Latest Data (2017)
Population 9,027
Nationwide Rank 3256

Quick Facts

Grinnell, Iowa is the 3,256th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Grinnell, Iowa is a city.

Grinnell, Iowa is currently 2.1% smaller than it was in 2010, the year of its peak recorded population.

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
2000-2017
3246 Monmouth, Illinois 9,091 -7.3%
3247 Presque Isle, Maine 9,078 -4.4%
3248 St. Anthony, Minnesota 9,077 9985.5%
3249 Hillview, Kentucky 9,076 28.9%
3250 Star, Idaho 9,076 370.2%
3251 Flowood, Mississippi 9,061 62.7%
3252 Charlotte, Michigan 9,057 2.0%
3253 Chanute, Kansas 9,054 -3.6%
3254 Columbia City, Indiana 9,044 22.0%
3255 Brewer, Maine 9,043 0.6%
3256 Grinnell, Iowa 9,027 -0.8%
3257 Shelby, Ohio 9,023 -8.1%
3258 Manteno, Illinois 9,021 37.8%
3259 Wood-Ridge, New Jersey 9,018 18.0%
3260 Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania 9,016 0.0%
3261 Grants, New Mexico 9,011 2.1%
3262 Rio Vista, California 9,009 90.7%
3263 Aliquippa, Pennsylvania 9,006 -22.6%
3264 Alma, Michigan 8,995 -3.2%
3265 Oakwood, Ohio 8,993 1393.8%
3266 Lake Elmo, Minnesota 8,983 29.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In Iowa

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
2056 Clive 17,172 32.1%
2176 Indianola 15,990 21.2%
2264 Newton 15,109 -3.1%
2569 Grimes 12,742 148.6%
2598 Boone 12,510 -2.3%
2767 Oskaloosa 11,546 5.0%
2853 Spencer 11,045 -2.5%
2877 Norwalk 10,896 54.4%
2929 Storm Lake 10,611 5.6%
2950 Fort Madison 10,520 -9.5%
2968 Fairfield 10,420 8.6%
2993 Keokuk 10,343 -9.0%
3022 Pella 10,225 2.7%
3038 Waverly 10,126 12.8%
3066 Le Mars 9,967 7.8%
3088 Carroll 9,874 -1.9%
3089 Pleasant Hill 9,873 88.0%
3256 Grinnell 9,027 -0.8%
3408 Mount Pleasant 8,497 -2.6%
3447 Denison 8,362 13.9%
3625 Creston 7,839 3.5%
3650 Webster City 7,787 -4.6%
3678 Decorah 7,701 -5.6%
3720 Sioux Center 7,579 24.7%
3725 Clear Lake 7,562 -7.5%
3738 Perry 7,517 -2.0%
3773 Washington 7,395 4.7%
3779 Charles City 7,373 -5.3%
3790 Hiawatha 7,353 12.7%
3849 Knoxville 7,181 -7.2%
3976 Nevada 6,777 1.3%
4012 Atlantic 6,689 -7.7%
4064 Eldridge 6,543 55.0%
4187 Bondurant 6,178 230.1%
4200 Orange City 6,141 9.0%
4239 Independence 6,050 -0.1%
4276 Oelwein 5,960 -10.7%
4296 Maquoketa 5,920 -3.5%
4351 Estherville 5,793 -12.4%
4427 Asbury 5,586 124.9%
4483 Algona 5,468 -4.6%
4492 Centerville 5,446 -7.8%
4506 Red Oak 5,415 -12.8%
4517 Anamosa 5,391 -2.0%
4545 Clarinda 5,334 -5.9%
4556 Glenwood 5,312 -1.5%
4579 Winterset 5,276 10.8%
4606 DeWitt 5,218
4655 Vinton 5,114 0.1%
4668 Spirit Lake 5,096 19.2%
4682 Osceola 5,076 6.4%
4686 Sheldon 5,067 0.9%
4699 Iowa Falls 5,048 -2.8%
4715 Manchester 5,016 -4.9%
4749 Windsor Heights 4,953 3.7%
4774 Shenandoah 4,909 -11.1%
4777 Cherokee 4,905 -8.3%
4800 Harlan 4,881 -7.6%
4854 Evansdale 4,763 5.3%
4893 Sergeant Bluff 4,706 40.8%
4928 Polk City 4,646 97.7%
4955 Humboldt 4,597 3.1%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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