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Nebraska Cities by Population

The data is from the US Census. Below are 578 Nebraska cities ranked 1 through 451. You can copy and paste this list directly into your favorite spreadsheet program. Don't you just adore lovely numbers listed nicely in columns & rows? We do!

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Nebraska Cities by Population Rank City Population
1 Omaha 466,893
2 Lincoln 284,736
3 Bellevue 53,424
4 Grand Island 51,390
5 Kearney 33,835
6 Fremont 26,457
7 Hastings 24,989
8 Norfolk 24,434
9 North Platte 23,888
10 Columbus 23,128
11 Papillion 19,539
12 La Vista 17,116
13 Scottsbluff 14,874
14 South Sioux City 12,911
15 Beatrice 12,295
16 Chalco 11,322
17 Lexington 10,024
18 Gering 8,319
19 Alliance 8,164
20 Blair 8,091
21 York 7,862
22 McCook 7,540
23 Ralston 7,333
24 Nebraska City 7,313
25 Seward 7,181
26 Crete 7,160
27 Sidney 6,620
28 Plattsmouth 6,451
29 Schuyler 6,212
30 Chadron 5,648
31 Wayne 5,494
32 Holdrege 5,439
33 Offutt AFB 5,176
34 Gretna 5,062
35 Ogallala 4,538
36 Aurora 4,488
37 Wahoo 4,471
38 Falls City 4,187
39 Waverly 3,838
40 Cozad 3,815
41 Fairbury 3,707
42 O'Neill 3,635
43 Broken Bow 3,546
44 Gothenburg 3,472
45 West Point 3,340
46 Auburn 3,302
47 Minden 2,973
48 Central City 2,920
49 David City 2,823
50 Valentine 2,783
51 Ashland 2,570
52 Kimball 2,361
53 Madison 2,359
54 St. Paul 2,342
55 Valley 2,271
56 Hickman 2,221
57 Geneva 2,122
58 Ord 2,103
59 Milford 2,080
60 Imperial 2,062
61 Syracuse 1,985
62 Gibbon 1,890
63 Wilber 1,878
64 Superior 1,862
65 Dakota City 1,860
66 Woodland Park 1,745
67 Pierce 1,729
68 Tekamah 1,723
69 Mitchell 1,660
70 Ainsworth 1,649
71 Tecumseh 1,640
72 Albion 1,613
73 Springfield 1,603
74 Gordon 1,545
75 Bennington 1,523
76 Stanton 1,522
77 Bridgeport 1,520
78 Neligh 1,516
79 Hebron 1,511
80 Hartington 1,490
81 Sutton 1,429
82 Wakefield 1,395
83 Wymore 1,384
84 Ravenna 1,373
85 Wood River 1,350
86 Sutherland 1,346
87 Arlington 1,281
88 Fullerton 1,262
89 Louisville and Yutan 1,261
90 North Bend 1,256
91 Atkinson 1,251
92 Battle Creek 1,201
93 Plainview 1,196
94 Burwell 1,191
95 Terrytown 1,185
96 Oakland 1,183
97 Wisner 1,180
98 Alma 1,169
99 Stromsburg 1,158
100 Bayard 1,140
101 Grant 1,120
102 Creighton 1,102
103 Pender 1,100
104 Eagle 1,083
105 Weeping Water 1,078
106 Shelton 1,061
107 Cambridge 1,040
108 Loup City 1,009
109 Arapahoe 992
110 Henderson 989
111 Friend 984
112 Kenesaw 970
113 Harvard 966
114 Genoa 956
115 Bloomfield and Elm Creek 955
116 Crawford 953
117 Fort Calhoun 941
118 Ponca 933
119 Tilden 932
120 Laurel 927
121 Red Cloud 925
122 Franklin 919
123 Waterloo 916
124 Randolph 912
125 Morrill 908
126 Chappell 900
127 Bennet 892
128 Curtis 891
129 Ceresco 885
130 Macy 874
131 Rushville 873
132 Blue Hill 870
133 Osceola 865
134 Doniphan 844
135 Benkelman 840
136 Utica 836
137 Juniata and Hooper 826
138 Pawnee City 824
139 Scribner 821
140 Oshkosh 814
141 Humboldt 813
142 Humphrey 806
143 Lyons 805
144 Minatare and Emerson 803
145 Cairo and Walthill 796
146 Winnebago 786
147 Hemingford 781
148 Peru 760
149 Oxford 754
150 Osmond 749
151 Axtell 743
152 Deshler 739
153 Clay Center 723
154 Newman Grove 717
155 Bertrand 711
156 Shelby 707
157 Elwood 698
158 St. Edward 681
159 Crofton 677
160 Hershey and Beemer 662
161 Alda 660
162 Elmwood 648
