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Population (year 2000): 198,682. Estimated population in July 2005: 194,163 (-2.3% change)
Males: 96,157 (48.4%), Females: 102,525 (51.6%)

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Median resident age: 33.8 years
Median household income: $38,408 (year 2000)
Median house value: $81,100 (year 2000)

Des Moines, IA residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Des Moines:

  • White Non-Hispanic (79.6%)
  • Black (8.1%)
  • Hispanic (6.6%)
  • Other race (3.5%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)
  • Other Asian (1.6%)
  • Vietnamese (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (21.5%), Irish (12.7%), English (9.3%), United States (6.8%), Italian (3.9%), Norwegian (3.8%).

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Elevation: 864 feet

Land area: 75.8 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Des Moines

  • High school or higher: 83.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Des Moines city

  • Never married: 28.2%
  • Now married: 50.9%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

7.9% Foreign born (3.1% Latin America, 2.6% Asia, 1.6% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +4,623 (+2.4%).




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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NE Omaha, (165.9 miles )

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Nearest cities: Heights, IA (6.3 miles Windsor IA (6.9 miles Saylorville, Hill, IA (7.4 miles Pleasant IA Johnston, (8.1 miles IA Norwalk, (8.4 miles IA (8.5 miles Urbandale, Des Moines, IA West (9.0 miles IA (9.5 miles Ankeny,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 261 buildings, average cost: $95,600
  • 1997: 172 buildings, average cost: $113,400
  • 1998: 271 buildings, average cost: $110,700
  • 1999: 345 buildings, average cost: $111,000
  • 2000: 312 buildings, average cost: $121,500
  • 2001: 283 buildings, average cost: $137,300
  • 2002: 342 buildings, average cost: $150,500
  • 2003: 411 buildings, average cost: $152,500
  • 2004: 447 buildings, average cost: $171,600
  • 2005: 453 buildings, average cost: $179,100

Latitude: 41.59 N, Longitude: 93.62 W

Area code: 515


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Des Moines, Iowa business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (18.0%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (13.3%), Retail trade (12.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +34,971 (+17.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 66,868 (67.2%)


 

Crime in Des Moines by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
Murders 13 14 11 9 8
    per 100,000 6.5 7.0 5.5 4.5 4.0
Rapes 92 98 89 113 92
    per 100,000 46.3 49.3 44.8 56.9 46.3
Robberies 266 291 298 290 284
    per 100,000 133.9 146.5 150.0 146.0 142.9
Assaults 374 312 352 364 315
    per 100,000 188.2 157.0 177.2 183.2 158.5
Burglaries 1,609 1,729 1,301 1,676 1,527
    per 100,000 809.8 870.2 654.8 843.6 768.6
Thefts 8,492 10,250 9,549 10,313 9,692
    per 100,000 4274.2 5159.0 4806.2 5190.7 4878.1
Auto thefts 833 958 1,010 1,011 896
    per 100,000 419.3 482.2 508.4 508.9 451.0
364.1 408.0 382.6 415.1 382.1


Average climate in Des Moines, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Des Moines-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 118% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/18/1974, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.9 miles away from the Des Moines city center killed 2 people and injured 50 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/13/1976, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 29.0 miles away from the city center injured 9 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Casey Blake - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Cleveland Indians, born: Aug 23, 1973), Halston - (1932-1990), fashion designer, Mike Mahoney - 2005 Major League Baseball player (St. Louis Cardinals, born: Dec 5, 1972), Ross Verba - 2005 NFL player (Cleveland Browns, born: Oct 31, 1973), Scott Clemmensen - NHL player (New Jersey Devils, born: Jul 23, 1977), Thomas M. Disch - science fiction author, Libbie Hyman - (1888-1969), zoologist, Sean Murphy - PGA Tour Golf player (born: 8/17/65), Shawna Robinson - Busch series NASCAR driver (born: Nov 30, 1964), Tom Purtzer - PGA Tour Golf player (born: 12/5/51).


