PROJECTED COUNTY POPULATIONS
Nebraska - 2005 to 2030        
  2005 2010 2015 2020 2025 2030
Adams 33,070 33,830 34,703 35,521 36,218 36,821
Antelope 7,004 6,533 6,108 5,696 5,279 4,856
Arthur 378 361 342 322 301 282
Banner 734 709 663 612 556 498
Blaine 484 435 367 305 248 197
Boone 5,772 5,426 5,011 4,635 4,268 3,897
Box Butte 11,374 11,023 10,319 9,588 8,827 8,050
Boyd 2,261 2,076 1,854 1,652 1,460 1,278
Brown 3,328 3,194 3,057 2,932 2,813 2,696
Buffalo 43,572 45,988 48,101 49,783 51,071 52,104
Burt 7,455 7,240 7,207 7,320 7,550 7,885
Butler 8,720 8,711 8,728 8,762 8,792 8,805
Cass 25,734 27,733 30,037 32,600 35,385 38,381
Cedar 9,066 8,645 8,133 7,670 7,212 6,742
Chase 3,866 3,753 3,659 3,580 3,507 3,434
Cherry 6,098 6,051 5,927 5,788 5,632 5,461
Cheyenne 9,993 10,169 10,319 10,443 10,538 10,611
Clay 6,733 6,629 6,478 6,326 6,155 5,966
Colfax 10,433 10,166 9,755 9,409 9,096 8,790
Cuming 9,688 9,226 8,824 8,469 8,132 7,797
Custer 11,410 10,882 10,417 9,985 9,551 9,106
Dakota 20,349 21,449 22,550 23,681 24,844 26,040
Dawes 8,636 8,701 8,736 8,646 8,451 8,207
Dawson 24,617 25,398 26,287 27,303 28,406 29,568
Deuel 2,004 1,911 1,834 1,762 1,689 1,614
Dixon 6,155 6,166 6,210 6,268 6,325 6,374
Dodge 36,078 36,176 36,625 37,367 38,377 39,673
Douglas 486,929 511,227 532,354 550,918 567,702 583,538
Dundy 2,133 2,042 1,968 1,903 1,840 1,774
Fillmore 6,385 6,164 5,999 5,861 5,723 5,577
Franklin 3,421 3,275 3,150 3,037 2,925 2,812
Frontier 2,795 2,756 2,737 2,714 2,678 2,633
Furnas 5,019 4,795 4,605 4,441 4,287 4,136
Gage 23,306 23,733 24,215 24,715 25,208 25,693
Garden 1,997 1,898 1,814 1,737 1,664 1,595
Garfield 1,816 1,754 1,698 1,648 1,603 1,561
Gosper 2,020 2,096 2,188 2,296 2,419 2,560
Grant 670 579 491 405 325 251
Greeley 2,512 2,239 1,999 1,788 1,596 1,418
Hall 55,104 56,824 58,500 60,210 61,944 63,697
Hamilton 9,568 9,835 10,152 10,494 10,831 11,153
Harlon 3,462 3,369 3,311 3,278 3,255 3,233
Hayes 1,027 1,003 990 979 965 948
Hitchcock 2,970 2,851 2,752 2,666 2,584 2,503
Holt 10,784 9,970 9,251 8,589 7,943 7,295
Hooker 745 697 663 636 613 590
Howard 6,708 6,923 7,188 7,481 7,782 8,085
Jefferson 7,925 7,582 7,307 7,063 6,824 6,582
Johnson 4,695 4,525 4,440 4,398 4,371 4,348
Kearney 6,774 6,959 7,172 7,393 7,607 7,810
Keith 8,330 8,236 8,142 8,046 7,941 7,831
Keya Paha 902 826 757 696 639 585
Kimball 3,782 3,509 3,256 3,016 2,779 2,547
Knox 8,916 8,445 8,063 7,737 7,437 7,150
Lancaster 264,814 280,767 295,073 307,140 317,361 326,375
Lincoln 35,636 36,347 36,995 37,551 38,007 38,386
Logan 740 687 636 588 540 493
Loup 686 638 589 541 494 448
McPherson 507 477 450 426 401 375
Madison 35,488 34,801 34,059 33,223 32,260 31,180
Merrick 8,066 7,691 7,343 7,002 6,651 6,286
Morrill 5,165 5,084 4,993 4,886 4,761 4,625
Nance 3,666 3,405 3,157 2,920 2,685 2,450
Nemaha 6,965 6,767 6,617 6,456 6,260 6,033
Nuckolls 4,739 4,394 4,090 3,807 3,532 3,263
Otoe 15,509 15,704 16,005 16,399 16,868 17,414
Pawnee 2,878 2,734 2,624 2,533 2,447 2,364
Perkins 3,057 2,916 2,793 2,676 2,554 2,426
Phelps 9,449 9,204 8,978 8,756 8,520 8,266
Pierce 7,600 7,583 7,601 7,610 7,581 7,510
Platte 31,262 31,059 30,832 30,535 30,103 29,528
Polk 5,421 5,300 5,211 5,149 5,096 5,042
Red Willow 11,060 10,846 10,684 10,553 10,424 10,283
Richardson 8,732 8,408 8,137 7,892 7,648 7,398
Rock 1,567 1,383 1,209 1,045 890 745
Saline 14,195 14,654 15,213 15,799 16,380 16,960
Sarpy 139,371 156,696 174,201 191,540 208,441 224,709
Saunders 20,458 21,220 22,525 24,306 26,500 29,084
Scotts Bluff 36,752 36,429 36,055 35,627 35,148 34,647
Seward 16,739 17,111 17,559 17,960 18,271 18,509
Sheridan 5,668 5,492 5,362 5,261 5,170 5,086
Sherman 3,112 2,878 2,662 2,458 2,263 2,074
Sioux 1,458 1,407 1,344 1,271 1,189 1,103
Stanton 6,534 6,543 6,535 6,495 6,413 6,293
Thayer 5,436 4,911 4,444 4,025 3,635 3,265
Thomas 623 573 523 473 422 372
Thurston 7,365 7,282 7,222 7,176 7,128 7,072
Valley 4,402 4,222 4,075 3,951 3,835 3,719
Washington 19,772 21,235 23,053 25,140 27,460 30,024
Wayne 9,211 9,184 9,165 9,019 8,749 8,408
Webster 3,762 3,508 3,297 3,113 2,942 2,776
Wheeler 820 776 730 681 629 578
York 14,397 14,465 14,605 14,763 14,901 15,011
Co. Total 1,758,789 1,817,474 1,874,059 1,927,316 1,976,727 2,023,618
Source:  University of Nebraska, Bureau of Business Research,
Nebraska County Population Projections, 2009
Last Updated: 7-Dec-09  
by Nebraska Databook
email: michael.lundeen@nebraska.gov