Latest Data (2018)
Population 33,761
Nationwide Rank 1144

Quick Facts

Kearney, Nebraska is the 1,144th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Kearney, Nebraska is a city.

Kearney, Nebraska is as large as it has ever been. In 2018 Kearney had its largest population ever.

Kearney, Nebraska is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 65% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Kearney, Nebraska Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
1134 Cookeville, Tennessee 34,005 28.8%
1135 San Dimas, California 33,982 -3.0%
1136 Sun Prairie, Wisconsin 33,974 63.6%
1137 Deer Park, Texas 33,931 18.7%
1138 Seaside, California 33,930 2.4%
1139 Glendale Heights, Illinois 33,928 6.0%
1140 Chester, Pennsylvania 33,909 -8.0%
1141 Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 33,908 40.2%
1142 North Ridgeville, Ohio 33,889 51.1%
1143 Salisbury, North Carolina 33,834 10.6%
1144 Kearney, Nebraska 33,761 22.7%
1145 University Place, Washington 33,740 12.3%
1146 Dana Point, California 33,730 -4.1%
1147 Valparaiso, Indiana 33,729 19.3%
1148 Newark, Delaware 33,673 14.6%
1149 Fairborn, Ohio 33,658 6.8%
1150 Midvale, Utah 33,636 24.2%
1151 Parkland, Florida 33,631 134.0%
1152 Mason, Ohio 33,586 49.3%
1153 Goshen, Indiana 33,566 12.4%
1154 Woodridge, Illinois 33,566 7.8%

Similarly Sized Cities In Nebraska

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
729 Bellevue 53,627 20.4%
755 Grand Island 51,478 18.2%
1144 Kearney 33,761 22.7%
1431 Fremont 26,509 4.9%
1525 Hastings 24,822 -0.2%
1536 Norfolk 24,651 5.4%
1593 North Platte 23,814 -0.4%
1624 Columbus 23,274 10.3%
1791 Papillion 20,530 10.1%
2070 La Vista 17,163 45.3%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 33,761 1,144
2017 33,835 1,133
2016 33,520 1,133
2015 33,021 1,143
2014 32,469 1,150
2013 32,174 1,151
2012 31,790 1,143
2011 31,245 1,151
2010 30,787 1,153
2009 30,744 1,142
2008 30,274 1,154
2007 30,035 1,151
2006 29,720 1,151
2005 29,255 1,159
2004 28,810 1,158
2003 28,312 1,166
2002 28,012 1,165
2001 27,611 1,171
2000 27,508 1,163
1990 24,915 1,118