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Overview

Introduction to Grandview, Missouri

Grandview, Missouri, in Jackson county, is located 10 miles SE of Overland Park, Kansas and 15 miles S of Kansas City, Missouri. The city is located in the Kansas City metropolitan area.

Grandview History

Grandview was originally known a small farming community as was known as Anderson District. It was named after John Anderson; the owner of the first general store of the area. The city adopted its present name in the late 1800s. The Kansas City Southern railroad opened a terminal in the city in 1912. Grandview is the hometown of Harry S. Truman, the 33rd President of the United States.

Grandview and nearby Attractions

  • Harry S Truman Farm
  • Depot Museum
  • Kansas City Zoo
  • Strawberry Hill Museum
  • Shawnee Indian Mission State Historic Site
  • Hillsdale State Park

Things To Do In Grandview

The Wonderscope Children's Museum, the Pleasant Hill Historical Society Museum, the Harry S. Truman National Historic Site and the Walt Disney House and Garage are some popular sites located in and around Grandview. Golfers can enjoy a round at the Minor Park Golf Course. Local shopping centers include the Truman Corners Shopping Center and Meadows Shopping Center.

Grandview Transportation

Kansas City International is the nearest major airport.

Grandview Higher Education

The Devry Institute of Technology, the University of Missouri-Kansas City and Metropolitan Community College are some of the local colleges and universities.

Demographics

People

Total Population25,126
Male Share of the Population48.9%
Female Share of the Population51.1%
Senior Citizens10.6%
Employed Population 16+12,007
Age of the Population33

Families

% of people married38.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher20.3%
Median Earnings25+$31,253
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,729
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,080

Wealth

Median Family Income$51,306
% Above Poverty Level82.9%
% Below Poverty Level17.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.1%
% Using Public Transportation1.2%

Housing

People Living Alone32.3%
Median Gross Rent$763
Median House Value$102,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)55.5%
German13.5%
Irish10.6%
English6.3%
Italian2.5%
African2.1%
French Except Basque1.5%
Dutch1.3%
Scottish1.2%
Polish1.1%
Norwegian0.8%
West Indian0.5%
Swiss0.4%
Swedish0.4%
Danishn0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Russian0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
Arab0.2%
Jamaican0.2%
Belgian0.2%
Welsh0.2%
Croatian0.2%
Nigerian0.2%
Haitian0.2%
British0.1%
Guyanese0.1%
Czech0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Greek0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
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Grandview Almanac

CategoryValue
County Jackson County
Standard Zip Codes64030
Phone Area Codes816
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude38.88
Approximate Longitude-94.52

Grandview Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationLEES SUMMIT REED WLR
Distance10.7 miles
Jan Temp15 to 34 F
Apr Temp42 to 63 F
Jul Temp66 to 87 F
Oct Temp44 to 68 F
Annual Precip41.1 inches
StationOLATHE 3 E
Distance12.6 miles
Jan Temp20 to 38 F
Apr Temp45 to 67 F
Jul Temp69 to 89 F
Oct Temp47 to 69 F
Annual Precip40.1 inches
StationINDEPENDENCE
Distance16.1 miles
Jan Temp17 to 36 F
Apr Temp42 to 64 F
Jul Temp67 to 88 F
Oct Temp46 to 67 F
Annual Precip43.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Belton23,236$65,947
Greenwood5,474$78,384
Lake Winnebago1,211$104,417
Peculiar4,856$60,511
Raymore20,107$83,793
Raytown29,366$60,177

Grandview Public Schools

Belvidere Elem.
15200 White Ave
ZIP: 64030
(816) 316-5300
Primary
Total Enrollment 359
Butcher-greene Elem.
5302 E 140th
ZIP: 64030
(816) 316-5400
Primary
Total Enrollment 403
Conn-west Elem.
1100 High Grove Rd
ZIP: 64030
(816) 316-5225
Primary
Total Enrollment 396
Grandview Alternative Sch.
1001 Main St
ZIP: 64030
(816) 316-5150
Other
Grandview Middle
12650 Manchester
ZIP: 64030
(816) 316-5600
Middle
Total Enrollment 610
Grandview Sr. High
2300 High Grove Rd
ZIP: 64030
(816) 316-5800
High
Total Enrollment 1222
High Grove Elem.
2500 High Grove Rd
ZIP: 64030
(816) 316-5500
Primary
Total Enrollment 130
Meadowmere Elem.
7010 E 136th St
ZIP: 64030
(816) 316-5525
Primary
Total Enrollment 460

Grandview Private Schools

Grandview Christian School
12340 Grandview Rd
ZIP: 64030
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 118
Life A-new Preparatory Academy
12401 Byars Rd
ZIP: 64030
Elementary
Total Enrollment 27
Second Missionary Baptist School
5111 Harry S Truman Dr
ZIP: 64030
Elementary
Total Enrollment 12
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