Latest Data (2018)
Population 255
Nationwide Rank 15915

Quick Facts

Amherst, Nebraska is the 15,915th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Amherst, Nebraska is a village.

Amherst, Nebraska is currently 8.3% smaller than it was in 2000, the year of its peak recorded population.

Amherst, Nebraska's growth is about average. 55% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
15905 Johnson, Oklahoma 256 14.2%
15906 Kaktovik, Alaska 256 -12.3%
15907 Keo, Arkansas 256 -4.4%
15908 Lindsay, Nebraska 256 -6.9%
15909 Marietta, Mississippi 256 3.2%
15910 New Alexandria, Ohio 256 15.3%
15911 Parmele, North Carolina 256 -11.4%
15912 Prescott, Michigan 256 -10.4%
15913 Table Rock, Nebraska 256 -3.0%
15914 Alvan, Illinois 255 -19.3%
15915 Amherst, Nebraska 255 -8.2%
15916 Augusta, Missouri 255 2.4%
15917 Dwight, Kansas 255 -22.9%
15918 Heath, Alabama 255 2.8%
15919 Hope, North Dakota 255 -15.0%
15920 Jefferson, Pennsylvania 255 -59.6%
15921 La Motte, Iowa 255 -6.2%
15922 Lucky, Louisiana 255 -28.1%
15923 Marshfield, Vermont 255 -3.0%
15924 Talmo, Georgia 255 -51.6%
15925 Wellsville, Pennsylvania 255 -8.6%

