des moines Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 6,728 6.2 % 6.7 %
High School Graduate 41,583 38.1 % 32.8 %
Some College 29,300 26.8 % 24.8 %
Bachelor’s Degree 21,253 19.5 % 22.1 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 10,373 9.5 % 13.5 %
High School Graduate or Higher 95,255 87.2 % 86.9 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 25,998 23.8 % 23.8 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 209,064 - -
19 years old and under 60,874 29.1 % 25.9 %
20 to 44 years old 75,974 36.3 % 12.8 %
45 to 64 years old 48,589 23.2 % 12.6 %
65 years old and older 23,627 11.3 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 160,345 88.1 % 84.8 %
Spanish 17,115 9.4 % 14.1 %
Other Languages 4,523 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 29,495 38.0 % 33.2 %
Married 34,265 44.2 % 50.6 %
Separated 2,022 2.6 % 2.6 %
Divorced 11,738 15.1 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 90,683 - -
Occupied Housing Units 81,779 90.2 % 87.5 %
Vacant Housing Units 8,904 9.8 % 12.5 %
1-Unit, Detached 57,081 62.9 % 61.5 %
1-Unit, Attached 4,485 4.9 % 5.8 %
2-Units 1,929 2.1 % 3.8 %
3 to 4 Units 3,102 3.4 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 4,062 4.5 % 4.9 %
10 to 19 Units 4,284 4.7 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 13,502 14.9 % 8.7 %
Mobile Homes 2,238 2.5 % 6.3 %
Built 1990 to 1999 6,679 7.4 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 5,852 6.5 % 13.7 %
Built 1970 to 1979 12,428 13.7 % 15.7 %
Built 1960 to 1969 7,965 8.8 % 11.0 %
Built 1940 to 1959 22,769 25.1 % 15.9 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 26,942 29.7 % 13.1 %
Electric 21,190 23.4 % 32.8 %
Oil / Kerosene 62 0.1 % 4.6 %
Natural Gas 58,183 64.2 % 42.5 %
Tank or LP Gas 749 0.8 % 4.2 %
Wood 33 0.0 % 1.9 %
Other Fuel 1,188 1.3 % 0.4 %
None 374 0.4 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 162,648 80.5 % 75.7 %
African-American 24,954 12.4 % 13.1 %
Native American 651 0.3 % 0.8 %
Asian 12,270 6.1 % 5.4 %
Some Other Race 1,420 0.7 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 47,888 53,657
Median Family Income 56,583 65,910
Median Per Capita Income 24,183 28,889
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 67.74 %
  • Temperature 84.85 ℉
  • Rainfall 4.93 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 0.08
    [CDD] 10.7
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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