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Nebraska Cities by Population

The data is from the US Census. Below are 578 Nebraska cities ranked 1 through 445. 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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Rank City Population
1 Omaha 468,262
2 Lincoln 287,401
3 Bellevue 53,627
4 Grand Island 51,478
5 Kearney 33,761
6 Fremont 26,509
7 Hastings 24,822
8 Norfolk 24,651
9 North Platte 23,814
10 Columbus 23,274
11 Papillion 20,530
12 La Vista 17,163
13 Scottsbluff 14,733
14 South Sioux City 12,838
15 Beatrice 12,274
16 Chalco 11,209
17 Lexington 10,121
18 Gering 8,225
19 Alliance 8,070
20 York 7,866
21 Blair 7,815
22 McCook 7,551
23 Ralston 7,296
24 Nebraska City 7,275
25 Seward 7,220
26 Crete 7,082
27 Plattsmouth 6,480
28 Schuyler 6,377
29 Sidney 6,376
30 Wayne 5,622
31 Chadron 5,488
32 Holdrege 5,405
33 Offutt AFB 5,142
34 Gretna 5,076
35 Aurora 4,533
36 Wahoo 4,514
37 Ogallala 4,503
38 Falls City 4,152
39 Waverly 3,951
40 Cozad 3,782
41 Fairbury 3,653
42 O'Neill 3,625
43 Broken Bow 3,534
44 Gothenburg 3,448
45 West Point 3,315
46 Auburn 3,307
47 Minden 2,977
48 Central City 2,875
49 David City 2,855
50 Valley 2,845
51 Valentine 2,748
52 Ashland 2,588
53 Madison 2,381
54 Kimball 2,360
55 St. Paul 2,349
56 Hickman 2,300
57 Geneva 2,107
58 Milford 2,095
59 Ord 2,093
60 Imperial 2,074
61 Syracuse 1,981
62 Gibbon 1,886
63 Wilber 1,874
64 Dakota City 1,866
65 Superior 1,828
66 Woodland Park 1,738
67 Pierce 1,726
68 Tekamah 1,706
69 Mitchell 1,641
70 Ainsworth 1,628
71 Tecumseh 1,620
72 Springfield 1,612
73 Albion 1,592
74 Bennington 1,521
75 Neligh 1,516
76 Stanton 1,511
77 Gordon 1,508
78 Hebron 1,505
79 Hartington and Bridgeport 1,476
80 Sutton 1,438
81 Wakefield 1,381
82 Ravenna 1,369
83 Wood River 1,349
84 Wymore 1,342
85 Sutherland 1,339
86 Arlington 1,304
87 Louisville 1,295
88 Yutan 1,285
89 North Bend 1,275
90 Atkinson 1,238
91 Fullerton 1,234
92 Battle Creek 1,202
93 Plainview 1,195
94 Burwell 1,178
95 Oakland 1,176
96 Terrytown 1,175
97 Wisner 1,171
98 Alma 1,150
99 Stromsburg 1,148
100 Grant 1,131
101 Pender 1,113
102 Bayard 1,103
103 Creighton 1,094
104 Weeping Water 1,091
105 Eagle 1,086
106 Shelton 1,055
107 Cambridge 1,026
108 Macy 998
109 Loup City 991
110 Henderson 987
111 Friend 978
112 Arapahoe 976
113 Harvard 968
114 Kenesaw 966
115 Fort Calhoun 959
116 Bennet 954
117 Elm Creek 948
118 Crawford 947
119 Bloomfield 946
120 Genoa 944
121 Franklin 942
122 Tilden 936
123 Red Cloud 932
124 Ponca 923
125 Laurel 921
126 Waterloo 915
127 Morrill and Ceresco 895
128 Randolph 894
129 Curtis 884
130 Blue Hill 870
131 Rushville 869
132 Chappell 867
133 Osceola 858
134 Doniphan 845
135 Pawnee City 841
136 Utica 839
137 Hooper 832
138 Juniata 829
139 Benkelman 824
140 Humboldt 821
141 Humphrey 819
142 Oshkosh 807
143 Scribner 806
144 Lyons 803
145 Walthill 802
146 Emerson 801
147 Minatare 797
148 Winnebago 796
149 Cairo 795
150 Hemingford 774
151 Peru 758
152 Axtell 752
153 Osmond 751
154 Oxford 740
155 Deshler 737
156 Clay Center 724
157 Newman Grove 710
158 Shelby 708
159 Bertrand 700
160 Elwood 683
161 Crofton 669
162 Hershey 665
163 St. Edward 660
164 Alda 659
165 Elmwood and Beemer 656
