Des Moines, IA 50310 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50310: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Des Moines, IA 50310

Acceptable Alternative
Beaverdale, IA 50310

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Polk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.627, Longitude -93.673
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 863
  • PO Box Addresses: 196
  • Residential Addresses: 13,713
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,958
    • Single Family Addresses: 11,755

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Des Moines, IA 50310 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 32,513
Daytime Population: Workers 9,701
Daytime Population: Residents 15,016
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 24,717
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 31,695
Population in Familes 23,536
Population in Group Qrtrs 818
Population Density2 4,040
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $55,908
Average Household Income $69,188
Per Capita Income $29,683


Total Housing Units 14,768 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,144 (61.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,671 (31.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 953 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $142,981
Average Home Value $150,585


Total Households 13,815
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 8,034
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 1.06% 1.16%
Households 0.94% 1.09%
Families 0.67% 0.92%
Median Household Income   1.07%
Per Capita Income   1.92%

Des Moines, IA 50310 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50310 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 # 16 98th
Population Density # 9 99th
Diversity Index # 33 97th
Median Household Income # 406 58th
Per Capita Income # 327 66th

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