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Grain Valley, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Grain Valley is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Jackson County at latitude 39.0156 and longitude -94.2081. Jackson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 794 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Grain Valley, but most people and references simply refer to it as Grain Valley, Missouri.

The P1 Census Class Code for Grain Valley indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Grain Valley (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

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Grain Valley, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 13,334
Population in Households 13,303
Population in Familes 11,283
Population in Group Qrtrs 31
Population Density1 2,199
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 4,735
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 3,498
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,880 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,127 (64.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,608 (33.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 145 ( 3.0%)
Median Home Value $175,995
Average Home Value $189,175


Median Household Income $61,839
Average Household Income $71,763
Per Capita Income $25,813
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.87% 0.79%
Households 0.86% 0.79%
Families 0.71% 0.68%
Median Household Income   2.9%
Per Capita Income   2.31%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Grain Valley, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Grain Valley to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 63 94th
Population Density1 # 95 91st
Diversity Index2 # 202 81st
Median Household Income # 91 91st
Per Capita Income # 181 83rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Missouri Census Data Comparison Tool.