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Grimes, California - Basic Facts

The Grimes Census Designated Place had a population of 395 as of July 1, 2018. Grimes ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Grimes is located at latitude 39.0742 and longitude -121.8988 in Colusa County. The formal boundaries for the Grimes Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Colusa County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 46 feet.

The Grimes Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583030) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Grimes Census Designated Place is located within East Colusa CCD of Colusa County.

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Grimes, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 395
Population in Households 395
Population in Familes 342
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 175
Diversity Index3 77


Median Household Income $33,009
Average Household Income $46,428
Per Capita Income $14,404


Total Housing Units 146 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 63 (43.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 67 (45.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $336,957
Average Home Value $330,952


Total Households 131
Average Household Size 3.02
Family Households 95
Average Family Size 4
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.12% 0.3%
Households 0.09% 0.15%
Families 0.52% 0.21%
Median Household Income   3.06%
Per Capita Income   3.22%

Grimes, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Grimes to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 1223 19th
Population Density # 1162 23rd
Diversity Index # 475 69th
Median Household Income # 1410 7th
Per Capita Income # 1392 8th

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