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Nebraska Counties by Population

Below are the 93 Nebraska counties sorted by population from 1 to 93 . The population data are from the 2021 Population Estimates Program and 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 County Population
1 Douglas County 585,008
2 Lancaster County 324,514
3 Sarpy County 193,418
4 Hall County 61,979
5 Buffalo County 50,339
6 Dodge County 37,103
7 Scotts Bluff County 35,745
8 Madison County 35,337
9 Platte County 34,241
10 Lincoln County 34,133
11 Adams County 31,027
12 Cass County 27,017
13 Dawson County 23,898
14 Saunders County 22,787
15 Gage County 21,616
16 Dakota County 21,241
17 Washington County 20,969
18 Seward County 17,603
19 Otoe County 15,930
20 York County 14,244
21 Saline County 14,192
22 Red Willow County 10,623
23 Box Butte County 10,604
24 Colfax County 10,498
25 Custer County 10,460
26 Holt County 10,049
27 Wayne County 9,784
28 Cheyenne County 9,529
29 Hamilton County 9,386
30 Cuming County 8,984
31 Phelps County 8,937
32 Butler County 8,444
33 Knox County 8,401
34 Cedar County 8,330
35 Keith County 8,279
36 Dawes County 8,148
37 Richardson County 7,759
38 Merrick County 7,665
39 Pierce County 7,313
40 Jefferson County 7,176
41 Nemaha County 7,064
42 Burt County 6,709
43 Kearney County 6,674
44 Thurston County 6,620
45 Howard County 6,531
46 Antelope County 6,279
47 Clay County 6,078
48 Stanton County 5,816
49 Fillmore County 5,546
50 Dixon County 5,545
51 Cherry County 5,458
52 Boone County 5,386
53 Johnson County 5,316
54 Polk County 5,174
55 Sheridan County 5,095
56 Thayer County 4,913
57 Furnas County 4,604
58 Morrill County 4,574
59 Valley County 4,066
60 Nuckolls County 4,060
61 Chase County 3,826
62 Kimball County 3,412
63 Webster County 3,411
64 Nance County 3,390
65 Harlan County 3,091
66 Sherman County 2,964
67 Brown County 2,908
68 Franklin County 2,903
69 Perkins County 2,832
70 Hitchcock County 2,586
71 Frontier County 2,555
72 Pawnee County 2,548
73 Greeley County 2,169
74 Deuel County 1,865
75 Garden County 1,847
76 Garfield County 1,839
77 Gosper County 1,824
78 Boyd County 1,789
79 Dundy County 1,635
80 Rock County 1,264
81 Sioux County 1,143
82 Hayes County 843
83 Wheeler County 795
84 Keya Paha County 787
85 Hooker County 734
86 Banner County 692
87 Logan County 687
88 Thomas County 673
89 Loup County 604
90 Grant County 579
91 Blaine County 461
92 Arthur County 439
93 McPherson County 379

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/.

United States Census Bureau. Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2020 to July 1, 2021. U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division. Web. May 2022. http://www.census.gov/.

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