des moines Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 7,607 6.6 % 6.6 %
High School Graduate 41,965 36.5 % 32.6 %
Some College 29,148 25.4 % 24.6 %
Bachelor’s Degree 25,640 22.3 % 22.5 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 10,546 9.2 % 13.7 %
High School Graduate or Higher 99,853 86.9 % 87.1 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 29,990 26.1 % 26.1 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 210,317 - -
19 years old and under 55,491 26.4 % 25.6 %
20 to 44 years old 79,456 37.8 % 12.7 %
45 to 64 years old 50,413 24.0 % 12.7 %
65 years old and older 24,957 11.9 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 162,538 88.5 % 84.6 %
Spanish 17,093 9.3 % 14.3 %
Other Languages 4,057 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 30,272 37.7 % 33.5 %
Married 33,625 41.9 % 50.5 %
Separated 3,069 3.8 % 2.6 %
Divorced 13,288 16.6 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 91,876 - -
Occupied Housing Units 85,023 92.5 % 87.7 %
Vacant Housing Units 6,853 7.5 % 12.3 %
1-Unit, Detached 58,390 63.6 % 61.4 %
1-Unit, Attached 4,571 5.0 % 5.8 %
2-Units 2,509 2.7 % 3.7 %
3 to 4 Units 2,365 2.6 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 3,143 3.4 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 4,587 5.0 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 13,850 15.1 % 8.8 %
Mobile Homes 2,430 2.6 % 6.3 %
Boat, RV, or Van 31 0.0 % 0.1 %
Built 1990 to 1999 5,530 6.0 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 4,422 4.8 % 13.6 %
Built 1970 to 1979 11,506 12.5 % 15.5 %
Built 1960 to 1969 10,774 11.7 % 10.8 %
Built 1940 to 1959 23,843 26.0 % 15.6 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 27,032 29.4 % 13.0 %
Electric 24,279 26.4 % 33.5 %
Oil / Kerosene 80 0.1 % 4.4 %
Natural Gas 58,948 64.2 % 42.3 %
Tank or LP Gas 527 0.6 % 4.1 %
Other Fuel 457 0.5 % 0.4 %
None 732 0.8 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 161,279 79.6 % 75.5 %
African-American 22,581 11.1 % 13.1 %
Native American 2,323 1.1 % 0.8 %
Asian 13,004 6.4 % 5.6 %
Some Other Race 3,546 1.7 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 49,072 55,775
Median Family Income 59,192 68,260
Median Per Capita Income 26,761 29,979
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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