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Des Moines Summary
Des Moines is located in Iowa
Latitude: 41.588648
Longitude: -93.625661
Population: 216,284
Area: 118.22 sq. miles
Land: 117.61 sq. miles
Water: 0.61 sq. miles
Population Density: 1,839.05 people per sq. mile
Elevation: 805.0 feet above sea level
Time Zone: Central (GMT -6)
Daylight Savings: Yes
Area Codes: 515
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Des Moines Demographics

Des Moines Gender Distribution

Gender Distribution
GenderNumberPercentIowa Avg.National Avg.
Male104,95448.53 %49.06 %49.04 %
Female111,33051.47 %50.94 %50.96 %
Males / Female0.94-0.960.96
Total Population216,284100.00 %--
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Des Moines Age Distribution

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Age Distribution
Age GroupNumberPercentIowa Avg.National Avg.
Under 5 years16,0487.42 %6.44 %6.83 %
5 to 9 years15,1417.00 %6.92 %7.31 %
10 to 14 years14,3266.62 %7.20 %7.30 %
15 to 19 years14,4866.70 %7.74 %7.20 %
20 to 24 years16,0567.42 %6.96 %6.75 %
25 to 34 years34,56815.98 %12.41 %14.17 %
35 to 44 years33,72515.59 %15.21 %16.01 %
45 to 54 years27,76512.84 %13.42 %13.37 %
55 to 59 years9,7304.50 %4.75 %4.79 %
60 to 64 years7,7043.56 %4.04 %3.84 %
65 to 74 years13,2216.11 %7.24 %6.53 %
75 to 84 years9,6744.47 %5.44 %4.38 %
85 years and over3,8401.78 %2.23 %1.50 %
Age StatisticsNumberPercentIowa Avg.National Avg.
Median age (years)34.3-38.837.7
18 years and over162,54775.15 %74.93 %74.27 %
Male
77,46835.82 %36.18 %35.85 %
Female
85,07939.34 %38.75 %38.42 %
21 years and over152,90470.70 %70.09 %69.92 %
62 years and over31,16414.41 %17.28 %14.65 %
65 years and over26,73512.36 %14.91 %12.42 %
Male
10,4324.82 %6.05 %5.12 %
Female
16,3037.54 %8.86 %7.30 %
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Des Moines Racial Profile

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Racial Profile Chart
RaceNumberPercentIowa Avg.National Avg.
One race211,71597.89 %98.91 %97.55 %
White
180,46983.44 %93.93 %75.21 %
Black or African American
16,1647.47 %2.11 %12.26 %
American Indian and Alaska Native
7580.35 %0.31 %0.87 %
Asian
7,1013.28 %1.25 %3.59 %
Asian Indian
5770.27 %0.19 %0.59 %
Chinese
3670.17 %0.21 %0.85 %
Filipino
2410.11 %0.08 %0.65 %
Japanese
1010.05 %0.05 %0.28 %
Korean
3130.14 %0.17 %0.38 %
Vietnamese
2,2241.03 %0.24 %0.39 %
Other Asian
3,2781.52 %0.30 %0.45 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
1120.05 %0.03 %0.14 %
Native Hawaiian
290.01 %0.01 %0.05 %
Guamanian or Chamorro
180.01 %0.01 %0.02 %
Samoan
220.01 %0.01 %0.03 %
Other Pacific Islander
430.02 %0.01 %0.04 %
Some other race
7,1113.29 %1.28 %5.48 %
Hispanic StatisticsNumberPercentIowa Avg.National Avg.
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)13,4536.22 %2.82 %13.70 %
Mexican
10,1494.69 %2.09 %7.24 %
Puerto Rican
3130.14 %0.09 %2.46 %
Cuban
810.04 %0.03 %0.44 %
Other Hispanic or Latino
2,9101.35 %0.61 %3.55 %
Not Hispanic or Latino202,83193.78 %97.18 %86.30 %
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Des Moines Social Profile

Des Moines School Enrollment

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School Enrollment Chart
School EnrollmentNumberPercentIowa Avg.National Avg.
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school53,516100.00 %--
Nursery school, preschool
3,7747.05 %6.58 %6.47 %
Kindergarten
3,0855.76 %5.06 %5.43 %
Elementary school (grades 1-8)
23,15843.27 %42.50 %43.92 %
High school (grades 9-12)
11,18620.90 %22.20 %21.38 %
College or graduate school
12,31323.01 %23.65 %22.81 %
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Des Moines Education Level

