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Grand Island, Nebraska - Basic Facts

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The City of Grand Island is the 4th largest city in Nebraska with a population of 52,059 as of July 1, 2017. Grand Island ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Nebraska. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Grand Island is located at latitude 40.9214 and longitude -98.3586 in Hall County. The formal boundaries for the City of Grand Island (see map below) encompass a land area of 29.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0.19 sq. miles. Hall County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,860 feet.

The City of Grand Island (GNIS ID: 838031) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Grand Island population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.


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Grand Island, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 52,059
Daytime Population: Workers 33,339
Daytime Population: Residents 26,221
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 59,560
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.14
Population in Households 51,034
Population in Familes 40,517
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,025
Population Density2 1,754
Diversity Index3 66
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,699
Average Household Income $62,257
Per Capita Income $23,567

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 20,611 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,646 (56.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,769 (37.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,195 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $124,706
Average Home Value $150,700
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 19,416
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 12,423
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.94% 0.86%
Households 0.76% 0.78%
Families 0.61% 0.64%
Median Household Income   1.91%
Per Capita Income   2.59%

Grand Island, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Grand Island to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 4 99th
Population Density # 63 89th
Diversity Index # 12 98th
Median Household Income # 366 37th
Per Capita Income # 503 13th

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