163 Boys Town 644
164 Clarkson 631
165 Elgin 622
166 Adams 614
167 Dodge 597
168 Wausa 590
169 Cedar Bluffs 587
170 Greenwood 586
171 Stuart 584
172 Dorchester 581
173 Culbertson, Firth, and Beaver City 577
174 Arnold 576
175 Bassett 575
176 Wauneta 574
177 Overton 570
178 Palmyra 563
179 Howells, Indianola, and Mead 552
180 Trenton 550
181 Hay Springs 545
182 Valparaiso 544
183 Verdigre 542
184 Exeter 533
185 Fairmont 531
186 Callaway 529
187 Homer 528
188 De Witt 508
189 Sargent 506
190 Paxton 497
191 Bancroft 480
192 Palmer 477
193 Murray 475
194 Cortland 474
195 Glenwood 473
196 Decatur 467
197 Sterling 464
198 Mullen and Nelson 459
199 Coleridge 453
200 Edgar 451
201 Spalding 448
202 Greeley Center 434
203 Hampton 430
204 Spencer 428
205 Ansley 427
206 McCool Junction 426
207 Bellwood 418
208 Brady 417
209 Winside 415
210 Leigh 412
211 Beaver Crossing 409
212 Clearwater 405
213 Cedar Creek 402
214 Malcolm 399
215 Big Springs 390
216 Plymouth 386
217 Orleans 383
218 Yankee Hill 378
219 Loomis 376
220 Ewing and Eustis 375
221 Cedar Rapids 371
222 Fairfield 369
223 Merna 368
224 Pilger 365
225 Nickerson, Silver Creek, and Duncan 363
226 Kennard 361
227 Allen 359
228 Giltner 357
229 Rising City 356
230 Clarks 354
231 Hildreth 352
232 Orchard 350
233 Wallace 349
234 Wilcox 348
235 Pleasanton 347
236 Niobrara 346
237 Santee and Newcastle 341
238 Palisade 340
239 Platte Center 335
240 Stratton 333
241 Lyman 331
242 Weston 327
243 Shickley 326
244 Johnson 325
245 Petersburg 323
246 Unadilla 321
247 Potter 320
248 Lakeview, Brainard, and Blue Springs 317
249 Inglewood 316
250 Polk 315
251 Cook 312
252 Brule 311
253 Butte 308
254 Arcadia 307
255 Stapleton 306
256 Prague 304
257 Campbell 303
258 Lodgepole 301
259 Dannebrog 300
260 Maxwell and Dalton 299
261 Hadar 298
262 Oakdale 297
263 Long Pine and Odell 296
264 Phillips, Meadow Grove, North Loup, and Glenvil 293
265 Scotia, Snyder, and Chapman 291
266 Roca and Hoskins 290
267 Lawrence 289
268 Monroe 286
269 Walton 284
270 Davenport 283
271 Panama 281
272 Bradshaw and St. Libory 272
273 Milligan 271
274 Bruning 270
275 Bartley 269
276 Roseland 265
277 Herman 263
278 Table Rock and Chambers 258
279 Wolbach and Lindsay 257
280 Litchfield 256
281 Amherst and Diller 253
282 Maywood 250
283 Avoca 246
284 Talmage, Dix, and Murdock 241
285 Hallam, Waco, and Holstein 240
286 Union 239
287 Western 234
288 Staplehurst 233
289 Madrid, Marquette, and Benedict 232
290 Springview 231
291 Lynch and Harrison 230
292 Sumner 225
293 Elba 224
294 Uehling, Chester, and Hubbard 223
295 Clatonia 222
296 Bladen 221
297 Carroll 220
298 Thedford 219
299 Gresham 217
300 Garland 216
301 Lewellen 211
302 Pleasant Dale 210
303 Nehawka 208
304 Jackson and Guide Rock 206
305 Denton 204
306 Creston 203
307 Gurley 202
308 Holbrook 198
309 Trumbull 197
310 Hayes Center 196
311 Dwight 195
312 Hyannis and Dunbar 192
313 Pickrell 191
314 Craig 190
315 Ashton 189
316 Howard City 188
317 Bee 187
318 Funk 185
319 Raymond and Taylor 183
320 Riverdale and Stamford 182
321 Wynot 179
322 Douglas 178
323 Otoe 175
324 Mason City 173
325 Alexandria 170
326 Manley 167
327 Farnam 166
328 Rosalie 165
329 Richfield 164
330 Venango and Rulo 162
331 Page and Verdon 161
332 Ulysses 160
333 Concord and Daykin 158
334 Republican City 157
335 Cody and Davey 156
336 Goehner 155
337 Washington 153
