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Des Moines Demographic Information
Age Ranges 0-9: 14.59% 10-17: 10.09% 18-29: 18.98% 30-39: 16.05% 40-49: 14.44% 50-64: 13.48% 65 & Over: 12.37%
Population Land Area: 75.80 sq mi Total Population: 204,498 Population Density Ranking (National): 59th percentile Population Density Ranking (State): 84th percentile Population Growth Rate: 0 Population Growth Rate Ranking (National): 77th percentile Population Growth Rate Ranking (State): 98th percentile
Income Median Income: $41,103 Average Income Households W/ Children: $53,526 Median Income Ranking (National): 50th percentile Median Income Ranking (State): 57th percentile Average Income Households W/ Children Ranking (National): 51st percentile Average Income Households W/ Children Ranking (State): 54th percentile
Households Married: 45th percentile Single: 55th percentile Married With Children: 21st percentile Married With No Children: 24th percentile Single With Children: 10th percentile Single With No Children: 45th percentile
Schools School District Name: DES MOINES INDEPENDENT COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT Student/Teacher Ratio: 14.67 : 1
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