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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataIowa

Demographic Statistics

West Des Moines, Iowa,

Number

Percent

Total population46,403100.0
SEX AND AGE
Male22,23947.9
Female24,16452.1
Under 5 years3,5857.7
5 to 9 years3,2517.0
10 to 14 years2,9306.3
15 to 19 years2,5595.5
20 to 24 years3,6057.8
25 to 34 years8,89919.2
35 to 44 years7,58616.3
45 to 54 years6,03213.0
55 to 59 years2,0444.4
60 to 64 years1,3622.9
65 to 74 years2,4435.3
75 to 84 years1,6423.5
85 years and over4651.0
Median age (years)33.0(X)
18 years and over34,95575.3
Male
16,34935.2
Female
18,60640.1
21 years and over33,63372.5
62 years and over5,33711.5
65 years and over4,5509.8
Male
1,7763.8
Female
2,7746.0
RACE
One race45,80598.7
White
42,99592.7
Black or African American
8681.9
American Indian and Alaska Native
610.1
Asian
1,2802.8
Asian Indian
4330.9
Chinese
2370.5
Filipino
650.1
Japanese
500.1
Korean
1730.4
Vietnamese
1230.3

Other Asian 1

1990.4
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
160.0
Native Hawaiian
40.0
Guamanian or Chamorro
70.0
Samoan
10.0

Other Pacific Islander 2

40.0
Some other race
5851.3
Two or more races5981.3

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

White43,53093.8
Black or African American1,0392.2
American Indian and Alaska Native2050.4
Asian1,4443.1
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander300.1
Some other race8071.7
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE
Total population46,403100.0
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)1,4043.0
Mexican
9132.0
Puerto Rican
680.1
Cuban
200.0
Other Hispanic or Latino
4030.9
Not Hispanic or Latino44,99997.0
White alone
42,28391.1
RELATIONSHIP
Total population46,403100.0
In households46,10499.4
Householder
19,82642.7
Spouse
9,90721.3
Child
12,67727.3
Own child under 18 years
10,99023.7
Other relatives
9732.1
Under 18 years
3040.7
Nonrelatives
2,7215.9
Unmarried partner
1,0102.2
In group quarters2990.6
Institutionalized population
2200.5
Noninstitutionalized population
790.2
HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE
Total households19,826100.0
Family households (families)11,92060.1
With own children under 18 years
6,01630.3
Married-couple family
9,90750.0
With own children under 18 years
4,74924.0
Female householder, no husband present
1,5247.7
With own children under 18 years
1,0195.1
Nonfamily households7,90639.9
Householder living alone
6,04630.5
Householder 65 years and over
1,4097.1
Households with individuals under 18 years6,25831.6
Households with individuals 65 years and over3,14815.9
Average household size2.33(X)
Average family size2.98(X)
HOUSING OCCUPANCY
Total housing units20,815100.0
Occupied housing units19,82695.2
Vacant housing units9894.8
For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use
1520.7
Homeowner vacancy rate (percent)1.6(X)
Rental vacancy rate (percent)5.9(X)
HOUSING TENURE
Occupied housing units19,826100.0
Owner-occupied housing units12,30662.1
Renter-occupied housing units7,52037.9
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.58(X)
Average household size of renter-occupied unit1.90(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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