In 2019, Merrick County, NE had a population of 7.8k people with a median age of 43.6 and a median household income of $55,649. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Merrick County, NE declined from 7,803 to 7,798, a −0.0641% decrease and its median household income grew from $54,197 to $55,649, a 2.68% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Merrick County, NE are White (Non-Hispanic) (92.5%), White (Hispanic) (2.54%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.13%), Other (Hispanic) (1.67%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.462%). 0% of the households in Merrick County, NE speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 97.8% of the residents in Merrick County, NE are U.S. citizens.
In 2019, the median property value in Merrick County, NE was $115,400, and the homeownership rate was 74.5%. Most people in Merrick County, NE drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18 minutes. The average car ownership in Merrick County, NE was 2 cars per household.