Latest Data (2018)
Population 9,320
Nationwide Rank 3210

Quick Facts

Grinnell, Iowa is the 3,210th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Grinnell, Iowa is a city.

Grinnell, Iowa is as large as it has ever been. In 2018 Grinnell had its largest population ever.

Grinnell, Iowa's growth is below average. 64% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Grinnell, Iowa Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
3200 Coffeyville, Kansas 9,366 -15.1%
3201 Saline, Michigan 9,363 15.9%
3202 College Place, Washington 9,358 18.6%
3203 Atmore, Alabama 9,354 -9.0%
3204 Liberty, Texas 9,349 13.7%
3205 Augusta, Kansas 9,342 9.8%
3206 Hartland, Wisconsin 9,338 16.8%
3207 Steger, Illinois 9,331 -3.8%
3208 Brentwood, Pennsylvania 9,329 -10.6%
3209 Middlesborough, Kentucky 9,326 -10.0%
3210 Grinnell, Iowa 9,320 2.4%
3211 Louisville, Ohio 9,320 4.0%
3212 Fairview, Oregon 9,319 21.8%
3213 Versailles, Kentucky 9,316 17.8%
3214 Brownfield, Texas 9,314 -1.3%
3215 Girard, Ohio 9,314 -14.4%
3216 Anthony, New Mexico 9,308
3217 Lenoir City, Tennessee 9,305 34.8%
3218 Commerce, Texas 9,303 20.3%
3219 Bethalto, Illinois 9,298 -2.8%
3220 Harahan, Louisiana 9,294 -5.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In Iowa

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
2077 Clive 17,097 31.5%
2177 Indianola 16,071 21.8%
2265 Newton 15,209 -2.5%
2458 Grimes 13,562 164.6%
2617 Boone 12,470 -2.6%
2786 Norwalk 11,517 63.2%
2804 Oskaloosa 11,426 3.9%
2868 Spencer 11,031 -2.6%
2974 Fort Madison 10,468 -10.0%
2977 Storm Lake 10,458 4.0%
2989 Fairfield 10,414 8.5%
3009 Pella 10,335 3.9%
3024 Keokuk 10,274 -9.6%
3054 Waverly 10,153 13.1%
3069 Pleasant Hill 10,064 91.6%
3087 Le Mars 9,996 8.1%
3123 Carroll 9,812 -2.5%
3210 Grinnell 9,320 2.4%
3354 Mount Pleasant 8,737 0.1%
3448 Denison 8,406 14.5%
3672 Creston 7,788 2.8%
3687 Webster City 7,723 -5.4%
3725 Sioux Center 7,614 25.3%
3732 Decorah 7,594 -7.0%
3734 Clear Lake 7,578 -7.3%
3770 Perry 7,456 -2.8%
3790 Hiawatha 7,393 13.3%
3797 Charles City 7,369 -5.4%
3814 Washington 7,309 3.4%
3853 Knoxville 7,204 -6.9%
3971 Eldridge 6,813 61.4%
3997 Nevada 6,751 0.9%
4039 Bondurant 6,646 255.2%
4068 Atlantic 6,577 -9.3%
4237 Orange City 6,107 8.4%
4247 Independence 6,073 0.1%
4266 Maquoketa 5,998 -2.2%
4288 Oelwein 5,942 -11.0%
4404 Estherville 5,686 -14.1%
4413 Asbury 5,665 128.1%
4479 Anamosa 5,507 0.0%
4494 Centerville 5,478 -7.2%
4519 Algona 5,428 -5.3%
4546 Clarinda 5,376 -5.2%
4560 Red Oak 5,333 -14.2%
4568 Winterset 5,318 11.7%
4570 Glenwood 5,316 -1.4%
4630 Osceola 5,193 8.8%
4643 DeWitt 5,169
4665 Sheldon 5,110 1.8%
4676 Vinton 5,093 -0.2%
4692 Spirit Lake 5,070 18.6%
4712 Iowa Falls 5,036 -3.0%
4738 Manchester 4,982 -5.5%
4759 Adel 4,954 43.2%
4785 Sergeant Bluff 4,913 47.0%
4797 Cherokee 4,900 -8.4%
4800 Windsor Heights 4,898 2.6%
4806 Shenandoah 4,890 -11.4%
4848 Harlan 4,827 -8.6%
4857 Polk City 4,809 104.7%
4881 Evansdale 4,757 5.1%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 9,320 3,210
2017 9,027 3,256
2016 9,151 3,214
2015 9,141 3,212
2014 9,069 3,211
2013 9,049 3,214
2012 9,118 3,178
2011 9,176 3,154
2010 9,218 3,129
2009 9,064 3,130
2008 9,116 3,100
2007 9,206 3,061
2006 9,172 3,044
2005 9,193 3,017
2004 9,204 3,006
2003 9,127 2,993
2002 9,053 2,993
2001 9,092 2,970
2000 9,101 2,946
1990 8,978 2,692