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Merriman, Nebraska - Basic Facts

Merriman is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Village of Merriman.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Cherry County at latitude 42.9197 and longitude -101.7007. Cherry County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 3,255 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Merriman (see map) encompass a land area of 1.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Merriman: Merryman.

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Merriman, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 126
Population in Households 126
Population in Familes 103
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 123
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 58
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 38
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 68 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 38 (55.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 19 (27.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 (14.7%)
Median Home Value $121,429
Average Home Value $182,237


Median Household Income $32,264
Average Household Income $48,143
Per Capita Income $21,041
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.37% 0.0%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 1.28% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.25%
Per Capita Income   3.15%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Merriman, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Merriman to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 419 28th
Population Density1 # 546 6th
Diversity Index2 # 116 80th
Median Household Income # 567 2nd
Per Capita Income # 492 15th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Nebraska Census Data Comparison Tool.