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
  • County: Polk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.642, Longitude -93.618
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 929
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 6,824
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 515
    • Single Family Addresses: 6,309

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

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Des Moines, IA 50313 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 18,358
Population in Households 17,284
Population in Familes 13,061
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,074
Population Density1 1,062
Diversity Index2 51


Median Household Income $54,454
Average Household Income $64,846
Per Capita Income $25,158


Total Housing Units 7,553 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,040 (66.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,837 (24.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 676 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $113,922
Average Home Value $142,401


Total Households 6,877
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 4,246
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.91% 0.91%
Households 0.8% 0.86%
Families 0.59% 0.75%
Median Household Income   0.93%
Per Capita Income   1.77%

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

The table below compares 50313 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 # 49 95th
Population Density # 55 94th
Diversity Index # 30 97th
Median Household Income # 543 44th
Per Capita Income # 836 13th

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