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Nebraska Cities by Population

The data is from the US Census. Below are 577 Nebraska cities ranked 1 through 448. 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 443,072
2 Lincoln 273,018
3 Bellevue 52,993
4 Grand Island 50,895
5 Kearney 32,709
6 Fremont 26,450
7 Hastings 24,983
8 Norfolk 24,398
9 North Platte 24,311
10 Columbus 22,668
11 Papillion 19,520
12 La Vista 17,064
13 Scottsbluff 14,937
14 South Sioux City 13,268
15 Beatrice 12,358
16 Chalco 11,322
17 Lexington 10,090
18 Alliance 8,469
19 Gering 8,401
20 Blair 8,007
21 York 7,899
22 McCook 7,618
23 Ralston 7,334
24 Nebraska City 7,303
25 Seward 7,133
26 Crete 7,089
27 Sidney 6,875
28 Plattsmouth 6,476
29 Schuyler 6,171
30 Chadron 5,792
31 Wayne 5,560
32 Holdrege 5,545
33 Offutt AFB 5,176
34 Gretna 5,047
35 Ogallala 4,592
36 Wahoo 4,508
37 Aurora 4,459
38 Falls City 4,225
39 Cozad 3,877
40 Fairbury 3,816
41 Waverly 3,686
42 O'Neill 3,664
43 Gothenburg 3,521
44 Broken Bow 3,512
45 Auburn 3,361
46 West Point 3,343
47 Minden 2,911
48 Central City 2,892
49 David City 2,861
50 Valentine 2,789
51 Kimball 2,662
52 Madison 2,634
53 Ashland 2,455
54 Milford 2,389
55 Ord 2,329
56 St. Paul 2,285
57 Geneva 2,097
58 Syracuse 2,084
59 Gibbon 2,081
60 Superior 2,045
61 Imperial 2,029
62 Pierce 1,963
63 Hickman 1,891
64 Dakota City 1,875
65 Valley 1,852
66 Hartington 1,764
67 Wilber 1,756
68 Woodland Park 1,745
69 Ainsworth 1,736
70 Sutton 1,679
71 Mitchell 1,673
72 Stanton 1,672
73 Tekamah 1,662
74 Bridgeport 1,640
75 Gordon 1,634
76 Bennington 1,608
77 Tecumseh 1,574
78 Hebron 1,573
79 Albion 1,553
80 Wakefield 1,537
81 Springfield 1,516
82 Ravenna 1,514
83 Neligh 1,513
84 Sutherland 1,490
85 Fullerton 1,465
86 Wymore 1,455
87 Wood River 1,436
88 Oakland 1,416
89 Atkinson 1,395
90 Arlington 1,322
91 North Bend and Wisner 1,310
92 Burwell 1,296
93 Grant 1,280
94 Battle Creek 1,264
95 Creighton 1,221
96 Tilden 1,184
97 Alma 1,183
98 Friend 1,182
99 Stromsburg 1,162
100 Plainview 1,155
101 Cambridge 1,153
102 Weeping Water 1,147
103 Laurel 1,144
104 Red Cloud 1,115
105 Shelton 1,113
106 Bayard 1,104
107 Pender 1,102
108 Pawnee City 1,075
109 Yutan 1,069
110 Franklin 1,061
111 Kenesaw 1,036
112 Louisville 1,032
113 Waterloo 1,030
114 Eagle 1,019
115 Crawford 1,016
116 Ponca 1,013
117 Doniphan 1,010
118 Ceresco 1,000
119 Arapahoe 989
120 Terrytown 978
121 Henderson 971
122 Elm Creek 969
123 Peru 968
124 Harvard 967
125 Bloomfield 963
126 Loup City 955
127 Genoa 949
128 Chappell 947
129 Emerson 942
130 Blue Hill 935
131 Scribner 919
132 Boys Town 907
133 Rushville 905
134 Morrill 901
135 Lyons 895
136 Cairo 894
137 Bennet 889
138 Macy 874
139 Humboldt 867
140 Humphrey 866
141 Benkelman 863
142 Hemingford 840
143 Curtis 830
144 Oxford and Utica 824
145 Osmond 820
146 Fort Calhoun 815
147 Osceola 810
148 Oshkosh 806
149 Crofton 805
150 Juniata 800
151 Minatare 799
152 Wauneta 792
153 Randolph 785
154 Clay Center 773
155 Hooper 757
156 St. Edward 751
157 Clarkson 743
158 Valparaiso and Walthill 739
159 Winnebago 725
160 Shelby 708
161 Overton 704
162 Bertrand 702
