Grand Island, Nebraska Population 2018

Grand Island, Nebraska's estimated population is 51,390 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Grand Island, Nebraska is the 4th largest city in Nebraska based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 1727.62 people/mi² (667.03 people/km²), with a household density of 260.31 people/km² (674.20 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 34.8 years, 33.9 years for males, and 36.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 99.5 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 20,055 households in the city, with an average size of 2.65 people per household. The vacancy rate was 6%, with a median rent of $695/month. The median house has 5.4 rooms, and has a value of $121,100.

The median income for households in Grand Island, Nebraska is $49,118, while the mean household income is $60,298. The per capita income is $23,544, and 14% of families and 16.4% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 24.2% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 11.4% of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201751,390580.11%
201651,3322340.46%
201551,0981240.24%
201450,9745431.08%
201350,4314500.90%
201249,9815331.08%
201149,4486241.28%
201048,8245,88413.70%
200042,9403,5549.02%
199039,3866,20618.70%
198033,1808222.54%
197032,3586,61625.70%
196025,7423,06013.49%
195022,6823,55218.57%
194019,1301,0896.04%
193018,0414,09429.35%
192013,9473,62135.07%
191010,3262,77236.70%
19007,554180.24%
18907,5364,573154.34%
18802,9630.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White45,635
Some Other Race2,292
Black or African American1,298
Two or More Races685
Asian678
American Indian and Alaska Native213
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander94

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Grand Island Ne Population Pyramid 2018

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Grand Island Ne Median Age

34.8


Total

33.9


Male

36.1


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 37,309 adults in Grand Island Ne.

Grand Island Ne Age Dependency

69.4

Age Dependency Ratio

23

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Grand Island Ne Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
5.4
Houses Without Mortgage
4,449
Houses With Mortgage
6,482
Vacancy Rate
6
Median Rent
695
Median Home Value
121,100
Renter-Occupied Units
7,928
Owner-Occupied Units
10,931
Total Housing Units
20,055

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Grand Island Ne for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 4.1% and the labor force participation rate is 71.6%.

Grand Island Ne Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
2.65
Average Family Size
3.26
Total Households
18859
Married Couple Households
8484
Male Householder (no wife) Families
1025
Female Householder (no husband) Families
2787
Non Family Households
6563
Total Families
12296
Households With Own Children
6577
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
7.3
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.2

Grand Island Ne Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
1,443
$10,000 to $14,999
1,035
$15,000 to $24,999
2,210
$25,000 to $34,999
2,173
$35,000 to $49,999
2,751
$50,000 to $74,999
4,314
$75,000 to $99,999
2,239
$100,000 to $149,999
1,837
$150,000 to $199,999
459
Over $200,000
398

Grand Island Ne Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Grand Island Ne

Nebraska

$49,118

$54,384

$60,298

$71,166

Under 10k10k - 15k15k - 25k25k - 35k35k - 50k50k - 75k75k - 100k100k - 150k150k - 200kOver 200k00.060.120.180.24

Grand Island Ne Education Data

Grand Island Ne Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
2,8148.73%
9th to 12th Grade
3,1799.86%
High School Graduate
9,88730.66%
Some College
7,57523.49%
Associates Degree
2,9989.30%
Bachelors Degree
4,02412.48%
Graduate Degree
1,7745.50%