Merced City, a dynamic and thriving community of more than 80,000 people, offers friendly living with a small feel in a great medium-sized town where you still can find and enjoy an interesting blend of rural and urban environments. Merced County is centrally located in California and both the city and the county offer a rather convenient, central location and a host of economic, education, and entertaining opportunities and options. So here, we’ll look a little closer at Merced County jobs and economic developments in the area.
The University of California opened the Merced campus in 2005 which led to interesting new educational, cultural, and economic opportunities adding more activities and challenges to the region’s already-established growth and development. The region and the city actively encourage people to get at least the equivalent of a high school diploma. There are three educational options: GED, TASC, and HiSET in California. All three options increase employment potential for folks in Merced.
Merced is known as “The Gateway to Yosemite” and the city offers travelers and tourists lots of recreational and entertainment facilities in close proximity to one of America’s most beautiful settings, Yosemite National Park. You will definitely find a visit to Merced to be enjoyable and friendly!