Grinnell, IA

9,112 Population
5.5 square miles 1,655.2 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.3%
was 0.3%
 
Population Density
1,655.2
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
48.7%
was 50.2%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
5.8%
was 5.0%
 
Percent Under 18
19.3%
was 19.0%
 
Percent 65 and Over
17.6%
was 18.4%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
11.4%
was 11.3%
 
Median Household Income
$45,948
was $45,365
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
45.9
44.5
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
642
was 374.0
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,103.2
was 2,310.2
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
3,771
was 3,763
 
Median Rent
$700
was $646
 
Total Building Permits
10
was 6
 
Occupied Housing Units
3,448
was 3,462
 
Homeownership Rate
63.7%
was 65.8%
 
Single Family Building Permits
10
was 6
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
685.0
was 683.6
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
20.5%
was 20.3%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.2
was 2.2
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
2.5
was 1.5
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
1.1
was 0.7
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
99.6%
was 100%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
89.5%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
93.4%
was 93.1%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
31.1%
was 33.2%
 

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