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Population for Des Moines: 213,545

Total Males: 104,808
Total Females: 108,737
Total Households: 94,354
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Brief Information About Des Moines

Des Moines is the capital and the most populous city in the state of Iowa.The City of Des Moines traces was in May 1843, by Captain James Allen.The city has a total area of 82.5 square miles. Several insurance companies are headquartered in Des Moines, including the Principal Financial Group, Marsh (formerly KVI), EMC Insurance Group, Allied Insurance (now part of Nationwide), Aviva, Holmes Murphy, and American Republic Insurance Company. Des Moines has been referred to as the "Hartford of the West". The Principal is one of two Fortune 500 companies having headquarters in Iowa.Being the focal point of financial and insurance services, other major corporations headquartered outside of Iowa have established a presence in the Des Moines Metro area, including Wells Fargo, ING Group, and Electronic Data Systems. The Meredith Corporation, a leading publishing and marketing company, is also based in Des Moines. Meredith publishes Better Homes and Gardens, one of the most widely circulated publications in the United States.

ACS DEMOGRAPHIC AND HOUSING ESTIMATES OF Des Moines, IA (2020)
Label Estimate Margin of Error Percent Percent Margin of Error
  SEX AND AGE
      Total population 213,545 ±217 213,545 (x)
            Male 104,808 ±1,150 49% ±1
            Female 108,737 ±1,159 51% ±1
            Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 96 ±2 (x) (x)
            Under 5 years 14,906 ±763 7% ±0
            5 to 9 years 13,709 ±767 6% ±0
            10 to 14 years 14,165 ±815 7% ±0
            15 to 19 years 14,908 ±803 7% ±0
            20 to 24 years 16,024 ±838 8% ±0
            25 to 34 years 35,745 ±1,356 17% ±1
            35 to 44 years 27,339 ±1,076 13% ±1
            45 to 54 years 25,429 ±1,048 12% ±1
            55 to 59 years 13,954 ±720 7% ±0
            60 to 64 years 11,561 ±727 5% ±0
            65 to 74 years 16,219 ±756 8% ±0
            75 to 84 years 6,399 ±475 3% ±0
            85 years and over 3,187 ±370 2% ±0
            Median age (years) 34 ±0 (x) (x)
            Under 18 years 51,084 ±1,058 24% ±1
            16 years and over 168,273 ±1,160 79% ±1
            18 years and over 162,461 ±1,104 76% ±1
            21 years and over 152,556 ±1,215 71% ±1
            62 years and over 32,474 ±1,214 15% ±1
            65 years and over 25,805 ±867 12% ±0
        18 years and over 162,461 ±1,104 162,461 (x)
              Male 79,508 ±1,116 49% ±1
              Female 82,953 ±848 51% ±1
              Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 96 ±2 (x) (x)
        65 years and over 25,805 ±867 25,805% (x)
              Male 11,460 ±542 44% ±1
              Female 14,345 ±551 56% ±1
              Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 80 ±4 (x) (x)
  RACE
      Total population 213,545 ±217 213,545 (x)
              One race 200,252 ±1,510 94% ±1
              Two or more races 13,293 ±1,497 6% ±1
          One race 200,252 ±1,510 94% ±1
                White 153,067 ±2,093 72% ±1
                Black or African American 23,908 ±1,278 11% ±1
          American Indian and Alaska Native 689 ±193 0% ±0
                Cherokee tribal grouping 18 ±18 0% ±0
                Chippewa tribal grouping 20 ±21 0% ±0
                Navajo tribal grouping 34 ±36 0% ±0
                Sioux tribal grouping 21 ±27 0% ±0
          Asian 15,336 ±1,171 7% ±1
                Asian Indian 1,020 ±340 1% ±0
                Chinese 826 ±346 0% ±0
                Filipino 521 ±205 0% ±0
                Japanese 21 ±19 0% ±0
                Korean 244 ±116 0% ±0
                Vietnamese 3,022 ±754 1% ±0
                Other Asian 9,682 ±1,300 5% ±1
          Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 120 ±91 0% ±0
                Native Hawaiian 23 ±41 0% ±0
                Chamorro 5 ±10 0% ±0
                Samoan 13 ±28 0% ±0
                Other Pacific Islander 79 ±71 0% ±0
            Some other race 7,132 ±1,157 3% ±1
          Two or more races 13,293 ±1,497 6% ±1
                White and Black or African American 3,850 ±750 2% ±0
                White and American Indian and Alaska Native 766 ±161 0% ±0
                White and Asian 961 ±245 1% ±0
                Black or African American and American Indian and Alaska Native 473 ±325 0% ±0
  Race alone or in combination with one or more other races
        Total population 213,545 ±217 213,545 (x)
                White 165,450 ±2,210 78% ±1
                Black or African American 29,362 ±1,364 14% ±1
                American Indian and Alaska Native 2,845 ±634 1% ±0
                Asian 16,846 ±1,210 8% ±1
                Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 285 ±176 0% ±0
                Some other race 13,150 ±1,323 6% ±1
  HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE
        Total population 213,545 ±217 213,545 (x)
              Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 31,100 ±1,070 15% ±1
                    Mexican 24,725 ±1,425 12% ±1
                    Puerto Rican 730 ±385 0% ±0
                    Cuban 439 ±170 0% ±0
                    Other Hispanic or Latino 5,206 ±948 2% ±0
              Not Hispanic or Latino 182,445 ±1,072 85% ±1
                    White alone 135,520 ±1,827 64% ±1
                    Black or African American alone 23,252 ±1,279 11% ±1
                    American Indian and Alaska Native alone 382 ±128 0% ±0
                    Asian alone 15,142 ±1,178 7% ±1
                    Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone 57 ±56 0% ±0
                    Some other race alone 349 ±178 0% ±0
                Two or more races 7,743 ±1,084 4% ±1
                      Two races including Some other race 1,052 ±350 1% ±0
                      Two races excluding Some other race, and Three or more races 6,691 ±1,005 3% ±1
        Total housing units 94,354 ±1,126 (x) (x)
  CITIZEN, VOTING AGE POPULATION
        Citizen, 18 and over population 147,382 ±1,468 147,382 (x)
                Male 71,751 ±1,176 49% ±1
                Female 75,631 ±1,038 51% ±1
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