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Population (year 2000): 29,267. Estimated population in July 2005: 28,767 (-1.7% change)
Males: 14,101 (48.2%), Females: 15,166 (51.8%)

King County

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Median resident age: 37.0 years
Median household income: $48,971 (year 2000)
Median house value: $174,700 (year 2000)

Des Moines, WA residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Des Moines:

  • White Non-Hispanic (71.7%)
  • Black (7.2%)
  • Hispanic (6.6%)
  • Two or more races (4.8%)
  • Other race (3.3%)
  • Filipino (2.2%)
  • American Indian (2.1%)
  • Other Asian (1.7%)
  • Vietnamese (1.7%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander (1.3%)
  • Japanese (0.8%)
  • Asian Indian (0.7%)
  • Chinese (0.6%)
  • Korean (0.5%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (15.9%), English (10.0%), Irish (9.8%), Norwegian (5.9%), United States (5.0%), French (3.9%).

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Elevation: 100 feet

Land area: 6.3 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Des Moines

  • High school or higher: 87.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Des Moines city

  • Never married: 26.6%
  • Now married: 51.2%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

12.3% Foreign born (6.3% Asia, 3.1% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,549 (+5.6%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Way, WA (5.8 miles Federal pop. 83,259).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: WA Seattle, (16.1 miles pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Angeles, CA Los (959.4 miles pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Park, WA (3.5 miles Normandy WA SeaTac, (3.7 miles North, WA (5.1 miles Lakeland WA Burien, (5.5 miles Way, WA (5.8 miles Federal WA Kent, (6.3 miles WA (6.5 miles Tukwila, Park, WA Riverton-Boulevard (7.9 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 11 buildings, average cost: $136,300
  • 1997: 29 buildings, average cost: $128,000
  • 1998: 26 buildings, average cost: $184,000
  • 1999: 36 buildings, average cost: $196,700
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 19 buildings, average cost: $256,900
  • 2002: 19 buildings, average cost: $249,900
  • 2003: 31 buildings, average cost: $279,700
  • 2004: 57 buildings, average cost: $324,100

Latitude: 47.39 N, Longitude: 122.32 W

Area codes: 253, 206


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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (16.1%), Manufacturing (14.7%), Retail trade (10.8%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (10.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -8,811 (-30.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,613 (11.7%)


 

Crime in Des Moines by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 5 0 0 2
    per 100,000 0.0 17.1 0.0 0.0 6.8
Rapes 11 17 13 15 17
    per 100,000 37.6 58.1 44.4 51.3 58.1
Robberies 31 32 29 27 41
    per 100,000 105.9 109.3 99.1 92.3 140.1
Assaults 54 43 37 67 55
    per 100,000 184.5 146.9 126.4 228.9 187.9
Burglaries 174 160 158 206 244
    per 100,000 594.5 546.7 539.9 703.9 833.7
Thefts 546 626 511 530 648
    per 100,000 1865.6 2138.9 1746.0 1810.9 2214.1
Auto thefts 258 236 282 294 388
    per 100,000 881.5 806.4 963.5 1004.5 1325.7
270.5 290.8 257.5 296.0 362.7


Average climate in Des Moines, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Hospitals/medical centers near Des Moines:
  • HIGHLINE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; BURIEN, WA)
  • ST FRANCIS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; FEDERAL WAY, WA)
  • REG HOSP FOR RESP AND COMPLEX CARE (about 7 miles; TUKWILA, WA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Des Moines:
  • SEATTLE-TACOMA INTL (about 3 miles; SEATTLE, WA; ID: SEA)
  • BOEING FIELD/KING COUNTY INTL (about 9 miles; SEATTLE, WA; ID: BFI)
  • MCCHORD AFB (about 21 miles; TACOMA, WA; ID: TCM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Des Moines:
  • AUBURN MUNI (about 9 miles; AUBURN, WA; ID: S50)
  • WILL ROGERS WILEY POST MEML (about 10 miles; RENTON, WA; ID: W36)
  • RENTON MUNI (about 11 miles; RENTON, WA; ID: RNT)

