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Living In Merced, CA

The small city of Merced, California is home to slightly more than 82,000 residents. Families with young children are common, as kids under 5 account for an above-average 8% of the community, though young adults also outpace national averages. Overall, the city's population, with an average age of just under 33, skews younger than most cities in California. Home ownership is less common than renting in Merced, and 40% of residents own their homes. The city boasts a relatively affordable average rent of $967/month, which is substantially less than the state average.

Ten percent of Merced residents older than 25 possess a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree. Education is the most common industry in Merced, accounting for 6% of the population. Merced workers bring in an average annual income of just under $57,000, less than the state average. The city's average income also falls below the national average of $73,345.

Averaging about 25 minutes, the commute time for Merced residents is shorter than the California average of about 32 minutes. Driving is the most common way to get to work, selected by 29% of commuters, while public transportation isn't used widely. Few residents commute to work on foot.

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