Merriman, NE Profile: Facts & Data


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Merriman, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The Village of Merriman had a population of 132 as of July 1, 2018. Merriman ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Nebraska. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Merriman is located at latitude 42.923 and longitude -101.6997 in Cherry County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Merriman (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cherry County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 3,255 feet.

The Village of Merriman (GNIS ID: 2399320) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Merriman is located within Merriman Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cherry County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Merriman: Merryman.

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Merriman, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 132
Population in Households 132
Population in Familes 109
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 129
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $40,364
Average Household Income $68,070
Per Capita Income $29,893


Total Housing Units 71 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 38 (53.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 22 (31.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $89,286
Average Home Value $190,625


Total Households 61
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 39
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.37% 0.45%
Households 0.61% 0.33%
Families 0.97% 0.51%
Median Household Income   3.91%
Per Capita Income   2.67%

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, 2018 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 # 413 29th
Population Density # 544 6th
Diversity Index # 97 83rd
Median Household Income # 518 11th
Per Capita Income # 222 62nd

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