Omaha Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Omaha metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Omaha in 2019 is 826,000, a 0.98% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Omaha in 2018 was 818,000, a 1.49% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Omaha in 2017 was 806,000, a 1.51% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Omaha in 2016 was 794,000, a 1.4% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in United States
City Name Population
New York City 18,805,000
Los Angeles 12,448,000
Chicago 8,862,000
Houston 6,245,000
Dallas-Fort Worth 6,201,000
Miami 6,079,000
Philadelphia 5,705,000
Atlanta 5,689,000
Washington DC 5,264,000
Phoenix 4,436,000
Boston 4,307,000
Detroit 3,571,000
Seattle 3,406,000
San Francisco 3,318,000
San Diego 3,231,000
Minneapolis 2,907,000
Tampa 2,842,000
Denver 2,790,000
Las Vegas 2,621,000
Riverside-San Bernardino 2,422,000
Baltimore 2,319,000
San Antonio 2,269,000
St. Louis 2,212,000
Portland 2,127,000
Sacramento 2,089,000
Austin 1,985,000
Charlotte 1,971,000
Orlando 1,923,000
San Jose 1,783,000
Indianapolis 1,781,000
Cleveland 1,769,000
Cincinnati 1,739,000
Pittsburgh 1,710,000
Kansas City 1,675,000
Columbus 1,621,000
Virginia Beach 1,477,000
Milwaukee 1,436,000
Raleigh 1,386,000
Jacksonville 1,263,000
Nashville 1,224,000
Providence 1,202,000
Salt Lake City 1,158,000
Memphis 1,144,000
Richmond 1,093,000
Louisville 1,081,000
Hartford 994,000
McAllen 986,000
New Orleans 985,000
Oklahoma City 979,000
Tucson 971,000
Bridgeport-Stamford 953,000
El Paso 939,000
Albuquerque 900,000
Buffalo 896,000
Honolulu 886,000
Birmingham 835,000
Omaha 826,000
Cape Coral 819,000
Temecula-Murrieta 803,000
Fresno 759,000
Tulsa 757,000
Allentown 755,000
Rochester 743,000
Dayton 741,000
Provo-Orem 738,000
Sarasota-Bradenton 729,000
Knoxville 724,000
Baton Rouge 722,000
Columbia, South Carolina 701,000
Ogden-Layton 696,000
Charleston-North Charleston 693,000
Concord 678,000
Bakersfield 676,000
Springfield 666,000
Colorado Springs 659,000
Mission Viejo 632,000
Albany 628,000
Grand Rapids 598,000
New Haven 591,000
Akron 567,000
Worcester 543,000
Des Moines 536,000
Harrisburg 534,000
The Woodlands 529,000
Wichita 523,000
Greenville 517,000
Victorville-Hesperia-Apple Valley 516,000
Palm Bay-Melbourne 514,000
Toledo 510,000
Little Rock 507,000
Port St. Lucie 507,000
Kissimmee 505,000
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh 501,000
Winston-Salem 498,000
Reno 494,000
Lancaster 489,000
Fayetteville-Springdale 482,000
Madison 480,000
Lancaster-Palmdale 477,000
Daytona Beach-Port Orange 464,000
Indio-Cathedral City-Palm Springs 456,000
Spokane 442,000
Augusta-Richmond County 439,000
Denton-Lewisville 439,000
Boise City 438,000
Stockton 431,000
Bonita Springs-Naples 422,000
Syracuse 420,000
Chattanooga 418,000
Jackson, Mississippi 415,000
Durham 412,000
Modesto 407,000
Oxnard 395,000
Concord 381,000
Visalia 381,000
Santa Clarita 378,000
Scranton 377,000
Huntsville 375,000
Round Lake Beach-McHenry-Grayslake 363,000
Youngstown 361,000
Myrtle Beach 359,000
Greensboro 357,000
Pensacola 354,000
Asheville 348,000
Lafayette 348,000
Flint 347,000
Antioch 346,000
Corpus Christi 345,000
Fayetteville 344,000
Montgomery 344,000
Springfield, Missouri 341,000
Fort Wayne 338,000
Lakeland 337,000
Mobile 333,000
Fort Collins 331,000
Lexington-Fayette 331,000
Santa Rosa 330,000
Ann Arbor 327,000
Trenton 326,000
Lansing 325,000
Rockford 322,000
Shreveport 320,000
Savannah 319,000
Laredo 308,000
Omaha - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2019 826,000 0.98%
2018 818,000 1.49%
2017 806,000 1.51%
2016 794,000 1.40%
2015 783,000 1.56%
2014 771,000 1.45%
2013 760,000 1.47%
2012 749,000 1.49%
2011 738,000 1.37%
2010 728,000 1.53%
2009 717,000 1.41%
2008 707,000 1.58%
2007 696,000 1.46%
2006 686,000 1.48%
2005 676,000 1.35%
2004 667,000 1.52%
2003 657,000 1.39%
2002 648,000 1.57%
2001 638,000 1.43%
2000 629,000 1.45%
1999 620,000 1.47%
1998 611,000 1.33%
1997 603,000 1.52%
1996 594,000 1.37%
1995 586,000 1.38%
1994 578,000 1.40%
1993 570,000 1.42%
1992 562,000 1.44%
1991 554,000 1.47%
1990 546,000 0.74%
1989 542,000 0.56%
1988 539,000 0.75%
1987 535,000 0.56%
1986 532,000 0.57%
1985 529,000 0.57%
1984 526,000 0.57%
1983 523,000 0.77%
1982 519,000 0.58%
1981 516,000 0.58%
1980 513,000 0.39%
1979 511,000 0.39%
1978 509,000 0.39%
1977 507,000 0.40%
1976 505,000 0.40%
1975 503,000 0.60%
1974 500,000 0.40%
1973 498,000 0.40%
1972 496,000 0.40%
1971 494,000 0.41%
1970 492,000 1.86%
1969 483,000 2.33%
1968 472,000 2.39%
1967 461,000 2.22%
1966 451,000 2.50%
1965 440,000 2.33%
1964 430,000 2.38%
1963 420,000 2.19%
1962 411,000 2.49%
1961 401,000 2.30%
1960 392,000 2.35%
1959 383,000 2.13%
1958 375,000 2.46%
1957 366,000 2.23%
1956 358,000 2.29%
1955 350,000 2.34%
1954 342,000 2.40%
1953 334,000 2.14%
1952 327,000 2.51%
1951 319,000 2.24%
1950 312,000 0.00%