Population of Nebraska 2021

Population

Nebraska has 1,826,341 residents (2010 census), of which 88.6% are white, 4.1% black and African-American, 0.9% Indians, 1.7% Asians, 7.4% Hispanics.

Religion

The religious communities with the largest number of members in 2000 were the Catholic Church with 372,791, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America with 128,570, the Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod with 117,419 and the United Methodist Church with 117,277.

Top Counties by Population in Nebraska

Rank County Name Population Population Density (per kmĀ²)
1 Douglas County 537,267 626.92
2 Lancaster County 297,047 136.70
3 Sarpy County 169,342 271.38
4 Hall County 60,731 42.95
5 Buffalo County 47,904 19.11
6 Scotts Bluff County 36,859 19.26
7 Dodge County 36,526 26.41
8 Lincoln County 36,062 5.43
9 Madison County 35,289 23.78
10 Platte County 32,516 18.52
11 Adams County 31,621 21.69
12 Cass County 25,368 17.52
13 Dawson County 24,218 9.23
14 Gage County 21,875 9.88
15 Dakota County 20,958 30.64
16 Saunders County 20,940 10.72
17 Washington County 20,234 20.03
18 Seward County 17,100 11.48
19 Otoe County 15,763 9.88
20 Saline County 14,427 9.69
21 York County 13,894 9.31
22 Box Butte County 11,316 4.06
23 Red Willow County 11,017 5.93
24 Custer County 10,803 1.62
25 Holt County 10,460 1.67
26 Colfax County 10,436 9.75
27 Cheyenne County 10,102 3.26
28 Wayne County 9,422 8.19
29 Phelps County 9,224 6.59
30 Hamilton County 9,123 6.47
31 Dawes County 9,099 2.52
32 Cuming County 9,007 6.08
33 Cedar County 8,722 4.55
34 Knox County 8,576 2.99
35 Butler County 8,323 5.50
36 Keith County 8,141 2.96
37 Richardson County 8,136 5.67
38 Merrick County 7,813 6.22
39 Jefferson County 7,571 5.10
40 Pierce County 7,521 5.06
41 Nemaha County 7,168 6.77
42 Thurston County 6,906 6.77
43 Burt County 6,585 5.16
44 Kearney County 6,559 4.91
45 Antelope County 6,467 2.91
46 Clay County 6,403 4.31
47 Howard County 6,366 4.31
48 Stanton County 6,144 5.52
49 Dixon County 5,862 4.75
50 Cherry County 5,799 0.38
51 Fillmore County 5,709 3.83
52 Boone County 5,399 3.03
53 Polk County 5,286 4.65
54 Sheridan County 5,262 0.83
55 Thayer County 5,200 3.49
56 Johnson County 5,155 5.29
57 Morrill County 4,919 1.33
58 Furnas County 4,876 2.62
59 Nuckolls County 4,424 2.97
60 Valley County 4,204 2.86
61 Chase County 4,011 1.73
62 Kimball County 3,713 1.51
63 Webster County 3,699 2.48
64 Nance County 3,634 3.18
65 Harlan County 3,524 2.46
66 Sherman County 3,117 2.13
67 Franklin County 3,096 2.08
68 Brown County 2,937 0.93
69 Perkins County 2,932 1.28
70 Hitchcock County 2,883 1.57
71 Frontier County 2,720 1.08
72 Pawnee County 2,720 2.43
73 Greeley County 2,505 1.70
74 Garfield County 2,046 1.39
75 Boyd County 2,043 1.46
76 Dundy County 1,992 0.84
77 Gosper County 1,983 1.67
78 Deuel County 1,948 1.71
79 Garden County 1,913 0.43
80 Sioux County 1,486 0.44
81 Rock County 1,422 0.54
82 Hayes County 987 0.53
83 Keya Paha County 801 0.40
84 Logan County 774 0.52
85 Banner County 770 0.40
86 Wheeler County 770 0.52
87 Hooker County 749 0.40
88 Thomas County 710 0.38
89 Grant County 644 0.32
90 Loup County 587 0.40
91 McPherson County 537 0.24
92 Blaine County 493 0.27
93 Arthur County 469 0.25

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