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Grant City, Missouri
Worth County Courthouse
Worth County Courthouse
Location in Worth County and Missouri
Location in Worth County and Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County Worth
Area
 • Total 1.33 sq mi (3.44 km2)
 • Land 1.33 sq mi (3.44 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,132 ft (345 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 859
 • Estimate 
(2019)
791
 • Density 595.18/sq mi (229.78/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CST)
ZIP codes
64456
Area code(s) 660
FIPS code 29-28594
GNIS feature ID 2396971
Website http://www.grantcity.us/

Grant City is a city in, and the county seat of, Worth County, Missouri, United States. The population was 859 at the 2010 census.

History

Grant City was laid out in 1864. The community has the name of General Ulysses S. Grant, afterward 18th President of the United States (1869–77). A post office called Grant City has been in operation since 1864.

The Worth County Courthouse was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.

Geography

Grant City is located at 40°29′9″N 94°24′55″W / 40.48583°N 94.41528°W / 40.48583; -94.41528 (40.485931, -94.415219). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.33 square miles (3.44 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 493
1890 1,186 140.6%
1900 1,406 18.5%
1910 1,207 −14.2%
1920 1,305 8.1%
1930 1,126 −13.7%
1940 1,209 7.4%
1950 1,184 −2.1%
1960 1,061 −10.4%
1970 1,095 3.2%
1980 1,068 −2.5%
1990 998 −6.6%
2000 926 −7.2%
2010 859 −7.2%
2019 (est.) 791 −7.9%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 859 people, 378 households, and 227 families living in the city. The population density was 645.9 inhabitants per square mile (249.4/km2). There were 473 housing units at an average density of 355.6 per square mile (137.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.4% White, 0.3% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.8% from other races, and 0.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.0% of the population.

There were 378 households, of which 24.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.6% were married couples living together, 9.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 39.9% were non-families. 36.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 19.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.13 and the average family size was 2.76.

The median age in the city was 47.4 years. 19.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.1% were from 25 to 44; 27.6% were from 45 to 64; and 26.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.4% male and 53.6% female.

Education

Public education in Grant City is administered by Worth County R-III School District, which operates one elementary school and Worth County High School.

Grant City has a lending library, the Worth County Library.

Notable people

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