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Where is West Des Moines, IA?

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West Des Moines is a city found in Iowa, The United States Of America. It is located 41.58 latitude and -93.71 longitude and it is situated at elevation 251 meters above sea level.

West Des Moines has a population of 56,609 making it the 10th biggest city in Iowa. It operates on the CDT time zone, which means that it follows the same time zone as Des Moines.

Quick facts

Country The United States Of America
State Iowa
Population 56,609
Elevation 251 m over sea level
Time Zone CDT
Longitude -93.711330
Latitude 41.577210

West-des-moines has a population of around 61266, of which 30710 (50%) are male and 30556 (49%) are female. The average age of the inhabitants of West-des-moines is 36.06, meaning that the average person is below the national median age of 37. For every male, there are approximately 0.99 females, meaning that the population is relatively evenly distributed between males and female(s).

Of West-des-moines's 61266 residents, around 59826 (97.60%) identify as having a single race. The majority of the population is white, which consists of 85.40% of the population. Of the remaining population, 2426 are black/African Americans (4.00%), 98 are native Americans (0.20%), 4301 are asians (7.00%), 48 are pacific islanders (0.10%), 654 are other (1.10%).

The median income of households in West-des-moines is $71200.00, meaning that most of the households are above the poverty threshold for families of three. Of the total population, 3.60% of households reported an annual income of less than $10,000.

West Des Moines, IA Zipcodes

The city of West Des Moines has 5 zipcodes recognized by the United States Census Bureau: 50061, 50263, 50265, 50266, 50321.

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This page was last updated on October 2, 2015.