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Welcome to Nebraska
 Introduction
Nebraska is a Great Plains state of the United States. Nebraska gets its name from a Native American word meaning "flat water." Nebraska is sometimes referred to as the "Cornhusker State." Nebraska is bordered by South Dakota, Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, Colorado, and Wyoming. Nebraska has 93 counties. Nebraska per capita personal income in 2004 was $31,339. Nebraska has a large agriculture sector, and is a national leader in the production of beef, pork, corn, and soybeans. Other important economic sectors include freight transport, manufacturing, telecommunications, information technology, and insurance.
 People
Total population (2007) 1,774,571
Total Births (2006) 26,291
Total Deaths (2006) 14,998
Total natural population increases (2006) 11,293
Total international migration (2006) 4,252
Total internal migration (2006) -5,578
Net migration (2006) -1,326
Total male population (2000) 843,351
Total female population (2000) 867,912
Total white population (2000) 1,533,261
Total black population (2000) 68,541
Total asian population (2000) 21,931
American Indian & Alaska Native population (2000) 14,896
Native Hawaiian & Pacific Islander popualtion (2000) 836
Hispanic population (2000) 94,425
Total population over 18 yrs (2000) 1,261,021
White population over 18 yrs (2000) 1,149,984
Black population over 18 yrs (2000) 44,352
American Indian & Alaska Native population over 18 yrs (2000) 8,956
Asian population over 18 yrs (2000) 16,125
Native Hawaiian & Pacific Islander population over 18 yrs (2000) 620
Female median age (2000) 37
Male median age (2000) 34
Total number households (2000) 666,184
Average household size (2000) 2.49




 Geography
Capital Lincoln
Largest City Omaha
State's Total Area Ranking 16
Total Area 77 sq mi
Width 210 miles
Length 430 miles
Percent Water 0.01%
Latitude 40N to 43N
Longitude 9525'W to 104W
Highest Elevation Panorama Point 5,424ft (1,653 m)
Mean Elevation 2 ft
Lowest Elevation Missouri River 840ft (256 m)
 Economics
GDP (2005) $70,676,000,000
GDP average annual growth rate percent 1997 to 2004 2.0%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting contribution to GDP (2005) $3,122,000,000
Mining contribution to GDP (2005) $139,000,000
Utilities contribution to GDP (2005) $1,343,000,000
Construction contribution to GDP (2005) $3,021,000,000
Durable goods manufacturing contribution to GDP (2005) $4,199,000,000
Non-durable goods manufacturing contribution to GDP (2005) $3,473,000,000
Wholesale trade contribution to GDP (2005) $4,230,000,000
Retail trade contribution to GDP (2005) $4,552,000,000
Transportation and warehousing contribution to GDP (2005) $5,737,000,000
Information contribution to GDP (2005) $2,571,000,000
Finance and insurance contribution to GDP (2005) $5,916,000,000
Real estate, rental, and leasing contribution to GDP (2005) $6,352,000,000
Professional and technical services contribution to GDP (2005) $3,237,000,000
Management of companies contribution to GDP (2005) $1,147,000,000
Administrative and waste services contribution to GDP (2005) $1,758,000,000
Educational services contribution to GDP (2005) $588,000,000
Health care and social assistance contribution to GDP (2005) $5,214,000,000
Arts, entertainment, and recreation contribution to GDP (2005) $395,000,000
Accomodation and food services contribution to GDP (2005) $1,480,000,000
Other services contribution to GDP (2005) $1,698,000,000
Government contribution to GDP (2005) $10,503,000,000
Total state tax (2005) $3,796,551
Total state tax per capita (2005) $2,158
Total employees state & local government (2005) 111,586
Firefighters (2005) 1,287
Government hospital employees (2005) 8,609
Government transit employees (2005) 427
Population with health insurance (2000) 1,490,323
Population without health insurance (2000) 195,980
 Other
State Flower Goldenrod
State Bird Western Meadowlark (Sturnella neglecta)
Violent crime (2005) 5,048
Violent crime rate per 100,000 Inhabitants (2005) 287.0
Murder & nonnegligent manslaughter (2005) 44
