Merry, Nebraska Population 2024

62

Merry is a city located in Cuming County, Dakota County, Dixon County, Thurston County, and Wayne County Nebraska. Merry has a 2024 population of 62. Merry is currently declining at a rate of -1.59% annually and its population has decreased by -7.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 67 in 2020.

The average household income in Merry is $112,032 with a poverty rate of 0%. The median age in Merry is 64.8 years: 68.3 years for males, and 64.3 years for females.

Merry Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Merry was:

  • White: 100%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
31.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-7.46% (-5)
The current population of Merry, Nebraska is 62 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 67.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White43100%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%
Two or more races00%

White

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Merry Population by Race

Merry Population Pyramid 2024

Merry Median Age

64.8

Total

68.3

Male

64.3

Female

Merry Adults

There are 43 adults, (21 of whom are seniors) in Merry.

Merry Age Dependency

95.5

Age Dependency Ratio

95.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

0

Child Dependency Ratio

Merry Sex Ratio

Female2353.49%
Male2046.51%

Merry Population by Age

Merry Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All221.9577.322.7
Married162.3181.318.8
Non Family6066.733.3
Male0000
Female0000

2.31

Average Family Size

1.95

Average Household Size

77.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Merry Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade36.98%
Associates Degree36.98%
Bachelors Degree716.28%
Graduate Degree613.95%
High School Graduate1330.23%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College1125.58%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Merry Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Merry Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White434013

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.02%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 30.23%.

Merry Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$58,438$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$54,063$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$57,813$58,438$0
Some College$0$0$0

$57,813

Average Earnings

$58,438

Average Male

$0

Average Female

Merry Earnings by Educational Attainment

Merry Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Merry Language

100% of Merry residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Merry Language

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade0%
High School0%
Some College0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Merry Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Merry Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Merry Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$125,714$130,413
Households$121,667$112,032
Married Families$125,714$-999,999,999
Non Families-$63,017

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Merry Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

86.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

100.0%

Male Marriage Rate

73.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Merry Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Merry Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Merry Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Merry Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

3

Number of Veterans

3

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam3
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Merry Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+3
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640
65 to 740

Merry Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White36.98%

Merry Veterans by Race

Merry Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Merry Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.8%

Labor Force Participation

69.8%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Merry Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Merry Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Merry Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

60.47%

Born in Merry

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Merry residents were born in the United States, with 60.47% having been born in Nebraska. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Merry Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202957-1-1.72%
202858-1-1.69%
202759-1-1.67%
202660-1-1.64%
202561-1-1.61%
202462-1-1.59%
202363-1-1.56%
202264-1-1.54%
202165-2-2.99%
202067-12-15.19%
20197900%
20187911.28%
20177800%
20167811.3%
20157711.32%
20147611.33%
201375-1-1.32%
20127600%
20117600%
20107600%

Merry Population by Year