University of California-Merced, CA

Census Place

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2022 Population
1,079
Infinityk% 1-year growth
US Senator
Alex Padilla
Democratic Party
US Senator
Laphonza Butler
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
19.5
N/A 1-year N/A
2022 Employed Population
137
InfinityM% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, University of California-Merced, CA had a population of 1.08k people with a median age of 19.5 and a median household income of N/A. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of University of California-Merced, CA grew from 0 to 1,079, a Infinityk% increase and its median household income N/A from N/A to N/A, a N/A% N/A.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in University of California-Merced, CA are Other (Hispanic) (54.3%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (25.9%), White (Non-Hispanic) (10.5%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.08%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.43%).

None of the households in University of California-Merced, CA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

93.9% of the residents in University of California-Merced, CA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in University of California-Merced, CA are University of California-Merced (2,149 degrees awarded in 2022).

Most people in University of California-Merced, CA walked to work, and the average commute time was 9.07 minutes. The average car ownership in University of California-Merced, CA was 0 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

University of California-Merced, CA is home to a population of 1.08k people, from which 93.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 10.8% of University of California-Merced, CA residents were born outside of the country (116 people).

In 2022, there were 2.09 times more Other (Hispanic) residents (586 people) in University of California-Merced, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 280 Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 113 White (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

93.9%
2022 Citizenship

As of 2022, 93.9% of University of California-Merced, CA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in University of California-Merced, CA was NaNN%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been maintaining.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in University of California-Merced, CA
  1. Other (Hispanic)
    586 ± 147
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    280 ± 114
  3. White (Non-Hispanic)
    113 ± 90
55.4%
Hispanic Population
598 people

In 2022, there were 2.09 times more Other (Hispanic) residents (586 people) in University of California-Merced, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 280 Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 113 White (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

55.4% of the people in University of California-Merced, CA are hispanic (598 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in University of California-Merced, CA as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    3,899,021 ± 46,015 people
  2. Philippines
    824,230 ± 22,055 people
  3. China
    685,370 ± 20,148 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of California was Mexico, the natal country of 3,899,021 California residents, followed by Philippines with 824,230 and China with 685,370.

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Foreign-Born Population

10.8%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
116 people

As of 2022, 10.8% of University of California-Merced, CA residents (116 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in University of California-Merced, CA was NaNN%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    0 ± 23
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    0 ± 18
  3. Vietnam
    0 ± 23

University of California-Merced, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), NaNN times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of University of California-Merced, CA employs 137 people. The largest industries in University of California-Merced, CA are Educational Services (102 people), Accommodation & Food Services (35 people), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (0 people), and the highest paying industries are Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($5,114), Accommodation & Food Services ($5,114), and Total ($2,499).

Males in California have an average income that is 1.26 times higher than the average income of females, which is $75,777. The income inequality in California (measured using the Gini index) is 0.498, which is higher than than the national average.

Occupations

137
2022 Value
± 109
NaNy%
1 Year growth
± 67.1%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in University of California-Merced, CA grew at a rate of NaNy%, from 0 employees to 137 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in University of California-Merced, CA, are Sales & Related Occupations (35 people), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (33 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (28 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of University of California-Merced, CA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

137
2022 Value
± 109
NaNy%
1 Year growth
± 67.1%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in University of California-Merced, CA grew at a rate of NaNy%, from 0 employees to 137 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in University of California-Merced, CA, are Educational Services (102 people), Accommodation & Food Services (35 people), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (0 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of University of California-Merced, CA, though some of these residents may live in University of California-Merced, CA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$2,499
Median earning men ± $N/A
$2,750
Median earning women ± $2,846

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($2,499).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($5,114) and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($2,499).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.57%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 17.9M people employed in California. This represents a 2.57% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 14%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in California.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in California went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 63.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (34.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.07%).

Alex Padilla and Laphonza Butler are the senators currently representing the state of California. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

California is currently represented by 52 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from California

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Alex Padilla
Senator from California3
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Kamala Harris, who had become Vice President of the United States.
Laphonza Butler
Senator from California1
Assumed office on October 3, 2023
Appointed to the seat following the death of Dianne Feinstein.

