Grant City, Missouri

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High Points

Grant City strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Missouri):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Grant City Affordability of Rents
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(vs. State)
Top 8% Grant City Walking and Biking to Work
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Grant City Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Grant City, Missouri

Comparing Grant City to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Missouri (State):

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 10 9
Female Share of the Population 9 8
Age of the Population 9 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 3
Well-Paid Single Men 3 3
Male Share of the Population 2 3
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 3 3
Average Household Size 1 2


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 9 10
Public Transportation Use 8 8
Short Commute Times 7 6
Working at Home 4 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
People Living Alone 9 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 6
Housing Recently Built 3 1

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Grant City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 54 miles NE of St. Joseph, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 96 miles SE of Omaha, Nebraska
County Worth
Standard Zip Codes 64456
Phone Area Codes 660
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.487
Longitude -94.41

Grant City Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 0.6 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 33 F
Apr Temp 40 to 65 F
Jul Temp 64 to 88 F
Oct Temp 41 to 67 F
Annual Precip 34.5 inches
Station MOUNT AYR 4 SW
Distance 14.7 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 31 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 34.6 inches
Distance 24.2 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 33 F
Apr Temp 38 to 64 F
Jul Temp 63 to 88 F
Oct Temp 39 to 67 F
Annual Precip 35.8 inches
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Grant City Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 926 100%
Male 422 45.6%
Female 504 54.4%
Under 18 212 22.9%
18+ 714 77.1%
65+ 226 24.4%
Median Age 42.1
Average Family Size 2.82
White 917 99%
African-American 2 0.2%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.6%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.1%

Estimated Grant City Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 826
Growth -100
Growth % -10.8%

Grant City 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 31.4%
US/American 17.4%
English 12%
Irish 11.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.6%
Swedish 5.2%
French (except Basque) 4.1%
Scotch-Irish 3%
Scottish 2.6%
Dutch 2.4%
Czech 1.1%
Swiss 0.6%
Danish 0.6%
Polish 0.4%
Croatian 0.4%
Norwegian 0.4%
Basque 0.4%
Italian 0.4%
Greek 0.4%
Serbian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Grant City 926 $29,943
Albany 1,937 $36,042
New Hampton 349 $40,536
Parnell 197 $33,750
Ravenwood 448 $39,750
Sheridan 185 $25,750
Stanberry 1,243 $38,684

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Worth County Library
Grant City, Missouri
(660) 564-2157

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Grant City High Schools (2004)

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Serves 198 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.9

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