District 3

Merced County Community Action Agency 2011 Accomplishments in District 3

Includes Atwater and northwestern Merced

  • Atwater’s 18.6% unemployment rate was almost double the 9.6% national unemployment rate
  • 6,958 residents on fixed income (age 60 & over)
  • 3,493 residents enrolled in WIC
  • 60 residents received weatherization help for their homes
  • 536 Atwater residents received emergency assistance so utilities wouldn’t be shut off