Re: How many people aboard Enterprise ncc-1701
The Making of Star Trek
clearly states that the Enterprise (post-"The Cage") normally carried a crew complement of 430. Franz Joseph's blueprints, IIRC, show living quarters for a total of 500 persons -- by making most of the primary hull (saucer) into a virtual hotel.
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