Grimes employment information

Income per capita$33,422$27,621$28,555
Median household income$78,504$52,716$53,482
Median income owner occupied$88,107$64,199$68,142
Median income renter occupied$47,571$29,226$33,219
Median earnings male$48,711$36,237$36,116
Median earnings female$38,290$24,406$25,692
Unemployment rate1.9%3.7%5.8%
Poverty level2.1%12.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Grimes is 17% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Grimes is 47% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Grimes is 68% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Grimes is 87% lower than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Grimes median earnings by income bracket

Grimes employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.4%0.0%
Manufacturing sector9.2%0.6%
Financial & insurance services17.3%18.5%
Wholesale & retail services18.9%9.5%
Public administration2.4%2.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.5%5.3%
Education, health & social services15.8%38.5%

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Polk City, IA3,770$90,25769%
Van Meter, IA1,463$83,26156%
Grimes, IA9,037$78,50447%

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Glenwood, IL9,040$52,1812%
Covington, TN9,033$26,78450%
Broussard, LA9,041$60,75014%
Sweet Home, OR9,042$36,38732%
Morehead City, NC9,030$38,50828%
Grimes, IA9,037$78,50447%
Source: The Grimes, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.