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
  • County: Polk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.545, Longitude -93.616
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 705
  • PO Box Addresses: 453
  • Residential Addresses: 15,241
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,809
    • Single Family Addresses: 12,432

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



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Des Moines, IA 50315 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 40,384
Population in Households 39,635
Population in Familes 30,050
Population in Group Qrtrs 749
Population Density1 4,079
Diversity Index2 56
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $49,031
Average Household Income $60,605
Per Capita Income $23,808

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 16,981 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,832 (57.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,849 (34.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,300 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $120,052
Average Home Value $137,258
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 15,681
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 9,718
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 1.36% 1.31%
Households 1.25% 1.25%
Families 1.0% 1.11%
Median Household Income   1.1%
Per Capita Income   1.82%

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

The table below compares 50315 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 # 6 99th
Population Density # 10 99th
Diversity Index # 23 98th
Median Household Income # 761 21st
Per Capita Income # 891 7th

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