Grimes 88 Exceptional
Grimes Livability #39 ranked city in Iowa#562 ranked city in the USARanks better than 98% of areas

Livability Awards

C Grimes Amenities Some amenities close to this location
C+ Grimes Cost of Living Cost of living is 8% higher than Iowa
Grimes
973% less expensive than the US average
Iowa
9010% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Grimes cost of living
A Grimes Crime Total crime is 33% lower than Iowa
Total crime
1,29850% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 7850% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-18%Year over year crime is down
Grimes crime
B- Grimes Employment Household income is 52% higher than Iowa
Median household income
$83,12550% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$33,89614% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
3%41% lower than the US average
Grimes employment
B Grimes Housing Home value is 42% higher than Iowa
Median home value
$188,9002% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,0379% higher than the US average
Home ownership
78%23% higher than the US average
Grimes real estate or Grimes rentals
A+ Grimes Schools HS graduation rate is 5% higher than Iowa
High school grad. rates
92%11% higher than the US average
School test scores
86%75% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
11:132% lower than the US average
Grimes K-12 schools
A Grimes User Ratings There are a total of 2 ratings in Grimes
Overall user rating
81% 2 total ratings
User reviews rating
80% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
83% 1 total surveys
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      Grimes transportation information

      StatisticGrimesIowaNational
      Average one way commute21min19min26min
      Workers who drive to work92.2%80.7%76.4%
      Workers who carpool3.5%8.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.0%1.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%0.5%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.2%3.5%2.8%
      Working from home2.6%4.5%4.6%
      Airports (within 30 miles of city center)0 (1)6354
      Amtrak train stations (within 30 miles of city center)0n/a8711

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      Source: The Grimes, IA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).