Grain Valley is a medium-sized city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 16,178 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Grain Valley is the 50th 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 $81,429.00.
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.
A relatively large number of people in Grain Valley telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 10.11% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
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 percentage of people in Grain Valley who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 26.26% of adults in Grain Valley have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Grain Valley in 2018 was $31,889, which is wealthy relative to Missouri, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $127,556 for a family of four. However, Grain Valley contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Grain Valley is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. 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 German, Irish, English, European, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Grain Valley is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.