Murder & nonnegligent manslaughter rate per 100,000 Inhabitants (2005) 2.5
Forcible rape (2005) 579
Forcible rape rate per 100,000 Inhabitants (2005) 32.9
Robbery (2005) 1,040
Robbery rate per 100,000 Inhabitants (2005) 59.1
Aggravated assault (2005) 3,385
Aggravated assault rate per 100,000 Inhabitants (2005) 192.5
Property crime (2005) 60,207
Property crime rate per 100,000 Inhabitants (2005) 3423.2
Burglary (2005) 9,363
Burglary rate per 100,000 Inhabitants (2005) 532.4
Larceny-theft (2005) 45,277
Larceny-theft rate per 100,000 Inhabitants (2005) 2574.3
Motor vehicle theft (2005) 5,567
Motor vehicle theft rate per 100,000 Inhabitants (2005) 316.5
 City List (Population 2000)
Abie (108) Adams (489) Ainsworth (1,862)
Albion (1,797) Alda (652) Alexandria (216)
Allen (411) Alliance (8,959) Alma (1,214)
Alvo (142) Amelia Ames
Amherst (277) Angora Anselmo (159)
Ansley (520) Arapahoe (1,028) Arcadia (359)
Archer Arlington (1,197) Arnold (630)
Arthur (145) Ashby Ashland (2,262)
Ashton (237) Atkinson (1,244) Atlanta (130)
Auburn (3,350) Aurora (4,225) Avoca (270)
Axtell (696) Ayr (98) Bancroft (520)
Barneston (122) Bartlett (128) Bartley (355)
Bassett (743) Battle Creek (1,158) Bayard (1,247)
Beatrice (12,496) Beaver City (641) Beaver Crossing (457)
Beemer (773) Bee (223) Belden (131)
Belgrade (134) Bellevue (44,382) Bellwood (446)
Belvidere (98) Benedict (278) Benkelman (1,006)
Bennet (570) Bennington (937) Bertrand (786)
Big Springs (418) Bingham Bladen (291)
Blair (7,512) Bloomfield (1,126) Bloomington (124)
Blue Hill (867) Blue Springs (383) Boelus
Boys Town (818) Bradshaw (336) Brady (366)
Brainard (351) Brewster (29) Bridgeport (1,594)
Bristow (88) Broadwater (140) Brock (162)
Broken Bow (3,491) Brownville (146) Brule (372)
Bruning (300) Bruno (112) Brunswick (179)
Burchard (103) Burr (66) Burwell (1,130)
Bushnell (162) Butte (366) Byron (144)
Cairo (790) Callaway (637) Cambridge (1,041)
Campbell (387) Carleton (136) Carroll (238)
Cedar Bluffs (615) Cedar Creek (396) Cedar Rapids (407)
Center (90) Central City (2,998) Ceresco (920)
Chadron (5,634) Chambers (333) Champion
Chapman (341) Chappell (983) Chester (294)
Clarks (361) Clarkson (685) Clatonia (275)
Clay Center (861) Clearwater (384) Cody (149)
Coleridge (541) Colon (138) Columbus (20,971)
Comstock (110) Concord (160) Cook (322)
Cordova (127) Cortland (488) Cozad (4,163)
Crab Orchard (49) Craig (241) Crawford (1,107)
Creighton (1,270) Creston (215) Crete (6,028)
Crofton (754) Crookston (98) Culbertson (594)
Curtis (832) Dakota City (1,821) Dalton (332)
Danbury (127) Dannebrog (352) Davenport (339)
Davey (153) David City (2,597) Dawson (209)
Daykin (177) De Witt (572) Decatur (618)
Denton (189) Deshler (879) Deweese (80)
Dickens Diller (287) Dix (267)
Dixon (108) Dodge (700) Doniphan (763)
Dorchester (615) Douglas (231) Du Bois (166)
Dunbar (237) Duncan (359) Dunning (109)
Dwight (259) Eagle (1,105) Eddyville (96)
Edgar (539) Edison (154) Elba (243)
Elgin (735) Elk Creek (112) Elkhorn (6,062)
Ellsworth Elm Creek (894) Elmwood (668)
Elsie (139) Elsmere Elwood (761)
Elyria (54) Emerson (817) Emmet (77)
Enders Endicott (139) Ericson (104)
Eustis (464) Ewing (433) Exeter (712)
Fairbury (4,262) Fairfield (467) Fairmont (691)
Falls City (4,671) Farnam (223) Farwell (148)
Filley (174) Firth (564) Fordyce (182)
Fort Calhoun (856) Franklin (1,026) Fremont (25,174)
Friend (1,174) Fullerton (1,378) Funk (204)
Garland (247) Geneva (2,226) Genoa (981)
Gering (7,751) Gibbon (1,759) Gilead (40)
Giltner (389) Glenvil (332) Goehner (186)
Gordon (1,756) Gothenburg (3,619) Grafton (152)
Grand Island (42,940) Grant (1,225) Greeley
Greenwood (544) Gresham (270) Gretna (2,355)
Guide Rock (245) Gurley (228) Hadar (312)
Haigler (211) Hallam (276) Halsey (59)
Hampton (439) Hardy (179) Harrisburg (75)
Harrison (279) Hartington (1,640) Harvard (998)
Hastings (24,064) Hay Springs (652) Hayes Center (240)
Hazard (66) Heartwell (80) Hebron (1,565)
Hemingford (993) Henderson (986) Hendley (38)
Herman (310) Hershey (572) Hickman (1,084)
Hildreth (370) Holbrook (225) Holdrege (5,636)
Holstein (229) Homer (590) Hooper (827)
