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Updated 08/11/17

 
 
Des Moines, IA [1921000]
  .. Demographic-Economic Profile

This document is part of the ProximityOne America's Communities Program. It is unique both in content and the manner in which data are provided for consumption and use. It is an important resource for leaders and stakeholders in assessing current conditions and planning for the future. Working with neighborhoods, cities, businesses and stakeholder organizations, ProximityOne uses these data in combination with models and other data to forecast/examine alternative future scenatios.

This document is comprised of the lead narrative section followed by structured data tables. The tables provide detailed characteristics of the city/place in context of corresponding county and state. This document is updated periodically as new and refreshed data become available.

Contents
  • Overview Narrative
  • 01 Trends
  • 02.1 General Demographics
  • 02.2 Social Characteristics
  • 02.3 Economic Characteristics
  • 02.4 Housing Characteristics
  • 03. Using this Document; About these & Related Data

Overview. Des Moines is located in Polk County (19153). The population of Des Moines changed from 204,959 in 2010 to 215,472 in 2016; a change of 10,513 (5.1%). The county population changed from 432,282 to 474,045, a change of 41,763 (9.7%) during the same period.

Des Moines is located in the Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA MSA (CBSA 19780). The CBSA population changed from 571,994 to 634,725 during the period 2010 to 2016, a change of 62,731 (11.0%) Among all 933 CBSAs, this CBSA ranked 89th based on 2016 population, 45th based on 2010 to 2016 population change, and 44th based on 2010 to 2016 percent population change.

Race/Ethnicity. Based on the most recent ACS 2015 5-year estimates, the total resident population was 208,020. The population of one race include 77.5% White alone, 11.0% Black alone, 0.5% American Indian/Alaska Native alone, 5.3% Asian alone, and 0.1% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander alone. The Hispanic population (of any race) was 12.4% of the total population. These characteristics are based on more detailed data in section 02.1 below.

Housing, Households, Economic Situation. Of the 89,296 total housing units, 81,717 were occupied housing units (households) or 91.5% of total units. Of the 49,826 owner-occupied units, the median housing value was $117,800. Of the 49,826 renter-occupied units paying rent, the median rent was $754. These characteristics are based on more detailed data in section 02.4 below.

Among the 48,702 family households, 15.2% had income below poverty level in the previous year. Among the total population, 20.0% had income below poverty level in the previous year. The median household income was $46,290 with median family income of $56,196. These characteristics are based on more detailed data in section 02.3 below.

Education. Of the 55,272 population 3 years and over enrolled in school, 25,868 were enrolled in grades K-8. Among the 133,951 population 25 years and over, 87.3% were high school graduates and 25.1% were college graduates. These characteristics are based on more detailed data in section 02.2 below.

01. Demographic Trends - goto top

Demographic Trends Des Moines, IAPolk County Iowa
   Value Pct Value Pct Value Pct
    Population 2010 204,959   432,282   3,050,738  
    Population 2011 & 2010-11 % change 207,272 1.13 437,807 1.28 3,065,223 0.47
    Population 2012 & 2011-12 % change 209,715 1.18 443,821 1.37 3,076,310 0.36
    Population 2013 & 2012-13 % change 211,302 0.76 451,461 1.72 3,091,930 0.51
    Population 2014 & 2013-14 % change 213,676 1.12 459,780 1.84 3,108,030 0.52
    Population 2015 & 2014-15 % change 214,814 0.53 466,688 1.50 3,121,997 0.45
    Population 2016 & 2015-16 % change 215,472 0.31 474,045 1.58 3,134,693 0.41
             

02.1. General Demographics - ACS 2015 5-year estimates - goto top

DP1 -- GENERAL DEMOGRAPHICS Des Moines, IAPolk County Iowa
             
 GENDER & AGE            
    Total population 208,020 100.0 452,369 100.0 3,093,526 100.0
      Male 101,835 49.0 222,477 49.2 1,534,595 49.6
      Female 106,185 51.0 229,892 50.8 1,558,931 50.4
             
      Under 5 years 16,280 7.8 33,144 7.3 196,570 6.4
      5 to 9 years 15,028 7.2 32,308 7.1 204,837 6.6
      10 to 14 years 13,912 6.7 31,358 6.9 203,159 6.6
      15 to 19 years 13,417 6.4 28,916 6.4 214,539 6.9
      20 to 24 years 15,432 7.4 29,508 6.5 225,077 7.3
      25 to 34 years 35,072 16.9 71,197 15.7 389,904 12.6
      35 to 44 years 26,751 12.9 61,436 13.6 363,791 11.8
      45 to 54 years 26,398 12.7 60,891 13.5 414,940 13.4
      55 to 59 years 12,360 5.9 27,738 6.1 210,063 6.8
      60 to 64 years 10,300 5.0 24,163 5.3 190,878 6.2
      65 to 74 years 12,719 6.1 29,287 6.5 249,287 8.1
      75 to 84 years 6,977 3.4 15,560 3.4 153,362 5.0
      85 years and over 3,374 1.6 6,863 1.5 77,119 2.5
             
