Grand Island, New York 

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Population

20,855

+4.4% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.2%

Median Income

$77,857

Median Home Price

$236,700

Best Places to Live in Grand Island, New York

Large city complex - Western New York at eastern end of Lake Erie. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Grand Island, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
Pleasant summers
Nearby recreation
Arts and culture
Cons
Some unattractive areas
Winter snow
Economy
 $309,999 
329 Cardinal Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 1705 SqFt
 $139,900 
38 Beaver Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1250 SqFt
 $225,000 
4686 E River Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 1 | 1004 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls Metro Area

New York’s second largest city is a major port and “rust belt” manufacturing center, although its industries are in various stages of decline. Heavy lake-effect snows make Buffalo one of the snowiest metropolitan areas in the country. Downtown is unremarkable but clean and improving, although there are many gritty areas around the city. But lake effects bring notably pleasant weather in spring, summer, and early fall, and there is a strong assortment of cultural amenities, historic districts, and architectural highlights with few crowds.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Grand Island
Zip Codes: 14072
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 706 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Grand Island is 4.2% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Grand Island jobs have increased by 1.0%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Grand Island's cost of living is 0.6% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Grand Island's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Grand Island, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Erie county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Grand Island's population is 20,855 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 4.4%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Grand Island is $236,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.3%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Grand Island public schools spend $16,946 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.8 students per teacher in Grand Island. More Education



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Housing Market in Grand Island

It's a good time to buy in Grand Island. Home Appreciation is up 6.3% in the last 12 months. Browse Grand Island Real Estate

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Reviews for Grand Island   2 Reviews
Difficult for someone from a sunshine state - 12/26/2009
I have lived here for approximately 3 1/2 years and am originally from California (I have lived in Colorado Springs CO and Columbus GA as well). The number of days of... Read More

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Grand Place to Live - 9/17/2009
Grand Island lies in the Niagara River between New York and Canada. It's easy to get to Niagara Falls, Toronto(Canada), Buffalo. There is a beach and two boat docking... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN GRAND ISLAND, NEW YORK
14072

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NEW LISTINGS IN GRAND ISLAND
$309,999
329 Cardinal Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$139,900
38 Beaver Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$225,000
4686 E River Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$224,900
1099 Sheree Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$294,900
27 Island Park Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$129,900
2490 W Oakfield Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$239,900
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Bed 3 | Bath 2

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