List of Nebraska Counties by Population
County
Population
York
14,598
Wheeler 886
Webster 4,061
Wayne 9,851
Washington 18,780
Valley 4,647
Thurston 7,171
Thomas 729
Thayer 6,055
Stanton 6,455
Sioux 1,475
Sherman 3,318
Sheridan 6,198
Seward 16,496
Scotts Bluff 36,951
Saunders 19,830
Sarpy 122,595
Saline 13,843
Rock 1,756
Richardson 9,531
Red Willow 11,448
Polk 5,639
Platte 31,662
Pierce 7,857
Phelps 9,747
Perkins 3,200
Pawnee 3,087
Otoe 15,396
Nuckolls 5,057
Nemaha 7,576
Nance 4,038
Morrill 5,440
Merrick 8,204
Madison 35,226
McPherson 533
Loup 712
Logan 774
Lincoln 34,632
Lancaster 250,291
Knox 9,374
Kimball 4,089
Keya Paha 983
Keith 8,875
Kearney 6,882
Johnson 4,488
Jefferson 8,333
Howard 6,567
Hooker 783
Holt 11,551
Hitchcock 3,111
Hayes 1,068
Harlan 3,786
Hamilton 9,403
Hall 53,534
Greeley 2,714
Grant 747
Gosper 2,143
Garfield 1,902
Garden 2,292
Gage 22,993
Furnas 5,324
Frontier 3,099
Franklin 3,574
Fillmore 6,634
Dundy 2,292
Douglas 463,585
Dodge 36,160
Dixon 6,339
Deuel 2,098
Dawson 24,365
Dawes 9,060
Dakota 20,253
Custer 11,793
Cuming 10,203
Colfax 10,441
Clay 7,039
Cheyenne 9,830
Cherry 6,148
Chase 4,068
Cedar 9,615
Cass 24,334
Butler 8,767
Burt 7,791
Buffalo 42,259
Brown 3,525
Boyd 2,438
Box Butte 12,158
Boone 6,259
Blaine 583
Banner 819
Arthur 444
Antelope 7,452
Adams 31,151
People QuickFacts Nebraska USA
Population, 2006 estimate 1,768,331 299,398,484
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2006 3.3% 6.4%
Population, 2000 1,711,263 281,421,906
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2006 7.2% 6.8%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2006 25.2% 24.6%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2006 13.3% 12.4%
Female persons, percent, 2006 50.4% 50.7%
White persons, percent, 2006 (a) 91.8% 80.1%
Black persons, percent, 2006 (a) 4.4% 12.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2006 (a) 1.0% 1.0%
Asian persons, percent, 2006 (a) 1.7% 4.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2006 (a) 0.1% 0.2%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2006 1.2% 1.6%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2006 (b) 7.4% 14.8%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2006 84.9% 66.4%
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 54.7% 54.1%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 4.4% 11.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 7.9% 17.9%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 86.6% 80.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 23.7% 24.4%
Persons with a disability, age 5+, 2000 250,534 49,746,248
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 18.0 25.5
Housing units, 2006 774,843 126,316,181
Homeownership rate, 2000 67.4% 66.2%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2000 20.0% 26.4%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $88,000 $119,600
Households, 2000 666,184 105,480,101
Persons per household, 2000 2.49 2.59
Median household income, 2004 $42,166 $44,334
Per capita money income, 1999 $19,613 $21,587
Persons below poverty, percent, 2004 10.0% 12.7%
Business QuickFacts Nebraska USA
Private nonfarm establishments, 2005 51,4401 7,499,702
Private nonfarm employment, 2005 773,0821 116,317,003
Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2005 2.9%1 2.0%
Nonemployer establishments, 2005 116,210 20,392,068
Total number of firms, 2002 145,380 22,974,655
Black-owned firms, percent, 2002 1.4% 5.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent, 2002 0.3% 0.9%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2002 1.0% 4.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms, percent, 2002 0.0% 0.1%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2002 1.4% 6.8%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2002 26.6% 28.2%
Manufacturers shipments, 2002 ($1000) 30,610,970 3,916,136,712
Wholesale trade sales, 2002 ($1000) 26,155,770 4,634,755,112
Retail sales, 2002 ($1000) 20,249,200 3,056,421,997
Retail sales per capita, 2002 $11,729 $10,615
Accommodation and foodservices sales, 2002 ($1000) 2,088,710 449,498,718
Building permits, 2006 8,230 1,838,903
Federal spending, 2004 ($1000) 11,794,8341 2,143,781,7272
Geography QuickFacts Nebraska USA
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 76,872.41 3,537,438.44
Persons per square mile, 2000 22.3 79.6
FIPS Code 31

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