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Merced California Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Merced California metro area was $47,739 in 2016, the latest figures available. Merced median household income is $20,000 lower than the median California household income and $9,878 less than the US median household income. 2017 metro income data (including Merced median household income) will be released in September of 2018. Median family and per capita income for Merced are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Merced California

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $57,617 +2.01% +7.02%
California $67,739 +3.71% +9.22%
Merced $47,739 +12.25% +13.87%

Trends in Merced, CA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Merced is $47,739. Real median household income peaked in 2007 at $51,408 and is now $3,669 (7.14%) lower. From a post peak low of $41,924 in 2013, real median household income for Merced has now grown by $5,815 (13.87%).

Real Median Household Income: Merced, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Merced

Date US California Merced
2016 $57,617 $67,739 $47,739
2015 $56,480 $65,315 $42,528
2014 $54,398 $62,788 $44,693
2013 $53,838 $62,020 $41,924
2012 $53,701 $60,974 $45,574
2011 $53,879 $61,118 $42,733
2010 $55,093 $63,527 $46,730
2009 $56,180 $65,923 $44,226
2008 $58,000 $68,024 $47,158
2007 $58,736 $69,395 $51,408
2006 $57,677 $67,431 $48,149
2005 $56,832 $65,910 $49,506

Merced Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Merced was $52,241 in 2016. Compared to the median California family income, Merced median family income is $25,118 lower. As with the median household income data, 2017 family income data for Merced will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Median Family Income for Merced California

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $71,062 +2.81% +7.71%
California $77,359 +3.82% +10.05%
Merced $52,241 +12.72% +16.74%

Trends in Merced, CA Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Merced is $52,241. Real median family income peaked in 2005 at $54,626 and is now $2,385 (4.37%) lower. From a post peak low of $44,750 in 2013, real median family income for Merced has now grown by $7,491 (16.74%).

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Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Merced

Date US California Merced
2016 $71,062 $77,359 $52,241
2015 $69,122 $74,511 $46,346
2014 $66,820 $71,996 $47,660
2013 $65,977 $70,296 $44,750
2012 $65,363 $69,218 $52,132
2011 $65,564 $69,854 $46,184
2010 $66,721 $72,084 $51,984
2009 $68,329 $74,992 $47,659
2008 $70,638 $78,066 $52,997
2007 $70,813 $78,119 $54,175
2006 $69,670 $76,857 $51,017
2005 $68,618 $75,554 $54,626

Merced Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Merced was $21,882 in 2016. Compared to the median California per capita income, Merced median per capita income is $11,507 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2017 per capita income data for Merced will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Per Capita Income for Merced California

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $31,128 +2.54% +7.19%
California $33,389 +4.39% +9.80%
Merced $21,882 +15.81% +23.30%

Trends in Merced, CA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Merced is $21,882. Real per capita income peaked in 2007 at $22,008 and is now $126 (0.57%) lower. From a post peak low of $17,747 in 2013, real per capita income for Merced has now grown by $4,135 (23.30%).

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Historical Real Per Capita Income for Merced

Date US California Merced
2016 $31,128 $33,389 $21,882
2015 $30,358 $31,986 $18,895
2014 $29,288 $30,861 $18,842
2013 $29,041 $30,410 $17,747
2012 $28,558 $29,626 $18,647
2011 $28,494 $29,722 $17,972
2010 $28,687 $30,111 $19,980
2009 $29,542 $31,194 $18,892
2008 $30,755 $32,761 $20,036
2007 $30,894 $33,197 $22,008
2006 $30,078 $32,110 $19,810
2005 $30,768 $32,937 $21,204