Merrick County, Nebraska's estimated population is 7,632 with a growth rate of -0.24% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Merrick County, Nebraska is the 38th largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 Population was 7,845 and has seen a growth of -2.72% since this time.
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.71%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 18.17%.
94.87% of Merrick County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 5.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.75% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Merrick County, Nebraska is Black, with 91.49% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Merrick County, Nebraska is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.18%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Merrick County, Nebraska
96.55% of Merrick County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 83.61% having been born in Nebraska. 1.97% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.