163 Elwood 696
164 Wausa 672
165 Stuart 667
166 Callaway 662
167 Palmyra 659
168 Axtell 658
169 Culbertson and Newman Grove 652
170 Bassett and Fairmont 651
171 Deshler 650
172 Palmer 642
173 Elgin 636
174 Hershey 635
175 Beemer 619
176 Arnold and Mead 613
177 Exeter 611
178 Beaver City 595
179 Howells 591
180 Dodge 588
181 Verdigre 586
182 Elmwood 583
183 Alda 581
184 Paxton and Spalding 575
185 Sargent 570
186 Cedar Bluffs 568
187 Dorchester 566
188 Greenwood 563
189 Adams 561
190 Coleridge 557
191 Indianola 556
192 Bancroft 549
193 Cortland 547
194 De Witt 546
195 Homer 545
196 Trenton 534
197 Orchard 531
198 Nelson 514
199 Hay Springs 513
200 Big Springs 501
201 Murray 497
202 Cedar Rapids 491
203 Sterling 485
204 Duncan 484
205 Spencer 480
206 Eustis 476
207 Glenwood 473
208 Firth and Hampton 467
209 Leigh 458
210 Plymouth 453
211 McCool Junction 448
212 Hildreth 446
213 Wilcox 441
214 Prague and Fairfield 436
215 Cedar Creek 432
216 Winside 430
217 Ewing 428
218 Silver Creek 423
219 Loomis 419
220 Lyman 416
221 Edgar 415
222 Malcolm and Ansley 408
223 Santee 407
224 Orleans 404
225 Clatonia 395
226 Brule 394
227 Palisade 388
228 Decatur 387
229 Inglewood 384
230 Yankee Hill 378
231 Mullen 377
232 Brady 375
233 Merna, Greeley Center, and Giltner 372
234 Scotia 366
235 Beaver Crossing 365
236 Pleasanton 363
237 Stratton 354
238 Snyder and Platte Center 353
239 Clarks 352
240 Blue Springs and Kennard 351
241 Bartley and Petersburg 345
242 Arcadia 344
243 Dannebrog and Phillips 338
244 Bellwood 337
245 Polk 336
246 Potter 335
247 Monroe, Stapleton, and North Loup 331
248 Niobrara 328
249 Milligan and Bradshaw 326
250 Allen and Meadow Grove 325
251 Johnson 324
252 Brainard and Nickerson 323
253 Dalton 322
254 Lawrence 321
255 Butte and Clearwater 320
256 Odell 319
257 Waco 318
258 Davenport and Lakeview 317
259 Cook 316
260 Campbell and Western 315
261 Oakdale 313
262 Rising City 312
263 Pilger 303
264 Hayes Center and Weston 301
265 Glenvil 300
266 Shickley 297
267 Gresham and Maywood 296
268 Litchfield 294
269 Chambers 293
270 Holstein 288
271 Talmage and Lodgepole 285
272 Walton 284
273 Elba 282
274 Newcastle 280
275 Table Rock 278
276 Hadar 273
277 St. Libory, Wallace, and Farnam 272
278 Ulysses 271
279 Maxwell 269
280 Trumbull 267
281 Long Pine 266
282 Garland 264
283 Panama 262
284 Unadilla and Nehawka 258
285 Madrid and Harrison 257
286 Staplehurst 254
287 Sumner 253
288 Avoca and Malmo 252
289 Wolbach and Lindsay 250
290 Roseland 249
291 Hallam 246
292 Chapman and Dix 244
293 Funk 243
294 Chester 241
295 Murdock 239
296 Herman and Gurley 238
297 Bruning 236
298 Bee 231
299 Page, Denton, and Benedict 229
300 Uehling 226
301 Amherst 225
302 Mason City 223
303 Stamford 222
304 Hoskins 221
305 Springview 217
306 Pleasant Dale, Douglas, and Holbrook 215
307 Diller and Marquette 214
308 Lynch 210
309 Daykin 209
310 Craig 208
311 Rosalie 206
312 Stella and Lewellen 205
313 Riverdale 204
314 Guide Rock and Pickrell 203
315 Hyannis 199
316 Dwight 197
317 Roca and Upland 195
318 Union 193
319 Dunbar, Hubbard, and Anselmo 191
320 Howard City 190
321 Otoe 188
322 Carroll 187
