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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 $47,735 in 2017, the latest figures available. Merced median household income is $24,070 lower than the median California household income and $12,601 less than the US median household income. 2018 metro income data (including Merced median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Merced are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Merced California

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
California $71,805 +3.77% +11.86%
Merced $47,735 -2.11% +4.47%

Trends in Merced, CA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Merced is $47,735. Real median household income peaked in 2007 at $52,633 and is now $4,898 (9.31%) lower. From a post peak low of $42,884 in 2013, real median household income for Merced has now grown by $4,851 (11.31%).

Real Median Household Income: Merced, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Merced

Date US California Merced
2017 $60,336 $71,805 $47,735
2016 $58,856 $69,196 $48,766
2015 $57,709 $66,737 $43,453
2014 $55,613 $64,191 $45,691
2013 $55,072 $63,441 $42,884
2012 $54,948 $62,389 $46,632
2011 $55,162 $62,573 $43,751
2010 $56,388 $65,020 $47,828
2009 $57,519 $67,494 $45,280
2008 $59,382 $69,645 $48,281
2007 $60,135 $71,048 $52,633
2006 $59,051 $69,037 $49,296

Merced Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Merced was $49,229 in 2017. Compared to the median California family income, Merced median family income is $32,780 lower. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Merced will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Merced California

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
California $82,009 +3.78% +11.42%
Merced $49,229 -7.75% +1.03%

Trends in Merced, CA Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Merced is $49,229. Real median family income peaked in 2005 at $55,927 and is now $6,698 (11.98%) lower. From a post peak low of $45,775 in 2013, real median family income for Merced has now grown by $3,454 (7.55%).

Real Median Family Income: Merced, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Merced

Date US California Merced
2017 $73,891 $82,009 $49,229
2016 $72,591 $79,023 $53,365
2015 $70,627 $76,133 $47,355
2014 $68,313 $73,604 $48,725
2013 $67,488 $71,906 $45,775
2012 $66,880 $70,825 $53,342
2011 $67,126 $71,518 $47,284
2010 $68,289 $73,778 $53,206
2009 $69,958 $76,779 $48,795
2008 $72,321 $79,926 $54,260
2007 $72,500 $79,979 $55,465
2006 $71,330 $78,688 $52,233

Merced Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Merced was $21,866 in 2017. Compared to the median California per capita income, Merced median per capita income is $13,180 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Merced will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Merced California

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
California $35,046 +2.75% +11.08%
Merced $21,866 -2.18% +13.52%

Trends in Merced, CA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Merced is $21,866. Real per capita income peaked in 2007 at $22,532 and is now $666 (2.96%) lower. From a post peak low of $18,153 in 2013, real per capita income for Merced has now grown by $3,713 (20.45%).

Real Per Capita Income: Merced, California, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Merced

Date US California Merced
2017 $32,397 $35,046 $21,866
2016 $31,798 $34,107 $22,353
2015 $31,019 $32,682 $19,306
2014 $29,942 $31,551 $19,262
2013 $29,706 $31,107 $18,153
2012 $29,221 $30,314 $19,080
2011 $29,173 $30,430 $18,401
2010 $29,361 $30,819 $20,450
2009 $30,246 $31,937 $19,342
2008 $31,488 $33,541 $20,513
2007 $31,629 $33,988 $22,532
2006 $30,795 $32,875 $20,282