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Demographics

People

Total Population363
Male Share of the Population49%
Female Share of the Population51%
Senior Citizens16.3%
Employed Population 16+165
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married55.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher10.3%
Median Earnings25+$26,750
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$20,833

Wealth

Median Family Income$49,886
% Above Poverty Level86.2%
% Below Poverty Level13.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time14 minutes
% Working from Home3.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work3%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone28%
Median Gross Rent$692
Median House Value$69,200

Ancestry

German41.6%
Irish26.4%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)20.4%
English9.1%
Greek5%
Swedish3.3%
Czech1.9%
Welsh1.7%
Italian1.7%
Norwegian1.7%
Dutch1.4%
Scottish1.4%
Polish1.4%
Swiss1.1%
French Except Basque0.6%
Danishn0.6%
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Merna Almanac

CategoryValue
County Custer County
Standard Zip Codes68856
Phone Area Codes308
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude41.48
Approximate Longitude-99.76

Merna Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationBROKEN BOW 2 W
Distance6.1 miles
Jan Temp8 to 34 F
Apr Temp32 to 59 F
Jul Temp60 to 86 F
Oct Temp33 to 64 F
Annual Precip23 inches
StationANSELMO 2 SE
Distance8.9 miles
Jan Temp8 to 34 F
Apr Temp32 to 61 F
Jul Temp60 to 87 F
Oct Temp33 to 64 F
Annual Precip25 inches
StationOCONTO
Distance23.1 miles
Jan Temp9 to 35 F
Apr Temp32 to 61 F
Jul Temp60 to 86 F
Oct Temp35 to 65 F
Annual Precip22.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Anselmo172$69,250
Arnold673$52,813
Berwyn100$64,375
Broken Bow3,516$63,348
Callaway689$48,750
Sargent568$38,854

Merna Public Libraries

Brenizer Public Library
430 WEST CENTER AVENUE
Merna, Nebraska
(308) 643-2268

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Merna Public Schools

Anselmo-merna Elementary-merna
750 N Conway St, Po Box 68
ZIP: 68856
(308) 643-2224
Primary
Total Enrollment 161
Anselmo-merna High School
750 N Conway St, Po Box 68
ZIP: 68856
(308) 643-2224
High
Total Enrollment 97
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