Urbandale Demographics

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

What is the population of Urbandale?

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There are 43,879 residents in Urbandale, with a median age of 38.9. Of this, 49.22% are males and 50.78% are females. US-born citizens make up 91.71% of the resident pool in Urbandale, while non-US-born citizens account for 5.45%. Additionally, 2.84% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 37,558 people in Urbandale currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 43,879 1.0%
Male Population 21,598 1.6%
Female Population 22,281 0.4%
Male population 49.22%
Female population 50.78%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 38.9 1.6%
Citizen US Born 40,240 1.8%
Citizen not US Born 2,393 -3.1%
Not Citizen 1,246 -13.8%
Citizen US Born 91.71%
Citizen not US Born 5.45%
Not Citizen 2.84%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 14 133.3%
Moved from Same County 2,929 -19.4%
Moved from Same State 1,855 7.9%
Moved from Different State 1,054 59.0%
Same House as Last Year 37,558 1.8%
Moved from Abroad 0.03%
Moved from Same County 6.75%
Moved from Same State 4.27%
Moved from Different State 2.43%
Same House as Last Year 86.52%

What are the employment statistics in Urbandale?

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White-collar workers make up 86.04% of the working population in Urbandale, while blue-collar employees account for 13.96%. There are also 2,077 entrepreneurs in Urbandale (8.84% of the workforce); 17,108 workers employed in private companies (72.79%); and 2,479 people working in governmental institutions (10.55%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 20,220 -3.5%
Blue Collar 3,282 18.9%
White Collar 86.04%
Blue Collar 13.96%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 2,077 -0.3%
Private Companies 17,108 -2.5%
Governmental Workers 2,479 8.0%
Not for Profit Companies 1,838 2.3%
Self Employees 8.84%
Private Companies 72.79%
Governmental Workers 10.55%
Not for Profit Companies 7.82%

How many households are there in Urbandale?

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There are a total of 16,614 households in Urbandale, each made up of around 3 members. Family establishments represent 71.9% of these Urbandale households, while non-family units account for the remaining 28.1%. Additionally, 36.79% of households have children and 63.21% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 16,614 -0.7%
Average People Per Household 3 1.6%
Family Households 11,946 2.0%
Non-family Households 4,668 -7.0%
Family Households 71.9%
Non-family Households 28.1%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 6,112 0.1%
Households without Children 10,502 -1.2%
Households with Children 36.79%
Households without Children 63.21%

What are the median and average incomes in Urbandale?

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The average annual household income in Urbandale is $115,646, while the median household income sits at $95,961 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $104,315, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $106,498. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $62,115 and $68,886, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $115,646 3.5%
Median Household Income $95,961 5.6%
People below Poverty Level 2,323 0.0%
People above Poverty Level 40,755 1.1%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Urbandale?

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There are 17,302 housing units in Urbandale, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1990. Of the 16,614 occupied housing units in Urbandale, 78.04% are owner-occupied, while 21.96% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 69.2% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $250,600. In general, housing costs reach $1,228 per month in Urbandale.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 17,302 0.3%
Median Year Built 1990 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 271 -9.1%
Built between 1940 and 1949 452 87.6%
Built between 1950 and 1959 938 2.0%
Built between 1960 and 1969 1,575 -7.2%
Built between 1970 and 1979 3,101 5.6%
Built between 1980 and 1989 2,414 -4.5%
Built between 1990 and 1999 2,924 -1.3%
Built between 2000 and 2009 3,857 -7.4%
Built in 2010 or Later 1,770 18.0%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 16,614 -0.7%
Owner Occupied 12,966 -1.0%
Renter Occupied 3,648 0.3%
Owner Occupied 78.04%
Renter Occupied 21.96%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 8,973 -4.5%
Without Mortgage 3,993 8.1%
Median Value with Mortgage $250,600 0.3%
Median Value without Mortgage $224,200 6.9%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,228 -2.8%
With Mortgage 69.2%
Without Mortgage 30.8%

What is the level of education in Urbandale?

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Approximately 20.02% of the population in Urbandale holds a high school degree (that's 6,462 residents), while 21.39% have attained a college certificate (8,996 locals) and 32.68% have a bachelor's degree (10,548 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 661 1.9%
Some High School 6,462 -0.9%
Some College 8,996 2.8%
Associate Degree 3,247 3.1%
Bachelor's Degree 10,548 2.2%
Graduate Degree 4,453 2.8%
No High School 2.05%
Some High School 20.02%
Some College 21.39%
Associate Degree 10.06%
Bachelor's Degree 32.68%
Graduate Degree 13.8%

What is the marital status of Urbandale residents?

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A total of 8,544 people in Urbandale have never been married (which represents 25% of the total population), while 21,050 of them are wedded (61.59%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 388 (1.14%) and 3,141 (9.19%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 8,544 2.7%
Married 21,050 0.8%
Separated 388 -13.0%
Widowed 1,442 -7.9%
Divorced 3,141 3.9%
Never Married 25%
Married 61.59%
Separated 1.14%
Widowed 4.22%
Divorced 9.19%

What are the most common means of transportation in Urbandale?

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The top three means of transportation people in Urbandale use to get to work are: car, bus or trolley bus and walking. A total of 20,912 residents commute by car, 125 prefer going to work by bus or trolley bus and 85 by walking.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 20,912 -3.4%
Bus or TrolleyBus 125 5.0%
Bicycle 9 12.5%
Motorcycle 9 -10.0%
TaxiCab 35 -12.5%
Walk 85 46.6%

What is the median and average household income in Urbandale by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
50322 30,980 12,351 $74,205.00 $91,013.00
50323 14,870 5,123 $144,180.00 $161,237.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2020 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
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.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 50322 50323

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