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The largest city and capital of Iowa, Des Moines is the home for numerous major American insurance companies. Located on the Des Moines River, the city was founded first as a military fort. Health care and finance are other major industries. Ranked highly as a place to build a successful career, Des Moines is family-centric. Fighting back against rumors to the contrary, a website called “Des Moines is Not Boring” highlights the city’s fun and edgy side, including nightlife and restaurants. Development of downtown lofts and condos and the East Village, between the statehouse and the river, are currently trendy housing options.

Des Moines, IA Demographics

  • Total Population208,020
  • Female 101,835
    Male 106,185
  • Median Age33.4

Des Moines, IA Households

  • Total Number of Households81,717
  • Family 48,702
    Non-family 33,015
  • Children 27,351
    No Children 54,366
  • Average People Per Household2.48
  • Median Household Income$46,290
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$858

Des Moines, IA Education Statistics

  • No High School5%
  • Some High School39%
  • Some College25%
  • Associate Degree9%
  • Bachelor Degree17%
  • Graduate Degree6%