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Education Level Chart
Education LevelNumberPercentIowa Avg.National Avg.
Population 25 years and over140,586100.00 %--
Less than 9th grade
7,4555.30 %5.56 %7.55 %
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
16,07811.44 %8.33 %12.05 %
High school graduate (includes equivalency)
48,06934.19 %36.07 %28.63 %
High school or higher
117,05383.26 %86.11 %80.40 %
Some college, no degree
30,28421.54 %21.40 %21.05 %
Associate degree
8,5846.11 %7.42 %6.32 %
Bachelor's degree
21,22215.10 %14.68 %15.54 %
Bachelor's degree or higher
30,11621.42 %21.21 %24.40 %
Graduate or professional degree
8,8946.33 %6.53 %8.86 %
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Des Moines Ancestry Distribution

Ancestry Distribution
AncestryNumberPercentIowa Avg.National Avg.
Total ancestries reported216,579100.00 %--
Arab3590.17 %0.14 %0.42 %
Czech1,5220.70 %1.94 %0.59 %
Danish3,1261.44 %2.16 %0.50 %
Dutch8,0743.73 %4.33 %1.58 %
English21,2329.80 %8.96 %8.53 %
French (except Basque)5,3902.49 %2.44 %2.90 %
French Canadian5910.27 %0.32 %0.85 %
German47,24321.81 %33.79 %14.93 %
Greek4970.23 %0.19 %0.40 %
Hungarian1990.09 %0.11 %0.49 %
Irish28,15713.00 %12.78 %10.65 %
Italian8,1603.77 %1.60 %5.47 %
Lithuanian3070.14 %0.08 %0.23 %
Norwegian8,1983.79 %5.38 %1.56 %
Polish1,9310.89 %1.06 %3.12 %
Portuguese290.01 %0.04 %0.41 %
Russian4520.21 %0.25 %0.92 %
Scotch-Irish3,5391.63 %1.34 %1.50 %
Scottish3,4831.61 %1.40 %1.70 %
Slovak1020.05 %0.05 %0.28 %
Subsaharan African1,9740.91 %0.23 %0.62 %
Swedish6,8733.17 %3.08 %1.39 %
Swiss4350.20 %0.53 %0.32 %
Ukrainian1400.06 %0.07 %0.31 %
United States or American14,9886.92 %6.36 %7.18 %
Welsh2,3381.08 %0.74 %0.61 %
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)950.04 %0.03 %0.65 %
Other ancestries47,14521.77 %10.62 %31.89 %
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Des Moines Economy

Des Moines Employment

GroupNumberPercentIowa Avg.National Avg.
Population 16 years and over168,188100.00 %--
Males 16 years and over
80,29047.74 %48.41 %48.32 %
Females 16 years and over
87,89852.26 %51.59 %51.68 %
In labor force
118,09670.22 %68.23 %63.63 %
Males in labor force
60,42751.17 %52.62 %53.52 %
Females in labor force
57,66948.83 %47.38 %46.48 %
Civilian labor force
117,94370.13 %68.15 %63.10 %
Employed
110,13365.48 %65.31 %59.39 %
Unemployed
7,8104.64 %2.85 %3.71 %
Unemployment level
-6.61 %4.17 %5.84 %
Armed Forces
1530.09 %0.08 %0.53 %
Not in labor force
50,09229.78 %31.77 %36.37 %
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Employment Type Chart
Employment TypeNumberPercentIowa Avg.National Avg.
Private wage and salary workers90,96782.60 %77.76 %78.40 %
Government workers13,86312.59 %13.65 %14.66 %
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business5,1344.66 %8.16 %6.64 %
Unpaid family workers1690.15 %0.44 %0.31 %
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Des Moines Occupations

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Occupation Chart
OccupationNumberPercentIowa Avg.National Avg.
Management, professional, and related occupations32,13629.18 %31.31 %33.60 %
Service occupations17,71416.08 %14.75 %14.87 %
Sales and office occupations34,21431.07 %25.90 %26.70 %
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations2340.21 %1.06 %0.74 %
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations10,3949.44 %8.90 %9.47 %
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations15,44114.02 %18.08 %14.63 %
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Des Moines Employment by Industry