Amtrak stations near Des Moines:
  • 13 miles: TACOMA (1001 PUYALLUP AVE.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 15 miles: SEATTLE (303 S. JACKSON ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Local government website:
College/University in Des Moines:
  • HIGHLINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 4,288; Location: PO BOX 98000; Public)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Des Moines:
  • SEATTLE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-SOUTH CAMPUS (about 10 miles; SEATTLE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,013)
  • RENTON TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 13 miles; RENTON, WA; FT enrollment: 2,623)
  • GREEN RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 13 miles; AUBURN, WA; FT enrollment: 4,568)
  • BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 15 miles; TACOMA, WA; FT enrollment: 3,710)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PUGET SOUND (about 15 miles; TACOMA, WA; FT enrollment: 2,754)
  • SEATTLE UNIVERSITY (about 15 miles; SEATTLE, WA; FT enrollment: 4,743)
  • SEATTLE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-CENTRAL CAMPUS (about 15 miles; SEATTLE, WA; FT enrollment: 4,386)
Public high school in Des Moines:
  • MOUNT RAINIER HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,384; Location: 22450; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Des Moines:
  • EVERGREEN LUTHERAN HIGH SCH (Students: 165; Location: 2021 S 260 ST; Grades: 9 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Des Moines:
  • PACIFIC MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 726; Location: 22705 24TH AVE S; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • PARKSIDE PRIMARY (Students: 560; Grades: PK - 03)
  • MIDWAY INTERMEDIATE (Students: 438; Location: 22447 24TH AVE S; Grades: 03 - 06)
  • WOODMONT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 430; Location: 26454 16TH AV S; Grades: KG - 05)
  • DES MOINES ELEMENTARY (Students: 416; Location: 22001 9TH AVE S; Grades: KG - 06)
  • KENT MOUNTAIN VIEW ACADEMY (Students: 377; Location: 22420 MILITARY RD S; Grades: KG - 12)
  • NORTH HILL-PRIMARY (Students: 362; Location: 19835 8TH AVE S; Grades: KG - 03)
  • OLYMPIC INTERMEDIATE (Students: 303; Location: 615 S 200TH ST; Grades: PK - 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Des Moines:
  • GRACE LUTHERAN PRESCHOOL KINDE (Students: 148; Location: 22975 24TH AV S; Grades: PK - KG)
  • HOLY TRINITY LUTHERAN SCH (Students: 103; Location: 2033 S. 260TH ST; Grades: KG - 8)

Notable locations in Des Moines: Normandy Village (A), Des Moines Beach Camp (B), Des Moines Plaza (C), Masonic Home of Washington (D). their locations on the map

Creeks: Des Moines Creek (A), McSorley Creek (B), Massey Creek (C), Barnes Creek (D). their locations on the map

Parks in Des Moines include: Des Moines Park (1), Saltwater State Park (2). their locations on the map

Beach: Des Moines Beach (A). its location on the map


Des Moines compared to Washington state average:

  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Des Moines:
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYCW (1090 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KNWX (1210 AM; 28 kW; AUBURN-FEDERAL WAY, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KVI (570 AM; 5 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KRIZ (1420 AM; 10 kW; RENTON, WA; Owner: KRIZ BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYIZ (1620 AM; 10 kW; RENTON, WA; Owner: KRIZ BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHHO (850 AM; 10 kW; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Des Moines:
  • KQBZ (100.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMTT (103.7 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KNDD (107.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYPT (96.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KBSG-FM (97.3 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KISW (99.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRWM (106.9 FM; BREMERTON, WA; Owner: SEASCAPE RADIO, INC.)
  • KBTC-FM (91.7 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE)
  • KBKS (106.1 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KING-FM (98.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: CLASSIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KLSY-FM (92.5 FM; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO INC.)
  • KPLU-FM (88.5 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • KWJZ (98.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ORCA RADIO, INC.)
  • KZOK-FM (102.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KMPS-FM (94.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KJR-FM (95.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KUBE (93.3 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KPLZ-FM (101.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KNHC (89.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: SEATTLE PUBLIC SCHOOLS)
  • KUOW (94.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON)

TV broadcast stations around Des Moines:
  • KSTW (Channel 11; TACOMA, WA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • KING-TV (Channel 5; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K58DP (Channel 58; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KTWB-TV (Channel 22; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KOMO-TV (Channel 4; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE TV, L.L.C.)
  • KCTS-TV (Channel 9; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KCTS TELEVISION)
  • KIRO-TV (Channel 7; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KIRO-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K57HB (Channel 57; EUREKA, CA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KHCV (Channel 45; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: NORTH PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KWPX (Channel 33; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • KBTC-TV (Channel 28; TACOMA, WA; Owner: BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE)
  • KONG-TV (Channel 16; EVERETT, WA; Owner: KONG-TV, INC.)
  • K68DL (Channel 68; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KWDK (Channel 56; TACOMA, WA; Owner: PUGET SOUND EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • KCPQ (Channel 13; TACOMA, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NORTHWEST, INC.)
  • KWOG (Channel 51; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: AFRICAN-AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO.OF BELLEVUE, INC.)
  • K67GJ (Channel 67; POINT PULLEY, ETC., WA; Owner: KIRO-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)

 

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