Nebraska Population, Area, and Density
The population of Nebraska is 1,881,503 people based on the U.S. Census Bureau's 2014 estimate. Nebraska is ranked number 38 out of 56 U.S. States and Territories in terms of highest population. This is 67.4% below the national average of 5,763,868 people.
The total area in Nebraska is 77,347.8 square miles. There state is 99.3% land and 0.7% water. The population density in Nebraska is 24.5 people per square mile (49th out of 56).
Population Density CalculationPopulation Density = Total Population ÷ Total Land Area
Population Density = 1,881,503 people ÷ 76,824.3 sq mi
Population Density = 24.5 people per sq mile
|Population||1,881,503 (38th out of 56)||1,826,341 (39th out of 56)||1,711,263 (39th out of 56)|
|Difference||67.4% below avg||67.3% below avg||66.4% below avg|
|Total Area||77,347.8 mi2||200,330 km2||49,502,545 acres||(16th out of 56)|
|Land Area||76,824.3 mi2||198,974 km2||49,167,470 acres||(99.3%)|
|Water Area||523.6 mi2||1,356 km2||335,074 acres||(0.7%)|
|National Average||4,821.4 mi2||12,487 km2||3,085,666 acres|
|Density (people per sq mi)||24.5 (49th out of 56)||23.8 (49th out of 56)||22.3 (48th out of 56)|
|Average (people per sq mi)||434.9||415.6||398.2|
|Difference||94.4% below avg||94.3% below avg||94.4% below avg|