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Population
1970 17,456
1988 24,502
1990 24,955
2000 24,881
2008 (est.) 24,448

Age & Gender

Age
0-4 7.3%
5-14 14.7%
15-19 7.1%
20-24 6.7%
25-34 14.8%
35-44 13.9%
45-54 14.7%
55-64 12.1%
65-74 1.2%
75-84 3.7%
85+ 1.2%

Median Age: 36.3

Gender Distribution
Male 48.4%
Female 51.6%

Labor Force Profile
Male 6,703
Female 6,606
Total Resident Employees 13,318
Unemployment Rate 6.5%
Jackson County Labor Force 363,223
KCMSA Unemployment Rate 6.5%

Households
Number of Households 9,693
Median Household Income $48,239
Median House Value $78,134
Per Capita Income $20,740

Government
Type of Local Government Mayor-Council
Comprehensive City Planning Yes
City Zoning Yes
Economic Development Dept. Yes
City Engineer Employed Yes
Full-Time Police 70
Full-Time Fire Department 40
Fire Insurance Rating 4

Transportation

Highways Distance
U.S. 71 In City
MO Highway 150 In City
I-435 3 Miles
I-470 3 Miles
I-70 8 Miles
Railroads Kansas City Southern
# Of Freight Stops Daily

Air
Kansas City International 40 Miles
Downtown Airport 20 Miles
Johnson County Executive 20 Miles

Communications
Jackson County Advocate Weekly
The Kansas City Star Daily
Telephone Service AT & T
Number of Radio Stations 35
Number TV Channels Received Up to 275
Cable Television Service Digital Technology
Post Office One 1st Class
Community Web Access Telecommunity Center at Longview College
Mid-continent Public Library

Education
Grandview C-4 School District
Hickman Mills #1 School District
Metropolitan Community College – Longview Campus

Medical

Area Hospitals Distance
Research Belton Hospital 10 Minutes
Truman Medical Center East 20 Minutes
Saint Joseph Health Center 15 Minutes

Local Medical Clinics
Grandview Health Care Center
Grandview Medical Center
Hickman Mills Clinic 
Blue Ridge Family Physicians
The Healthsource of Grandview

 

Local Shopping
Truman Corners Shopping Center 
Grandview Plaza Shopping Center
Truman Farm Business Center
Grandview Crossing
Gateway Commons

Garbage Service Provided: Private

Land Area: 16 Square Miles

Land Use
Residential 26%
Industrial 5%
Commercial 4%
Public Use 20%
Other 5%
Undeveloped 42%

Businesses
Annual Business Licenses 590
Industries/Distribution Centers Over 80
Home Based Businesses 141
Retail/Services A variety
Industrial Space Over 3.5 million square feet in use

Golf Courses
Grand Summit 18 holes, semi-private
River Oaks 18 holes, public

Grandview Parks and Recreation
Parks 13, totaling over 200 acres
Community Center The View featuring rock climbing, gym, workout
equipment, two indoor pools and meeting facilities
Outdoor Aquatic Centers Two
Ball Field Complexes Three
Trails Trail System Linked to Longview Lake

Longview Lake
Location Grandview’s Southeast Boarder
Recreation Size Area 4,830 Acres
Recreation Opportunities 950 Acre Lake and Beach Area
Full Service Marina
Water Skiing, Fishing, Boat Rental
18 Hole Championship Golf Course
Miles of Bike and Hike Trails with Campgrounds

Sources: Demographics Now 2008
2006 Eastern Jackson County By The Number