Runnells Polk County, Iowa

Runnells: City in Polk County, Iowa, United States

Runnells locator map
Location of Runnells on Iowa map.


Runnells is a city located in the county of Polk in the U.S. state of Iowa. Its population at the 2010 census was 507 and a population density of 459 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 504 inhabitants.

The city was created 118 years ago in 1902.


Runnells is located at 41°30'40"N 93°21'27"W (41.5111000, -93.3574300).


Runnells forecast: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. North northeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts less than a tenth of an inch possible. more

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Runnells Quick Facts

Population : 504 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Iowa (United States)
County : Polk County
Postal code : 50237
Area : 1.1 km2
Altitude : 807 feet / 246 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1903 (118 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 13:34:05 (18th June 2021)
Density : 457 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -0.6% (2010-2019)
Weather : 92℉ Slight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms 7-days weather


According to census records, the population of Runnells decreased by 0.6% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 507 - census
2011 514 1.36% estimation process
2012 519 0.96% estimation process
2013 520 0.19% estimation process
2014 520 0% estimation process
2015 523 0.57% estimation process
2016 521 -0.38% estimation process
2017 518 -0.58% estimation process
2018 510 -1.57% estimation process
2019 504 -1.19% estimation process

Runnells zip code is 50237. County name: Polk, County fips: 19153

People born in Runnells (1)

American rugby union player Deion Mikesell was born in Runnells


College & universities near Runnells

Code Name City ZIP
153588 American College of Hairstyling-Des Moines Des Moines (IA) 50309

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Runnells

Code Name Address Type
OSC Osceola Main & East Clay Streets RAIL
OTM Ottumwa station 210 West Main Street RAIL
CRN Creston Pine and Adams Avenue RAIL

Other cities in Polk County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Polk County , IA.

City Name Population Title
Des Moines 214,237 City in and county seat of Polk County, Iowa, United States, and Iowa federated state capital city
West Des Moines 67,899 City in Polk County, Iowa, United States
Ankeny 67,355 Suburb in Iowa
Urbandale 44,379 City in Polk and Dallas counties, Iowa, United States
Johnston 22,582 City in Iowa, United States
Altoona 19,221 City in Polk County, Iowa, United States
Clive 17,242 Human settlement in Iowa, United States of America
Grimes 14,804 City in Iowa, United States
Pleasant Hill 10,019 American city in Iowa
Bondurant 6,958 City in Polk County, Iowa, United States of America
Polk City 4,961 American city in Iowa
Windsor Heights 4,809 City in Polk County, Iowa, United States
Mitchellville 2,258 City in Iowa, United States
Elkhart 918 American city in Iowa
Alleman 452 City in Polk County, Iowa, United States

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