Grimes Real Estate
About Grimes, Iowa
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 41 and 80/35. With a current population just over 9,000, Grimes as grown by more than 80 percent since 2000.
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.
Grimes, along with neighboring community Dallas Center, forms the Dallas Center-Grimes Community School District system which draws students form both Polk and Dallas County. The high school (grades 10 through 12) and Meadows (grades 8 and 9) form a campus located outside of Grimes, one middle school (grades 6 and 7) in Dallas Center, Dallas Center Elementary (grades K through 5), South Prairie Elementary (grades K through 2) in Grimes, and North Ridge Elementary (grades 3 through 4) in Grimes.