Grimes, IA 50111 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50111: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Grimes, IA 50111

Not Acceptable, USPS
Herrold, IA 50111

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 460
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,559
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 248
  • County: Polk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.685, Longitude -93.782
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 50111 has segments in 2 Counties (Dallas, Polk).

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Grimes, IA 50111 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 13,166
Daytime Population: Workers 6,234
Daytime Population: Residents 5,739
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 11,973
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 13,144
Population in Familes 11,351
Population in Group Qrtrs 22
Population Density2 459
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $83,164
Average Household Income $102,399
Per Capita Income $37,411


Total Housing Units 4,977 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,033 (81.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 774 (15.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 170 ( 3.4%)
Median Home Value $213,451
Average Home Value $262,652


Total Households 4,807
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 3,573
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 4.81% 3.24%
Households 4.6% 3.16%
Families 4.65% 3.07%
Median Household Income   0.95%
Per Capita Income   1.81%

Grimes, IA 50111 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50111 to the other 963 ZIP Codes in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 64 93rd
Population Density # 111 89th
Diversity Index # 217 78th
Median Household Income # 23 98th
Per Capita Income # 53 95th

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