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See what Grundy Center, IA has to offer.

Who Lives Here

Grundy Center Demographics

Education

High School

43%

Associate's

30%

Bachelor's

21%

Master's

5%

Doctorate

0%

Family Size

2 people

57%

3 people

15%

4 people

18%

5 people

6%

6+ people

3%

Household Income

0-50k

40%

50-100k

35%

100-150k

18%

150-200k

4%

200k+

3%

Age

0-10

12%

10-20

12%

20-45

28%

45-65

25%

65+

24%

Getting Around Grundy Center

Grundy Center Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

47%

15-30 Mins

19%

30-40 Mins

23%

40-60 Mins

7%

60+ Mins

4%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 3131

Walk Score®

Percentage: 5151

Bike Score®

Grundy Center Education

Schools

Top Schools in Grundy Center

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Living in Grundy Center, IA

Grundy Center is a small town in Iowa with a population of slightly less than 3,000. It's a comfortable place to settle down, as retirees account for a greater percentage of the population (23%) here than they do nationally (14%), while young adults are less well-represented. Renters tend to be in the minority in Grundy Center, and 78% of residents own their homes. With a relatively low average rent of $719/month in the town, renting remains an affordable option, particularly compared to other cities in Iowa. Over the course of a year, renters in Grundy Center will save around $1,100 compared to the state average.

Grundy Center has an average commute time of about 22 minutes. Many residents (45%) drive to work, while public transportation is not extensively used. A small percentage of commuters (3%) walk to work, though the number surpasses the national average.

There are plenty of industries from which to choose in Grundy Center. The four most common are healthcare, retail, education, and manufacturing. Together, these industries make up 31% of the town's workforce. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many of the town's residents work in sales, as 8% of the town's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any profession. With an average annual income of around $70K, Grundy Center workers earn roughly the same as the average Iowa resident. The town's average income also is fairly on par with the national average of $73,345. Compared to the national average (19%), Grundy Center has a relatively high concentration of residents over the age of 25 who have a Bachelor's or Associate's degree (24%). Further, 4% have a Master's or Doctoral degree.