Why is it Great to Live in Grimes, IA?

Discover the Activities, Entertainment and Advantages of Living in Grimes

Grimes, Iowa Location

Located to the northwest of Des Moines, Grimes is the perfect combination of urban and rural – and as an added bonus, is positioned for transportation ease along Highway 141 and 80/35. With a current population just over 13,000, Grimes has grown by more than 80 percent since 2000.

Grimes, Iowa Schools

Grimes, along with neighboring community Dallas Center, forms the Dallas Center-Grimes Community School District system which draws students from both Polk and Dallas County. The high school (grades 9 through 12) and Oak View (grades 7-8) are in Grimes, and the middle school (grades 5 and 6) is in Dallas Center. Dallas Center Elementary (grades K through 4) is in Dallas Center, and Heritage, South Prairie Elementary and North Ridge Elementary (all grades K through 4) are in Grimes. 

Grimes, Iowa Community

Grimes provides the small-town feel typical of the Midwest, without giving up amenities to entertain and provide for your family. The community has a variety of options for families who enjoy leading an active lifestyle, including a sports complex that features a skate park, soccer and baseball fields; two public, 18-hole golf courses within driving distance (Jester Park and Beaver Creek); Climb Iowa; Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park; MB2 Racing and more. 

This growing community is ever-increasing in popularity for families looking to get their start near the Des Moines metropolitan area, but who want a small-town upbringing for their children. Contact Ankeny Real Estate Group to learn more about homes available in Grimes.

Included below are homes for sale and real estate in Grimes, IA.

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Grimes May 19, 2024
69
Listed
71
Avg. DOM
$272.12
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$414,900
Med. List Price
69 Properties
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3
Beds
1F13/4
Baths
1,068
Sq.Ft.
1988
Year Built
3
Days on Site
695506
MLS
3
Beds
1F13/411/2
Baths
853
Sq.Ft.
2018
Year Built
3
Days on Site
695511
MLS
3
Beds
1F13/411/2
Baths
1,456
Sq.Ft.
2005
Year Built
3
Days on Site
695519
MLS
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,034
Sq.Ft.
2019
Year Built
5
Days on Site
695361
MLS
4
Beds
1F23/4
Baths
1,348
Sq.Ft.
2009
Year Built
6
Days on Site
695187
MLS
4
Beds
1F13/4
Baths
810
Sq.Ft.
1991
Year Built
6
Days on Site
695291
MLS
4
Beds
2F13/4
Baths
1,630
Sq.Ft.
2019
Year Built
7
Days on Site
695145
MLS
3
Beds
1F13/411/2
Baths
1,825
Sq.Ft.
2023
Year Built
9
Days on Site
695118
MLS
4
Beds
2F13/4
Baths
1,415
Sq.Ft.
2014
Year Built
9
Days on Site
690465
MLS
4
Beds
3
Baths
1,554
Sq.Ft.
2013
Year Built
10
Days on Site
695061
MLS
4
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,210
Sq.Ft.
2001
Year Built
10
Days on Site
695070
MLS
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,056
Sq.Ft.
2007
Year Built
11
Days on Site
694818
MLS