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Nebraska Cities by Population

Below are the 581 Nebraska cities sorted by population from 1 to 454 (there are some ties). The population data are from the 2020 American Community Survey. 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 479,529
2 Lincoln 286,388
3 Bellevue 63,970
4 Grand Island 51,250
5 Kearney 33,783
6 Fremont 26,362
7 Hastings 24,878
8 Norfolk 24,410
9 Papillion 24,310
10 North Platte 23,734
11 Columbus 23,291
12 La Vista 17,081
13 Scottsbluff 14,660
14 South Sioux City 12,867
15 Beatrice 12,282
16 Chalco 10,092
17 Lexington 10,069
18 Gering 8,179
19 Alliance 8,139
20 Blair 7,830
21 York 7,810
22 McCook 7,555
23 Ralston 7,305
24 Nebraska City 7,270
25 Seward 7,210
26 Crete 7,013
27 Plattsmouth 6,453
28 Sidney 6,451
29 Schuyler 6,269
30 Wayne 5,603
31 Chadron 5,482
32 Holdrege 5,406
33 Offutt AFB 5,280
34 Gretna 5,039
35 Aurora 4,523
36 Wahoo 4,520
37 Ogallala 4,509
38 Falls City 4,139
39 Waverly 3,941
40 Cozad 3,776
41 Fairbury 3,657
42 O'Neill 3,594
43 Broken Bow 3,503
44 Gothenburg 3,469
45 Auburn 3,306
46 West Point 3,282
47 TIE Minden and Central City 2,906
48 TIE Valley and Ashland 2,834
49 David City 2,824
50 Valentine 2,768
51 St. Paul 2,638
52 Hickman 2,432
53 Milford 2,417
54 Kimball 2,276
55 Dakota City 2,249
56 Madison 2,239
57 Imperial 2,163
58 Ord 2,112
59 Wilber 2,086
60 Bennington 2,075
61 Syracuse 2,043
62 Pierce 1,973
63 Gibbon 1,971
64 Geneva 1,955
65 Mitchell 1,907
66 Stanton 1,847
67 Superior 1,826
68 Tecumseh 1,818
69 Gordon 1,764
70 Tekamah 1,727
71 Arlington 1,657
72 Ainsworth 1,655
73 Hebron 1,654
74 Sutherland 1,597
75 Neligh 1,586
76 Springfield 1,582
77 Oakland 1,575
78 Fullerton 1,569
79 Hartington 1,522
80 Albion 1,511
81 TIE Battle Creek and Wood River 1,503
82 Ravenna 1,465
83 North Bend 1,453
84 Plainview 1,440
85 Louisville 1,425
86 Woodland Park 1,418
87 Bridgeport 1,414
88 Alma 1,410
89 Atkinson 1,403
90 Grant 1,393
91 Wymore 1,385
92 Wakefield 1,375
93 Sutton 1,368
94 Wisner 1,364
95 Ceresco 1,343
96 Bayard 1,319
97 Cambridge 1,285
98 Creighton 1,253
99 Arapahoe 1,242
100 Shelton 1,241
101 Pender 1,216
102 Burwell 1,215
103 Harvard 1,184
104 Friend 1,173
105 Elm Creek 1,136
106 Cairo 1,123
107 Red Cloud 1,091
108 TIE Bennet and Kenesaw 1,088
109 Randolph 1,084
110 Tilden 1,079
111 Yutan 1,075
112 Utica 1,069
113 Waterloo 1,066
114 Stromsburg 1,028
115 Laurel 1,027
116 Crawford 1,020
117 Terrytown 1,013
118 Weeping Water 1,011
119 Doniphan 1,010
120 Loup City 1,004
121 Fort Calhoun 983
122 Pawnee City 976
123 Benkelman 959
124 Henderson 946
125 Ponca 942
126 Minatare 937
127 Oshkosh 936
128 Humphrey 934
129 Macy 927
130 Franklin 926
131 Walthill 923
132 Eagle 919
133 Humboldt 913
134 Genoa 905
135 Emerson 904
136 Winnebago 901
137 Rushville 900
138 Crofton 898
139 Hooper 896
140 Newman Grove 891
141 Blue Hill 885
142 Arnold 881
143 Bloomfield 862
144 Clay Center 859
145 Peru 845
146 Curtis 843
147 Boys Town 841
148 Axtell 829
149 Osceola 826
150 Chappell 820
151 Osmond 794
152 TIE Morrill and Deshler 791
153 Elgin 783
154 Oxford 771
155 Lyons 766
156 Wauneta 751
157 Fairmont 750
158 Scribner 748
159 Cedar Bluffs 744
160 Bertrand 741
161 Hemingford 723
162 Shelby 714
163 Bassett 713
164 Overton 702
165 Elmwood 701
166 Inglewood 695