      Median age (years) 33.4 ... 35.0 ... 38.1  
             
      18 years and over 155,580 74.8 337,833 74.7 2,366,903 76.5
      21 years and over 146,027 70.2 320,672 70.9 2,224,979 71.9
      62 years and over 28,921 13.9 65,051 14.4 587,729 19.0
      65 years and over 23,070 11.1 51,710 11.4 479,768 15.5
             
      18 years and over 155,580 74.8 337,833 74.7 2,366,903 76.5
        Male 74,790 36.0 163,725 36.2 1,162,790 37.6
        Female 80,790 38.8 174,108 38.5 1,204,113 38.9
             
      65 years and over 23,070 11.1 51,710 11.4 479,768 15.5
        Male 9,086 4.4 22,050 4.9 209,029 6.8
        Female 13,984 6.7 29,660 6.6 270,739 8.8
             
 RACE            
    Total population 208,020 100.0 452,369 100.0 3,093,526 100.0
      One race 201,282 96.8 440,651 97.4 3,032,562 98.0
      Two or more races 6,738 3.2 11,718 2.6 60,964 2.0
             
    One race 201,282 96.8 440,651 97.4 3,032,562 98.0
      White 161,115 77.5 386,251 85.4 2,820,046 91.2
      Black or African American 22,857 11.0 28,241 6.2 97,788 3.2
      American Indian and Alaska Native 979 0.5 1,203 0.3 9,977 0.3
        Cherokee tribal grouping 76 0.0 105 0.0 675 0.0
        Chippewa tribal grouping 13 0.0 26 0.0 430 0.0
        Navajo tribal grouping 11 0.0 11 0.0 122 0.0
        Sioux tribal grouping 145 0.1 206 0.0 1,467 0.0
      Asian 11,117 5.3 17,835 3.9 62,997 2.0
        Asian Indian 540 0.3 3,176 0.7 13,139 0.4
        Chinese 631 0.3 1,487 0.3 12,559 0.4
        Filipino 299 0.1 636 0.1 4,059 0.1
        Japanese 93 0.0 185 0.0 1,448 0.0
        Korean 346 0.2 1,233 0.3 6,291 0.2
        Vietnamese 2,497 1.2 3,220 0.7 9,067 0.3
        Other Asian 6,711 3.2 7,898 1.7 16,434 0.5
      Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 177 0.1 307 0.1 1,882 0.1
        Native Hawaiian 12 0.0 132 0.0 510 0.0
        Guamanian or Chamorro 0 0.0 0 0.0 206 0.0
        Samoan 97 0.0 104 0.0 240 0.0
        Other Pacific Islander 68 0.0 71 0.0 926 0.0
      Some other race 5,037 2.4 6,814 1.5 39,872 1.3
    Two or more races 6,738 3.2 11,718 2.6 60,964 2.0
      White and Black or African American 3,571 1.7 5,502 1.2 24,936 0.8
      White and American Indian and Alaska Native 792 0.4 1,751 0.4 13,323 0.4
      White and Asian 914 0.4 2,348 0.5 10,726 0.3
      Black or African American & American Indian & Alaska Native 271 0.1 289 0.1 1,242 0.0
             
 Race alone or in combination with one or more other races            
    Total population 208,020 100.0 452,369 100.0 3,093,526 100.0
      White 167,177 80.4 397,193 87.8 2,877,408 93.0
      Black or African American 27,249 13.1 34,665 7.7 127,485 4.1
      American Indian and Alaska Native 2,362 1.1 3,651 0.8 26,907 0.9
      Asian 12,322 5.9 20,563 4.5 76,330 2.5
      Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 413 0.2 636 0.1 3,729 0.1
      Some other race 5,677 2.7 7,919 1.8 46,232 1.5
             
 HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE            
    Total population 208,020 100.0 452,369 100.0 3,093,526 100.0
      Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 25,864 12.4 35,936 7.9 168,230 5.4
        Mexican 20,778 10.0 28,219 6.2 131,476 4.3
        Puerto Rican 481 0.2 785 0.2 5,879 0.2
        Cuban 128 0.1 500 0.1 1,959 0.1
        Other Hispanic or Latino 4,477 2.2 6,432 1.4 28,916 0.9
      Not Hispanic or Latino 182,156 87.6 416,433 92.1 2,925,296 94.6
        White alone 141,916 68.2 359,506 79.5 2,703,612 87.4
        Black or African American alone 22,362 10.7 27,634 6.1 95,692 3.1
        American Indian and Alaska Native alone 562 0.3 713 0.2 8,232 0.3
        Asian alone 11,055 5.3 17,744 3.9 62,554 2.0
        Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone 177 0.1 300 0.1 1,784 0.1
        Some other race alone 467 0.2 629 0.1 2,399 0.1
        Two or more races 5,617 2.7 9,907 2.2 51,023 1.6
         Two races including Some other race 64 0.0 148 0.0 918 0.0
         Two races excluding Some other race & 3 or more races 5,553 2.7 9,759 2.2 50,105 1.6
             
