Located within New York, United States, the town of Grand Island is located in the Buffalo metropolitan area.
Grand Island is quiet overall, as the streets are usually reasonably peaceful - although that is not the case close to Interstate 190. It is occasionally difficult to get to parks in the town since they are distributed sporadically. Despite that, there are a few public green spaces nearby for residents to unwind in.
In Grand Island, about 80% of buildings are single detached homes, while the remainder are mainly small apartment buildings. This town has a choice of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 85% of the population of this town own their home and 15% are renters. The median year of construction for properties in this town is 1973.
Residents may find it very hard to access high schools and primary schools on foot. In terms of food, a vehicle is almost always required in this town to reach the nearest grocery store. A small selection of restaurants can be found in Grand Island as well.
Commuting by car is very convenient in this town. The majority of properties for sale are a reasonably short drive from the nearest highway, such as Interstate 190, and it is very convenient to park. In contrast, the public transit service in Grand Island is quite bad. Nevertheless, property owners are served by a few bus lines. A majority of the houses for sale in this town are located in places that are not very well-suited for walking because almost no daily errands can be run without having to resort to a car.