Real estate for Des Moines Neighborhoods
des moines Demographics

Educational Attainment

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 10,667 9.0 % 6.3 %
High School Graduate 40,571 34.3 % 32.2 %
Some College 31,388 26.5 % 24.4 %
Bachelor’s Degree 24,809 21.0 % 22.9 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 10,790 9.1 % 14.1 %
High School Graduate or Higher 100,255 84.8 % 87.5 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 29,793 25.2 % 25.2 %

Age Statistics

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 215,328 - -
19 years old and under 58,665 27.2 % 25.5 %
20 to 44 years old 80,673 37.5 % 12.6 %
45 to 64 years old 51,142 23.8 % 12.8 %
65 years old and older 24,848 11.5 % 2.0 %

Language Spoken at Home

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 165,382 87.9 % 84.4 %
Spanish 19,051 10.1 % 14.4 %
Other Languages 3,746 0 % 0 %

Marital Status

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 32,600 40.4 % 33.6 %
Married 32,845 40.7 % 50.4 %
Separated 1,842 2.3 % 2.5 %
Divorced 13,434 16.6 % 13.4 %

Census Housing Report

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 90,110 - -
Occupied Housing Units 82,837 91.9 % 87.6 %
Vacant Housing Units 7,273 8.1 % 12.4 %
1-Unit, Detached 58,297 64.7 % 61.5 %
1-Unit, Attached 4,654 5.2 % 5.9 %
2-Units 1,652 1.8 % 3.6 %
3 to 4 Units 1,774 2.0 % 4.4 %
5 to 9 Units 3,049 3.4 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 4,879 5.4 % 4.4 %
20 or More Units 13,835 15.4 % 9.0 %
Mobile Homes 1,836 2.0 % 6.2 %
Boat, RV, or Van 134 0.1 % 0.1 %
Built 1990 to 1999 5,980 6.6 % 13.9 %
Built 1980 to 1989 5,645 6.3 % 13.5 %
Built 1970 to 1979 11,869 13.2 % 15.3 %
Built 1960 to 1969 9,070 10.1 % 10.7 %
Built 1940 to 1959 23,411 26.0 % 15.5 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 24,043 26.7 % 12.8 %
Electric 24,653 27.4 % 33.9 %
Natural Gas 55,981 62.1 % 42.1 %
Tank or LP Gas 753 0.8 % 4.1 %
Wood 356 0.4 % 1.6 %
Other Fuel 751 0.8 % 0.4 %
None 343 0.4 % 1.0 %

Racial Breakdown

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 160,964 78.2 % 75.1 %
African-American 24,403 11.9 % 13.1 %
Native American 299 0.1 % 0.9 %
Asian 13,071 6.4 % 5.6 %
Some Other Race 7,103 3.5 % 5.2 %

Economic Statistics

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 49,203 57,617
Median Family Income 62,727 71,062
Median Per Capita Income 26,292 31,128

Weather

  • Chance of Sunshine 45.16 %
  • Temperature 34.13 ℉
  • Rainfall 2.23 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 40.46
    [CDD] 0

Earthquakes

Magnitude Probability
5.0 0.01 %
6.0 0.00 %
7.0 0.00 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Very Low Risk Area

Public Information

Unemployment Information

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