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Demographic Statistics

Des Moines, Iowa,

Number

Percent

Total population198,682100.0
SEX AND AGE
Male96,15748.4
Female102,52551.6
Under 5 years14,8937.5
5 to 9 years13,9457.0
10 to 14 years13,0496.6
15 to 19 years13,3146.7
20 to 24 years15,1987.6
25 to 34 years32,45016.3
35 to 44 years30,76015.5
45 to 54 years25,03712.6
55 to 59 years8,6894.4
60 to 64 years6,7883.4
65 to 74 years11,9346.0
75 to 84 years9,0084.5
85 years and over3,6171.8
Median age (years)33.8(X)
18 years and over149,35475.2
Male
70,96235.7
Female
78,39239.5
21 years and over140,30870.6
62 years and over28,44014.3
65 years and over24,55912.4
Male
9,4724.8
Female
15,0877.6
RACE
One race194,25297.8
White
163,49482.3
Black or African American
16,0258.1
American Indian and Alaska Native
7050.4
Asian
6,9463.5
Asian Indian
5600.3
Chinese
3640.2
Filipino
2210.1
Japanese
950.0
Korean
2880.1
Vietnamese
2,2201.1

Other Asian 1

3,1981.6
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
950.0
Native Hawaiian
290.0
Guamanian or Chamorro
170.0
Samoan
200.0

Other Pacific Islander 2

290.0
Some other race
6,9873.5
Two or more races4,4302.2

Race alone or in combination with one or more other races 3

White167,17984.1
Black or African American17,6908.9
American Indian and Alaska Native1,6330.8
Asian7,9064.0
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2860.1
Some other race8,6774.4
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE
Total population198,682100.0
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)13,1386.6
Mexican
9,9195.0
Puerto Rican
3080.2
Cuban
740.0
Other Hispanic or Latino
2,8371.4
Not Hispanic or Latino185,54493.4
White alone
158,09579.6
RELATIONSHIP
Total population198,682100.0
In households192,14596.7
Householder
80,50440.5
Spouse
35,15617.7
Child
54,68827.5
Own child under 18 years
43,91022.1
Other relatives
9,4264.7
Under 18 years
3,7021.9
Nonrelatives
12,3716.2
Unmarried partner
5,3202.7
In group quarters6,5373.3
Institutionalized population
2,6701.3
Noninstitutionalized population
3,8671.9
HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE
Total households80,504100.0
Family households (families)48,71060.5
With own children under 18 years
23,74829.5
Married-couple family
35,15643.7
With own children under 18 years
15,54719.3
Female householder, no husband present
10,12112.6
With own children under 18 years
6,3457.9
Nonfamily households31,79439.5
Householder living alone
25,71731.9
Householder 65 years and over
8,23410.2
Households with individuals under 18 years26,08732.4
Households with individuals 65 years and over17,50821.7
Average household size2.39(X)
Average family size3.04(X)
HOUSING OCCUPANCY
Total housing units85,067100.0
Occupied housing units80,50494.6
Vacant housing units4,5635.4
For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use
1780.2
Homeowner vacancy rate (percent)1.4(X)
Rental vacancy rate (percent)6.8(X)
HOUSING TENURE
Occupied housing units80,504100.0
Owner-occupied housing units52,11964.7
Renter-occupied housing units28,38535.3
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.53(X)
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.12(X)
(X) Not applicable
1 Other Asian alone, or two or more Asian categories.
2 Other Pacific Islander alone, or two or more Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander categories.
3 In combination with one or more other races listed. The six numbers may add to more than the total population and the six percentages may add to more than 100 percent because individuals may report more than one race.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 1, Matrices P1, P3, P4, P8, P9, P12, P13, P,17, P18, P19, P20, P23, P27, P28, P33, PCT5, PCT8, PCT11, PCT15, H1, H3, H4, H5, H11, and H12.

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