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 1,904,760 people in Nebraska as per 2019 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) 2018-19, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

RANKS
CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1Lincoln1340,960
2Omaha1347,377
3Fremont21,881
4Bellevue29,689
5Gering127
6Winnebago1130
7Papillion1134
8Macy1200
9Curtis1335
10York1440
11Crete11,008
12Hastings11,080
13Scottsbluff11,825
14Peru12,114
15North Platte12,216
16Seward12,424
17Chadron12,448
18Wayne13,633
19Norfolk15,016
20Kearney16,327

Largest Nebraska Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWNPOPULATION
Abie82
Adams517
Alda758
Alvo138
Ansley470
Arcadia316
Ashland2,447
Atlanta90
Auburn3,322
Avoca265
Beatrice12,307
Beaver City495
Bee233
Beemer628
Benkelman1,015
Bennington1,839
Bertrand774
Bloomfield974
Bloomington137
Blue Springs259

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Source: American Community Survey, 2018, U.S. Census Bureau, https://www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Demographics

People

Total Population1,904,760
Male Share of the Population49.9%
Female Share of the Population50.1%
Senior Citizens15%
Employed Population 16+980,914
Age of the Population36.4

Families

% of people married52.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher32.7%
Median Earnings25+$38,795
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$25,672
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,846

Wealth

Median Family Income$75,123
% Above Poverty Level88.4%
% Below Poverty Level11.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home4.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.1%
% Using Public Transportation0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone29.1%
Median Gross Rent$805
Median House Value$147,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)21.1%
Irish12.5%
English7.5%
Czech4.5%
Swedish3.9%
Polish3.4%
Italian2.7%
French Except Basque2.1%
Danishn2.1%
Norwegian1.9%
Dutch1.8%
Scottish1.3%
African0.9%
Russian0.6%
Welsh0.6%
Swiss0.4%
Arab0.4%
Canadian0.3%
Somali0.2%
Sudanese0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Greek0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Lebanese0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
Iraqi0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Nigerian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
German0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Luxemburger0.1%
Croatian0.1%
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Source: American Community Survey, 2018, U.S. Census Bureau, https://www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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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