Main business address for: NATIONAL PROPERTIES CORP (OPERATORS OF NONRESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS), PRINCIPAL FINANCIAL GROUP INC (ACCIDENT & HEALTH INSURANCE), MIDAMERICAN FUNDING LLC (ELECTRIC SERVICES), AMERUS GROUP CO/IA (LIFE INSURANCE), EMC INSURANCE GROUP INC (FIRE, MARINE & CASUALTY INSURANCE), MEREDITH CORP (PERIODICALS: PUBLISHING OR PUBLISHING AND PRINTING), MIDAMERICAN ENERGY HOLDINGS CO /NEW/ (ELECTRIC, GAS & SANITARY SERVICES).


Hospitals/medical centers in Des Moines:
  • BROADLAWNS MEDICAL CENTER (1801 HICKMAN ROAD)
  • IOWA LUTHERAN HOSPITAL (700 EAST UNIVERSITY AVENUE)
  • IOWA METHODIST MEDICAL CENTER (1200 PLEASANT STREET)
  • MERCY MEDICAL CENTER/MERCY CAPITOL (400 UNIVERSITY AVENUE)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Des Moines:
  • DES MOINES INTL (about 5 miles; DES MOINES, IA; ID: DSM)
  • FORT DODGE REGIONAL (about 77 miles; FORT DODGE, IA; ID: FOD)
  • OTTUMWA INDUSTRIAL (about 89 miles; OTTUMWA, IA; ID: OTM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Des Moines:
  • MORNINGSTAR FIELD (about 5 miles; DES MOINES, IA; ID: Y76)
  • ANKENY REGIONAL (about 9 miles; ANKENY, IA; ID: IKV)
  • AMES MUNI (about 27 miles; AMES, IA; ID: AMW)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Local Libraries 61 $224,196 $44,104 52 $40,377
Other and Unallocable 59 $251,592 $51,171 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 168 $567,121 $40,508 15 $15,409
Streets and Highways 201 $787,442 $47,011 7 $13,109
Financial Administration 39 $173,307 $53,325 4 $4,957
Airports 91 $316,378 $41,720 0 $0
Welfare 26 $89,570 $41,340 14 $14,652
Health 9 $28,598 $38,130 1 $1,428
Solid Waste Management 75 $270,004 $43,200 1 $1,393
Sewerage 208 $765,473 $44,161 2 $1,913
Correction 4 $13,494 $40,482 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 114 $455,792 $47,978 7 $11,466
Natural Resources 12 $40,251 $40,251 0 $0
Water Supply 215 $913,505 $50,986 4 $6,863
Judicial and Legal 22 $147,034 $80,200 4 $10,532
Other Government Administration 35 $183,481 $62,907 10 $17,300
Police Protection - Officers 354 $1,581,265 $53,602 40 $12,587
Police - Other 105 $334,208 $38,195 58 $34,414
Firefighters 261 $1,100,628 $50,603 0 $0
Fire - Other 20 $42,400 $25,440 5 $1,461
Totals for Government 2079 $8,285,740 $47,825 224 $187,862


