Grimes, Iowa

Current Temperature ° Population 8,341

Homefacts City Report

Schools

School Rating is Excellent
  • No High School Diploma: 3.2%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 55.3%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 41.4%

Crime Rate

100% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 0
  • Violent Crimes: 0
  • Robbery: 0
  • Burglary: 0
  • Property Crime: 0
  • Larceny Theft: 0

Registered Offenders

40.29% Lower than national avg.
  • 7 offenders in Grimes
  • 8.39 offenders/10,000 residents

Real Estate

Median List Price $165,000
  • Median Sales Price: $172,500
  • Foreclosures: 14
  • Homes For Sale: 12
  • Homes For Rent: 0

Environmental Hazards

1 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 0
  • Superfunds: 1
  • Tanks & Spills: 0

Unemployment

Low 4.2%
  • Iowa unemployment average: 3.9%
  • National unemployment average: 5.8%

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4 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 4 K-12 public schools in Grimes, IA and 0 private schools. Homefacts rates Grimes's schools as Excellent, with an overall A- rating.

0 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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7 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
$165,000 compared to October 2013
Median Sales Price
$172,500 compared to October 2013

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    5.3%
  • Rented
    17.1%
  • Owned
    77.7%

12 Homes For Sale View All

$1,280,000
Meadow Drive, Grimes 40
Grimes, IA 50111
NR Beds | NR Baths
$896,000
Meadow Drive, Grimes 28
Grimes, IA 50111
NR Beds | NR Baths
$560,000
Meadow Drive, Grimes 17.5
Grimes, IA 50111
NR Beds | NR Baths
$288,000
804 Se 15th St
Grimes, IA 50111
4 Beds | 3 Baths

14 Foreclosures View All

median foreclosure price
$141,500  
$123,006
NW 7th St
Grimes, IA 50111
NR Beds | NR Baths
$197,875
SE Trail Ridge Rd
Grimes, IA 50111
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$168,470
SE 5th St
Grimes, IA 50111
2 Beds | 3 Baths
$110,691
NE 5th St
Grimes, IA 50111
2 Beds | 1 Baths

Foreclosure Status Distribution

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

37 Building Permits View All

  • In 2013, the city of Grimes, IA issued 37 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2012, the city of Grimes, IA issued 129 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
All Housing Single Family Housing Multi-Family Housing

Building Permits By Year

Fair Market Rents

  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $525
  • 1 Bedroom: $631
  • 2 Bedrooms: $783
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,090
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,161

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Environmental Hazards

1 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
    in Grimes, IA
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  • Registered Polluters
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  • Superfunds
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  • Tanks & Spills
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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (1297/1321)
    Grimes, IA has 98.18% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Grimes, IA is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.6 Average
    Grimes, IA is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 21.55°
  • February 25.88°
  • March 41.22°
  • April 52.37°
  • May 64.27°
  • June 71.43°
  • July 78.02°
  • August 74.7°
  • September 66.1°
  • October 52.75°
  • November 42°
  • December 25.73°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Grimes, IA

Earthquakes
Grimes, IA has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Grimes, IA has a very low risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Grimes, IA has a moderate risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Grimes, IA has a moderate risk of tornadoes.

Demographics view details

Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Grimes, IA: $62,331

Median Cost Of Living

Cost of Living index National Average is 100. Values under are lower cost and values over are higher cost.

Unemployment

Unemployment in Grimes is 4.2%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 3.9% and 5.8% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 26.84%
White Collar - 73.16%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Terry E. Branstad
  • Sen. Chuck Grassley
  • Sen. Tom Harkin

City Representatives

  • Tom Latham

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

Nearest Major Airports

2 Cemeteries view all

4 FCC Towers view all

1 Fire Station view all

0 Hospitals view all

  • No hospitals found in Grimes, IA

1 Library view all

0 Police Stations view all

  • No police station found in Grimes, IA

1 Retirement Home view all

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