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Grandview, Missouri
—  City  —
Location of Grandview, Missouri
Coordinates: 38°53′6″N 94°31′21″W / 38.885°N 94.5225°W / 38.885; -94.5225
Country United States
State Missouri
County Jackson
 - Mayor Robert M. Beckers
 - Total 14.9 sq mi (38.5 km2)
 - Land 14.7 sq mi (38.1 km2)
 - Water 0.1 sq mi (0.4 km2)
Elevation 1,050 ft (320 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 24,881
 - Density 1,689.4/sq mi (652.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 64030
Area code(s) 816
FIPS code 29-28324[1]
GNIS feature ID 0718686[2]

Grandview is a city in Jackson County, Missouri, United States. The population was 24,881 at the 2000 census.



Grandview is located at 38°53′6″N 94°31′21″W / 38.885°N 94.5225°W / 38.885; -94.5225 (38.885007, -94.522578)[3], along U.S. Route 71, bordering Kansas City, Missouri, to the south.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 14.9 square miles (38.5 km²), of which, 14.7 square miles (38.2 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.4 km²) of it (0.94%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 24,881 people, 9,709 households, and 6,485 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,689.4 people per square mile (652.2/km²). There were 10,348 housing units at an average density of 702.6/sq mi (271.2/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.

Notable people


  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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