Grand Island is a city in and the county seat of Hall County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 48,520 at the 2010 census.
Grand Island is the principal city of the Grand Island metropolitan area, which consists of Hall, Merrick, Howard and Hamilton counties. The Grand Island metropolitan area has an official population of 83,472 residents.
Grand Island has been given the All-America City Award three times (1955, 1967, and 1981–82) by the National Civic League.
Grand Island is home to the Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center (NLETC) which is the sole agency responsible for training law enforcement officers throughout the state, as well as the home of the Southern Power District serving southern Nebraska.
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How did Nebraska earn the grade of D+? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Nebraska has a state sales tax of 5.50%. Of particular interest is that Nebraska does have taxes on social security. There are no estate taxes. There are taxes imposed on inheritance. Nebraska has an effective property tax rate of 1.83%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Nebraska earned its state tax grade of D+.
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