Grandview, MO

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Living in Grandview

Grandview is a medium-sized city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 26,209 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Grandview is the 26th largest community in Missouri.

Grandview is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Grandview is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Grandview who work in office and administrative support (14.31%), sales jobs (9.89%), and management occupations (8.12%).

Also of interest is that Grandview has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

A relatively large number of people in Grandview telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.61% 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.

The percentage of adults in Grandview who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.84% of the adults in Grandview have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Grandview in 2018 was $26,597, 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 $106,388 for a family of four. However, Grandview contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Grandview is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Grandview home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Grandview residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Grandview also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.76% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Grandview include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.

The most common language spoken in Grandview is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.