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Grundy Center is a city in Grundy County, in the Waterloo-Cedar Falls metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for the county, which was named for Felix Grundy, congressman and senator from TN

The latitude of Grundy Center is 42.361N. The longitude is -92.768W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,024 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,589.


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Median household income
Local
$37,222
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Grundy Center demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 2. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.8 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Grundy County Fair - July 23-28, 2007
  • Felix Grundy Festival - July 6-7, 2007
Dates often change. Check Grundy Center web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Herbert Quick Schoolhouse, Mutch Historical Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Ancestry & family history

51% of Grundy Center residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Grundy Center ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Grundy Center was $18,859, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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18% of Grundy Center residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Grundy Center, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $276.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $721.


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Libraries in Grundy Center include Kling Memorial Library ... View libraries

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Grundy County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Grundy Center political report.

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The average commute time for Grundy Center workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Grundy Center include Americinn of Grundy Center.

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