Hordville (150) Hoskins (283) Howells (632)
Hubbard (234) Hubbell (73) Humboldt (941)
Humphrey (786) Hyannis (287) Imperial (1,982)
Inavale Indianola (642) Inland
Inman (148) Ithaca (168) Jackson (205)
Jansen (143) Johnson (280) Johnstown (53)
Julian (63) Juniata (693) Kearney (27,431)
Kenesaw (873) Kennard (371) Keystone
Kilgore (99) Kimball (2,559) La Vista (11,699)
Lakeside Laurel (986) Lawrence (312)
Lebanon (70) Leigh (442) Lemoyne
Lewellen (282) Lewiston (86) Lexington (10,011)
Liberty (86) Lincoln (225,581) Lindsay (276)
Linwood (118) Lisco Litchfield (280)
Lodgepole (348) Long Pine (341) Loomis (397)
Lorton (39) Louisville (1,046) Loup City (996)
Lyman (421) Lynch (269) Lyons (963)
Macy (956) Madison (2,367) Madrid (265)
Magnet (79) Malcolm (413) Malmo (109)
Manley (191) Marquette (282) Marsland
Martell Maskell (67) Mason City (178)
Max Maxwell (315) Maywood (331)
Mc Cook Mc Cool Junction Mcgrew (103)
Mclean (38) Mead (564) Meadow Grove (311)
Melbeta (138) Memphis (106) Merna (391)
Merriman (118) Milford (2,070) Miller (156)
Milligan (315) Mills Minatare (810)
Minden (2,964) Mitchell (1,831) Monroe (307)
Moorefield (52) Morrill (957) Morse Bluff (134)
Mullen (491) Murdock (269) Murray (481)
Naper (105) Naponee (132) Nebraska City (7,228)
Nehawka (232) Neligh (1,651) Nelson (587)
Nemaha (178) Nenzel (13) Newcastle (299)
Newman Grove (797) Newport (98) Nickerson (431)
Niobrara (379) Norfolk (23,516) North Bend (1,213)
North Loup (339) North Platte (23,878) Oakdale (345)
Oakland (1,367) Oak (60) Oconto (141)
Odell (345) Odessa Offutt A F B
Ogallala (4,930) Ohiowa (142) Omaha (390,007)
Oneill Ong (67) Orchard (391)
Ord (2,269) Orleans (425) Osceola (921)
Oshkosh (887) Osmond (796) Otoe (217)
Overton (646) Oxford (876) Page (157)
Palisade (386) Palmer (472) Palmyra (546)
Panama (253) Papillion (16,363) Parks
Pawnee City (1,033) Paxton (614) Pender (1,148)
Peru (569) Petersburg (374) Phillips (336)
Pickrell (182) Pierce (1,774) Pilger (378)
Plainview (1,353) Platte Center (359) Plattsmouth (6,887)
Pleasant Dale (245) Pleasanton (360) Plymouth (477)
Polk (322) Ponca (1,062) Potter (390)
Prague (346) Primrose (69) Purdum
Ragan (46) Randolph (955) Ravenna (1,341)
Raymond (186) Red Cloud (1,131) Republican City (209)
Reynolds (88) Rising City (386) Riverdale (213)
Riverton (145) Roca (220) Rockville (111)
Rogers (95) Rosalie (194) Roseland (242)
Royal (75) Rulo (226) Rushville (999)
Ruskin (195) Saint Edward Saint Helena
Saint Libory Saint Paul Salem (138)
Sargent (649) Saronville (61) Schuyler (5,371)
Scotia (308) Scottsbluff (14,732) Scribner (971)
Seneca (51) Seward (6,319) Shelby (690)
Shelton (1,140) Shickley (376) Shubert (252)
Sidney (6,282) Silver Creek (441) Smithfield (68)
Snyder (318) South Bend (86) South Sioux City (11,925)
Spalding (537) Sparks Spencer (541)
Sprague (146) Springfield (1,450) Springview (244)
St Columbans Stamford (202) Stanton (1,627)
Staplehurst (270) Stapleton (301) Steele City (84)
Steinauer (74) Stella (220) Sterling (507)
Stockville (36) Strang (32) Stratton (396)
Stromsburg (1,232) Stuart (625) Sumner (237)
Superior (2,055) Surprise (44) Sutherland (1,129)
Sutton (1,447) Swanton (106) Syracuse (1,762)
Table Rock (264) Talmage (268) Taylor (207)
Tecumseh (1,716) Tekamah (1,892) Thedford (211)
Thurston (125) Tilden (1,078) Tobias (158)
Trenton (507) Trumbull (212) Tryon
Uehling (275) Ulysses (276) Unadilla (342)
Union (260) Upland (179) Utica (844)
Valentine (2,820) Valley (1,788) Valparaiso (563)
Venango (175) Verdigre (519) Verdon (223)
Virginia (67) Waco (256) Wahoo (3,942)
Wakefield (1,411) Wallace (329) Walthill (909)
Walton Washington (126) Waterbury (89)
Waterloo (459) Wauneta (625) Wausa (636)
Waverly (2,448) Wayne (5,583) Weeping Water (1,103)
Wellfleet (76) West Point (3,660) Western (287)
Westerville Weston (310) Whiteclay
Whitman Whitney (87) Wilber (1,761)
Wilcox (360) Willow Island Wilsonville (118)
Winnebago (768) Winnetoon (70) Winside (468)
Winslow (104) Wisner (1,270) Wolbach (287)
Wood Lake (72) Wood River (1,204) Wymore (1,656)
Wynot (191) York (8,081) Yutan (1,216)