Grand Island, Nebraska Houses for Sale

Grand Island is located in the southern-central part of the state of Nebraska and a city and seat of Hall County and is in the western part of Lincoln. The name of the city was taken after the island that is located in the nearby Platte River that is called La Grande Ile or “Big Island” in French by the French fur traders who settled in the area during the 18th century. The area where the present-day Grand Island was inhabited by the Pawnee people of the Native Americans when the first Europeans came and visited in the late 1700s. The island became a landmark for the westward travelers that is located in Oregon, California, and the Mormon trails during the middle of the 1800s. In 1857, a German settlement was established nearby the river. However, it was moved to the present site for the Union Pacific Railroad that was then subsequently crossed by what is now the Burlington Northern Santa Fe line.

Grand Island, NE Prices for Houses for Sale

300,340 -22%
267,688 +4%

Relative Price (per sqft.)


Listings of Grand Island Homes for Purchase

70 +66%
48 +25%

Market Duration of Homes Sold

22 +7%

Crime & Safety

Police Officers 84  
Police Civilians 17  
Total Arrests 1,805 (2020)
Total Incidents 3,536 (2020)
CrimeScore 44.28  
National Rank 4001st  
Statewide Rank 30th  

Local Statistics

Population 51,004 (-0.01%)
House Size (sqft.) 1,432 (-50.83%)

Criminal Offenses

Arson 10
Assault Offenses 811
Bribery 1
Burglary/Breaking & Entering 150
Counterfeiting/Forgery 107
Destruction/Damage/Vandalism of Property 821
Drug/Narcotic Offenses 634
Embezzlement 12
Extortion/Blackmail 12
Fraud Offenses 284
Kidnapping/Abduction 11
Larceny/Theft Offenses 1,037
Motor Vehicle Theft 95
Pornography/Obscene Material 9
Prostitution Offenses 1
Robbery 17
Sex Offenses 82
Sex Offenses, Non-forcible 2
Stolen Property Offenses 23
Weapon Law Violations 36

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