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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 2020 Census Redistricting dataset. If 2020 Census data are not available for a geography, then the population data are from the Census’ 2019 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 584,526
2 Lancaster County 322,608
3 Sarpy County 190,604
4 Hall County 62,895
5 Buffalo County 50,084
6 Dodge County 37,167
7 Scotts Bluff County 36,084
8 Madison County 35,585
9 Lincoln County 34,676
10 Platte County 34,296
11 Adams County 31,205
12 Cass County 26,598
13 Dawson County 24,111
14 Saunders County 22,278
15 Gage County 21,704
16 Dakota County 21,582
17 Washington County 20,865
18 Seward County 17,609
19 Otoe County 15,912
20 Saline County 14,292
21 York County 14,125
22 Box Butte County 10,842
23 Red Willow County 10,702
24 Colfax County 10,582
25 Custer County 10,545
26 Holt County 10,127
27 Wayne County 9,697
28 Cheyenne County 9,468
29 Hamilton County 9,429
30 Cuming County 9,013
31 Phelps County 8,968
32 Knox County 8,391
33 Cedar County 8,380
34 Butler County 8,369
35 Keith County 8,335
36 Dawes County 8,199
37 Richardson County 7,871
38 Merrick County 7,668
39 Pierce County 7,317
40 Jefferson County 7,240
41 Nemaha County 7,074
42 Thurston County 6,773
43 Burt County 6,722
44 Kearney County 6,688
45 Howard County 6,475
46 Antelope County 6,295
47 Clay County 6,104
48 Stanton County 5,842
49 Dixon County 5,606
50 Fillmore County 5,551
51 Cherry County 5,455
52 Boone County 5,379
53 Johnson County 5,290
54 Polk County 5,214
55 Sheridan County 5,127
56 Thayer County 5,034
57 Furnas County 4,636
58 Morrill County 4,555
59 Nuckolls County 4,095
60 Valley County 4,059
61 Chase County 3,893
62 Kimball County 3,434
63 Webster County 3,395
64 Nance County 3,380
65 Harlan County 3,073
66 Sherman County 2,959
67 Brown County 2,903
68 Franklin County 2,889
69 Perkins County 2,858
70 Hitchcock County 2,616
71 Pawnee County 2,544
72 Frontier County 2,519
73 Greeley County 2,188
74 Gosper County 1,893
75 Garden County 1,874
76 Deuel County 1,838
77 Garfield County 1,813
78 Boyd County 1,810
79 Dundy County 1,654
80 Rock County 1,262
81 Sioux County 1,135
82 Hayes County 856
83 Wheeler County 774
84 Keya Paha County 769
85 Logan County 716
86 Hooker County 711
87 Banner County 674
88 Thomas County 669
89 Grant County 611
90 Loup County 607
91 Arthur County 434
92 Blaine County 431
93 McPherson County 399

United States Census Bureau. B01001 SEX BY AGE, 2019 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey Office. Web. 10 December 2020. http://www.census.gov/.

United States Census Bureau. "P2 Hispanic or Latino, and Not Hispanic or Latino by Race." 2020 Census State Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File. U.S. Census Bureau, 2020 Census. Web. 12 August 2021. https://www.census.gov/.

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