Population Demographics for West Des Moines, Iowa in 2019, 2018



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Population Demographics by Race

RacePopulation% of Total
Total Population56,609100
White50,02088
Hispanic or Latino2,9305
Asian2,7094
Black or African American1,8723
Two or More Races1,0681
Some Other Race8301

Population Demographics by Race and gender.

MaleFemaleTotal
Total Population27,35629,25356,609
White24,01526,00550,020
Hispanic or Latino1,4961,4342,930
Asian1,3361,3732,709
Black or African American9798931,872
Two or More Races5285401,068
Some Other Race439391830

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Demographic population totals

Total population in West Des Moines

 
Total Population:56,609
Male Population:27,356
Female Population:29,253

Demographic median age by sex

Median age in West Des Moines

 
Both sexes34
Male33
Female34

Demographic sex by age for the population in households

Population in households in West Des Moines

 
Total Population:56,336
Male Population:27,268
Under 5 years:2,004
5 to 9 years:1,950
10 to 14 years:1,949
15 to 17 years:1,040
18 and 19 years:515
20 years:240
21 years:234
22 to 24 years:1,393
25 to 29 years:3,065
30 to 34 years:2,251
35 to 39 years:1,989
40 to 44 years:1,954
45 to 49 years:1,885
50 to 54 years:1,715
55 to 59 years:1,440
60 and 61 years:508
62 to 64 years:684
65 and 66 years:387
67 to 69 years:516
70 to 74 years:551
75 to 79 years:424
80 to 84 years:357
85 years and over:217
Female Population:29,068
Under 5 years:1,991
5 to 9 years:1,905
10 to 14 years:1,796
15 to 17 years:1,009
18 and 19 years:463
20 years:246
21 years:294
22 to 24 years:1,820
25 to 29 years:3,065
30 to 34 years:2,215
35 to 39 years:1,996
40 to 44 years:1,945
45 to 49 years:2,043
50 to 54 years:1,877
55 to 59 years:1,689
60 and 61 years:559
62 to 64 years:823
65 and 66 years:448
67 to 69 years:564
70 to 74 years:731
75 to 79 years:609
80 to 84 years:533
85 years and over:447

Demographic average population of home by age

Average household size in West Des Moines

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

Demographic household type

Number of occupied homes in West Des Moines

 
Total:24,311
Family led homes:14,201
Husband-wife family:11,291
Other family:2,910
Population of male led with no wife present:821
Population female led with no husband present:2,089
Population of Nonfamily homes:10,110
Population living alone:7,573
Population not living alone:2,537

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

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

 
Total:24,311
Population of homes with one or more people under 18 years:7,431
Population of family homes:7,369
Husband-wife family:5,387
Under 6 years only:1,556
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:1,072
6 to 17 years only:2,759
Other family:1,982
Male householder, no wife present:494
Under 6 years only:174
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:64
6 to 17 years only:256
Female led with no husband present:1,488
Under 6 years only:366
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:243
6 to 17 years only:879
Nonfamily households:62
Male led households:45
Under 6 years only:11
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:6
6 to 17 years only:28
Female led householder:17
Under 6 years only:6
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:0
6 to 17 years only:11
Households with no people under 18 years:16,880
Family households:6,832
Husband-wife family:5,904
Other family:928
Male led with no wife present:327
Female led with no husband present:601
Nonfamily households:10,048
Male led householder:4,414
Female led householder:5,634

Demographic type of home by age of owner-renter

Total number led homes in West Des Moines, by type

 
Total Home Population:24,311
Population of Family homes:14,201
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:533
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:2,956
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:3,360
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:3,098
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:1,174
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:983
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:1,276
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:666
Population of 85 year olds and over:155
Population of Nonfamily Homes:10,110
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:1,364
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:2,942
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:1,254
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:1,386
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:702
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:602
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:808
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:678
Population of 85 year olds and over:374

Demographic population of homes with people 60 year olds and over

households in West Des Moines containing people over 60

 
Total Population:24,311
Population of homes with one or more people 60 years and over:5,926
1-person household:2,337
2-or-more-person household:3,589
Family households:3,434
Nonfamily households:155
Population of homes with no people 60 years and over:18,385
1-person household:5,236
2-or-more-person household:13,149
Family homes:10,767
Nonfamily homes:2,382

Demographic population of multigenerational homes

homes in West Des Moines with multiple generations.

 
Total Population:24,311
Home has three or more generations:363
Home does not have three or more generations:23,948

Demographic presence of unmarried partner of home owner-renter

Unmarried population in West Des Moines under 18 years old in homes

 
Total Population:13,640
Unmarried partner of home lead present:804
In family homes:757
Population of male led and male partner homes:21
Population of male led and female partner households:345
Population of female led and female partner households:43
Population of female led and male partner households:348
In nonfamily homes:47
Population of male led and male partner homes:0
Population of male led and female partner homes:41
Population of female led and female partner homes:2
Population of female led and male partner homes:4
No unmarried partner of home lead present:12,836
In family homes:12,800
Population of husband-wife family homes:10,294
Population of male lead with no wife present, family homes:436
Population of female lead with no husband present, family homes:2,070
In nonfamily homes:36

Demographic population in families by age

Population in families living in West Des Moines

 
Total Population:42,375
Population Under 18 years:13,510
Population 18 years and over:28,865

Demographic tenure of people in homes

How long in West Des Moines have lived in one place.

 
Total:24,311
Population of Owner occupied homes:15,124
Family home:10,625
Nonfamily homess:4,499
Male led home:1,729
Living alone:1,251
Not living alone:478
Female led home:2,770
Living alone:2,432
Not living alone:338
Population of Renter occupied homes:9,187
Family run homes:3,576
Husband-wife family:1,992
Other family:1,584
Male led with no wife present:429
Female led with no husband present:1,155
Nonfamily Homes:5,611
Male led homes:2,730
Male living alone:1,841
Male not living alone:889
Female led homes:2,881
Females living alone:2,049
Females not living alone:832