In 2016, Nebraska's population made up 0.6 percent of the nation and used 0.9 percent of the nation's energy.1
Find the population of each county in Nebraska at the United States Census Bureau website. Additional information is also in the historical population counts (1900 to 1990) for all counties in Nebraska text file. To find your village, town, or city's population, use the guided search in the Census Bureau's American FactFinder.
1. If the "Guided Search" doesn't start with the "1 Start" at the top, click "1 Start".
2. Choose "I'm looking for information about people" - click 'next'.
3. (At this point, a box will appear on the right with a blue heading called "Your Selections". Anything you select will be dropped into this box. Click on an 'x' to delete a selection.)
4. On the left, click on the plus sign for "Basic Count/Estimate" - choose "Population Total" - click 'next'.
(Use 5. or 6.) 5. At the first bullet: Type in the city and state, or county and state, or the zip code - a dialog box will drop down with more choices to further define what you want - click 'go' and 'next'.
6. At the second bullet: Use this option if you would like one or more geographic areas - click 'add to your selections' and click 'next'.
7. Choose "Skip this step".
8. Choose a report.