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Grimes is a city in Dallas and Polk counties in the U.S. state of Iowa. The population was 8,246 at the 2010 census. Grimes is part of the Des Moines–West Des Moines Metropolitan Statistical Area.HistoryGrimes incorporated as a city on May 7, 1894. It is named after James W. Grimes, former senator and third governor of the state of Iowa.GeographyGrimes is located at .According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 11.87sqmi, of which, 11.84sqmi is land and 0.03sqmi is water.Demographics2010 censusAs of the census of 2010, there were 8,246 people, 3,115 households, and 2,222 families residing in the city. The population density was 696.5PD/sqmi. There were 3,272 housing units at an average density of 276.4/sqmi. The racial makeup of the city was 95.0% White, 1.1% African American, 0.2% Native American, 1.7% Asian, 0.8% from other races, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.5% of the population.
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