Nebraska Population By County in 2018
Updated on December 2, 2021.

According to the US Census Bureau population estimates, there were 1,925,512 people living in Nebraska in 2018. Douglas County was the most populated county with 566,523 residents, followed by Lancaster County with 316,372 residents, and Sarpy County with 184,106 residents. Arthur County with a population of 463 was the least populated county in Nebraska in 2018.

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Nebraska Population By County (2018)
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Table of Nebraska Population By County in 2018
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County Population % of State Population
Adams 31,513 1.64%
Antelope 6,305 0.33%
Arthur 463 0.02%
Banner 728 0.04%
Blaine 475 0.03%
Boone 5,211 0.27%
Box Butte 10,735 0.56%
Boyd 1,946 0.10%
Brown 2,963 0.15%
Buffalo 49,461 2.57%
Burt 6,482 0.34%
Butler 8,022 0.42%
Cass 26,137 1.36%
Cedar 8,459 0.44%
Chase 3,904 0.20%
Cherry 5,801 0.30%
Cheyenne 9,295 0.48%
Clay 6,208 0.32%
Colfax 10,714 0.56%
Cuming 8,913 0.46%
Custer 10,818 0.56%
Dakota 20,081 1.04%
Dawes 8,688 0.45%
Dawson 23,726 1.23%
Deuel 1,826 0.10%
Dixon 5,692 0.30%
Dodge 36,679 1.91%
Douglas 566,523 29.42%
Dundy 1,742 0.09%
Fillmore 5,531 0.29%
Franklin 2,991 0.16%
Frontier 2,598 0.14%
Furnas 4,694 0.24%
Gage 21,499 1.12%
Garden 1,891 0.10%
Garfield 1,969 0.10%
Gosper 1,987 0.10%
Grant 670 0.04%
Greeley 2,357 0.12%
Hall 61,510 3.19%
Hamilton 9,213 0.48%
Harlan 3,363 0.18%
Hayes 912 0.05%
Hitchcock 2,786 0.14%
Holt 10,152 0.53%
Hooker 670 0.04%
Howard 6,446 0.34%
Jefferson 7,062 0.37%
Johnson 5,105 0.27%
Kearney 6,587 0.34%
Keith 8,020 0.42%
Keya Paha 794 0.04%
Kimball 3,549 0.18%
Knox 8,410 0.44%
Lancaster 316,372 16.43%
Lincoln 35,182 1.83%
Logan 751 0.04%
Loup 620 0.03%
McPherson 494 0.03%
Madison 35,166 1.83%
Merrick 7,774 0.40%
Morrill 4,653 0.24%
Nance 3,492 0.18%
Nemaha 6,963 0.36%
Nuckolls 4,190 0.22%
Otoe 15,991 0.83%
Pawnee 2,632 0.14%
Perkins 2,911 0.15%
Phelps 9,003 0.47%
Pierce 7,117 0.37%
Platte 33,259 1.73%
Polk 5,200 0.27%
Red Willow 10,732 0.56%
Richardson 7,927 0.41%
Rock 1,354 0.07%
Saline 14,327 0.74%
Sarpy 184,106 9.56%
Saunders 21,280 1.11%
Scotts Bluff 35,923 1.87%
Seward 17,281 0.90%
Sheridan 5,175 0.27%
Sherman 3,029 0.16%
Sioux 1,181 0.06%
Stanton 5,969 0.31%
Thayer 5,017 0.26%
Thomas 711 0.04%
Thurston 7,296 0.38%
Valley 4,175 0.22%
Washington 20,599 1.07%
Wayne 9,346 0.49%
Webster 3,517 0.18%
Wheeler 795 0.04%
York 13,726 0.71%