Latest Data (2015)
Population 82,436
Nationwide Rank 403

Quick Facts

Merced, California is the 403rd largest city in the United States as of 2015.

Merced, California is a city.

Merced, California is as large as it has ever been. In 2015 Merced had its largest population ever.

Merced, California is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 71% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Merced, California Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities

Rank Name Growth
2000-2015
397 Troy, Michigan 2.8%
398 Buena Park, California 6.6%
399 Palm Coast, Florida 149.7%
400 Fayetteville, Arkansas 39.4%
401 Sioux City, Iowa -2.5%
402 Lake Forest, California 8.4%
403 Merced, California 27.5%
404 Longview, Texas 12.8%
405 Bryan, Texas 24.5%
406 Westland, Michigan -5.4%
407 Warwick, Rhode Island -4.9%
408 Lakewood, California 2.7%
409 Farmington Hills, Michigan -0.8%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2015 82,436 403
2014 81,743 401
2013 81,102 400
2012 80,793 396
2011 80,009 397
2010 78,958 395
2009 76,273 403
2008 76,280 400
2007 76,028 399
2006 74,533 401
2005 72,677 410
2004 71,599 412
2003 69,089 422
2002 68,048 426
2001 66,086 438
2000 64,654 439
1990 56,673 434