Grain Valley, MO

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Living in Grain Valley

Grain Valley is a somewhat small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 13,996 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Grain Valley is the 58th largest community in Missouri. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Grain Valley, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Grain Valley, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Grain Valley’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Grain Valley does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $61,630.00.

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, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Grain Valley who work in office and administrative support (17.49%), sales jobs (9.92%), and management occupations (9.43%).

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.

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, 23.86% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Grain Valley in 2010 was $26,619, 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 $106,476 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 Native American. Important ancestries of people in Grain Valley include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Grain Valley is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.