to hide it.

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Annual growth rate

[1860-1870] +9.42 %/yr
[1870-1880] +7.26 %/yr
[1880-1890] +3.64 %/yr
[1890-1900] +1.32 %/yr
[1900-1910] +5.1 %/yr
[1910-1920] +4.96 %/yr
[1920-1930] +4.1 %/yr
[1930-1940] +2.49 %/yr
[1940-1950] +4.03 %/yr
[1950-1960] +2.63 %/yr
[1960-1970] +1.47 %/yr
[1970-1980] +2.55 %/yr
[1980-1990] +2.86 %/yr
[1990-2000] +1.7 %/yr
[2000-2005] +2.81 %/yr
[2005-2010] +1.07 %/yr
[2010-2014] +0.09 %/yr

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Demography

Population of Merced County by age groups male (M) and female (F)[1b]

Age Gr. (M) (F) Total
0 to 4 10920 10555 21,475
5 to 9 11666 11063 22,729
10 to 14 11425 11038 22,463
15 to 19 11845 10951 22,796
20 to 24 11491 10543 22,034
25 to 29 10139 9187 19,326
30 to 34 9447 8652 18,099
35 to 39 8416 8186 16,602
40 to 44 8079 8010 16,089
45 to 49 7979 7653 15,632
50 to 54 7814 7883 15,697
55 to 59 7111 7002 14,113
60 to 64 5623 5838 11,461
65 to 69 4538 4807 9,345
70 to 74 3160 3580 6,740
75 to 79 2160 2636 4,796
80 to 84 1451 2004 3,455
85+ 1293 2208 3,501

Merced County resident population estimates by Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin[1b]. For full list of abbrevations see: population.us/about page.

Race Male Female Total
WAC 113472 111786 225,258
WA 110091 108191 218,282
H 78149 75012 153,161
HWAC 72777 69817 142,594
HWA 71352 68307 139,659
NH 56408 56784 113,192
NHWAC 40695 41969 82,664
NHWA 38739 39884 78,623
AAC 12370 12164 24,534
NHAAC 11063 10823 21,886
AA 10858 10586 21,444
NHAA 10002 9731 19,733
BAC 6986 6613 13,599
BA 5768 5290 11,058
NHBAC 5273 4795 10,068
IAC 4939 4773 9,712
NHBA 4512 3952 8,464
TOM 3867 4116 7,983
HIAC 3692 3498 7,190
IA 3414 3158 6,572
HIA 2812 2594 5,406
NHTOM 2251 2413 4,664
HBAC 1713 1818 3,531
HTOM 1616 1703 3,319
HAAC 1307 1341 2,648
HBA 1256 1338 2,594
NHIAC 1247 1275 2,522
NAC 989 901 1,890
HAA 856 855 1,711
NHIA 602 564 1,166
NHNAC 582 516 1,098
NA 559 455 1,014
HNAC 407 385 792
NHNA 302 240 542
HNA 257 215 472

Counties near Merced County

Santa Clara County population 53.3 mi, 271°
Fresno County 66.1 mi, 116°
San Joaquin County 59.3 mi, 329°
Stanislaus County 29.7 mi, 328°
Santa Cruz County 71.9 mi, 259°
Madera County 53.6 mi, 88°
San Benito County 45.1 mi, 206°
Tuolumne County 70.6 mi, 35°
Calaveras County 68.9 mi,
Mariposa County 51.5 mi, 59°


Sources, notices

[0] Calculated by population.us from last known population growth rate, not official data.

[1] County population - 2014, archived from the original, retrieved 02/23/2016

[1b] Annual County Resident Population Estimates by Age, Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin, (used only data for 2014) archived from the original, retrieved 02/23/2016

[2] County population - 2000-2010, archived from the original, retrieved 02/23/2016

[3] Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 to 1992, PDF, 15 Mb, census.gov, retrieved 02/23/2016

[4] County area, latitude longitude data, retrieved 02/23/2016

[5] County boundaries, CSV files on boundaries.us, retrived 03/18/2016

*Mariposa California Notes

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