338 Sprague 151
339 Hardy 150
340 Woodland Hills 149
341 Ithaca 148
342 Haigler 147
343 Oconto and Hordville 146
344 Stella and Belmar 144
345 Nemaha 141
346 Du Bois and Anselmo 140
347 Shubert 139
348 Morse Bluff 137
349 Dawson and Thurston 136
350 Alvo, Martin, Miller, and Upland 135
351 Brunswick and Fordyce 134
352 Cordova 132
353 Merriman and Atlanta 131
354 Overland and Filley 128
355 Edison and Endicott 127
356 Brownville 125
357 La Platte 124
358 Inman 123
359 Grafton and Broadwater 121
360 Farwell and King Lake 120
361 Octavia 119
362 Bartlett 118
363 Bushnell and Belgrade 117
364 Ruskin and Arthur 116
365 Jansen, Malmo, and Leshara 114
366 Ayr and Memphis 112
367 Barneston 111
368 Melbeta and Belden 110
369 Ohiowa 109
370 Brock and Sunol 107
371 Tobias and Elsie 106
372 Winslow 105
373 Colon, Salem, Dunning, and Rockville 104
374 McGrew 103
375 Henry and South Bend 102
376 Naponee 100
377 Lemoyne and Bloomington 98
378 Danbury 97
379 Eddyville, Elk Creek, and Tryon 95
380 Ericson 94
381 Swanton and Bruno 93
382 St. Helena 92
383 Rogers and Newport 91
384 Martinsburg and Comstock 90
385 Center and Wilsonville 89
386 Bow Valley 88
387 Carleton 87
388 Max 86
389 Linwood and Riverton 84
390 Dixon and Halsey 83
391 Berwyn and Wann 81
392 Byron and Ames 80
393 Naper 79
394 Kilgore and Odessa 78
395 Wellfleet 77
396 Burchard, Lebanon, and Tamora 76
397 Venice, Harrisburg, Liberty, and Whitney 74
398 Champion, Prosser, and Steinauer 72
399 Loretto and Crookston 71
400 Richland and Maskell 70
401 Waterbury and Heartwell 69
402 Hazard 68
403 Reynolds 67
404 Abie and Winnetoon 66
405 Lewiston and Hubbell 65
406 Wood Lake 64
407 Oak and Deweese 63
408 Thayer, Bristow, Ong, and Johnstown 61
409 Primrose 60
410 Inland and Royal 59
411 Burr, Steele City, and Virginia 58
412 Magnet, Julian, and Seneca 55
413 Smithfield 54
414 Hamlet and Aten 53
415 Garrison 52
416 Foster 51
417 Elyria 50
418 Inavale and Cotesfield 48
419 Enders, Emmet, and Harbine 47
420 Belvidere and Tarnov 46
421 Stockham, Saronville, and Lisco 45
422 Huntley 44
423 Lorton and Roscoe 43
424 Norman 42
425 Surprise and Sarben 41
426 Clinton 40
427 Poole 39
428 Ragan and Gilead 38
429 Crab Orchard 37
430 McLean and Cornlea 36
431 Archer 34
432 Keystone and Cushing 33
433 Gandy 32
434 Verdel 31
435 Lushton, Holmesville, and Moorefield 30
436 Bazile Mills 29
437 Cowles 28
438 Strang 27
439 Parks and Preston 26
440 Lindy 25
441 Berea and Stockville 24
442 Barada, Lorenzo, Hendley, and Lamar 23
443 Obert and Fontanelle 22
444 Sholes, Nenzel, and Nora 20
445 Brewster 17
446 Brownlee 11
447 Burton 10
448 Willow Island 8
449 Westerville and Anoka 6
450 Gross 2
451 Monowi 1

The table above displays population estimates data for all cities where data are available from the following dataset:

United States Census Bureau / American FactFinder. "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2017". 2017 Population Estimates Program. Web. May 2018. https://www.census.gov.

For all other cities where data aren't available in the above dataset, the following dataset is use:

United States Census Bureau. "B01001 Sex by Age." 2012 - 2016 American Community Survey. U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey Office. Web. 7 December 2017 http://ftp2.census.gov/.

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