Data Profile of ZIP Code 69218

Merriman, NE (ZIP Code 69218) Snapshot

Nebraska

Demographics Data and Detailed Statistics About 69218

The U.S. ZIP Code 69218 is associated with Merriman, NE in Cherry County. The current population estimate is 316. The 69218 ZIP Code has a median age of 36.9 years, and 18.0% of residents are aged 62 years and older. Median househould income in this region is $62,188, while about 5% of the population lives below the poverty line. In this Nebraska region, an estimated 92.4% have a high school degree or higher, and the per capita income is approximately $27,562.

Population in 69218

The most recent population estimate for ZIP Code 69218 is 316.

Merriman, NE

The 69218 ZIP Code is associated with Merriman, NE in Cherry County.

Area Codes associated with 69218

Telephone area codes associated with ZIP Code 69218 include 308.

Sunrise / Sunset in 69218

Sunrise: 6:51 am
Sunset: 6:18 pm
Sunrise in 69218 6:51 am
Sunrise in 69218 6:18 pm

Weather forecast for 69218

Overnight's forecast for 69218: Cloudy, with a low around 34. East wind around 0 mph.

Current air quality in 69218

Air quality: Good Air quality scale in 69218 Good

Internet in 69218

About 82.0% of households in ZIP Code 69218 have a computer, while approximately 78.9% of households have broadband Internet service.

Gender in 69218

In ZIP Code 69218, males make up an estimated 57.0% of the overall population, while females comprise approximately 43.0%.

Health Insurance in 69218

Approximately 14.6% of adults aged 18 to 64 in ZIP Code 69218 (Merriman, NE) are currently uninsured and do not have health insurance.

Income in ZIP Code 69218

The median household income in ZIP Code 69218 is $62,188, while the region's mean household income is $61,766. Breaking income down further, per capita income in the region is $27,562. The per capita income in ZIP Code 69218 of $27,562 is approximately 14.67% less than the per capita income in the U.S. overall of $32,302. An estimated 4.7% of the population is living below the poverty line in this region. This rate is approximately 50.53% lower than the overall poverty rate in the U.S. of 9.5%. Regarding household income, approximately 34.4% of the population in 69218 earn $50,000 to $74,999 per year, while an estimated 16.4% earn $100,000 to $149,999 per year, and 0.0% of 69218 residents earn $200,000 or more per year.

Household Income Details

Bar chart displaying household income in ZIP Code 69218. This visualizes the percentage of households in this region that fall within different income ranges, e.g. $100,000 to $149,999 per year.

Total Income in 69218

Household Income Percent
Less than $10,000 per year 0.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 per year 10.2%
$15,000 to $24,999 per year 5.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 per year 11.7%
$35,000 to $49,999 per year 8.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 per year 34.4%
$75,000 to $99,999 per year 13.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 per year 16.4%
$150,000 to $199,999 per year 0.0%
$200,000 or more per year 0.0%

Education levels in ZIP Code 69218

In ZIP Code 69218, 92.4% of the population graduated high school, while 11.2% have a bachelor's degree or higher. In this region, 3.6% achieved an education level less than 9th grade, while 0.0% hold a graduate or professional degree. Approximately 17.8% in this Cherry County region reached the highest level of high school graduate (including equivalency).

Education Attained in 69218

Education Level Percent
Less than 9th grade 3.6%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4.1%
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 17.8%
Some college, no degree 50.8%
Associate's degree 12.7%
Bachelor's degree 11.2%
Graduate or professional degree 0.0%

Education Level Details

Pie chart displaying the education level breakdown in ZIP Code 69218. This visualizes the percentage of the population that has attained a specific level of education, e.g. a graduate or professional degree.

Race & Ethnicity in ZIP Code 69218

Looking at race in the population that makes up ZIP Code 69218, 89.6% is one race, while 10.4% are two or more races. Approximately 0.0% of 69218 residents are hispanic or Latino (of any race). The most common race in 69218 (race alone or in combination with one or more other races), is White (97.8%), followed by American Indian and Alaska Native (11.1%) .

Race Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying the racial composition of ZIP Code 69218. This visualizes the percentage of the population of each race (race alone or in combination with one or more other races).

