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Merrick County, NE Public Records

District Court
PO Box 27
Central City, NE 68826 www.merrickcounty.ne.gov/webpages...
Hours: 8AM-5PM CST
P: 308-946-2461
F: 308-946-3692
Couriers: 1510 18th St.
Central City, NE 68826
Jurisdiction: Felony, Some Misdemeanor, Civil Actions over $53,000
Restricted Records: No probation or mental health records released
Although the District Court has concurrent jurisdiction with County Court, it primarily hears all felony criminal cases, equity cases, and civil cases involving more than $53,000.
Merrick County Court
PO Box 27
Central City, NE 68826 supremecourt.nebraska.gov/cc/clerks
Hours: 8AM-5PM CST
P: 308-946-2812
F: 308-946-3838
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $53,000, Eviction, Small Claims, Probate, Juvenile, Family, Traffic, Ordinance
Restricted Records: No financial affidavits or sealed records released

Merrick County, NE Vital Records

Contact the Merrick County Office of the Register of Deeds/County Clerk if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Merrick County
Register of Deeds/County Clerk
1510 18th St
Central City, NE 68826 www.merrickcounty.ne.gov/webpages...
8AM-5PM CST
Phone: 308-946-2881
Fax: 308-946-2332
Recorded Documents

Merrick County Vital Certificates

Merrick County Vital Certificates

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Merrick County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 484.88 sq mi
Population (2009): 7,666
  • Females: 50.4%
  • White: 98.7%
  • Black/African American: 0.2%
  • Asian: 0.2%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 3.6%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 95.3%
Population Change (2000-2009): -538
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 1.0%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 3.2%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 10.1%
High School Graduates (2000): 85.3%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 14.9%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.51
Housing Units (2000): 3,649
Homeownership Rate (2000): 74.1%
Migration Flow to Merrick County, NE from (2007-2008):

Merrick County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $102,432
  • Construction: $9,407
  • Retail Trade: $4,381
  • Professional and Technical Services: $1,635
  • Healthcare: $0
  • Banking: $4,769
  • Retail Trade: $4,381
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $0
  • Manufacturing: $8,160
  • Farms: $21,293
  • Government: $21,263
Employed (2000): 4,021
Unemployed (2000): 123
Unemployment Rate (2009): 4.2%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $29,338
Local Government Employment (2007): 520
Local Government Revenue (2007): $31,858 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $16,840 (thou. dol.)

Merrick County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 83
  • Per 1,000 population: 10.9
Deaths (2007): 78
  • Per 1,000 population: 10.3
Infant Deaths (2007): 0
  • Per 1,000 population: 0.0

Merrick County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 11
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 0
  • Forcible rape: 3
  • Robbery: 0
  • Aggravated Assault: 8
Property Crimes (2008): 114
  • Burglary: 23
  • Larceny-Theft: 84
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 7

Merrick County Genealogy Records