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Grain Valley, Missouri

Grain Valley is a city located in Jackson County, Missouri. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 5,160.

Geography Grain Valley is located at 39°0'31" North, 94°12'27" West (39.008733, -94.207465)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 12.5 km² (4.8 mi²). 12.4 km² (4.8 mi²) of it is land and 0.21% is water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 5,160 people, 1,921 households, and 1,442 families residing in the city. The population density is 415.1/km² (1,075.0/mi²). There are 2,022 housing units at an average density of 162.6/km² (421.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 96.43% White, 0.56% African American, 0.39% Native American, 0.48% Asian, 0.16% Pacific Islander, 0.43% from other races, and 1.55% from two or more races. 2.48% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 1,921 households out of which 44.9% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.2% are married couples living together, 9.8% have a female householder with no husband present, and 24.9% are non-families. 20.4% of all households are made up of individuals and 6.6% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.69 and the average family size is 3.11.

In the city the population is spread out with 31.0% under the age of 18, 9.3% from 18 to 24, 39.0% from 25 to 44, 14.7% from 45 to 64, and 6.0% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 29 years. For every 100 females there are 99.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 92.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $50,118, and the median income for a family is $57,240. Males have a median income of $37,436 versus $27,961 for females. The per capita income for the city is $20,265. 4.4% of the population and 3.9% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 6.2% are under the age of 18 and 8.8% are 65 or older.

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