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Industry Chart
IndustryNumberPercentIowa Avg.National Avg.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining3470.32 %4.42 %1.87 %
Construction7,5556.86 %6.16 %6.80 %
Manufacturing10,4939.53 %17.01 %14.09 %
Wholesale trade4,2803.89 %3.58 %3.60 %
Retail trade13,55912.31 %12.04 %11.73 %
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities6,0735.51 %4.91 %5.19 %
Information4,0423.67 %2.82 %3.08 %
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing14,48613.15 %6.74 %6.87 %
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services9,7448.85 %6.05 %9.28 %
Educational, health and social services19,85718.03 %21.76 %19.92 %
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services8,8818.06 %6.63 %7.86 %
Other services (except public administration)5,3374.85 %4.45 %4.88 %
Public administration5,4794.97 %3.43 %4.83 %
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Des Moines Income

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Household Income Chart
Household IncomeNumberPercentIowa Avg.National Avg.
Households87,218100.00 %1,150,059106,788,273
Less than $10,000
7,5738.68 %8.15 %9.86 %
$10,000 to $14,999
5,5496.36 %6.72 %6.40 %
$15,000 to $24,999
12,51014.34 %14.36 %12.89 %
$25,000 to $34,999
12,93214.83 %14.67 %12.79 %
$35,000 to $49,999
16,22518.60 %18.97 %16.44 %
$50,000 to $74,999
18,80621.56 %21.04 %19.30 %
$75,000 to $99,999
7,7858.93 %8.81 %10.14 %
$100,000 to $149,999
4,0294.62 %4.87 %7.65 %
$150,000 to $199,999
8320.95 %1.12 %2.18 %
$200,000 or more
9771.12 %1.29 %2.35 %
Median household income (dollars)$38,003.73-$38,104.22$39,349.33
Average household size2.36-2.512.58
Average income per member of household$16,103.27-$15,202.77$15,252.86
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Des Moines Commute

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Commute Chart
TypeNumberPercentIowa Avg.National Avg.
Workers 16 years and over108,536100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
86,17579.40 %78.59 %75.65 %
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
13,30812.26 %10.80 %12.23 %
Public transportation (including taxicab)
2,5132.32 %1.02 %4.73 %
Walked
3,0302.79 %3.95 %2.94 %
Other means
8520.78 %0.90 %1.20 %
Worked at home
2,6582.45 %4.75 %3.25 %
Mean travel time to work (minutes)17.3636 minutes-22.3 minutes26.3 minutes
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Des Moines Housing

Des Moines Occupancy

Housing OccupancyNumberPercentIowa Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units91,849100.00 %1,232,370117,282,697
Occupied housing units
87,06794.79 %93.25 %91.00 %
Owner-occupied housing units
57,57562.68 %67.46 %60.30 %
Renter-occupied housing units
29,49232.11 %25.79 %30.70 %
Vacant housing units
4,7825.21 %6.75 %9.00 %
For seasonal or occasional use
1890.21 %1.34 %3.06 %
Homeowner vacancy rate2.08 %-1.98 %2.21 %
Rental vacancy rate7.55 %-6.96 %7.86 %
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.54-2.552.62
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.14-2.352.45
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Structures

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Structures Chart
Structure TypeNumberPercentIowa Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units91,928100.00 %--
1-unit, detached
60,95466.31 %73.99 %60.37 %
1-unit, attached
2,7172.96 %2.28 %5.68 %
2 units
3,5093.82 %3.20 %4.29 %
3 or 4 units
2,7052.94 %3.87 %4.72 %
5 to 9 units
3,4683.77 %3.66 %4.66 %
10 to 19 units
3,9454.29 %3.12 %3.99 %
20 or more units
11,70512.73 %4.57 %8.59 %
Mobile home
2,8833.14 %5.25 %7.49 %
Boat, RV, van, etc.
420.05 %0.06 %0.22 %
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Des Moines Rooms

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Rooms Chart
Rooms per residence unitNumberPercentIowa Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units91,928100.00 %--
1 room
1,8482.01 %0.94 %2.21 %
2 rooms
4,6215.03 %2.91 %4.88 %
3 rooms
9,58610.43 %7.16 %10.06 %
4 rooms
17,91819.49 %15.35 %15.95 %
5 rooms
21,05322.90 %20.53 %20.92 %
6 rooms
14,82516.13 %18.30 %18.39 %
7 rooms
10,17311.07 %13.96 %11.98 %
8 rooms
6,5017.07 %10.55 %7.99 %
9 or more rooms
5,4035.88 %10.31 %7.63 %
Median (rooms)4.9-6.05.5
Occupants per roomNumberPercentIowa Avg.National Avg.
Occupied housing units87,115100.00 %--
1.00 or less
83,19395.50 %91.42 %85.63 %
1.01 to 1.50
2,4692.83 %1.21 %2.83 %
1.51 or more
1,4531.67 %0.62 %2.54 %
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Des Moines Household Heating