166 Clarkson 646
167 Elgin 621
168 Adams 611
169 Firth 599
170 Dodge 596
171 Boys Town 595
172 Greenwood 591
173 Stuart 587
174 Cedar Bluffs 585
175 Wausa 582
176 Howells 577
177 Dorchester 576
178 Beaver City and Culbertson 573
179 Arnold 572
180 Wauneta 567
181 Overton 564
182 Palmyra 562
183 Mead 554
184 Indianola 551
185 Valparaiso and Bassett 543
186 Trenton 540
187 Verdigre 539
188 Hay Springs 535
189 Exeter and Callaway 527
190 Homer 524
191 Fairmont 523
192 Sargent and De Witt 504
193 Paxton 492
194 Murray 480
195 Bancroft 474
196 Cortland 473
197 Palmer 466
198 Sterling 465
199 Decatur 464
200 Mullen 463
201 Edgar 451
202 Nelson 450
203 Coleridge 446
204 Spalding 443
205 Glenwood 440
206 Hampton 432
207 McCool Junction and Greeley Center 428
208 Leigh 426
209 Ansley and Spencer 423
210 Brady 420
211 Bellwood 418
212 Beaver Crossing 415
213 Winside 408
214 Cedar Creek 407
215 Malcolm 406
216 Clearwater 403
217 Plymouth 382
218 Big Springs 381
219 Orleans 376
220 Ewing 375
221 Lakeview 373
222 Eustis 372
223 Loomis 371
224 Fairfield 368
225 Merna 366
226 Nickerson and Duncan 364
227 Pilger, Kennard, and Cedar Rapids 363
228 Allen and Giltner 357
229 Silver Creek 356
230 Hildreth and Pleasanton 354
231 Rising City 353
232 Wilcox 349
233 Wallace and Orchard 347
234 Newcastle 346
235 Clarks 345
236 Niobrara 342
237 Santee 340
238 Palisade 337
239 Platte Center 336
240 Weston and Stratton 329
241 Lyman 328
242 Roca 326
243 Johnson 324
244 Shickley 323
245 Unadilla 319
246 Inglewood 318
247 Brainard 317
248 Blue Springs and Petersburg 316
249 Polk 311
250 Butte 310
251 Brule 309
252 Arcadia and Cook 308
253 Campbell 307
254 Potter 306
255 Prague 304
256 Dannebrog 303
257 Hadar 300
258 Stapleton 298
259 Maxwell and Phillips 296
260 Hoskins and Oakdale 295
261 Meadow Grove 294
262 North Loup, Glenvil, and Odell 293
263 Long Pine 292
264 Scotia and Snyder 291
265 Lodgepole 290
266 Yankee Hill and Dalton 288
267 Chapman 285
268 Monroe and Lawrence 284
269 Davenport 283
270 Panama 276
271 Bradshaw 272
272 Bruning 270
273 Milligan and Bartley 268
274 Herman 267
275 Roseland 265
276 Walton 259
277 Chambers 258
278 Lindsay and Table Rock 256
279 Amherst 255
280 Wolbach 254
281 Diller 253
282 Litchfield 252
283 Avoca 248
284 Maywood 247
285 Hallam 246
286 Murdock 244
287 Union 242
288 Waco 240
289 Holstein, Dix, and Talmage 239
290 Springview 237
291 Marquette and Staplehurst 234
292 Madrid and Western 233
293 Benedict 231
294 Harrison 227
295 Lynch 226
296 Elba 225
297 Bladen, Uehling, Chester, and Hubbard 223
298 Sumner 222
299 Thedford and Clatonia 218
300 Carroll 217
301 Garland and Gresham 215
302 Pleasant Dale 212
303 Nehawka 210
304 Lewellen, Denton, and Guide Rock 205
305 Jackson 204
306 Creston 203
307 Hayes Center 201
308 Hyannis, Holbrook, and Trumbull 196
309 Gurley and Dwight 194
310 Dunbar 193
311 Pickrell 191
312 Bee 188
313 Howard City, Craig, and Ashton 187
314 St. Libory and Taylor 186
315 Raymond 184
316 Funk 183
317 Wynot and Riverdale 181
318 Stamford 179
319 Douglas 178
320 Otoe 176
321 Richfield 175
322 Mason City, Alexandria, and Manley 170
323 Farnam 167
324 Rosalie and Venango 163
325 Rulo 162
326 Page 161
327 Ulysses 160
328 Verdon 159
