In 2020, Merrick County, NE had a population of 7.83k people with a median age of 43.1 and a median household income of $52,254. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Merrick County, NE grew from 7,798 to 7,826, a 0.359% increase and its median household income declined from $55,649 to $52,254, a −6.1% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Merrick County, NE are White (Non-Hispanic) (91.9%), White (Hispanic) (2.56%), Other (Hispanic) (1.38%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.37%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.14%).
None of the households in Merrick County, NE reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
98% of the residents in Merrick County, NE are U.S. citizens.
In 2020, the median property value in Merrick County, NE was $119,900, and the homeownership rate was 77.4%. Most people in Merrick County, NE drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Merrick County, NE was 2 cars per household.