Livability Score

73
/100
i The AreaVibes Livability Score evaluates 9 different categories and creates an overall score out of 100. The higher the score, the better the area.

amenities F

There are not many amenities close to this location.
Coffee (0) F
Entertainment (4) C-
Strand Theatres
Cinema
Bucksbaum Center for the Arts
Theatre Arts
Grinnell Historical Museum
Museum
Heritage Park Museum
Museum
Conney M Kimbo Black Cultural Center
Theatre Arts
Food and Drink (2) F
McDonald's
Fast Food
Jimmy John's
Fast Food
Fitness (0) F
Groceries (3) F
Hy-Vee
Grocery Store
McNally’s Foods
Grocery Store
Walmart Supercenter
Grocery Store
Parks (13) B
James Miller Park
Park
Central Park
Park
Arbor Recreation Area
Park
Jaycee Park
Park
MacEachron Field
Park
Bailey Park
Park
Ward Field
Park
Lion's Park
Park
Merrill Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Paul W Ahrens / James Paschall Memorial Park
Park
Van-Horne Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Shops (2) F
Bikes To You
Bicycle
Unknown Name
Convenience Store
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commute F

Of all people who commute, 0.1% take public transportation in Grinnell.
Public Transit Stops (0)
Stops & Stations
F
Workers Taking Public Transit
0.1%
F
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cost of living A+

The cost of living in Grinnell is 90/100 - which is equal to Iowa.
Cost of Living
Goods & Services, Housing, etc.
A
Tax Rates
Income & Sales Tax
D
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crime F

Grinnell crime rates are 2,755 per 100k, which is 70% higher than Iowa
Property Crime
1,942 crimes per 100k
C-
Violent Crime
813 crimes per 100k
F
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employment D

The median income in Grinnell is $50,668 - which is 7% lower than Iowa.
Med. Household Income
$50,668
F
Unemployment Rate
4.0%
D+
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health A+

There are not many hospitals, police and fire stations,
Health & Safety (10)
Dentist, Doctor, Hospital, etc.
A+
Grinnell Eye Care
Doctor
Unknown Name
Dentist
Grinnell Police Department
Police
Grinnell Fire Department
Fire Station
Family Medicine
Doctor
Hy-Vee Pharmacy
Pharmacy
Grinnell Regional Medical Center
Hospital
Grinnell Regional Family Practice
Doctor
Surgical Associates
Doctor
Medicap Pharmacy
Pharmacy
Air Quality
Median Air Quality
A-
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housing A+

Grinnell home prices are $150,700 - which is 13% higher than Iowa
Home Price
$150,700
D+
Home Appreciation Rate
8%
B+
Home Affordability
3x (home price to income ratio)
A-
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schools A+

The Grinnell graduation rate is 89% - which is 1% higher than Iowa
School Test Scores
79%
A-
High School Grad. Rates
89%
B
Elementary Schools (5) D-
Davis Elementary School
Grinnell Community Middle School
Bailey Park Elementary School
Fairview Elementary School
Central Iowa Christian School
High Schools (1) F
Grinnell Community Senior High School
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ratings A

Grinnell has an overall rating of 80% from 1 reviews.
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User Surveys (1)
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A
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F Amenities

Are there many local amenities in Grinnell? Well, there are not many amenities close to this location.

Parks

James Miller Park
Central Park
Arbor Recreation Area
Jaycee Park
MacEachron Field
Bailey Park
Ward Field
Lion's Park

Entertainment

Strand Theatres
Bucksbaum Center for the Arts
Grinnell Historical Museum
Heritage Park Museum
Conney M Kimbo Black Cultural Center

Food & Drink

McDonald's
Jimmy John's

F Commute

Is public transit available in Grinnell? Of all people who commute, 0.1% take public transportation in Grinnell.
Drive to Work
62%

14% lower than the US average

Take Public Transit
0%

5% lower than the US average

Walk to Work
24%

21% higher than the US average

A+ Health & Safety

Is Grinnell a healthy and safe place to live? Yes, there are many hospitals, police and fire stations.

Hospitals

Grinnell Regional Medical Center

Pharmacies

Hy-Vee Pharmacy
Medicap Pharmacy

Doctors

Grinnell Eye Care
Grinnell Regional Family Practice
Family Medicine
Surgical Associates

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