Grandview, Illinois

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Grandview, Illinois

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High Points

Grandview strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Illinois):

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Short Commute Times
(vs. State)
Top 11% Grandview Short Commute Times
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Grandview Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Grandview, Illinois

Comparing Grandview to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Illinois (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Racial Diversity 7 6
Senior Citizens 7 7
Male Share of the Population 6 6
Well-Paid Single Women 6 3
Well-Paid Single Men 5 3
Age of the Population 5 6
Female Share of the Population 5 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 4 3
Portion of People Married 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 6 4
Median Family Income 5 3
People Above Poverty 5 3
College Educated Adults 3 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 7
Short Commute Times 9 9
Working at Home 5 5
Walking and Biking to Work 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 8
People Living Alone 4 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 3
Housing Recently Built 3 3
Affordability of Rents 2 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 3

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Grandview Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 1 miles NE of Springfield, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 89 miles NE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Sangamon
Metro Area Springfield
Standard Zip Codes 62702
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.816
Longitude -89.618

Grandview Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4.2 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 33 F
Apr Temp 42 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 35.5 inches
Station MASON CITY 1 W
Distance 26.9 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 33 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 35.7 inches
Distance 34.4 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 34 F
Apr Temp 41 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 88 F
Oct Temp 42 to 68 F
Annual Precip 37.5 inches
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Grandview Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,537 100%
Male 745 48.5%
Female 792 51.5%
Under 18 363 23.6%
18+ 1,174 76.4%
65+ 263 17.1%
Median Age 37.5
Average Family Size 2.89
White 1,437 93.5%
African-American 73 4.7%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.2%
Other 3 0.2%
Mixed Race 20 1.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 0.5%

Estimated Grandview Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,445
Growth -92
Growth % -6%

Grandview Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 23.2%
US/American 19.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.8%
Irish 11.9%
English 9%
Italian 9%
Welsh 2.3%
French (except Basque) 1.8%
Scotch-Irish 1.4%
Polish 1.4%
Lithuanian 1.3%
Swedish 1.1%
Dutch 0.9%
Scottish 0.8%
European 0.5%
Norwegian 0.4%
French Canadian 0.4%
Hungarian 0.4%
Czech 0.3%
Slovene 0.2%
Belgian 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
Ukrainian 0.2%
Portuguese 0.2%
British 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Grandview 1,537 $39,485
Jerome 1,414 $48,362
Leland Grove 1,592 $92,245
Riverton 3,048 $49,150
Sherman 2,871 $75,164
Southern View 1,695 $47,386
Springfield 111,454 $51,298
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