Grand Island, Erie County, New York

Grand Island: Town in New York


Grand Island is a town located in the county of Erie in the U.S. state of New York. Its population at the 2010 census was 20,374 and a population density of 612 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 21,767 inhabitants.

The town was created 171 years ago in 1851.

Quick Facts about Grand Island

Population : 21,767 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New York (United States)
County : Erie County
Postal code : 14072
Phone Area Codes : 716
Area : 33.29 km2
Altitude : 591 feet / 180.1 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1852 (171 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 14:18:40 (30th May 2023)
Density : 654 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 6.4% (2010-2020)
Grand Island locator map
Location of Grand Island on New York map.
Between the Grand Island bridges image
Between the Grand Island bridges
Between the Grand Island bridges image


Grand Island is located at 43°1'59"N 78°57'45"W (43.0331100, -78.9625400).

Grand Island map


The population of Grand Island increased by 6.4% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 20,374 - census
2011 20,478 0.51% estimation process
2012 20,557 0.38% estimation process
2013 20,634 0.37% estimation process
2014 20,644 0.05% estimation process
2015 20,688 0.21% estimation process
2016 20,683 -0.02% estimation process
2017 21,217 2.52% estimation process
2018 21,285 0.32% estimation process
2019 21,420 0.63% estimation process
2020 21,767 1.59% estimation process

Grand Island zip code is 14072. County name: Erie, County fips: 36029

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People born in Grand Island (5)

People born in Grand Island, including US tennis player Jimmy Arias, football player Brett Kern, basketball player-coach Carlin Hartman, .


  • Charles N. DeGlopper (United States Army Medal of Honor recipient) he was born in 30/11/1921
  • Anthony Borelli (Italian ice hockey player (1989-)) he was born in 24/03/1989

Schools in Grand Island

College & universities near Grand Island, NY

Code Name City ZIP
189954 Cheryl Fells School of Business Niagara Falls (NY) 14304

Stations (7)

Amtrak & bus stations near Grand Island, NY

Code Name Address Type
NFL Niagara Falls Station and Customhouse Interpretive Center 27th St. and Lockport Rd. RAIL
BFX Buffalo–Exchange Street 75 Exchange Street RAIL
BUF Buffalo–Depew station 55 Dick Road RAIL
DUK Dunkirk, New York 411 Central Ave. BUS
FDN Fredonia, New York 1 State University of New York BUS

Post offices near Grand Island

Post Office Name City ZIP
Grand Island Post Office Grand Island (NY) 14072

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Erie County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Erie County , NY. (more)

City Name Population Title
Buffalo 254,479 County seat city in Erie County, New York, USA
Amherst 120,809 Town in New York, United States
Cheektowaga 85,452 Town in Erie County, New York, United States
Hamburg 58,800 Town in Erie County, New York, United States
West Seneca 45,117 Town in Erie County, New York
Brighton 35,776 Town in Monroe County, New York, USA
Clarence 33,026 Town in Erie County, New York, United States
Lackawanna 17,632 City in New York, USA
Kenmore 14,947 City in Erie County, New York, United States of America
Depew 14,940 City in Creek County, Oklahoma, United States of America
Tonawanda 14,755 City in the state of New York, USA
Elma 11,752 City in New York, United States of America
Lancaster 10,064 Town in Erie County, New York
Alden 9,911 City in Freeborn County, Minnesota, United States of America
Ellicott 8,223 City in Chautauqua County, New York, United States of America
Boston 8,069 Town in New York, USA

Distance to Other Cities

Grand Island distances to largest New York cities