Grand Island, NE
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Grand Island profile

Living in Grand Island

Grand Island is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Nebraska. With a population of 52,335 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Grand Island is the fourth largest community in Nebraska.

One of the benefits of Grand Island is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.70 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.

The education level of Grand Island citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 21.07% of adults in Grand Island have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Grand Island in 2018 was $30,012, which is middle income relative to Nebraska and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $120,048 for a family of four. However, Grand Island contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Grand Island is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Grand Island home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Grand Island residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Grand Island also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 33.03% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Grand Island include German, Irish, English, Polish, and Swedish.

Grand Island also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 16.56%.

The most common language spoken in Grand Island is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.