From a total population of 261,609, Merced County has a median age of 30.2. The average age of males, in Merced County, is 29.4 while the average age of females is 31. When you compare this to median age of California, Merced County is 5.4 years younger.
The median income of individuals, in Merced County, is $18,464 while the average household income is $43,066. When comparing the median income of people living in Merced County to the rest of California, the average income in Merced County is $11,442 less.