167 Beemer 689
168 Juniata 682
169 Elwood 674
170 Clarkson 671
171 Palmyra 670
172 Howells 648
173 Winside 616
174 St. Edward 613
175 Stuart 610
176 Hershey 604
177 Wausa 603
178 Hay Springs 600
179 Alda 597
180 Mead 585
181 Cedar Rapids 582
182 De Witt 580
183 Ansley 568
184 Exeter 562
185 McCool Junction 559
186 TIE Dorchester and Adams 556
187 Valparaiso 554
188 Verdigre 553
189 Cortland 550
190 TIE Callaway and Glenwood 541
191 Paxton 537
192 Orchard 536
193 Trenton 532
194 Brady 505
195 TIE Sterling and Eustis 502
196 Indianola 499
197 Culbertson 497
198 Silver Creek 490
199 Greenwood 489
200 Beaver City 488
201 Duncan 487
202 Sargent 479
203 Hildreth 477
204 TIE Wilcox and Bancroft 474
205 Herman 473
206 Edgar 472
207 Dodge 467
208 Nickerson 465
209 Palmer 459
210 Murray 458
211 Mullen 457
212 Bradshaw 454
213 Big Springs 453
214 TIE Petersburg and Coleridge 451
215 Hampton 440
216 Bartley 438
217 Nelson 426
218 TIE Malcolm and Greeley Center 425
219 TIE Firth and Plymouth 424
220 Brainard 421
221 Spalding 419
222 Chambers 418
223 Kennard 416
224 Bellwood 415
225 TIE Fairfield and Ewing 414
226 Rising City 413
227 Loomis 411
228 TIE Pleasanton and Homer 410
229 TIE Walton and Newcastle 407
230 TIE Allen, Scotia, and Clearwater 405
231 Orleans 404
232 Decatur 402
233 Lyman 400
234 Table Rock 398
235 Cedar Creek 396
236 Davenport 391
237 Snyder 386
238 Clatonia 384
239 Glenvil 380
240 Odell 379
241 TIE Platte Center and Lakeview 378
242 Leigh 375
243 TIE Unadilla and Giltner 374
244 Beaver Crossing 370
245 Palisade 366
246 Arcadia 364
247 Weston 361
248 Santee 357
249 Cook 356
250 Potter 351
251 Oakdale 350
252 Butte 348
253 TIE Merna and Spencer 345
254 Campbell 341
255 Maywood 339
256 Stratton 338
257 Clarks 334
258 Lawrence 333
259 Pleasant Dale 332
260 Dalton 326
261 Stapleton 325
262 Niobrara 322
263 Garland 321
264 Staplehurst 320
265 Polk 319
266 Prague 317
267 Dix 316
268 Otoe 315
269 TIE Riverdale and Brule 307
270 TIE Litchfield and Sumner 306
271 Milligan 303
272 Monroe 299
273 Lodgepole 296
274 TIE Hoskins and Carroll 295
275 Hadar 289
276 Harrison 288
277 Lindsay 285
278 Chester 283
279 Benedict 282
280 Wallace 279
281 Shickley 278
282 Holstein 277
283 Pilger 276
284 TIE Bruning and Chapman 275
285 Diller 273
286 St. Libory 271
287 Blue Springs 269
288 Elba 268
289 Douglas 267
290 Gurley 266
291 Phillips 265
292 TIE Trumbull and Dannebrog 264
293 Hayes Center 262
294 TIE Long Pine and Talmage 261
295 Marquette 259
296 North Loup 257
297 TIE Wynot and Maxwell 252
298 TIE Pickrell and Guide Rock 250
299 Waco 249
300 Panama 248
301 Uehling 247
302 Wolbach 244
303 Johnson 242
304 Ashton 238
305 TIE Hallam and Thedford 236
306 TIE Raymond and Lewellen 232
307 Meadow Grove 230
308 Dunbar 229
309 Verdon 228
310 Springview 227
311 Avoca 225
312 Madrid 222
313 Dwight 220
314 TIE Gresham and Roseland 219
315 Fordyce 218
316 TIE Dawson and Yankee Hill 217
317 TIE Bee and Jackson 210
318 Nehawka 208
319 TIE Creston and Taylor 207
320 Woodland Hills 206
321 TIE Western and Hordville 205
322 TIE Hardy, Cody, and Lynch 204
323 TIE Holbrook and Brunswick 203
324 Bushnell 201
325 TIE Funk and Carleton 199
326 TIE Union and Shubert 192
327 Howard City (Boelus) 190
328 Stamford 185
329 TIE Manley and Belgrade 183
330 Endicott 182
331 Murdock 177