329 Daykin and Goehner 158
330 Concord and Washington 157
331 Davey and Republican City 155
332 Cody 154
333 Sprague 150
334 Ithaca 148
335 Hardy and Hordville 147
336 Oconto and Haigler 145
337 Stella 144
338 Nemaha 141
339 Anselmo, Morse Bluff, and Shubert 139
340 Thurston and Alvo 137
341 Du Bois and Dawson 136
342 Miller and Upland 134
343 Cordova 133
344 Fordyce and Brunswick 132
345 Merriman and Atlanta 129
346 Woodland Hills and Filley 127
347 Brownville and Endicott 126
348 Edison 125
349 Belmar 124
350 Inman 123
351 Farwell 120
352 Ayr and Grafton 119
353 Octavia and Arthur 118
354 Bartlett and Bushnell 117
355 Leshara and Broadwater 116
356 Belgrade 115
357 King Lake, Ruskin, Malmo, and Overland 114
358 Jansen 113
359 Memphis 112
360 Barneston and Lemoyne 110
361 Melbeta and Belden 109
362 Ohiowa and Brock 108
363 Tobias 106
364 Elsie 105
365 South Bend, Colon, and Salem 104
366 Dunning 103
367 Rockville and McGrew 102
368 Henry and Winslow 101
369 Naponee 100
370 Bloomington 98
371 Sarben 96
372 Danbury, Eddyville, and Tryon 95
373 Rogers 94
374 Elk Creek, Bruno, and Swanton 93
375 Ericson 92
376 St. Helena 91
377 Martin 90
378 Bow Valley, Martinsburg, Comstock, and Max 89
379 Newport, Wilsonville, and Center 88
380 Carleton 87
381 Sunol 86
382 Riverton 85
383 Linwood 84
384 Dixon 82
385 Berwyn and Halsey 81
386 Byron 80
387 Kilgore and Odessa 79
388 Tamora 78
389 Naper 77
390 Lebanon, Wellfleet, and Wann 76
391 Burchard 75
392 Venice and Whitney 74
393 Champion and Liberty 73
394 Prosser and Richland 72
395 Crookston, Steinauer, Maskell, and Heartwell 70
396 Waterbury 69
397 Harrisburg 68
398 Hazard and Winnetoon 67
399 Reynolds, Seneca, and Abie 66
400 Deweese and Hubbell 65
401 Lewiston, Wood Lake, and Ames 64
402 Oak 62
403 La Platte, Thayer, and Ong 61
404 Bristow and Johnstown 60
405 Burr 59
406 Virginia, Primrose, and Steele City 58
407 Royal, Roscoe, and Aten 57
408 Julian 55
409 Hamlet and Magnet 54
410 Smithfield 53
411 Garrison, Inavale, Lisco, Foster, and Elyria 51
412 Cotesfield 48
413 Emmet 47
414 Tarnov, Harbine, and Belvidere 46
415 Inland, Stockham, and Saronville 45
416 Poole and Huntley 44
417 Lorton 43
418 Norman 42
419 Surprise 41
420 Clinton 39
421 Gilead and Ragan 38
422 Keystone, Cornlea, Crab Orchard, and McLean 36
423 Loretto 35
424 Cushing 33
425 Gandy 32
426 Verdel 31
427 Lushton and Moorefield 30
428 Enders and Bazile Mills 29
429 Cowles 28
430 Strang 27
431 Preston 26
432 Parks 25
433 Archer 24
434 Stockville, Barada, Hendley, Lamar, and Fontanelle 23
435 Obert 22
436 Nenzel, Sholes, Nora, and Lindy 20
437 Holmesville 19
438 Lorenzo 18
439 Brewster 17
440 Berea 16
441 Burton 10
442 Willow Island, Anoka, and Westerville 6
443 Brownlee 5
444 Gross 2
445 Monowi 1

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

  • United States Census Bureau. B01001 SEX BY AGE, 2017 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey Office. Web. 6 December 2018. http://www.census.gov/.
  • United States Census Bureau. Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2018. U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division. Web. May 2019. http://www.census.gov/.

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