Similarly Sized Cities In Nebraska

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
13284 De Witt 504 -11.8%
13292 Sargent 504 -22.1%
13402 Paxton 492 -19.3%
13506 Murray 480 -6.6%
13565 Bancroft 474 -8.6%
13581 Cortland 473 -3.4%
13653 Palmer 466 -0.6%
13663 Sterling 465 -8.2%
13666 Decatur 464 -24.7%
13682 Mullen 463 -13.1%
13789 Edgar 451 -16.3%
13798 Nelson 450 -22.8%
13830 Coleridge 446 -17.1%
13873 Spalding 443 -20.7%
13978 Hampton 432 -1.1%
14001 Greeley Center 428 -18.9%
14004 McCool Junction 428 12.9%
14024 Leigh 426 -3.6%
14054 Ansley 423 -18.3%
14060 Spencer 423 -21.3%
14081 Brady 420 14.7%
14102 Bellwood 418 -6.2%
14120 Beaver Crossing 415 -9.1%
14207 Winside 408 -12.2%
14209 Cedar Creek 407 2.7%
14220 Malcolm 406 -2.6%
14252 Clearwater 403 5.2%
14455 Plymouth 382 -20.4%
14462 Big Springs 381 -10.5%
14512 Orleans 376 -10.9%
14519 Ewing 375 -12.7%
14546 Eustis 372 -19.4%
14559 Loomis 371 -6.3%
14592 Fairfield 368 -21.0%
14612 Merna 366 -6.3%
14621 Duncan 364 1.9%
14623 Nickerson 364 -15.7%
14630 Cedar Rapids 363 -10.3%
14635 Kennard 363 -2.4%
14638 Pilger 363 -3.2%
14686 Allen 357 -12.9%
14690 Giltner 357 -8.6%
14711 Silver Creek 356 -18.9%
14722 Hildreth 354 -3.5%
14725 Pleasanton 354 -1.3%
14740 Rising City 353 -8.5%
14789 Wilcox 349 -3.0%
14809 Orchard 347 -11.4%
14814 Wallace 347 5.7%
14824 Newcastle 346 16.1%
14833 Clarks 345 -3.8%
14873 Niobrara 342 -10.0%
14904 Santee 340 11.1%
14938 Palisade 337 -12.4%
14947 Platte Center 336 -6.4%
15022 Stratton 329 -16.4%
15023 Weston 329 6.4%
15028 Lyman 328 -22.0%
15043 Roca 326 46.8%
15059 Johnson 324 16.1%
15072 Shickley 323 -13.8%
15120 Unadilla 319 -6.7%
15130 Inglewood 318 -16.9%
15137 Brainard 317 -12.4%
15146 Blue Springs 316 -17.2%
15154 Petersburg 316 -14.8%
15213 Polk 311 -2.8%
15220 Butte 310 -15.0%
15234 Brule 309 -16.2%
15244 Arcadia 308 -13.9%
15245 Cook 308 -4.0%
15258 Campbell 307 -20.4%
15283 Potter 306 -22.3%
15304 Prague 304 -14.3%
15308 Dannebrog 303 -13.1%
15341 Hadar 300 -4.1%
15374 Stapleton 298 -0.9%
15405 Maxwell 296 -6.3%
15407 Phillips 296 -11.6%
15413 Hoskins 295 4.6%
15419 Oakdale 295 -14.4%
15431 Meadow Grove 294 -5.1%
15444 Glenvil 293 -11.4%
15446 North Loup 293 -13.3%
15448 Odell 293 -14.8%
15456 Long Pine 292 -14.3%
15471 Scotia 291 -5.2%
15473 Snyder 291 -9.0%
15476 Lodgepole 290 -16.9%
15501 Dalton 288 -13.2%
15539 Chapman 285 -15.9%
15551 Lawrence 284 -8.6%
15552 Monroe 284 -7.1%
15560 Davenport 283 -16.2%
15649 Panama 276 7.8%
15687 Bradshaw 272 -19.0%
15715 Bruning 270 -9.6%
15733 Bartley 268 -24.5%
15739 Milligan 268 -14.6%
15748 Herman 267 -13.5%
15783 Roseland 265 9.9%
15875 Chambers 258 -22.0%
15908 Lindsay 256 -6.9%
15913 Table Rock 256 -3.0%
15915 Amherst 255 -8.2%
15938 Wolbach 254 -11.1%
15944 Diller 253 -11.8%
15956 Litchfield 252 -9.3%
16001 Avoca 248 -8.1%
16025 Maywood 247 -25.1%
16033 Hallam 246 -19.0%
16068 Murdock 244 -9.2%
16099 Union 242 -6.9%
16133 Waco 240 -5.8%
16140 Dix 239 -9.8%
16142 Holstein 239 4.8%
16146 Talmage 239 -10.8%
16167 Springview 237 -16.5%
16205 Marquette 234 -16.7%
16210 Staplehurst 234 -13.6%
16219 Madrid 233 -12.0%
16224 Western 233 -18.8%
16242 Benedict 231 -16.9%
16299 Harrison 227 -18.3%
16308 Lynch 226 -15.3%
16319 Elba 225 -6.6%
16360 Bladen 223 -23.3%
16361 Chester 223 -23.8%
16368 Hubbard 223 -2.6%
16374 Uehling 223 -18.9%
16394 Sumner 222 -6.3%
16436 Clatonia 218 -20.4%
16449 Thedford 218 2.8%
16455 Carroll 217 -8.0%
16486 Garland 215 -13.3%
16488 Gresham 215 -20.0%
16537 Pleasant Dale 212 -15.5%
16560 Nehawka 210 -9.4%
16638 Denton 205 6.2%
16642 Guide Rock 205 -15.9%
16644 Lewellen 205 -27.0%
16662 Jackson 204 -5.1%
16679 Creston 203 -5.5%
16711 Hayes Center 201 -16.5%
16786 Holbrook 196 -12.5%
16788 Hyannis 196 -31.7%
16797 Trumbull 196 -7.5%
16816 Dwight 194 -25.0%
16818 Gurley 194 -14.9%
16825 Dunbar 193 -18.5%
16855 Pickrell 191 4.9%
16879 Bee 188 -15.6%
16894 Ashton 187 -20.4%
16898 Craig 187 -22.4%
16904 Howard City 187 -14.6%
16930 Taylor 186 -9.7%
16964 Raymond 184 -1.6%
16971 Funk 183 -10.2%
17005 Riverdale 181 -15.0%
17008 Wynot 181 -4.7%
17038 Stamford 179 -10.9%
17045 Douglas 178 -22.9%
17084 Otoe 176 -18.8%
17164 Alexandria 170 -18.6%
17171 Manley 170 -10.9%
17173 Mason City 170 -4.4%
17213 Farnam 167 -25.4%
17279 Rosalie 163 -15.9%
17281 Venango 163 -5.7%
17293 Rulo 162 -28.3%
17303 Page 161 3.2%
17319 Ulysses 160 -42.0%
17335 Verdon 159 -28.3%
17343 Daykin 158 -10.7%
17346 Goehner 158 -15.0%
17365 Concord 157 -1.8%
17374 Washington 157 21.7%
17396 Davey 155 0.6%
17408 Republican City 155 -25.4%
17418 Cody 154 3.3%
17499 Sprague 150 4.1%
17525 Ithaca 148 -11.9%
17540 Hardy 147 -17.4%
17541 Hordville 147 -1.3%
17577 Haigler 145 -31.2%
17580 Oconto 145 2.8%
17597 Stella 144 -34.5%
17646 Nemaha 141 -22.5%
17669 Anselmo 139 -12.5%
17674 Morse Bluff 139 3.7%
17676 Shubert 139 -44.8%
17696 Alvo 137 -3.5%
17711 Thurston 137 9.6%
17726 Dawson 136 -34.9%
17727 Du Bois 136 -18.0%
17758 Miller 134 -14.1%
17764 Upland 134 -24.7%
17769 Cordova 133 4.7%
17790 Brunswick 132 -26.2%
17793 Fordyce 132 -27.0%
17845 Atlanta 129 -0.7%
17854 Merriman 129 9.3%

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 255 15,915
2017 253 15,949
2016 253 15,970
2015 252 15,989
2014 251 16,018
2013 247 16,060
2012 253 15,984
2011 250 16,025
2010 248 16,057
2009 276 15,741
2008 273 15,776
2007 272 15,792
2006 272 15,798
2005 272 15,799
2004 276 15,765
2003 279 15,729
2002 282 15,698
2001 280 15,744
2000 278 15,778
1990 229 16,257