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Cities and Towns

State of Nebraska

Nebraska, abbreviated "NE", is in the West North Central region of the U.S. Its capital is Lincoln. There were 1,855,617 people in Nebraska as per 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics, BLS.gov. The state ratified the US Constitution and officially became part of the country on March 1, 1867.

Please explore the cities and towns of Nebraska, below.

Top Nebraska College Towns

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS - 2015).

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CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1 Omaha 17 47,408
2 Lincoln 12 40,665
3 Scottsbluff 3 1,872
4 Fremont 2 1,386
5 Bellevue 2 10,070
6 Gering 1 40
7 Macy 1 120
8 Winnebago 1 127
9 Papillion 1 136
10 Curtis 1 384
11 York 1 408
12 Crete 1 1,065
13 Hastings 1 1,212
14 North Platte 1 2,143
15 Seward 1 2,332
16 Peru 1 2,499
17 Chadron 1 3,033
18 Wayne 1 3,470
19 Norfolk 1 5,061
20 Grand Island 1 6,377

Largest Nebraska Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWN POPULATION
Abie 110
Adams 560
Ainsworth 1,786
Albion 1,721
Alda 635
Alexandria 162
Allen 316
Alliance 8,501
Alma 1,159
Alvo 155
Amherst 240
Anselmo 147
Ansley 398
Arapahoe 908
Arcadia 360
Arlington 1,187
Arnold 550
Arthur 167
Ashland 2,479
Ashton 186

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People

Total Population 1,855,617
Male Share of the Population 49.7%
Female Share of the Population 50.3%
Senior Citizens 13.9%
Employed Population 16+ 957,508
Age of the Population 36.2

Families

% of people married 53.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 29%
Median Earnings25+ $34,236
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,898
Median Earnings With High School Degree $27,605

Wealth

Median Family Income $66,188
% Above Poverty Level 87.1%
% Below Poverty Level 12.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home 4.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.3%
% Using Public Transportation 0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 28.7%
Median Gross Rent $721
Median House Value $130,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 21.2%
US/American 0%
English 8.3%
Irish 13.7%

Notable Places

Agate Fossil Beds (Monument/Memorial)
301 River Road
Harrison, Nebraska 69346-2734
308-668-2211

Homestead (Monument/Memorial)
8523 W. State Highway 4
Beatrice, Nebraska 68310
402-223-3514

Lewis & Clark (Trail)
Lewis & Clark NHT
Omaha, Nebraska 68102
402-661-1804

Missouri (Recreation Area)
HQ, Missouri National Recreational River
O'Neill, Nebraska 68763
402-336-3970

Niobrara (Recreation Area)
Headquarters
O'Neill, Nebraska 68763
402-336-3970

Scotts Bluff (Monument/Memorial)
Scotts Bluff National Monument
Gering, Nebraska 69341-0027
308-436-4340

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