Des Moines, IA 50315 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50315: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Des Moines, IA 50315

Not Acceptable, USPS
South Des Moines, IA 50315

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 709
  • Single Family Addresses: 12,301
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,805
  • County: Polk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.545, Longitude -93.616
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Des Moines, IA 50315 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 38,347
Population in Households 37,598
Population in Familes 28,913
Population in Group Qrtrs 749
Population Density1 3,879
Diversity Index2 52
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 14,867
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 9,277
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 16,037 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,507 (59.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,360 (33.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,170 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $117,251
Average Home Value $131,356
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,894
Average Household Income $57,460
Per Capita Income $22,566
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.1% 1.29%
Households 0.96% 1.22%
Families 0.75% 1.08%
Median Household Income   1.77%
Per Capita Income   1.55%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Des Moines, IA 50315 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50315 to the other 963 ZIP Codes in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 7 99th
Population Density1 # 9 99th
Diversity Index2 # 23 98th
Median Household Income # 734 24th
Per Capita Income # 882 9th

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