Grandview is a city in Jackson County, Missouri, United States. The population was 24,475 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Kansas City metropolitan area.A post office called Grandview has been in operation since 1889. The city was named for the view obtained from the elevated town site.Grandview is located at 38°53′6″N 94°31′21″W (38.885007, -94.522578), along U.S. Route 71, bordering Kansas City to the south. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 14.79 square miles (38.31 km2), of which 14.73 square miles (38.15 km2) is land and 0.06 square miles (0.16 km2) is water.As of the census of 2010, there were 24,475 people, 9,640 households, and 6,137 families living in the city.
The population density was 1,661.6 inhabitants per square mile (641.5/km2). There were 11,070 housing units at an average density of 751.5 per square mile (290.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 48.4% White (45.0% non-Hispanic white), 40.8% African American, 0.5% Native American, 1.1% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 5.1% from other races, and 4.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 9.7% of the population. There were 9,640 households, of which 34.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.6% were married couples living together, 19.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.3% were non-families.
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