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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 $57,745 in 2018, the latest figures available. Merced median household income is $17,532 lower than the median California household income and $4,192 less than the US median household income. 2019 metro income data (including Merced median household income) will be released in September of 2020. Median family and per capita income for Merced are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Merced California

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $61,937 +0.21% +4.77%
California $75,277 +2.34% +10.11%
Merced $57,745 +18.09% +29.73%

Trends in Merced, CA Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $57,745, the median household income for Merced was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2018.

Real Median Household Income: Merced, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Merced

Date US California Merced
2018 $61,937 $75,277 $57,745
2017 $61,807 $73,555 $48,899
2016 $60,291 $70,883 $49,955
2015 $59,116 $68,363 $44,512
2014 $56,969 $65,756 $46,805
2013 $56,415 $64,988 $43,930
2012 $56,288 $63,911 $47,770
2011 $56,507 $64,099 $44,818
2010 $57,762 $66,605 $48,993
2009 $58,921 $69,140 $46,384
2008 $60,829 $71,342 $49,458
2007 $61,601 $72,779 $53,916

Merced Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Merced was $63,472 in 2018. Compared to the median California family income, Merced median family income is $22,693 lower. As with the median household income data, 2019 family income data for Merced will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Median Family Income for Merced California

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $76,401 +0.94% +5.60%
California $86,165 +2.57% +10.48%
Merced $63,472 +25.86% +30.85%

Trends in Merced, CA Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $63,472, the median family income for Merced was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2018.

Real Median Family Income: Merced, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Merced

Date US California Merced
2018 $76,401 $86,165 $63,472
2017 $75,692 $84,008 $50,429
2016 $74,360 $80,949 $54,666
2015 $72,348 $77,988 $48,509
2014 $69,978 $75,398 $49,913
2013 $69,134 $73,660 $46,892
2012 $68,512 $72,553 $54,643
2011 $68,763 $73,262 $48,437
2010 $69,953 $75,576 $54,502
2009 $71,663 $78,651 $49,984
2008 $74,083 $81,873 $55,582
2007 $74,267 $81,928 $56,817

Merced Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Merced was $23,711 in 2018. Compared to the median California per capita income, Merced median per capita income is $13,413 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2019 per capita income data for Merced will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Per Capita Income for Merced California

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $33,831 +1.94% +6.47%
California $37,124 +3.41% +10.89%
Merced $23,711 +5.86% +19.89%

Trends in Merced, CA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $23,711, the per capita income for Merced was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2018.

Real Per Capita Income: Merced, California, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Merced

Date US California Merced
2018 $33,831 $37,124 $23,711
2017 $33,187 $35,900 $22,399
2016 $32,573 $34,939 $22,898
2015 $31,775 $33,479 $19,777
2014 $30,672 $32,320 $19,732
2013 $30,431 $31,865 $18,596
2012 $29,934 $31,054 $19,545
2011 $29,884 $31,172 $18,849
2010 $30,077 $31,570 $20,948
2009 $30,984 $32,716 $19,814
2008 $32,255 $34,359 $21,013
2007 $32,400 $34,816 $23,081