In 2018, Merrick County, NE had a population of 7.8k people with a median age of 43.6 and a median household income of $54,197. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Merrick County, NE declined from 7,829 to 7,803, a -0.332% decrease and its median household income grew from $53,536 to $54,197, a 1.23% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Merrick County, NE are White (Non-Hispanic) (92.8%), White (Hispanic) (2.64%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.7%), Other (Hispanic) (1.32%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.859%). 0% of the households in Merrick County, NE speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 97.9% of the residents in Merrick County, NE are U.S. citizens.
In 2018, the median property value in Merrick County, NE was $100,800, and the homeownership rate was 73.2%. Most people in Merrick County, NE drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Merrick County, NE was 2 cars per household.