Greater Des Moines Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work

Greater Des Moines Population Demographics top

Total Population 196,879
Male Population 97,196
Female Population 99,683
Male Population 49.37 %
Female Population 50.63 %
Median Age 38.2
Citizen US Born 184,063
Citizen not US Born 7,069
Not Citizen 5,746
Citizen US Born 93.49 %
Citizen not US Born 3.59 %
Not Citizen 2.92 %
Moved from Abroad 351
Moved from Same Country 19,666
Moved from Same State 6,900
Moved from Different State 3,262
Same House as Last Year 164,025
Moved from Abroad 0.18 %
Moved from Same Country 9.99 %
Moved from Same State 3.5 %
Moved from Different State 1.66 %
Same House as Last Year 83.31 %

Occupational Employment in Greater Des Moines top

White Collar 87,992
Blue Collar 18,098
White Collar 44.69 %
Blue Collar 9.19 %
Self Employees 9,067
Private Companies 76,117
Governmental Workers 12,499
Not for Profit Companies 8,407
Self Employees 4.61 %
Private Companies 38.66 %
Governmental Workers 6.35 %
Not for Profit Companies 4.27 %

Number of Households in Greater Des Moines top

Total Households 73,726
Average People Per Household 3
Family Households 52,119
Non-family Households 21,607
Non-family Households 26.47 %
Family Households 10.97 %
Households with Children 27,189
Households without Children 46,537
Households with Children 13.81 %
Households without Children 23.64 %

Median and Average Income in Greater Des Moines top

Average Household Income $97,885.77
Median Household Income $83,054.00
People below Poverty Level 12,620
People above Poverty Level 179,042

Housing in Greater Des Moines top

Housing Units 77,572
Median Year Built 1992
Built in 1939 or Earlier 5,038
Built between 1940 and 1949 2,006
Built between 1950 and 1959 5,196
Built between 1960 and 1969 6,643
Built between 1970 and 1979 10,275
Built between 1980 and 1989 7,525
Built between 1990 and 1999 13,162
Built between 2000 and 2009 18,350
Built in 2010 or Later 9,377
Occupied Housing Units 73,726
Owner Occupied 56,432
Renter Occupied 17,293
Owner Occupied 28.66 %
Renter Occupied 8.78 %
With Mortgage 41,447
Without Mortgage 14,986
Median Value with Mortgage $211,150.00
Median Value without Mortgage $180,550.00
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,234.00
With Mortgage 21.05 %
Without Mortgage 7.61 %

Greater Des Moines Education Statistics top

No High School 2,530
Some High School 39,046
Some College 40,547
Associate Degree 15,343
Bachelor's Degree 39,360
No High School 1.29 %
Some High School 19.83 %
Some College 20.59 %
Associate Degree 7.79 %
Bachelor's Degree 19.99 %
Graduate Degree 0 %

Marital Status in Greater Des Moines top

Never Married 38,204
Married 89,713
Separated 1,517
Widowed 6,975
Divorced 16,926
Never Married 19.4 %
Married 45.57 %
Separated 0.77 %
Widowed 3.54 %
Divorced 8.6 %

Means of Transport to Work in Greater Des Moines top

Car 97,302
Bus or TrolleyBus 819
Railroad 1
Ferryboat 15
Bicycle 230
Motorcycle 104
TaxiCab 87
Walk 778

Recently added listings in Greater Des Moines top

$245,000 USD
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
$250,000 USD
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
$274,900 USD
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
$241,148 USD
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
$241,148 USD
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths

Disclaimer


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the 2018 American Community Survey and is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.
Greater Des Moines is an area in Polk County,Central Iowa,Iowa with a population of 196,879. There are 97,196 male residents living in Greater Des Moines and 99,683 female residents. The total number of households is 73,726 with 3 people per household on average.The median age of the current population is 38 with 89,713 people being married and 63,622 being single.
The employment numbers show that there are 82.94% white collar employees and 17.06% blue collar employees in Greater Des Moines..
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