From a total population of 77,160, Merced has a median age of 28.6. The average age of males, in Merced, is 27.8 while the average age of females is 29.6. When you compare this to median age of California, Merced is 7.0 years younger.
The median income of individuals, in Merced, is $17,623 while the average household income is $38,917. When comparing the median income of people living in Merced to the rest of California, the average income in Merced is $12,283 less.