According to Allpubliclibraries, Grandin, Missouri is situated in the northern part of the state, just south of the Missouri River. The city has a humid continental climate, with hot summers and cold winters. The average annual temperature is 56 degrees Fahrenheit. The city’s history dates back to 1820 when it was founded by settlers from the East Coast. In its early years, Grandin was an agricultural town, and its economy relied heavily on farming and livestock production. In recent decades however, the city has seen a shift towards manufacturing and technology industries.
The Grandin School District serves the educational needs of students in grades K-12 with six elementary schools, two middle schools, and one high school. There are also several private schools in the area as well as numerous higher education institutions including a community college and two universities.
Politics in Grandin are mainly dominated by conservative views, although there is some variation among citizens due to its diverse population.
As for landmarks in Grandin, there are many attractions to explore such as the historic downtown area which features charming shops and restaurants; Fort Osage National Historic Site; Grant’s Woods Nature Preserve; Thomas Hart Benton Home & Studio State Historic Site; Martin Luther King Jr Memorial Park; Grandin Lake Park; and many more. There are also several museums including the Grandin Museum of Science & Technology which showcases artifacts from local industries as well as exhibits on local history and culture.
Population: 236. Estimated population in July 2020: 236 (0.0% change)
Males: 121 (51.3%), Females: 115 (48.7%)
Zip code: 63943
Median resident age: 35.3 years
Median household income: $19,844
Median house value: $27,800
Races in Grandin:
- White Non-Hispanic (97.9%)
- American Indian (2.1%)
- Two or more races (0.8%)
Ancestries: Irish (16.5%), German (15.7%), United States (10.6%), English (6.8%), Greek (2.5%), Dutch (1.7%).
Elevation: 585 feet
Land area: 0.4 square miles
Grandin, Missouri is a small town located in Randolph County. It has a population of just under 1,000 people. The majority of the population is White, with African Americans making up around 10 percent of the total population. The median age is 43 years old, and the median household income is around $41,000 per year. The town has a rural feel and is home to many small businesses, including grocery stores, restaurants, and other retail establishments. There are several churches in town as well as an elementary school and a high school. The town also hosts several festivals throughout the year that attract visitors from all over the state. Grandin’s main attraction is its beautiful scenery; it’s located in close proximity to Mark Twain National Forest and features numerous hiking trails that offer breathtaking views of nature. Grandin also offers a variety of recreational activities for residents and visitors alike including fishing at nearby lakes, camping at local campgrounds, golfing at nearby courses, and exploring nearby caves. Residents enjoy visiting their local farmers market every Saturday morning to pick up fresh produce from local farmers as well as enjoying live music performances during the summer months in the park downtown.
For population 25 years and over in Grandin
- High school or higher: 48.0%
- Bachelor’s degree or higher: 7.4%
- Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
- Unemployed: 8.9%
- Mean travel time to work: 36.5 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Grandin city
- Never married: 14.6%
- Now married: 65.8%
- Separated: 0.0%
- Widowed: 2.0%
- Divorced: 17.6%
0.0% Foreign born
Population change in the 1990s: +2 (+0.9%).
Hospitals/medical centers near Grandin:
- RIPLEY COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 15 miles; DONIPHAN, MO)
- THREE RIVERS HEALTHCARE-SOUTH CAMPUS (about 29 miles; POPLAR BLUFF, MO)
- REYNOLDS CO GENERAL MEM HOSPITAL (about 30 miles; ELLINGTON, MO)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Grandin:
- CAPE GIRARDEAU REGIONAL (about 91 miles; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Abbreviation: CGI)
- WAYNESVILLE RGNL ARPT AT FORNEY FIELD (about 110 miles; FORT LEONARD WOOD, MO; Abbreviation: TBN)
- MILLINGTON MUNI (about 122 miles; MILLINGTON, TN; Abbreviation: NQA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Grandin:
- DONIPHAN MUNICIPAL (about 11 miles; DONIPHAN, MO; Abbreviation: X33)
- BOLLINGER-CRASS MEMORIAL (about 17 miles; VAN BUREN, MO; Abbreviation: MO5)
- PIEDMONT MUNI (about 22 miles; PIEDMONT, MO; Abbreviation: PYN)
Colleges and Universities
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Grandin:
- ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 69 miles; STATE UNIVERSITY, AR; Full-time enrollment: 8,696)
- SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY (about 94 miles; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Full-time enrollment: 7,227)
- UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-ROLLA (about 98 miles; ROLLA, MO; Full-time enrollment: 4,181)
- JEFFERSON COLLEGE (about 100 miles; HILLSBORO, MO; Full-time enrollment: 2,568)
- SAINT LOUIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-MERAMEC (about 124 miles; KIRKWOOD, MO; Full-time enrollment: 7,507)
- WEBSTER UNIVERSITY (about 126 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 8,252)
- HARDING UNIVERSITY (about 126 miles; SEARCY, AR; Full-time enrollment: 3,959)