332 Rockville 176
333 Concord 175
334 TIE Bladen and Oconto 174
335 TIE Republican City, Daykin, Rosalie, and Farnam 173
336 TIE Haigler and Amherst 172
337 TIE Octavia and Edison 167
338 Hyannis 165
339 TIE Malmo and Mason City 163
340 TIE Venango and Ulysses 162
341 Hubbard 158
342 Miller 157
343 Goehner 156
344 Denton 153
345 Craig 152
346 Page 150
347 Elsie 147
348 TIE Grafton, Melbeta, and Broadwater 146
349 Ruskin 145
350 Martell 142
351 Stella 141
352 Linwood 140
353 Alexandria 139
354 Ithaca 138
355 Davey 137
356 TIE La Platte and Thurston 136
357 Naponee 135
358 Max 134
359 Belden 132
360 TIE Swanton, Roca, and Merriman 130
361 TIE Anselmo and Winslow 129
362 Upland 127
363 Salem 126
364 Brownville 125
365 TIE Alvo, Center, and Washington 124
366 Bloomington 123
367 Tobias 122
368 Melia 120
369 Arthur 118
370 Ericson 116
371 TIE Prosser and Ohiowa 115
372 Bartlett 114
373 TIE Morse Bluff and Barneston 113
374 TIE Loretto and Sunol 112
375 McGrew 111
376 South Bend 110
377 TIE Bristow and Rogers 109
378 Ayr 108
379 Inman 107
380 Du Bois 106
381 TIE Princeton and Eddyville 105
382 Lemoyne 104
383 Leshara 103
384 Overland 102
385 TIE Nemaha and Roscoe 99
386 TIE Waterbury, Sarben, and Harbine 98
387 TIE Bow Valley, Dixon, and Cordova 96
388 TIE Whitney, Richland, and Berwyn 95
389 TIE St. Helena and Comstock 94
390 Heartwell 93
391 TIE Farwell, Bruno, and Elk Creek 92
392 TIE Jansen and Smithfield 91
393 Atlanta 90
394 Henry 89
395 TIE Rulo, Filley, and Steinauer 88
396 Byron 85
397 Reynolds 84
398 TIE Kilgore, Brock, Naper, and Colon 83
399 McLean 82
400 TIE Belmar and Fontanelle 80
401 Tryon 78
402 Martin 77
403 TIE Harrisburg and Dunning 75
404 Primrose 74
405 TIE Riverton, Sprague, and Cushing 73
406 TIE Martinsburg and Clinton 70
407 TIE Virginia and Wann 69
408 Royal 67
409 Cheney 66
410 Burchard 65
411 Halsey 63
412 Crookston 61
413 TIE Ong and Memphis 60
414 TIE Lebanon, Saronville, and Elyria 58
415 Odessa 57
416 TIE Liberty, Newport, and Gandy 54
417 TIE Emerald, Inavale, and Magnet 53
418 TIE Danbury and Julian 52
419 Maskell 51
420 Hubbell 50
421 TIE Surprise and Wellfleet 48
422 Winnetoon 47
423 Foster 46
424 TIE Venice, Hazard, Archer, and Steele City 45
425 Abie 44
426 Wilsonville 43
427 Champion 42
428 TIE Lewiston and Hamlet 40
429 King Lake 39
430 TIE Lisco, Norman, and Crab Orchard 38
431 Belvidere 37
432 TIE Brewster, Berea, and Johnstown 36
433 TIE Huntley and Anoka 35
434 TIE Garrison, Cotesfield, and Lorton 33
435 TIE Bazile Mills, Keystone, and Gilead 31
436 TIE Thayer, Preston, and Moorefield 30
437 Burr 28
438 TIE Holmesville and Barada 27
439 TIE Beacon View and Wood Lake 26
440 Strang 25
441 TIE Sholes, Verdel, and Deweese 24
442 TIE Obert, Nenzel, and Cornlea 22
443 TIE Aten and Nora 21
444 TIE Lorenzo and Stockham 20
445 TIE Lindy, Linoma Beach, Tamora, and Seneca 19
446 Agnew 17
447 Lushton 16
448 TIE Richfield and Poole 14
449 TIE Ragan, Hendley, Emmet, and Oak 13
450 Gross 12
451 TIE Tarnov and Cowles 11
452 TIE Lamar, Stockville, and Parks 9
453 TIE Willow Island and Brownlee 8
454 Enders 6
  • United States Census Bureau. B01001 SEX BY AGE, 2020 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey Office. Web. 17 March 2022. http://www.census.gov/.

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