Grimes, IA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Grimes, Iowa Info Snack

Population
12,839
Unemployment
6.6%
Poverty
5.6%
Median Home
$225,800
Median Income
$81,950
Median Rent
$1,002

Grimes SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
6
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8
Education
9
Commute
8.5

Grimes, IA Cost Of Living

97
Grimes's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Grimes Iowa National Average
Overall 97 90 100
Services 93 96 100
Groceries 95 98 100
Health 96 100 100
Housing 104 73 100
Transportation 102 101 100
Utilities 89 98 100

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Rankings for Grimes in Iowa

Map Of Grimes, IA

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Population over time in Grimes

Year Population % Change
2019 12,839 7.6%
2018 11,930 7.1%
2017 11,139 6.9%
2016 10,422 9.6%
2015 9,509 5.2%
2014 9,037 4.1%
2013 8,677 4.0%
2012 8,341 5.4%
2011 7,916 3.4%
2010 7,653 -

Race / Ethnicity in Grimes

White
90.1% (11,563)
African American
0.0% (0)
American Indian
0.3% (39)
Asian
1.6% (201)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.1% (135)
Hispanic
7.0% (901)
Race Grimes IA USA
White 90.1% 85.7% 60.7%
African American 0.0% 3.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 1.6% 2.4% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.1% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 7.0% 6.0% 18.0%

Gender in Grimes

Female
51.1% (6,555)
Male
48.9% (6,283)
Gender Grimes IA USA
Female 51.1% 50.4% 50.8%
Male 48.9% 49.6% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Grimes for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
-1.0% (-128)
9-12th Grade
3.0% (385)
High School / GED
29.0% (3,723)
Some College
20.0% (2,567)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (1,283)
Bachelor's Degree
27.0% (3,466)
Master's Degree
9.0% (1,155)
Professional Degree
2.0% (256)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (128)
Education Grimes IA USA
< 9th Grade -1.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 3.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 29.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 20.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 12.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 27.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 9.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Grimes, Iowa

Less than $10,000
3.7% (47,004)
$10,000 to $14,999
0.0% (0)
$15,000 to $24,999
5.4% (69,835)
$25,000 to $34,999
3.1% (39,215)
$35,000 to $49,999
8.8% (113,348)
$50,000 to $74,999
21.7% (277,999)
$75,000 to $99,999
20.0% (256,511)
$100,000 to $149,999
21.5% (276,119)
$150,000 to $199,999
12.0% (153,638)
$200,000 or more
3.9% (50,227)
Income Grimes IA USA
Less than $10,000 3.7% 5.2% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 0.0% 4.1% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 5.4% 9.1% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 3.1% 9.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 8.8% 13.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 21.7% 19.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 20.0% 14.3% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 21.5% 15.3% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 12.0% 5.3% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 3.9% 4.6% 7.7%

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