|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Merna is 345. Merna, Nebraska is the 14,660th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Merna was in 2000, when its population was 391. In 2000, Merna was the 14,457th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 14,660th largest city in the US. Merna is currently 11.8% smaller than it was in 2000.
Merna has shrunk 11.7% since the year 2000. Merna, Nebraska's growth is below average. 63% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|14654||The Highlands, Kansas||346|
|14657||Fairmount, North Dakota||345||-14.6%|
|14661||Murray City, Ohio||345||-23.8%|
|14666||Bridge Creek, Oklahoma||344||975.0%|
The total voting age population of Merna, Nebraska, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 270. The voting age population is 53.0% male and 47.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 15.9% of the residents of Merna are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Merna are 90.9% White, 7.9% Two or more races and 1.1% Other. Additionally, 7.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Merna, 18.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 21.7%. On a per-household basis, 18.3% of families are below the poverty line in Merna.
Among those aged 16 and older, 65.2% of Merna residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 89.9% of Merna residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 13.5% have a bachelor's degree and 7.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Merna residents aged 5 and older, 2.2% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 2.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Merna is 7.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Merna, 16.0% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Merna is $45,417.
In Merna, 62.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 37.2% of housing units in Merna.
Of all the housing units in Merna, 37.9% of them were build before 1940.
In Merna, 4.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Merna is $821.
In Merna, 75.6% of households have an active broadband internet connection.