Merna is located close to the center of Nebraska. Merna is between the Custer, Adams county. Merna has 0.54 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Merna population is 374, which has shrunk 4.35% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 8.44% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Merna median household income is $47,727 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 52.73% since 2000. The income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 33.50% and is much higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Merna median house value is $60,000 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 62.60% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 47.84% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Merna is much better than the state average in quality. The Merna area code is 308.