Racial Composition of 69218

Industry Percent
White 97.8%
Black or African American 6.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native 11.1%
Asian 1.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.0%
Some other race 0.0%
* Race alone or in combination with one or more other races

Language Breakdown in ZIP Code 69218

In ZIP Code 69218, 100.0% of the population lists "English only" as the language spoken in home, while 0.0% of lists Spanish. Additionally, Asian and Pacific Islander languages are spoken in 0.0% of homes, and other Indo-European languages are spoken in 0.0% of homes. Lastly, 0.0% of homes list "other languages" as spoken in the home. All percentages referenced are for the population 5 years and older in this Cherry County region.

Language Spoken in 69218

Language Spoken Percent
English only 100.0%
Spanish 0.0%
Other Indo-European languages 0.0%
Asian and Pacific Islander languages 0.0%
Other languages 0.0%
* Population 5 years and over

Language Spoken in Home

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Age Breakdown in ZIP Code 69218

Residents of ZIP Code 69218 are younger than average. The median age of 36.9 years in ZIP Code 69218 is approximately 3.15% lower than the overall median age in the U.S. of 38.1 years. About 78.2% of residents are aged 18 years and older, and 18.0% of residents are 62 years and over. Approximately 15.2% of the population in 69218 falls in the age group 20 to 24 years, while an estimated 13.0% are aged 35 to 44 years. On the low end of the scale, 0.0% of 69218 residents are aged 85 years and over.

Age Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying the age breakdown in ZIP Code 69218. This visualizes the percentage of the population in the region that falls into certain age ranges, e.g. 35 to 44 years old.

Age Breakdown in 69218

Age Range Percent
Under 5 years 7.6%
5 to 9 years 5.1%
10 to 14 years 7.0%
15 to 19 years 2.8%
20 to 24 years 15.2%
25 to 34 years 10.4%
35 to 44 years 13.0%
45 to 54 years 7.9%
55 to 59 years 12.3%
60 to 64 years 0.6%
65 to 74 years 12.3%
75 to 84 years 5.7%
85 years and over 0.0%

Chronic Health Issues in ZIP Code 69218

One of the leading chronic health issues in ZIP Code 69218 is high blood pressure, as an estimated 35.9% of adults aged 18 and older deal with this issue. Another chronic health issue of concern for residents of 69218 is high cholesterol, as approximately 35.4% of adults 18 and older in this Cherry County region contend with that issue.

Chronic Health Issues Breakdown

Bar chart displaying a breakdown of chronic health issues in ZIP Code 69218. This visualizes the percentage of adults aged 18 and above that have specific chronic health issues, e.g. high blood pressure, diabetes, or arthritis.

Health Issues in 69218

Health Issue Percent of adults*
High blood pressure 35.9%
High cholesterol 35.4%
Current asthma 8.1%
Arthritis 28.5%
Stroke 4.0%
Diagnosed diabetes 11.7%
Cancer (excluding skin cancer) 9.0%
Coronary heart disease 8.2%
Chronic kidney disease 3.3%
* aged 18 & above

Health Risk Behaviors & Prevention in 69218

One of the top preventative health measures in ZIP Code 69218 is cholesterol screening, as an estimated 89.0% of adults 18 and older take part in this preventive measure. Additionally, 85.4% of those 18 and above in 69218 list current access to health insurance, as a preventive measure. Common health risk behaviors in 69218 include obesity (31.7% of adults aged 18 and above) and no leisure-time physical activity (31.4% of those 18 and older).

Preventative Health in 69218

Preventive Measure Percent of adults*
Visits to dentist or dental clinic 62.8%
Visits to doctor for routine checkup 71.5%
Cholesterol screening 89.0%
Current access to health insurance 85.4%
Taking medicine for high blood pressure control 80.5%
* aged 18 & above

Preventative Health Measures

Bar chart displaying preventative health data in ZIP Code 69218. This visualizes the percentage of adults aged 18 and above that engage in preventative health measures, e.g. sholesterol screenings and visits to doctors for routine checkups.

