Des Moines Demographics

Population: 201,172
Relationship Status
Demographics for Des Moines, IA
Homes With Kids
Distribution of parents and children for Des Moines, IA
Age Distribution
Age ranges in Des Moines, IA
Commute Time
How long does it take to get to work in Des Moines, IA
Des Moines People Data
 Des MoinesNational
Median Household Income: $38,408$44,512
Single Males: 14.9%14.6%
Single Females: 13.4%12.5%
Median Age: 3536
Homes With Kids: 27.3%31.4%
Average Household Size: 2.42.6
Average Commute Time (Minutes): 2026
The main types of people are: What's this?
People who live in this neighborhood
  1. Ramen Metros
    Lower-income urban singles.

    Most rent their apartment or condo. Some have a college education and work in services and the professional sector.

  2. Stretched Budgets
    Lower-scale urban couples with children.

    Mixed educational status with some having a high school education and some college. Combined income low-to-moderate.

  3. Wise Old Urbanites
    Older home-owning city dwellers in older buildings.

    Middle- to senior-age urban singles who are established in their work and living environment. Most own their own apartment or condo and tend to live in older buildings.


Source: Demographic information comes from data in the 2000 U.S. Census.

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Homes for Sale
  1. 210 S Pleasant Hill Blvd, Pleasant Hill, IA Home For Sale
    210 S Pleasant Hill Blvd, Pleasant Hill, IA 50327

     For Sale: $149,000

    • Beds: 4
    • Sqft: 962
    • Baths: 2.0
    • Lot: 11238
  2. 1109 14th St, Des Moines, IA Home For Sale
    1109 14th St, Des Moines, IA 50314

     For Sale: $61,000

    • Beds: 3
    • Sqft: 1452
    • Baths: 2.0
    • Lot: 2962
  3. 2811 SE 22nd St UNIT 320, Des Moines, IA Home For Sale
    2811 SE 22nd St UNIT 320, Des Moines, IA 50320

     For Sale: $118,000

    • Beds: 2
    • Sqft: 1419
    • Baths: 3.0
    • Lot: --