    Total housing units 89,296 ... 189,320 ... 1,354,264  
             
 CITIZEN, VOTING AGE POPULATION            
    Citizen, 18 and over population 142,501 68.5 317,486 70.2 2,285,126 73.9
      Male 67,820 32.6 153,198 33.9 1,118,378 36.2
      Female 74,681 35.9 164,288 36.3 1,166,748 37.7
             

02.2. Social Characteristics - ACS 2015 5-year estimates - goto top

DP2 -- SOCIAL CHARACTERISTICS Des Moines, IAPolk County Iowa
             
 HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE            
    Total households 81,717 100.0 36,683 100.0 1,236,409 100.0
      Family households (families) 48,702 59.6 24,448 66.6 797,481 64.5
        With own children of the householder under 18 years 24,564 30.1 10,252 27.9 348,512 28.2
      Married-couple family 31,775 38.9 17,885 48.8 631,345 51.1
        With own children of the householder under 18 years 14,103 17.3 6,318 17.2 243,458 19.7
      Male householder, no wife present, family 4,439 5.4 1,873 5.1 51,245 4.1
        With own children of the householder under 18 years 2,410 2.9 1,043 2.8 31,116 2.5
      Female householder, no husband present, family 12,488 15.3 4,690 12.8 114,891 9.3
        With own children of the householder under 18 years 8,051 9.9 2,891 7.9 73,938 6.0
      Nonfamily households 33,015 40.4 12,235 33.4 438,928 35.5
        Householder living alone 26,404 32.3 10,153 27.7 356,751 28.9
         65 years and over 8,036 9.8 3,907 10.7 139,915 11.3
             
      Households with one or more people under 18 years 27,351 33.5 11,246 30.7 374,145 30.3
      Households with one or more people 65 years and over 17,177 21.0 9,969 27.2 329,072 26.6
             
      Average household size 2.48 ... 2.48 ... 2.42  
      Average family size 3.17 ... 3.01 ... 2.98  
             
 RELATIONSHIP            
    Population in households 202,353 100.0 90,894 100.0 2,993,082 100.0
      Householder 81,717 40.4 36,683 40.4 1,236,409 41.3
      Spouse 31,738 15.7 17,898 19.7 631,298 21.1
      Child 60,246 29.8 26,484 29.1 847,199 28.3
      Other relatives 13,782 6.8 4,680 5.1 103,084 3.4
      Nonrelatives 14,870 7.3 5,149 5.7 175,092 5.8
        Unmarried partner 6,406 3.2 2,408 2.6 78,887 2.6
             
 MARITAL STATUS            
    Males 15 years and over 78,624 100.0 36,411 100.0 1,225,242 100.0
      Never married 30,523 38.8 11,857 32.6 393,040 32.1
      Now married, except separated 34,772 44.2 19,103 52.5 662,205 54.0
      Separated 1,155 1.5 465 1.3 12,713 1.0
      Widowed 1,897 2.4 968 2.7 32,540 2.7
      Divorced 10,277 13.1 4,018 11.0 124,744 10.2
             
    Females 15 years and over 84,176 100.0 38,285 100.0 1,263,718 100.0
      Never married 27,022 32.1 9,582 25.0 323,536 25.6
      Now married, except separated 34,609 41.1 18,730 48.9 653,894 51.7
      Separated 2,446 2.9 620 1.6 18,521 1.5
      Widowed 7,479 8.9 3,868 10.1 123,973 9.8
      Divorced 12,620 15.0 5,485 14.3 143,794 11.4
             
 FERTILITY            
    Women 15 to 50 years old who had a birth in past 12 months 3,949 100.0 1,154 100.0 40,331 100.0
      Unmarried women (widowed, divorced, and never married) 1,519 38.5 518 44.9 12,749 31.6
        Per 1,000 unmarried women 50 1.3 45 3.9 35 0.1
      Per 1,000 women 15 to 50 years old 74 1.9 55 4.8 57 0.1
      Per 1,000 women 15 to 19 years old 28 0.7 7 0.6 15 0.0
      Per 1,000 women 20 to 34 years old 130 3.3 115 10.0 108 0.3
      Per 1,000 women 35 to 50 years old 23 0.6 15 1.3 21 0.1
             
