Population Demographics for Des Moines, Iowa in 2019, 2018



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Population Demographics by Race

RacePopulation% of Total
Total Population203,433100
White155,46976
Hispanic or Latino24,33411
Black or African American20,84210
Some Other Race10,1584
Asian8,9904
Two or More Races6,8173
American Indian1,008Below 1%
Three or more races473Below 1%
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander149Below 1%

Population Demographics by Race and gender.

MaleFemaleTotal
Total Population99,535103,898203,433
White75,34980,120155,469
Hispanic or Latino12,76811,56624,334
Black or African American10,38110,46120,842
Some Other Race5,3864,77210,158
Asian4,4634,5278,990
Two or More Races3,3753,4426,817
American Indian5055031,008
Three or more races210263473
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander7673149

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Demographic population totals

Total population in Des Moines

 
Total Population:203,433
Male Population:99,535
Female Population:103,898

Demographic median age by sex

Median age in Des Moines

 
Both sexes34
Male33
Female34

Demographic sex by age for the population in households

Population in households in Des Moines

 
Total Population:197,329
Male Population:96,504
Under 5 years:8,138
5 to 9 years:7,083
10 to 14 years:6,604
15 to 17 years:3,793
18 and 19 years:2,320
20 years:1,321
21 years:1,298
22 to 24 years:4,508
25 to 29 years:8,504
30 to 34 years:7,683
35 to 39 years:6,759
40 to 44 years:6,436
45 to 49 years:6,747
50 to 54 years:6,432
55 to 59 years:5,641
60 and 61 years:1,896
62 to 64 years:2,523
65 and 66 years:1,255
67 to 69 years:1,661
70 to 74 years:2,087
75 to 79 years:1,632
80 to 84 years:1,237
85 years and over:946
Female Population:100,825
Under 5 years:7,922
5 to 9 years:6,751
10 to 14 years:6,205
15 to 17 years:3,586
18 and 19 years:2,295
20 years:1,339
21 years:1,374
22 to 24 years:4,823
25 to 29 years:8,881
30 to 34 years:7,684
35 to 39 years:6,499
40 to 44 years:6,313
45 to 49 years:6,745
50 to 54 years:6,770
55 to 59 years:6,029
60 and 61 years:2,278
62 to 64 years:2,816
65 and 66 years:1,508
67 to 69 years:2,000
70 to 74 years:2,628
75 to 79 years:2,272
80 to 84 years:1,955
85 years and over:2,152

Demographic average population of home by age

Average household size in Des Moines

 
Total:2
Under 18 years:1
18 years and over:2

Demographic household type

Number of occupied homes in Des Moines

 
Total:81,369
Family led homes:47,491
Husband-wife family:31,614
Other family:15,877
Population of male led with no wife present:4,348
Population female led with no husband present:11,529
Population of Nonfamily homes:33,878
Population living alone:26,469
Population not living alone:7,409

Demographic population of homes with people under 18 years old by type

Total occupied homes in Des Moines with people under 18 years old:

 
Total:81,369
Population of homes with one or more people under 18 years:25,686
Population of family homes:25,360
Husband-wife family:14,516
Under 6 years only:4,065
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:3,792
6 to 17 years only:6,659
Other family:10,844
Male householder, no wife present:2,742
Under 6 years only:898
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:559
6 to 17 years only:1,285
Female led with no husband present:8,102
Under 6 years only:2,185
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:1,927
6 to 17 years only:3,990
Nonfamily households:326
Male led households:236
Under 6 years only:64
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:26
6 to 17 years only:146
Female led householder:90
Under 6 years only:22
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:7
6 to 17 years only:61
Households with no people under 18 years:55,683
Family households:22,131
Husband-wife family:17,098
Other family:5,033
Male led with no wife present:1,606
Female led with no husband present:3,427
Nonfamily households:33,552
Male led householder:15,868
Female led householder:17,684

Demographic type of home by age of owner-renter

Total number led homes in Des Moines, by type

 
Total Home Population:81,369
Population of Family homes:47,491
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:2,260
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:10,424
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:10,493
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:9,656
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:4,145
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:3,334
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:4,039
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:2,425
Population of 85 year olds and over:715
Population of Nonfamily Homes:33,878
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:3,301
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:6,345
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:4,144
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:6,143
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:3,187
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:2,756
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:3,440
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:2,730
Population of 85 year olds and over:1,832

Demographic population of homes with people 60 year olds and over

households in Des Moines containing people over 60

 
Total Population:81,369
Population of homes with one or more people 60 years and over:23,321
1-person household:10,040
2-or-more-person household:13,281
Family households:12,362
Nonfamily households:919
Population of homes with no people 60 years and over:58,048
1-person household:16,429
2-or-more-person household:41,619
Family homes:35,129
Nonfamily homes:6,490

Demographic population of multigenerational homes

homes in Des Moines with multiple generations.

 
Total Population:81,369
Home has three or more generations:2,889
Home does not have three or more generations:78,480

Demographic presence of unmarried partner of home owner-renter

Unmarried population in Des Moines under 18 years old in homes

 
Total Population:50,024
Unmarried partner of home lead present:6,083
In family homes:5,793
Population of male led and male partner homes:152
Population of male led and female partner households:2,379
Population of female led and female partner households:202
Population of female led and male partner households:3,060
In nonfamily homes:290
Population of male led and male partner homes:1
Population of male led and female partner homes:248
Population of female led and female partner homes:11
Population of female led and male partner homes:30
No unmarried partner of home lead present:43,941
In family homes:43,795
Population of husband-wife family homes:29,265
Population of male lead with no wife present, family homes:2,281
Population of female lead with no husband present, family homes:12,249
In nonfamily homes:146

Demographic population in families by age

Population in families living in Des Moines

 
Total Population:147,920
Population Under 18 years:49,102
Population 18 years and over:98,818

Demographic tenure of people in homes

How long in Des Moines have lived in one place.

 
Total:81,369
Population of Owner occupied homes:51,079
Family home:34,215
Nonfamily homess:16,864
Male led home:7,640
Living alone:5,617
Not living alone:2,023
Female led home:9,224
Living alone:7,753
Not living alone:1,471
Population of Renter occupied homes:30,290
Family run homes:13,276
Husband-wife family:5,534
Other family:7,742
Male led with no wife present:1,872
Female led with no husband present:5,870
Nonfamily Homes:17,014
Male led homes:8,464
Male living alone:6,311
Male not living alone:2,153
Female led homes:8,550
Females living alone:6,788
Females not living alone:1,762