Des Moines, IA 50312 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50312: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Des Moines, IA 50312

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Polk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.587, Longitude -93.676
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 447
  • PO Box Addresses: 46
  • Residential Addresses: 7,618
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,851
    • Single Family Addresses: 4,767

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



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Des Moines, IA 50312 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 16,616
Population in Households 16,417
Population in Familes 10,642
Population in Group Qrtrs 199
Population Density1 2,985
Diversity Index2 36
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $58,052
Average Household Income $96,603
Per Capita Income $46,361

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 8,553 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,470 (52.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,478 (40.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 605 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $207,706
Average Home Value $274,402
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 7,948
Average Household Size 2.07
Family Households 3,682
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.03% 1.44%
Households 0.98% 1.47%
Families 0.64% 1.08%
Median Household Income   1.3%
Per Capita Income   1.5%

Des Moines, IA 50312 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50312 to the other 961 ZIP Codes in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 53 95th
Population Density # 14 99th
Diversity Index # 74 92nd
Median Household Income # 380 61st
Per Capita Income # 17 98th

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