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Average Rent in Grinnell, IA

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Grinnell 1 Bed - $900-
Last updated 5/22/2024

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Local Guide

See what Grinnell, IA has to offer.

Local Reviews

We have great restaurants and local museums plus a college with lots of activities there's Always a ball game or other stuff to do

We have one of the best colleges in the united states. My favorite local business would have to be atmosphere vapors. My family and I go out and eat or go see a movie.

There are plenty of cute shops and family-owned restaurants, and the college sponsored a lot of fun community programs.

I like hanging out at the coffee shops, we have some backyard bon fires, I enjoy going to the city to dance at the night clubs too.

Demographics

Education

High School

41%

Associate's

27%

Bachelor's

17%

Master's

12%

Doctorate

3%

Family Size

2 people

48%

3 people

23%

4 people

17%

5 people

9%

6+ people

4%

Household Income

0-50k

53%

50-100k

27%

100-150k

11%

150-200k

3%

200k+

5%

Age

0-10

8%

10-20

19%

20-45

32%

45-65

21%

65+

21%

Rent Trends

Average rent in Grinnell, IA

In Grinnell, IA, as of 2024, the average rent for apartments ranges from $900 to $900. For those seeking a 1-bedroom apartments, the average rent is $900.

Annual Rent Change Over the Past 12 Months

1 Bed

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Changed from $900 to $900
Last updated 5/22/2024

Rent Ranges

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Ankeny$1,052-10%
Des Moines$974+10%
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Altoona$771+30%
Tama$700--
Bondurant$575+7%
Marshalltown$550+10%
Toledo$525+5%
Newton$495--
City1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Ankeny$1,294+13%
Altoona$1,174+28%
Des Moines$1,121+5%
Pleasant Hill$987+1%
Bondurant$965+8%
Toledo$700--
Mitchellville$675-7%
Pella$645--
Tama$600--
Marshalltown$550-12%
Newton$525-9%
City2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Ankeny$1,537-1%
Altoona$1,368+39%
Pleasant Hill$1,280+5%
Bondurant$1,200+7%
Des Moines$1,065+11%
Marshalltown$800+10%
Pella$775--
Tama$725--
Newton$710+9%
Toledo$650-7%

Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

73%

15-30 Mins

13%

30-40 Mins

3%

40-60 Mins

4%

60+ Mins

7%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 5050

Walk Score®

Walkable

Yes

Say 2 of 4 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 2 of 4 renters

Percentage: 6666

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 3 of 4 renters

Area Features

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 4 of 4 renters

Area Has Litter

No

Say 4 of 4 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 4 of 4 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 4 of 4 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 3 of 4 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 3 of 4 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 3 of 4 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 3 of 4 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 3 of 4 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 3 of 4 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

Yes

Say 2 of 4 renters

Near Downtown

Yes

Say 2 of 4 renters

Nice Views

Yes

Say 2 of 4 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 2 of 4 renters

Tree Lined Streets

Yes

Say 2 of 4 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 3 of 4 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 3 of 4 renters

Nearby Parks

No

Say 3 of 4 renters

Maintained Yards

No

Say 3 of 4 renters

Well Lit

No

Say 4 of 4 renters

Schools

Percentage: 4/54/5

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Top Schools in Grinnell

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About

Grinnell, IA

Overview of Grinnell

Located in Poweshiek County, Iowa, Grinnell spans roughly five miles with countless dining, shopping and recreation options. Grinnell was named one of the top 10 coolest small towns in America and was ranked No. 56 on the Norman Crampton list of the 100 Best Small Towns in America. Considered the "Jewel of the Prairie," Grinnell is home to some of the hottest independent restaurants and boutiques.

The vibrant community is family friendly and ideally suited for college students or active retirees. Grinnell apartments for rent offer a simple, quaint lifestyle in the historically rich town. From abundant outdoor recreation options to yoga studios and art museums, there is always something to do in Grinnell.

According to statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau, roughly 9,200 people call Grinnell home.

Living in Grinnell, IA

In 1854, Grinnell was founded by a young minister named Josiah B. Grinnell. Considered a close friend of Abraham Lincoln, the city became a stop on the Underground Railroad. By the 1900s, there were many factories in the area that made products such as shoes, jackets, cans, washing machines and refrigerators. The world's largest manufacturer of gauntlet gloves, the Morrison & Schults Glove factory, was also located here. The rich black prairie soil played a major part in Grinnell's development, as agriculture was a huge contributor for the economy.

The opening of Grinnell College also played a big part in the development of the community. The college was originally founded in 1846, but classes didn't begin until 1861.

Grinnell Attractions and Special Events

Today, Grinnell is known as destination for architects and architectural historians, and downtown is listed as a National Register of Historic Places, as well as the Grinnell College campus and many other structures around the community.

Individuals living in apartments in Grinnell take part in several community events throughout the year. The Prairie Festival: A Celebration of Art, Music and Land is an annual celebration of the connection residents maintain with their past and the land they live on. The event includes activities such as a prairie photo contest, nature walk and live music. The Midsummer Arts Festival is another beloved event that is a part of the city's Fourth of July Celebration.

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