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The City of Grinnell had a population of 259 as of July 1, 2016. Grinnell ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Grinnell is located at latitude 39.1266 and longitude -100.6312 in Gove County. The formal boundaries for the City of Grinnell (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Gove County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,910 feet.

The City of Grinnell (GNIS ID: 2394253) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Grinnell is located within Township of Grinnell, a minor civil division (MCD) of Gove County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Grinnell population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Grinnell, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 259
Population in Households 259
Population in Familes 212
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 512
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 136
Average Household Size 1.9
Family Households 89
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 165 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 111 (67.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 24 (14.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 29 (17.6%)
Median Home Value $73,913
Average Home Value $96,818


Median Household Income $46,958
Average Household Income $56,343
Per Capita Income $26,038
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% 0.0%
Households 0.12% 0.0%
Families 1.52% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.65%
Per Capita Income   2.52%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Grinnell, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Grinnell to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 395 41st
Population Density1 # 472 30th
Diversity Index2 # 649 4th
Median Household Income # 357 47th
Per Capita Income # 266 61st

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