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Household Heating Pie Chart
Household heating fuel typeNumberPercentIowa Avg.National Avg.
Utility gas71,17177.42 %62.74 %46.07 %
Bottled, tank, or LP gas9161.00 %14.61 %5.96 %
Electricity12,85813.99 %11.95 %27.62 %
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.2120.23 %2.10 %8.06 %
Coal or coke50.01 %0.01 %0.12 %
Wood1280.14 %1.07 %1.51 %
Solar energy00.00 %0.02 %0.05 %
Other fuel1,2091.32 %0.49 %0.35 %
No fuel used6160.67 %0.26 %1.25 %
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Des Moines Property Value

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Property Pie Chart
Property TypeNumberPercentIowa Avg.National Avg.
Specified owner-occupied units51,770100.00 %--
Less than $50,000
7,15513.82 %20.40 %10.14 %
$50,000 to $99,999
28,97555.97 %45.32 %30.62 %
$100,000 to $149,999
10,99021.23 %20.17 %23.60 %
$150,000 to $199,999
2,6905.20 %8.00 %14.50 %
$200,000 to $299,999
1,2492.41 %4.43 %11.81 %
$300,000 to $499,999
5851.13 %1.34 %6.42 %
$500,000 to $999,999
1160.22 %0.26 %2.34 %
$1,000,000 or more
100.02 %0.06 %0.56 %
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Des Moines Mortgage Status

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Mortgage Payment Pie Chart
Mortgage paymentsNumberPercentIowa Avg.National Avg.
With a mortgage36,94471.36 %62.80 %69.56 %
Less than $300
2210.43 %0.62 %0.50 %
$300 to $499
2,4214.68 %7.21 %3.97 %
$500 to $699
7,50514.50 %14.29 %8.97 %
$700 to $999
13,99427.03 %19.49 %17.28 %
$1,000 to $1,499
9,73018.79 %14.73 %20.91 %
$1,500 to $1,999
2,0453.95 %4.26 %9.93 %
$2,000 or more
1,0281.99 %2.20 %7.99 %
Not mortgaged14,82628.64 %37.20 %30.44 %
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Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Mortgage payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentIowa Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent18,93736.58 %45.22 %36.58 %
15 to 19 percent9,90219.13 %19.17 %17.40 %
20 to 24 percent7,66414.80 %13.28 %13.85 %
25 to 29 percent5,1019.85 %7.71 %9.40 %
30 to 34 percent2,9685.73 %4.44 %6.01 %
35 percent or more6,92113.37 %9.64 %15.91 %
Not computed2770.54 %0.53 %0.85 %
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Des Moines Rent Status

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Rent Payment Pie Chart
Rent payment amountNumberPercentIowa Avg.National Avg.
Specified renter-occupied units29,497100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Less than $200
1,4805.02 %7.20 %5.40 %
$200 to $299
1,6435.57 %9.89 %5.26 %
$300 to $499
8,52128.89 %35.80 %22.00 %
$500 to $749
12,91743.79 %31.21 %33.46 %
$750 to $999
3,11910.57 %7.09 %17.03 %
$1,000 to $1,499
7942.69 %2.05 %8.60 %
$1,500 or more
2400.81 %0.54 %2.89 %
No cash rent
7832.65 %6.22 %5.35 %
Median (dollars)5,78019.60 %122.22 %44.00 %
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Rent Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Rent payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentIowa Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent5,67419.24 %22.40 %18.07 %
15 to 19 percent4,38514.87 %15.33 %14.26 %
20 to 24 percent4,33614.70 %12.87 %12.73 %
25 to 29 percent3,42411.61 %10.13 %10.37 %
30 to 34 percent2,2457.61 %6.69 %7.32 %
35 percent or more7,99127.09 %24.75 %29.47 %
Not computed1,4424.89 %7.83 %7.77 %

Des Moines Vehicle Usage

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Vehicle Usage Pie Chart
Vehicles per householdNumberPercentIowa Avg.National Avg.
None8,1668.88 %5.98 %9.57 %
132,13734.96 %28.47 %31.22 %
232,68635.56 %37.68 %34.76 %
3 or more14,12615.37 %21.12 %15.45 %
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