What is the median of the following list of 4040 numbers?

1,2,3, \ldots, 2020,1^{2}, 2^{2}, 3^{2}, \ldots, 2020^{2}

**Answer Choices**

A. 1974.5

B. 1975.5

C. 1976.5

D. 1977.5

E. 1978.5

What is the median of the following list of 4040 numbers?

1,2,3, \ldots, 2020,1^{2}, 2^{2}, 3^{2}, \ldots, 2020^{2}

**Answer Choices**

A. 1974.5

B. 1975.5

C. 1976.5

D. 1977.5

E. 1978.5