Grandview,_Missouri Latitude and Longitude:

38°53′6″N 94°31′21″W / 38.88500°N 94.52250°W / 38.88500; -94.52250
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Grandview, Missouri
Sunset over a festival on Grandview's revitalized Main Street.
Sunset over a festival on Grandview's revitalized Main Street.
Flag of Grandview, Missouri
Nickname: 
G-View / Dreamview
Location of Grandview, Missouri
Location of Grandview, Missouri
Coordinates: 38°53′6″N 94°31′21″W / 38.88500°N 94.52250°W / 38.88500; -94.52250
Country United States
State Missouri
County Jackson
IncorporatedFebruary 6, 1912 [1]
Government
 • MayorLeonard Jones
Area
 • Total14.78 sq mi (38.29 km2)
 • Land14.73 sq mi (38.15 km2)
 • Water0.05 sq mi (0.14 km2)
Elevation
1,050 ft (320 m)
Population
 ( 2020)
 • Total26,209
 • Density1,779.54/sq mi (687.07/km2)
Time zone UTC−6 ( Central (CST))
 • Summer ( DST) UTC−5 (CDT)
ZIP code
64030
Area code 816
FIPS code29-28324
GNIS feature ID0718686 [3]
Website www.grandview.org

Grandview is a city in Jackson County, Missouri, United States. The population was 24,475 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Kansas City metropolitan area. [4]

History

A post office called Grandview has been in operation since 1889. [5] The city was named for the view obtained from the elevated town site. [6]

Geography

Grandview is located at 38°53′6″N 94°31′21″W / 38.88500°N 94.52250°W / 38.88500; -94.52250 (38.885007, -94.522578), [7] along U.S. Route 71, bordering Kansas City to the south.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 14.79 square miles (38.31 km2), of which 14.73 square miles (38.15 km2) is land and 0.06 square miles (0.16 km2) is water. [8]

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.Note
1920410
193070772.4%
1940596−15.7%
19501,556161.1%
19606,027287.3%
197017,456189.6%
198024,50240.4%
199024,9671.9%
200024,881−0.3%
201024,475−1.6%
202026,2097.1%
U.S. Decennial Census [9]
2018 Estimate [10]

The library in Grandview is part of the Mid-Continent Public Library system.

2010 census

As of the census [11] of 2010, there were 24,475 people, 9,640 households, and 6,137 families living in the city. The population density was 1,661.6 inhabitants per square mile (641.5/km2). There were 11,070 housing units at an average density of 751.5 per square mile (290.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 48.4% White (45.0% non-Hispanic white), 40.8% African American, 0.5% Native American, 1.1% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 5.1% from other races, and 4.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 9.7% of the population.

There were 9,640 households, of which 34.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.6% were married couples living together, 19.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.3% were non-families. 29.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 3.12.

The median age in the city was 33.7 years. 26.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.7% were from 25 to 44; 24.7% were from 45 to 64; and 11.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.6% male and 52.4% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 24,881 people, 9,709 households, and 6,485 families living in the city. The population density was 1,689.4 inhabitants per square mile (652.3/km2). There were 10,348 housing units at an average density of 702.6 per square mile (271.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 59.81% White, 33.54% African American, 0.56% Native American, 1.05% Asian, 0.10% Pacific Islander, 1.93% from other races, and 3.00% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.33% of the population.

There were 9,709 households, out of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.3% were married couples living together, 15.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.2% were non-families. 27.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 3.08.

In the city, the population was spread out, with 27.2% under the age of 18, 10.0% from 18 to 24, 31.1% from 25 to 44, 22.0% from 45 to 64, and 9.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females, there were 93.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $40,003, and the median income for a family was $47,889. Males had a median income of $32,481 versus $26,834 for females. The per capita income for the city was $19,079. About 5.1% of families and 8.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.4% of those under age 18 and 2.4% of those age 65 or over.

Economy

Top employers

According to the town's 2016 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, [12] the top employers in the city are:

# Employer # of Employees
1 Grandview C-4 School District 584
2 Peterson Manufacturing 539
3 Mead Westvaco Calmar, Inc. 340
4 City of Grandview 206
5 Ruskin Company 196
6 Kenny's Tile & Floor Covering, Inc. 151
7 Maxi-Seal Harness Systems, Inc. 146
8 United Heating & Cooling 300
10 Durham School Services 123

Education

Grandview C-4 School District operates six elementary schools, one middle school, Grandview Alternative School and Grandview Sr. High School. [13]

Grandview has a public library, a branch of the Mid-Continent Public Library. [14]

Notable people

Sen. Harry S. Truman visits his mother in Grandview, Missouri, after being nominated the Democratic candidate for vice president (July 1944)

References

  1. ^ "Grandview, MO : City News : CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION IN THE WORKS: MARK YOUR CALENDARS". January 30, 2012. Archived from the original on June 1, 2016. Retrieved August 4, 2023.
  2. ^ "ArcGIS REST Services Directory". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 28, 2022.
  3. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  4. ^ "Population Data and Maps | MARC". Archived from the original on September 16, 2014. Retrieved October 14, 2019.
  5. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved October 16, 2016.
  6. ^ "Jackson County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved October 16, 2016.{{ cite web}}: CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown ( link)
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. February 12, 2011. Retrieved April 23, 2011.
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on January 25, 2012. Retrieved July 8, 2012.
  9. ^ United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved July 8, 2013.
  10. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved June 8, 2018.
  11. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 8, 2012.
  12. ^ "Grandview 2015 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report" (PDF). Retrieved February 26, 2017.
  13. ^ "Grandview C-4 School District". Great Schools. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  14. ^ "Locations". Mid-Continent Public Library. Retrieved March 17, 2018.

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