Merrick County NE Information


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  1. Merrick County 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forMerrick County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Merrick County NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 8,046
Population in Households 7,849
Population in Familes 6,426
Population in Group Qrtrs 197
Population Density2 17
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $51,948
Average Household Income $65,186
Per Capita Income $26,373


Total Housing Units 3,788 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,481 (65.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 772 (20.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 535 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $125,000
Average Home Value $161,850


Total Households 3,253
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 2,189
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.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.27% 0.22%
Households 0.35% 0.26%
Families 0.22% 0.19%
Median Household Income   1.56%
Per Capita Income   2.75%


Merrick County NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Merrick County to the other 93 counties and county equivalents in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 38 60th
Population Density # 27 72nd
Diversity Index # 44 54th
Median Household Income # 51 46th
Per Capita Income # 73 23rd

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