Des Moines, IA 50313 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50313: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Des Moines, IA 50313

Not Acceptable, USPS
Highland Park, IA 50313
Marquisville, IA 50313
Saydel, IA 50313
Saylorville, IA 50313

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 949
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,270
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 506
  • County: Polk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.642, Longitude -93.618
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Des Moines, IA 50313 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 17,834
Daytime Population: Workers 19,786
Daytime Population: Residents 8,853
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 28,639
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.61
Population in Households 16,734
Population in Familes 12,778
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,100
Population Density2 939
Diversity Index3 49


Median Household Income $53,633
Average Household Income $62,311
Per Capita Income $24,243


Total Housing Units 7,264 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,981 (68.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,696 (23.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 587 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $111,702
Average Home Value $140,233


Total Households 6,677
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 4,124
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.91% 0.93%
Households 0.77% 0.91%
Families 0.54% 0.78%
Median Household Income   0.63%
Per Capita Income   1.68%

Des Moines, IA 50313 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50313 to the other 963 ZIP Codes in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 50 95th
Population Density # 61 94th
Diversity Index # 31 97th
Median Household Income # 529 45th
Per Capita Income # 828 14th

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