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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    A-
  4. Nightlife
    C
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    C
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C-
  12. Commute
    B
Merna is a town in Nebraska with a population of 364. Merna is in Custer County. Living in Merna offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. Residents of Merna tend to be conservative. The public schools in Merna are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$82,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$750
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    38%
  • Own
    62%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    16%
  • 10-17 years
    6%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    9%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    5%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    46%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    13%

Working in Merna

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$44,000
National
$55,322
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Merna Reviews

1 review
Family oriented. Safe community. Anselmo Merna School is awesome and very welcoming to children. The community is made of very nice people!
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