About Merced, CA (Parsons Ave / Yosemite Pky)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Parsons Ave / Yosemite Pky median real estate price is $280,616, which is less expensive than 90.7% of California neighborhoods and 43.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Parsons Ave / Yosemite Pky is currently $1,378, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 93.6% of California neighborhoods.

Parsons Ave / Yosemite Pky is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Merced, California.

Parsons Ave / Yosemite Pky real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Parsons Ave / Yosemite Pky neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

Real estate vacancies in Parsons Ave / Yosemite Pky are 4.2%, which is lower than one will find in 78.8% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Parsons Ave / Yosemite Pky is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Merced, the Parsons Ave / Yosemite Pky neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

Single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the Parsons Ave / Yosemite Pky neighborhood about it; they already know. 18.8% of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.5% of American neighborhoods. Further NeighborhoodScout research showed strong statistical correlations among high rates of children living in single parent households, and neighborhood crime, particularly violent crime, neighborhood poverty, and, importantly, the percentage of low weight births and rates of infant mortality.

In addition, neighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 94.3% of the adult residents in the Parsons Ave / Yosemite Pky neighborhood do not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated adults than found in 96.2% of the neighborhoods in America.

Also, the Parsons Ave / Yosemite Pky neighborhood has a greater percentage of children living in poverty (57.2%) than found in 96.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Children living in poverty is one of the challenges facing America, and the world, and in this neighborhood in particular, the problem can be considered acute.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

It used to be that most Americans lived on the farm, or otherwise made their living from the land, the forests, or the sea. With global trade and an economy increasingly based on providing services to one another, fewer people farm, fish or harvest timber now than at any time in American history. But according to NeighborhoodScout's leading analysis, the Parsons Ave / Yosemite Pky neighborhood stands apart from most American neighborhood due to the proportion of its residents still working in these fields. With 4.5% of the workforce so employed, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of such workers than 96.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Parsons Ave / Yosemite Pky neighborhood has more Portuguese and Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Portuguese ancestry and 55.9% have Mexican ancestry.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Parsons Ave / Yosemite Pky neighborhood in Merced are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 78.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 57.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 96.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the Parsons Ave / Yosemite Pky neighborhood, 37.2% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 24.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (17.6%), and 15.9% in executive, management, and professional occupations.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Parsons Ave / Yosemite Pky neighborhood is English, spoken by 59.5% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (31.9%).

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the Parsons Ave / Yosemite Pky neighborhood in Merced, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (55.9%). There are also a number of people of Asian ancestry (11.5%), and residents who report German roots (6.3%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (4.9%), along with some Portuguese ancestry residents (3.4%), among others. In addition, 22.7% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Parsons Ave / Yosemite Pky neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (39.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (91.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2021. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

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Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to CA* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Charles Wright Elementary School
900 E. 20th St.
Merced, CA 95340
KG-06
Herbert Hoover Middle School
800 E. 26th St.
Merced, CA 95340
07-08
Golden Valley High School
2121 E. Childs Ave.
Merced, CA 95344
09-12
Pioneer Elementary School
2950 Gerard Ave.
Merced, CA 95341
KG-05
Weaver Middle School
3076 E. Childs Ave.
Merced, CA 95341
06-08
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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 3 districts:

MERCED CITY ELEMENTARY


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Better than of CA school districts.

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Better than of US school districts.

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MERCED UNION HIGH


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Better than of US school districts.

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