Colleges/Universities in Des Moines:
  • DRAKE UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 4,227; Location: 2507 UNIVERSITY AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.drake.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • GRAND VIEW COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 1,105; Location: 1200 GRANDVIEW AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: WWW.GVC.EDU)
  • DES MOINES UNIVERSITY-OSTEOPATHIC MEDICAL CENTER (FT enrollment: 1,076; Location: 3200 GRAND AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.dmu.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF BUSINESS (FT enrollment: 719; Location: 2500 FLEUR DR; Private, not-for-profit)
  • MERCY COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES (FT enrollment: 314; Location: 928 SIXTH AVE; Private, not-for-profit)
  • VATTEROTT COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 281; Location: 2300 EUCLID AVE STE 6; Private, for-profit; Website: www.vatterott-college.com)
  • MERCY COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES-SCH OF CYTOTECH (FT enrollment: 238; Location: 928 SIXTH AVE; Private, not-for-profit)
  • LA JAMES COLLEGE OF HAIRSTYLING (FT enrollment: 98; Location: 6336 HICKMAN RD; Private, for-profit; Website: lajames.net)
  • IOWA SCHOOL OF BEAUTY (FT enrollment: 84; Location: 3305 70TH ST; Private, for-profit; Website: isbdsm@msn.com)
  • IOWA METHODIST MEDICAL CENTER-SCHOOL OF RAD TECHN (FT enrollment: 17; Location: 1200 PLEASANT ST; Private, not-for-profit)
  • AMERICAN COLLEGE OF HAIRSTYLING-DES MOINES (FT enrollment: 11; Location: 603 E SIXTH ST; Private, for-profit; Website: www.americancollegeofhair.com)
  • LARRY SLAUGHTERS UNIVERSITY AUTOMOTIVE TECH (Location: 6370 E UNIVERSITY AVE; Private, for-profit)
  • THE TRAVEL ACADEMY (Location: 5875 FLEUR DR; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Des Moines:
  • DES MOINES COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 10 miles; ANKENY, IA; Full-time enrollment: 6,959)
  • IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 33 miles; AMES, IA; FT enrollment: 24,473)
  • GRACELAND UNIVERSITY-LAMONI (about 70 miles; LAMONI, IA; FT enrollment: 2,026)
  • IOWA CENTRAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 74 miles; FT DODGE, IA; FT enrollment: 2,807)
  • INDIAN HILLS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 92 miles; OTTUMWA, IA; FT enrollment: 2,744)
  • HAWKEYE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 106 miles; WATERLOO, IA; FT enrollment: 3,292)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA (about 109 miles; CEDAR FALLS, IA; FT enrollment: 12,524)
Public high schools in Des Moines:
  • LINCOLN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,179; Location: 2600 SW 9TH ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • EAST HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,970; Location: 815 E 13TH ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • ROOSEVELT HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,583; Location: 4419 CENTER ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • NORTH HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,198; Location: 501 HOLCOMB AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • HOOVER HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,197; Location: 4800 AURORA AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • SAYDEL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 470; Location: 5601 NE 7TH ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • SCAVO HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 237; Location: 1800 GRAND AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • DES MOINES CENTRAL CAMPUS (Location: 1800 GRAND AVE; Grades: 07 - 12)
Private high schools in Des Moines:
  • DES MOINES CHRISTIAN HIGH SCH (Students: 582; Location: 4801 FRANKLIN AVE; Grades: PK - 12)
  • GRANDVIEW PARK BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 430; Location: 1701 E 33RD STREET; Grades: PK - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Des Moines:
  • MEREDITH MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 828; Location: 4827 MADISON AVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • WEEKS MIDDLE SCHOOL AT KURTZ (Students: 822; Location: 1000 SW PORTER STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • HARDING MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 759; Location: 203 E EUCLID AVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • BRODY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 740; Location: 2501 PARK AVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • HOYT MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 680; Location: 2700 E 42ND ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MCCOMBS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 673; Location: 201 SE COUNTY LINE RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • CAPITOL VIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 666; Location: 320 E. 16TH; Grades: PK - 05)
  • MERRILL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 660; Location: 5301 GRAND AVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • BRUBAKER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 633; Location: 2900 E 42ND STREET; Grades: PK - 05)
  • CALLANAN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 619; Location: 3010 CENTER STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
Biggest private primary/middle schools in Des Moines:
  • HOLY TRINITY (Students: 562; Location: 2922 BEAVER AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST THERESA SCHOOL (Students: 420; Location: 5810 CARPENTER AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST ANTHONY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 395; Location: 16 COLUMBUS; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST AUGUSTIN SCHOOL (Students: 291; Location: 4320 GRAND AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • HOLY FAMILY SCHOOL (Students: 225; Location: 1111 GARFIELD AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST JOSEPH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 220; Location: 2107 EAST 33RD STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • CHRIST THE KING SCHOOL (Students: 195; Location: 701 WALL AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • MOUNT OLIVE LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 146; Location: 5625 FRANKLIN AVENUE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • DES MOINES JEWISH ACADEMY (Students: 59; Location: 924 POLK BLVD; Grades: KG - 7)
  • DES MOINES ADVENTIST SCHOOL (Students: 44; Location: 2317 WATROUS; Grades: PK - 8)
Library in Des Moines:
  • PUBLIC LIBRARY OF DES MOINES (Operating income: $5,297,321; Location: 100 LOCUST ST; 431,474 books; 33,326 audio materials; 15,512 video materials; 2,229 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Des Moines: Cary School (A), Kaleidoscope at the Hub (B), Waveland Golf Course (C), Ash Field (D), Iowa State Fairgrounds (E), Iowa State Fair Campgrounds (F), Wakonda Country Club (G), Blank Golf Course (H), Blank Park Zoo (I), Grand View Golf Course (J), Academic Center (K), Medbury Hall (L), Activities Center (M), Goodwin-Kirk Residence Hall (N), Graceland Partnership Office (O), Grand View College Library (P), Howard Hall (Q), Grand View Hall (R), Hoyt Sherman Place (S), Hubbell Dining Hall (T).

