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Grimes, California

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Census Data for Grimes ...

As far as we can tell, Grimes has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.

While we don't have census information for Grimes, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

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Colusa County ...

Grimes is located in Colusa County.

For more information, please visit our Census Page for Colusa County.

Population Rings for Grimes ...

To help identify the number of people who live in Grimes and the surrounding area, we have drawn concentric rings centered on Grimes. We counted the number of communities within each ring and summed their populations.<3> We don't have the population of Grimes, so its people haven't been included.

  Radius   No of
  Since 2010    
15 mi   [24 km]477,974+2.57%
20 mi   [32 km]699,023+2.63%
25 mi   [40 km]9111,093+2.65%
30 mi   [48 km]10170,161+3.95%

Miscellaneous Information for Grimes ...

The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has referenced one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either Colusa County or the community of Grimes:

The GNIS Codes ...

The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Grimes:

GNIS ID for Grimes: 224619

GNIS ID for Colusa County: 1675902

GNIS ID for California: 1779778

The FIPS Codes ...

An earlier (and largely obsolete) identification method was called the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS):

State Code: 06 (California)

County Code: 011 (Colusa County)

Place Code: 31288 (Grimes)

State & County Code: 06/011 (California / Colusa County)

State & Place Code: 06/31288 (California / Grimes)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Grimes is located in Census Region #4 (the West Region) and Division #9 (the Pacific Division).

The US Postal Service ZIP Code ...

While some people have used a ZIP code to identify a community, the purpose of the ZIP code was to make mail delivery more efficient by grouping addresses together. Although the ZIP Code doesn't specifically identify a community like Grimes, it does identify addresses that are in (or near) Grimes. It's important to remember that the boundaries of a ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned or overlapped with other ZIP Codes.

The ZIP code for Grimes: 95950<4>

Census ZCTA Codes ...

The US Census Bureau created statistical entities that they call ZIP Code Tabulation Areas (ZCTAs) and these ZCTAs are frequently confused with the ZIP codes that come from the US Postal Service (USPS).

ZCTAs were first created for the 2000 Census and at that time, they were based upon the USPS ZIP codes. While largely covering the same areas, the boundaries of a ZCTA do not necessarily match the boundaries of a postal ZIP code with the same number. For example, while a postal ZIP code can cross a county or state line, a Census ZCTA can not. They should be treated as separate entities with no correlation between them.

For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Grimes.

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Grimes. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from Grimes. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Grimes) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Grimes. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Grimes

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grimes. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.0744, Longitude: -121.8938     [Map].

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<3>The communities in our count are those provided by the 2010 Census, so keep in mind that our population rings will only include the people living in those communities. Smaller communities usually don't participate directly in the Census and therefore they won't be included. While our count is a close approximation, it shouldn't be considered as a complete or accurate count.

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<4>When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Grimes or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Grimes.