Reinbeck, Iowa

According to bittranslators, Reinbeck is a small town located in central Iowa. It is situated in the heart of Tama County, with a population of 1,651 according to the 2010 census. The town was founded in 1856 and named after John Reinbeck, an early settler.

The town has a rich history that dates back to its founding. In 1873, Reinbeck became an incorporated city and served as the county seat until 1882 when it was moved to Toledo. During this time, Reinbeck was a bustling and prosperous community with many businesses such as stores, banks, hotels, churches and schools.

Today, Reinbeck is still a close-knit community that values its history and traditions. It is home to many small businesses such as restaurants, shops and other services like auto repair and medical care centers. There are also several parks in the area that offer recreational activities like fishing and camping for visitors or residents alike to enjoy.

According to deluxesurveillance, Reinbeck has a strong sense of community spirit which is evident in the numerous festivals held throughout the year such as the annual Sweet Corn Festival which celebrates local sweet corn farmers; there’s also an art festival every summer where locals display their artwork for sale; there’s also an annual parade held on Memorial Day; plus many more fun events throughout the year!

The town also has two schools: Reinbeck Elementary School (grades K-5) and Gladbrook-Reinbeck High School (grades 6-12). These schools provide quality education for local students who go on to pursue higher education or successful careers after graduation.

Reinbeck offers many opportunities for outdoor activities such as biking trails, fishing spots, golf courses, camping sites and other recreational areas like Lake McBride State Park which provides plenty of opportunities for swimming or boating. All these activities make it easy to find something fun to do while living in this peaceful rural area of Iowa!

Overall, Reinbeck is a great place to live with its friendly people who value their traditions while embracing modern technology at the same time; it’s small size makes it easy for everyone to get along with one another; plus there are plenty of activities available for those looking for outdoor recreation or just some relaxation.

Population: 1,751. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,687 (-3.7% change)
Males: 832 (47.5%), Females: 919 (52.5%)

Grundy County

Zip code: 50669

Median resident age: 41.7 years
Median household income: $36,667
Median house value: $68,600

Races in Reinbeck:

  • White Non-Hispanic (99.3%)

Ancestries: German (53.2%), Irish (9.0%), English (8.9%), United States (6.9%), Danish (3.7%), Norwegian (3.4%).

Elevation: 930 feet

Land area: 1.8 square miles

Reinbeck, Iowa


For population 25 years and over in Reinbeck

  • High school or higher: 86.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 17.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Reinbeck city

  • Never married: 18.6%
  • Now married: 62.5%
  • Separated: 0.1%
  • Widowed: 11.0%
  • Divorced: 7.8%

0.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +118 (+7.2%).


Hospitals/medical centers near Reinbeck:



Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Reinbeck:

  • WATERLOO MUNI (about 21 miles; WATERLOO, IA; Abbreviation: ALO)
  • THE EASTERN IOWA (about 70 miles; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Abbreviation: CID)
  • MASON CITY MUNI (about 76 miles; MASON CITY, IA; Abbreviation: MCW)

Other public-use airports nearest to Reinbeck:

  • TRAER MUNI (about 15 miles; TRAER, IA; Abbreviation: 8C6)
  • GRUNDY CENTER MUNI (about 17 miles; GRUNDY CENTER, IA; Abbreviation: 6K7)
  • TOLEDO MUNI (about 24 miles; TOLEDO, IA; Abbreviation: 8C5)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Reinbeck:

  • HAWKEYE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 20 miles; WATERLOO, IA; Full-time enrollment: 3,292)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA (about 23 miles; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Full-time enrollment: 12,524)
  • KIRKWOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 57 miles; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Full-time enrollment: 7,991)
  • IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 64 miles; AMES, IA; Full-time enrollment: 24,473)
  • UPPER IOWA UNIVERSITY (about 66 miles; FAYETTE, IA; Full-time enrollment: 3,173)
  • NORTH IOWA AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 71 miles; MASON CITY, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,161)
  • NORTHEAST IOWA COMMUNITY COLLEGE-CALMAR (about 78 miles; CALMAR, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,393)


Public high school in Reinbeck:

  • GLADBROOK-REINBECK HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 258; Location: 600 BLACKHAWK STREET; Grades: 09 – 12)

Public primary/middle school in Reinbeck:

  • REINBECK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 184; Location: 300 CEDAR STREET; Grades: KG – 05)


Library in Reinbeck:

  • REINBECK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $97,465; Location: 501 CLARK; 18,867 books; 635 audio materials; 518 video materials; 82 serial subscriptions)