Shopping Centers: Merle Hay Mall (1), Des Moines Park Fair Mall (2), Southridge Mall (3), Haymarket Spuare Shopping Center (4), West Brooke Shopping Center (5).

Churches in Des Moines include: Epworth United Methodist Church (A), Union Park Baptist Church (B), Seventh Day Adventist Church (C), Union Park Christian Church (D), Union Park Methodist Church (E), Union Park United Presbyterian Church (F), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (G), Hope Lutheran Church (H).

Cemeteries: Oak Grove Cemetery (1), Woodland Cemetery (2), Sims Cemetery (3), Emmanuel Cemetery (4), Elm Grove Cemetery (5), Fort Des Moines Cemetery (6), Glendale Cemetery (7).

Lakes and reservoirs: Dean Lake (A), Grays Lake (B), Case Lake (C), Lake Easter (D).

Rivers and creeks: Walnut Creek (A), Raccoon River (B), Frink Creek (C).

Parks in Des Moines include: Des Moines Botanical Garden (1), Grays Lake Park (2), Tower Park (3), M L King Park (4), Mac Rae Park (5), Helmick Commons (6), Ewing Park (7), Sayers Park (8), Sargent Park (9).

Post office: (A).  


Des Moines compared to Iowa state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Des Moines:
  • KRNT (1350 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KBGG (1700 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXNO (1460 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • KWKY (1150 AM; 1 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: PUTBRESE COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KFGQ (1260 AM; 5 kW; BOONE, IA; Owner: BOONE BIBLICAL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KXLQ (1490 AM; 1 kW; INDIANOLA, IA; Owner: WARREN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Des Moines:
  • KIOA (93.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • K269EJ (101.7 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KJMC (89.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: MINORITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K288DX (105.5 FM; DES MOINES, ETC., IA; Owner: POWER DU PREE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMXD (100.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOI-FM (90.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCI & TECH)
  • KGGO (94.9 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSTZ (102.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KDFR (91.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KVJZ (106.3 FM; ANKENY, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KAZR (103.3 FM; PELLA, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KJJY (92.5 FM; WEST DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHKI (97.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDPS (88.1 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: DES MOINES INDEP. COM.SCHOOL DIST.)
  • KRKQ (98.3 FM; BOONE, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLTI-FM (104.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KKDM (107.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KWDM (88.7 FM; WEST DES MOINES, IA; Owner: W. DES MOINES COMM. SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • KLRX (96.1 FM; MADRID, IA; Owner: THOMAS H. BURKE, RECEIVER FOR LIFESTYLE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • K213DV (90.5 FM; PLEASANT HILL, IA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Des Moines:
  • WBXF-CA (Channel 4; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WOI-TV (Channel 5; AMES, IA; Owner: CAPITAL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • KDIN-TV (Channel 11; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KPWB-TV (Channel 23; AMES, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • KDSM-TV (Channel 17; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: KDSM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KCCI (Channel 8; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: DES MOINES HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WHO-TV (Channel 13; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KRPG-LP (Channel 43; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K29EA (Channel 29; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: TV-45, INC.)
  • K41DD (Channel 41; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K46EY (Channel 46; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: TV-45, INC.)
  • K48FZ (Channel 48; AMES, IA; Owner: TV-52, INC.)
  • K56GD (Channel 56; AMES, IA; Owner: TV-45, INC.)

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