Grand Island Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Grand Island, NE

General Grand Island Information

State: Nebraska

County: Hall County

Close cities: Doniphan, NE, Alda, NE, Chapman, NE, Grand Island, NE, Phillips, NE, Wood River, NE

Grand Island Population (census data)
Total 44,802 (+3.0% since 2000)
Male 22,182 (49.5%)
Female 22,620 (50.5%)

Population Density: 2,087 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 78.6 (US Avg is 100)

Grand Island Elevation: 1,856 feet above sea level

Land Area: 21.5 square miles

Median Household Income: $41,180

Zip Codes: 68803, 68801, and 68802.

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Grand Island Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (81.4%)
  • Hispanic (15.9%)
  • Other race (9.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
  • Other Asian (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (37.0%)
  • Irish (11.4%)
  • English (8.1%)
  • Polish (5.3%)
  • United States (4.8%)
  • Swedish (4.2%)
Foriegn Born: 4,107 people (9.2%)
  • Latin America (89.2%)
  • Asia (10.8%)

Local Grand Island Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Kansas City Royals
NFL Football: Denver Broncos, Kansas City Chiefs
NBA Basketball: Denver Nuggets
NHL Hockey: Colorado Avalanche
NCAA Sports: Creighton University, University of Nebraska

Grand Island School Information

High Schools
Grand Island Senior High School (2124 N Lafayette, Grand Island, NE, 68803 - Grand Island Public Schools District)
Northwest High School (2710 N North Road, Grand Island, NE, 68803 - Northwest High School District)
Middle Schools
Alternative Middle School (1600 N Custer Avenue, Grand Island, NE, 68803 - Grand Island Public Schools District)
R J Barr Middle School (602 W Stolley Park Road, Grand Island, NE, 68801 - Grand Island Public Schools District)
Walnut Middle School (1600 N Custer Avenue, Grand Island, NE, 68803 - Grand Island Public Schools District)
Westridge Middle School (1812 Mansfield Road, Grand Island, NE, 68803 - Grand Island Public Schools District)
Elementary Schools
1R Elementary (3301 W One-R Road, Grand Island, NE, 68803 - Northwest Public Schools District)
A B Newell Elementary School (2700 W 13th Street, Grand Island, NE, 68803 - Grand Island Public Schools District)
C Ray Gates Elementary School (2700 W Louise Street, Grand Island, NE, 68803 - Grand Island Public Schools District)
Dodge Elementary School (641 South Oak Street, Grand Island, NE, 68801 - Grand Island Public Schools District)
E F Starr Elementary School (315 Wyandotte Street, Grand Island, NE, 68801 - Grand Island Public Schools District)
Engleman Elementary School (4360 W Capital Avenue, Grand Island, NE, 68803 - Grand Island Public Schools District)
Howard Elementary School (502 W 9th Street, Grand Island, NE, 68801 - Grand Island Public Schools District)
Jefferson Elementary School (1314 W 7th Street, Grand Island, NE, 68801 - Grand Island Public Schools District)
Knickrehm Elementary School (2013 N Oak Street, Grand Island, NE, 68801 - Grand Island Public Schools District)
Lincoln Elementary School (805 N Beal Street, Grand Island, NE, 68801 - Grand Island Public Schools District)
Seedling Mile Elementary School (3208 E Seeding Mile Road, Grand Island, NE, 68801 - Grand Island Public Schools District)
Shoemaker Elementary School (4160 Old Potash Highway, Grand Island, NE, 68803 - Grand Island Public Schools District)
Stolley Park Elementary School (1700 Stolley Park Road, Grand Island, NE, 68801 - Grand Island Public Schools District)
Wasmer Elementary School (318 South Clark Street, Grand Island, NE, 68801 - Grand Island Public Schools District)
West Lawn Elementary School (3022 W College Street, Grand Island, NE, 68803 - Grand Island Public Schools District)
Other/Private Schools
Cedar Hollow School (4900 S Engleman Rd, Grand Island, NE, 68803 - Northwest Public Schools District)
Central NE Support Services Program (123 South Webb Road P. O. Box 4904, Grand Island, NE, 68802 - Grand Island Public Schools District)
District 501 - Hall County (3301 W One-R Road, Grand Island, NE, 68803 - District 501 - Hall County District)
Swift Multi-Cultural Education Center (2203 E Swift Road, Grand Island, NE, 68801 - Grand Island Public Schools District)

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