There are 12 hospice facilities serving Merced, California. This includes 3 facilities in Merced and 9 nearby. The mean daily cost for hospice care in California is approximately $153, with costs ranging between $111 and $200 daily. On a monthly basis, this equates to an average expenditure of $4,590, with costs ranging from around $3,330 to $6,000. The mean annual cost is $55,080, which is equal to the national average of $55,080.
Merced is a mid-size city in the State of California. It is located within Merced County. Though the city itself has 97,703 inhabitants, the surrounding metropolitan area has a total population of 20,301,672. Those who are over 55 comprise around 18% of the population.
Merced has a moderate SeniorScore™ of 64. The median home price in the city is $126,000, which is significantly less than the state average of $451,500. Merced has a high unemployment rate of around 13.83%. The city's median household income is $41,000 ($19,000 on a per capita basis), vs an average of $52,000 for the state of California.
Merced has ideal mean temperatures, with comfortable winters and very balmy summers. The area gets optimal levels of precipitation each year. Merced has very low air quality ratings and a high rate of crime in comparison to similarly-sized cities.