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Merrick County, Nebraska

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Population:

  • Total Population: 8,204
  • Males: 4,023
  • Females: 4,181

Ethnicity:

  • White: 8,004
  • Black/African American: 7
  • Hispanic: 158
  • Native American/Eskimo: 6
  • Asian: 2
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 0
  • Other: 0
  • 2 or more: 27

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (7,440)
  2. Spanish (140)
  3. Polish (40)
  4. German (30)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 79

  1. Mexico (56)
  2. Canada (7)
  3. United Kingdom (4)
  4. Other Caribbean (4)
  5. Philippines (2)
  6. Guyana (2)
  7. Guatemala (2)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. United Methodist Church, The (1,538)
  2. Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod (1,215)
  3. Catholic Church (923)
  4. Christian Churches and Churches of Christ (314)
  5. Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (262)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 2,409
    • Sensory: 236
    • Physical: 673
    • Mental: 313
    • Self-care: 199
    • Go outside home: 426
    • Employment: 480

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 47

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 3,209
    • Utility gas: 1,573
    • Bottled or LP gas: 735
    • Electricity: 731
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 51
    • Coal or Coke: 0
    • Wood: 87
    • Solar Energy: 0
    • Other fuel: 23
    • No fuel used: 9

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 6,404
    • No vehicle: 288
    • 1 or more vehicle: 6,116

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 4
    • No High School: 309
    • Some High School: 483
    • High School: 2,262
    • Some College: 1,192
    • Associate's Degree: 371
    • College Degree: 564
    • Master's Degree: 181
    • Professional Degree: 64
    • Doctoral Degree: 2

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 3,209
    • Owners with phone: 2,353
    • Owners without phone: 31
    • Renters with phone: 760
    • Renters without phone: 65

    10 closest counties:

    1. Nance County, Nebraska
    2. Hamilton County, Nebraska
    3. Polk County, Nebraska
    4. Hall County, Nebraska
    5. York County, Nebraska
    6. Howard County, Nebraska
    7. Boone County, Nebraska
    8. Greeley County, Nebraska
    9. Clay County, Nebraska
    10. Platte County, Nebraska

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    68628, 68663, 68816, 68826, 68827, 68864

    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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