Health Risk Behaviors Details

Bar chart displaying health risk behaviors details in ZIP Code 69218. This visualizes the percentage of adults aged 18 and older that engage in health risk behaviors, e.g. smoking or binge drinking.

Health Risk Behaviors in 69218

Risk Behavior Percent of adults*
Binge drinking 17.6%
Sleeping less than 7 hours 28.5%
No leisure-time physical activity 31.4%
Current smoking 15.7%
Obesity 31.7%
* aged 18 & above

Real Estate & Housing in ZIP Code 69218

Regarding the age of homes in ZIP Code 69218, an estimated 40.5% of homes were built in 1939 or earlier. Additionally, 19.6% of homes in the region were built between 1970 and 1979, while an estimated 0.0% of homes were built between 2010 and 2013 in this Cherry County region.

Age of Housing in 69218

Year Home Built Percent
Built in 2014 or later 0.0%
Built between 2010 and 2013 0.0%
Built between 2000 and 2009 5.4%
Built between 1990 and 1999 4.7%
Built between 1980 and 1989 14.9%
Built between 1970 and 1979 19.6%
Built between 1960 and 1969 2.7%
Built between 1950 and 1959 8.8%
Built between 1940 and 1949 3.4%
Built in 1939 or earlier 40.5%

Housing Age Breakdown

">Bar chart displaying the breakdown on housing ages in ZIP Code 69218. This visualizes the percentage of homes in the region that were built in a certain time frame, e.g. built between 1950 and 1959.

Jobs Breakdown in ZIP Code 69218

In 69218, 65.7% of the population is in the labor force. Recent estimates place 40.6% as working from home, while the total labor force in the region has a mean travel to time to work of 28.1 minutes. Approximately 36.4% of the employed population 16 years and over in 69218 work in agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining, while an estimated 23.6% work in educational services, and health care and social assistance. On the lower end of the scale, just 0.0% of 69218 workers 16 years and over work in arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services.

Job Industry Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying job industry breakdown details for ZIP Code 69218. This visualizes the percentage of the population 16 years and over that work in certain industries, e.g. educational services, and health care and social assistance.

Job Industry Breakdown in 69218

Industry Percent
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 36.4%
Construction 6.1%
Manufacturing 1.2%
Wholesale trade 0.0%
Retail trade 2.4%
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 6.7%
Information 0.0%
Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing 1.2%
Professional, scientific, management, and administrative 11.5%
Educational services, and health care and social assistance 23.6%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services 0.0%
Other services, except public administration 7.9%
Public administration 3.0%

Utilities in ZIP Code 69218

The average residential electricity rate in ZIP Code 69218 of 10.48¢/kWh. This rate is about 12.88% less than the average rate in Nebraska, and approximately 32.21% less than the average rate in the U.S. as a whole. Regarding solar power potential, ZIP Code 69218 has an average daily solar radiation level of 5.51 kWh/m2/day. This is approximately 33.74% greater than an area in the U.S. with historically low solar radiation levels (WA), and about 16.39% less than an area in the U.S. with historically high solar radiation levels (AZ).

Electricity Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying the electricity rates breakdown in ZIP Code 69218. This visualizes electricity rates in 69218 compared to rates in the state and rates in the U.S. as a whole.

Electricity Rates in 69218

Region Residential Commercial Industrial
ZIP Code 69218 10.48¢/kWh 8.4¢/kWh 8.19¢/kWh
Nebraska 12.03¢/kWh 9.53¢/kWh 7.96¢/kWh
United States 15.46¢/kWh 13.15¢/kWh 9.43¢/kWh

Solar Power in 69218

Month ZIP Code 69218 Low (WA) High (AZ)
Jan 3.85 1.9 5.84
Feb 4.87 3 6.31
Mar 5.37 3.65 7.02
Apr 5.85 5.13 7.3
May 6.24 5.17 7.13
Jun 6.56 5.72 6.95
Jul 6.88 6.22 6.51
Aug 6.77 6.08 6.65
Sep 6.44 5.15 7.02
Oct 5.32 3.32 6.92
Nov 4.35 2.33 5.99
Dec 3.58 1.78 5.46
All figures listed are kWh/m2/day — kilowatt hours per square meter per day

Solar Radiation Levels

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