Home  /  Living Here  / Housing


Affordable Lifestyle. You and your employees can afford to live close to work in Merced. The City has planned out to 2030 to ensure quality living spaces and compatibility with industrial areas.

  • Price range: $139,000 (starter) to $999,000 (executive)

  • Median price: Nearly 60% less than state average

stock photo front porch

Housing Costs

Source: Century 21 (realtor.com) (April 2020).


STARTER: 1 or 2 bedrm; 1000+ sf; 20+ yrs old   

MID_LEVEL: 3 or 4 bedrm; 1200+ sf; 10+ yrs old

EXECUTIVE: 4+ bedrm; 2000+ sf; 5+ yrs old

Median Value

Median Value of Owner-Occupied Home.


Source: US Census Bureau, ACS 2013-18, Table DP04 Selected Housing Characteristics, (www.census.gov/) (April 2020).

Rental Costs

Source:  Apartments.com (www.apartments.com), Trulia (www.trulia.com), Zillow (www.zillow.com) (April 2020).