Alex Padilla and Laphonza Butler are the senators currently representing California.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in California over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from California

California is currently represented by 52 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for California have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in University of California-Merced, CA awarded 2,149 degrees. The student population of University of California-Merced, CA in 2022 is skewed towards men, with 4,674 male students and 4,429 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in University of California-Merced, CA are Hispanic or Latino (1,126 and 57.8%), followed by Asian (402 and 20.6%), White (235 and 12.1%), and Black or African American (84 and 4.31%).

The largest universities in University of California-Merced, CA by number of degrees awarded are University of California-Merced (2,149 and 100%).

The most popular majors in University of California-Merced, CA are General Biological Sciences (316 and 14.7%), General Computer Engineering (219 and 10.2%), and Mechanical Engineering (200 and 9.31%).

The median tuition cost in University of California-Merced, CA for a public four year colleges is $11,564 for in-state students and $41,636 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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Measure

In 2022 in University of California-Merced, CA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 89.5%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 8.94%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 9,103 (51.3% men and 48.7% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 9,103 students enrolled in University of California-Merced, CA, 51.3% men and 48.7% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Hispanic or Latino with 4,763 records, of which 54.1% were women and 45.9% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 316 degrees awarded
  2. 219 degrees awarded
  3. 188 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in University of California-Merced, CA was General Biological Sciences with 316 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in University of California-Merced, CA according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
2,149 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of California-Merced with 2,149 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 938 men were awarded degrees from institutions in University of California-Merced, CA, which is 0.775 times less than the 1,211 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Hispanic or Latino students. These 1,126 degrees mean that there were 2.8 times more degrees awarded to Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 402 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($11,564) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($2,227) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,073) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 2.08% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 2.26% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were Some college (6.9M), High School or Equivalent (6.8M), and Bachelors Degree (6.36M).

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Housing & Living

People in University of California-Merced, CA have an average commute time of 9.07 minutes, and they walked to work. Car ownership in University of California-Merced, CA is lower than the national average, with an average of 0 cars per household.

Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (N/A)
  1. Census Tract 18.01
  2. Census Tract 19.01

The following map shows all of the places in University of California-Merced, CA colored by their Median Household Income (N/A).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
N/A
Median Household Income
± N/A
0
Number of Households
± 52

In N/A, the median household income of the 0 households in University of California-Merced, CA N/A N/A from the previous year's value of N/A.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for University of California-Merced, CA is from California.
0.498
2022 Wage GINI in California
0.497
2021 Wage GINI in California

In 2022, the income inequality in California was 0.498 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.107% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for California was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in California in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Walked (70.1%)
  2. Other (15.3%)
  3. Worked At Home (10.2%)

In 2022, 70.1% of workers in University of California-Merced, CA walked to work, followed by those who used some unspecified means to get work (15.3%) and those who worked at home (10.2%).

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Commute Time

9.07 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in University of California-Merced, CA have a shorter commute time (9.07 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0% of the workforce in University of California-Merced, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

0 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in University of California-Merced, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in University of California-Merced, CA have 0 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

NaNM% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in University of California-Merced, CA (0 out of 0 people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males < 5, followed by Females < 5 and then Males 5.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in University of California-Merced, CA is White, followed by Black and Native American.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

98% of the population of University of California-Merced, CA has health coverage, with 49.8% on employee plans, 19.7% on Medicaid, 0% on Medicare, 28.5% on non-group plans, and 0% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Merced County, CA see 2221 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.226% increase from the previous year (2216 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2148 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 462 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,221 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Merced County, CA

Primary care physicians in Merced County, CA see an average of 2,221 patients per year. This represents a 0.226% increase from the previous year (2,216 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Merced County, CA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 27.6% under 18 years, 72.4% between 18 and 34 years, 0% between 35 and 64 years, and 0% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 44.8% were men and 55.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

2.04%
Uninsured
49.8%
Employer Coverage
19.7%
Medicaid
0%
Medicare
28.5%
Non-Group
0%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in University of California-Merced, CA stayed by NaNM% from NaNM% to 2.04%.

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