For population 25 years and over in Merna:
For population 15 years and over in Merna village:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,139 (1.9%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (167.4 miles , pop. 225,581).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (622.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Broken Bow, NE (2.9 miles ), Anselmo, NE (3.3 miles) , Callaway, NE (4.0 miles ), Berwyn, NE (4.0 miles) , Arnold, NE (4.8 miles ), Sargent, NE (4.8 miles ), Oconto, NE (4.9 miles) , Ansley, NE (4.9 miles ).
Latitude: 41.48 N, Longitude: 99.76 W
Area code: 308
Population change in the 1990s: +14 (+3.7%).
Work and jobs in Merna: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Merna, Nebraska
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Merna-area historical tornado activity is near Nebraska state average. It is 84% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/30/1961, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.9 miles away from the Merna village center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 6/18/1975, a category F4 tornado 25.5 miles away from the village center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Merna-area historical earthquake activity is near Nebraska state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 99.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/20/2002 at 04:29:40, a magnitude 3.5 (3.3 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 59.0 miles away from Merna center
On 8/26/1991 at 11:49:15, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 61.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/25/1994 at 02:44:39, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/18/1990 at 02:47:03, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 41.9 miles away from Merna center
On 4/16/2007 at 06:50:31, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, 2.6 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 79.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Custer County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Snows: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Merna:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Merna:
Public high school in Merna:
See full list of schools located in Merna, School District: ANSELMO-MERNA PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Public elementary/middle school in Merna:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Merna and their reported violations in the past:MERNA, VILLAGE OF (Population served: 391, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 14.6%
(14.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Merna compared to Nebraska state average:
Banks with branches in Merna (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Merna (based on Custer County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.53%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Merna government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
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Merna government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
4.71% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,964 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.79% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,689 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 0 meters
Total average daily traffic: 2,400
Total average daily truck traffic: 360
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 3,240
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Merna)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Merna, NE)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Merna)
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: