Des Moines County, Iowa Interactive County Map Customizer: Draw, Print, and Share

MAP FILTERS: Opacity

Des Moines County Statistics

Facts

Land area416.1 square miles
Population Density96.9 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)40,480
Population change0.4%
Under 5 years of age6.1%
Under 1823.1%
65 and over18.4%
Females51%
White90.8
Hispanic or Latino of any race2.9
Asian0.8%
Two or more races2.3%
Black or African American5.7%
Native American0.3%
Pacific Islander0.1%
Had graduated from high school91%
Had a bachelor degree or higher18.9%
Veterans3,575

Households and Housing

Households16,993
Persons per household2.3
Living in the same house for one year or more86.9%
Median household income$42,451
The Per capita income$24,408
Live below the poverty line13.8%
Housing units18,401
Multi-unit structures16%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$93,900
Residents owning their homes73.1%

Business Facts

Total number of firms3,407
Women-owned firms26%
Asian-owned firms0%
Hispanic-owned firms0%
Black-owned firms0.9%
Native American-owned firms0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$616,900
Retail sales per capita$15,182
Manufacturers shipments$0
Merchant wholesaler sales$0
Source US Census Data