Grain Valley is a somewhat small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 13,379 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Grain Valley is the 58th largest community in Missouri.
Grain Valley real estate is some of the most expensive in Missouri, although Grain Valley house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Grain Valley is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Grain Valley is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Grain Valley who work in office and administrative support (17.54%), management occupations (10.74%), and sales jobs (9.62%).
Also of interest is that Grain Valley has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
As is often the case in a small city, Grain Valley doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The population of Grain Valley overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Grain Valley, 24.07% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Grain Valley in 2010 was $24,166, which is upper middle income relative to Missouri, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $96,664 for a family of four. However, Grain Valley contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Grain Valley home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Grain Valley residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Grain Valley include Irish, English, French , and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Grain Valley is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and West Germanic languages.