Cities & States

Population: 440,034
Population: 269,726
Population: 54,067
Grand Island
Population: 50,582
Population: 32,217
Population: 26,483
Population: 24,973
North Platte
Population: 24,420
Population: 24,393
Population: 22,584

Douglas County
Population: 524,697
Lancaster County
Population: 289,873
Sarpy County
Population: 162,728
Hall County
Population: 59,431
Buffalo County
Population: 46,885
Scotts Bluff County
Population: 36,883
Dodge County
Population: 36,675
Lincoln County
Population: 36,128
Madison County
Population: 34,995
Platte County
Population: 32,350


Nebraska Employment Profile

Located in heart of the Midwest region, Nebraska is truly right-in-the-middle-of-it-all. The Cornhusker State has a diverse economic base of industry clusters in addition to its traditional agricultural and location strengths. Also driving Nebraska’s economy are rising financial and business administrative services, and the more technology‐based sectors of biosciences, renewable energy, R&D and engineering services, and software and computer services. (Source: Nebraska Department of Economic Development)

Based on 2013 statistics, the government sector employs the greatest percentage of workers in the state, followed by health care and social assistance; retail trade; manufacturing; and finance and insurance, respectively.

The largest employers in the state (as of December 2012) include the State of Nebraska (excluding University), University of Nebraska, Offutt Air Force Base, Wal-Mart, Alegent Health, Omaha Public Schools, Union Pacific Corp., Lincoln Public Schools, Tyson Foods, Inc., and First Data Corp. (Source: Merritt Research Services, LLC)

Total Population (2000, 2010, 2015*)

Based on 2000, 2010 and 2015* U.S. Census data
8.46% increase since 2000 census.
(* 2009-2015’ ACS 5-Year Estimates)

Directory of, Cities, Towns and Villages in Nebraska

Directory of Counties in Nebraska

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