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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataCalifornia

Economic Statistics

Merced, California,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over44,173100.0
In labor force25,63658.0
Civilian labor force
25,62958.0
Employed
22,26750.4
Unemployed
3,3627.6
Percent of civilian labor force
13.1(X)
Armed Forces
70.0
Not in labor force18,53742.0
Females 16 years and over23,176100.0
In labor force11,88951.3
Civilian labor force
11,88951.3
Employed
10,34044.6
Own children under 6 years6,639100.0
All parents in family in labor force3,57653.9
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over21,668100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone15,98473.8
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled4,17719.3
Public transportation (including taxicab)1600.7
Walked3391.6
Other means4342.0
Worked at home5742.6
Mean travel time to work (minutes)21.6(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over22,267100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations6,09327.4
Service occupations4,04118.1
Sales and office occupations5,55224.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations9814.4
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations2,1489.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations3,45215.5
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining1,1735.3
Construction1,2725.7
Manufacturing2,38710.7
Wholesale trade6913.1
Retail trade2,46611.1
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities9234.1
Information9114.1
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing9544.3
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,8598.3
Educational, health and social services5,62425.3
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,6957.6
Other services (except public administration)9894.4
Public administration1,3235.9
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers16,26973.1
Government workers4,50320.2
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,4026.3
Unpaid family workers930.4
INCOME IN 1999
Households20,465100.0
Less than $10,0002,74813.4
$10,000 to $14,9992,09410.2
$15,000 to $24,9993,46917.0
$25,000 to $34,9993,24915.9
$35,000 to $49,9993,01514.7
$50,000 to $74,9993,41016.7
$75,000 to $99,9991,3956.8
$100,000 to $149,9997743.8
$150,000 to $199,9991930.9
$200,000 or more1180.6
Median household income (dollars)30,429(X)
With earnings15,98778.1
Mean earnings (dollars)
40,221(X)
With Social Security income4,78323.4
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
9,815(X)
With Supplemental Security Income2,13010.4
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,797(X)
With public assistance income2,67513.1
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
5,087(X)
With retirement income3,41716.7
Mean retirement income (dollars)
15,679(X)
Families14,745100.0
Less than $10,0001,65811.2
$10,000 to $14,9991,3849.4
$15,000 to $24,9992,56017.4
$25,000 to $34,9992,24715.2
$35,000 to $49,9992,08614.1
$50,000 to $74,9992,67518.1
$75,000 to $99,9991,1567.8
$100,000 to $149,9996994.7
$150,000 to $199,9991811.2
$200,000 or more990.7
Median family income (dollars)32,470(X)
Per capita income (dollars)13,115(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers31,725(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers24,492(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families3,296(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.4
With related children under 18 years2,937(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)30.4
With related children under 5 years
1,682(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)37.7
Families with female householder, no husband present1,584(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)43.2
With related children under 18 years1,474(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)50.1
With related children under 5 years
896(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)67.6
Individuals17,489(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)27.9
18 years and over9,418(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.9
65 years and over
568(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.1
Related children under 18 years7,984(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)36.9
Related children 5 to 17 years
5,703(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)35.6
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over3,147(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)32.8
(X) Not applicable.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P30, P32, P33, P43, P46, P49, P50, P51, P52, P53, P58, P62, P63, P64, P65, P67, P71, P72, P73, P74, P76, P77, P82, P87, P90, PCT47, PCT52, and PCT53

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