323 Rulo 185
324 Shubert 182
325 Ashton 181
326 Venango and Thedford 176
327 Bladen 175
328 Miller 172
329 Wynot 170
330 Edison and Alexandria 169
331 Republican City 168
332 Morse Bluff 165
333 Richfield 164
334 Broadwater and Brunswick 163
335 Manley 161
336 Bloomington 158
337 Oconto, Creston, and Ohiowa 157
338 Bushnell 156
339 Jansen and Jackson 153
340 Grafton 151
341 Woodland Hills 149
342 Bruno and Hordville 146
343 Belmar and Elsie 144
344 Davey and Verdon 143
345 Cody and Melbeta 142
346 Taylor 140
347 Dawson and Arthur 138
348 Haigler, Concord, and Hardy 137
349 Ericson 136
350 Martin and Nemaha 135
351 Alvo and Octavia 132
352 Sprague 131
353 Belgrade and Bartlett 129
354 Overland 128
355 Brock 127
356 Rockville and Farwell 125
357 Du Bois, La Platte, and Thurston 124
358 Raymond 123
359 Fordyce and Endicott 121
360 King Lake 120
361 Newport 118
362 Goehner 116
363 Elk Creek 115
364 Washington 114
365 Ithaca 112
366 South Bend 108
367 Sunol 107
368 Linwood 106
369 Merriman 105
370 Cordova 104
371 Comstock 103
372 Colon, Leshara, and Inman 101
373 Ruskin, Barneston, and Brownville 100
374 Lemoyne, Memphis, and Swanton 98
375 Belden and Atlanta 96
376 Tryon and Reynolds 95
377 Salem and Dunning 94
378 Filley 92
379 Berwyn 91
380 Prosser and Eddyville 89
381 Bow Valley 88
382 Wilsonville, Abie, and Steele City 87
383 Naponee, Max, and Carleton 86
384 McGrew 85
385 Byron and Whitney 84
386 Johnstown, Naper, and Halsey 83
387 Wann 81
388 Primrose, Ames, and Tobias 80
389 Richland 79
390 Odessa 78
391 Winslow and Royal 77
392 Riverton, Tamora, Ayr, Dixon, and Danbury 76
393 Maskell 75
394 Harrisburg, Venice, Heartwell, and Ong 74
395 Center, Saronville, and Deweese 73
396 Champion, Hazard, and St. Helena 72
397 Loretto 71
398 Steinauer and Hamlet 69
399 Tarnov 67
400 Lewiston, Henry, Hubbell, and Waterbury 65
401 Norman and Bristow 62
402 Crab Orchard, Julian, and Foster 61
403 Harbine 60
404 Thayer, Martinsburg, and Inland 59
405 Winnetoon 58
406 Liberty 57
407 Ragan and Wellfleet 56
408 Seneca and Rogers 55
409 Burchard and Garrison 54
410 Aten and Kilgore 53
411 Elyria 51
412 Oak 50
413 Smithfield 49
414 Lebanon, Inavale, and Gilead 48
415 Enders 47
416 Cushing 46
417 Lisco and Stockham 45
418 Wood Lake 44
419 Roscoe 43
420 Magnet 42
421 Clinton and Sarben 41
422 Virginia 40
423 Poole 39
424 Crookston and Belvidere 36
425 Emmet 35
426 Archer, Cornlea, and Lorton 34
427 Keystone 33
428 Preston, Nenzel, and Surprise 32
429 Lushton 31
430 Holmesville 30
431 McLean 28
432 Burr 27
433 Bazile Mills and Parks 26
434 Lindy 25
435 Berea and Cotesfield 24
436 Lorenzo and Strang 23
437 Moorefield, Obert, and Fontanelle 22
438 Sholes 18
439 Huntley, Gandy, and Hendley 17
440 Verdel 16
441 Nora 15
442 Anoka and Lamar 12
443 Brownlee 11
444 Stockville 10
445 Cowles, Barada, Willow Island, and Brewster 8
446 Burton 7
447 Westerville 6
448 Gross 3

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, 2016". 2016 Population Estimates Program. Web. July 2017. 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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