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Merced

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County Overview

An overview of the racial disparity level and how the county ranks statewide and across key issues.

Key Takeaways


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Merced is a low performance, low disparity, and less populous county.
Three out of 1,000 residents in Merced County are behind bars but Blacks and Native Americans are incarcerated at more than three times that rate. 
Merced County Latinos are more than 3x's likelier to lack a usual source of care than county Whites. 
More than 80% of elected officials at the state and county level in Merced are White, even though people of color comprise nearly 70% of the county's population. 
In Merced County, White (41%) and Asian (40%) third grade English proficiency rates are roughly double Native American and Latino rates. 

Created with Sketch. Overview
Merced is a low performance, low disparity, and less populous county.
Created with Sketch. Crime And Safety
Three out of 1,000 residents in Merced County are behind bars but Blacks and Native Americans are incarcerated at more than three times that rate. 
Created with Sketch. Health Care Access
Merced County Latinos are more than 3x's likelier to lack a usual source of care than county Whites. 
Created with Sketch. Democracy
More than 80% of elected officials at the state and county level in Merced are White, even though people of color comprise nearly 70% of the county's population. 
Created with Sketch. Education
In Merced County, White (41%) and Asian (40%) third grade English proficiency rates are roughly double Native American and Latino rates. 
HEAT TABLE OF DISPARITY A visual snapshot of racial disparity and performance across seven key issues. Use the filters to toggle between disparity and performance.
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01 Economic Opportunity

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02 Health Care Access

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03 Education

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04 Housing

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05 Democracy

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06 Crime & Justice

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07 Healthy Built Environment

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