 GRANDPARENTS            
    Grandparents living with own grandchildren under 18 years 4,521 100.0 1,630 100.0 38,819 100.0
      Grandparents responsible for grandchildren 1,929 42.7 620 38.0 15,927 41.0
      Years responsible for grandchildren ... ... ... ... ...  
        Less than 1 year 579 12.8 157 9.6 4,692 12.1
        1 or 2 years 315 7.0 102 6.3 3,430 8.8
        3 or 4 years 404 8.9 123 7.5 2,765 7.1
        5 or more years 631 14.0 238 14.6 5,040 13.0
             
    Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years 1,929 100.0 620 100.0 15,927 100.0
      Who are female 1,244 64.5 358 57.7 9,733 61.1
      Who are married 1,474 76.4 454 73.2 11,794 74.1
             
 SCHOOL ENROLLMENT            
    Population 3 years and over enrolled in school 55,272 100.0 23,211 100.0 812,755 100.0
      Nursery school, preschool 3,114 5.6 1,607 6.9 55,965 6.9
      Kindergarten 3,237 5.9 1,351 5.8 43,551 5.4
      Elementary school (grades 1-8) 22,631 40.9 9,784 42.2 321,321 39.5
      High school (grades 9-12) 9,874 17.9 4,844 20.9 161,166 19.8
      College or graduate school 16,416 29.7 5,625 24.2 230,752 28.4
             
 EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT            
    Population 25 years and over 133,951 100.0 62,552 100.0 2,049,344 100.0
      Less than 9th grade 7,044 5.3 2,210 3.5 68,606 3.3
      9th to 12th grade, no diploma 9,984 7.5 4,551 7.3 105,938 5.2
      High school graduate (includes equivalency) 41,288 30.8 21,841 34.9 660,248 32.2
      Some college, no degree 29,487 22.0 14,919 23.9 440,810 21.5
      Associate's degree 12,537 9.4 6,397 10.2 227,328 11.1
      Bachelor's degree 23,652 17.7 9,173 14.7 372,434 18.2
      Graduate or professional degree 9,959 7.4 3,461 5.5 173,980 8.5
             
      Percent high school graduate or higher 87.30 ... 89.20 ... 91.50  
      Percent bachelor's degree or higher 25.10 ... 20.20 ... 26.70  
             
 VETERAN STATUS            
    Civilian population 18 years and over 155,481 100.0 70,929 100.0 2,365,180 100.0
      Civilian veterans 11,607 7.5 7,325 10.3 211,066 8.9
             
 DISABILITY STATUS OF CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION            
    Total Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population 206,195 100.0 92,061 100.0 3,049,107 100.0
      With a disability 26,725 13.0 13,445 14.6 352,372 11.6
             
    Under 18 years 52,282 25.4 22,084 24.0 724,402 23.8
      With a disability 2,351 1.1 983 1.1 28,734 0.9
             
    18 to 64 years 131,774 63.9 56,259 61.1 1,868,653 61.3
      With a disability 16,587 8.0 7,487 8.1 175,227 5.7
             
    65 years and over 22,139 10.7 13,718 14.9 456,052 15.0
      With a disability 7,787 3.8 4,975 5.4 148,411 4.9
             
 RESIDENCE 1 YEAR AGO            
    Population 1 year and over 204,392 100.0 92,027 100.0 3,054,661 100.0
      Same house 160,407 78.5 78,953 85.8 2,588,966 84.8
      Different house in the U.S. 43,076 21.1 12,854 14.0 453,089 14.8
        Same county 30,297 14.8 7,246 7.9 263,025 8.6
        Different county 12,779 6.3 5,608 6.1 190,064 6.2
         Same state 6,823 3.3 2,150 2.3 112,638 3.7
         Different state 5,956 2.9 3,458 3.8 77,426 2.5
      Abroad 909 0.4 220 0.2 12,606 0.4
             
 PLACE OF BIRTH            
    Total population 208,020 100.0 93,213 100.0 3,093,526 100.0
      Native 183,850 88.4 89,921 96.5 2,947,159 95.3
        Born in United States 182,247 87.6 89,370 95.9 2,930,814 94.7
         State of residence 137,705 66.2 50,025 53.7 2,208,305 71.4
         Different state 44,542 21.4 39,345 42.2 722,509 23.4
        Born in P.R., U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s) 1,603 0.8 551 0.6 16,345 0.5
      Foreign born 24,170 11.6 3,292 3.5 146,367 4.7
             
 U.S. CITIZENSHIP STATUS            
    Foreign-born population 24,170 100.0 3,292 100.0 146,367 100.0
      Naturalized U.S. citizen 8,906 36.8 1,400 42.5 54,514 37.2
      Not a U.S. citizen 15,264 63.2 1,892 57.5 91,853 62.8
             
 YEAR OF ENTRY            
    Population born outside the United States 25,773 100.0 3,843 100.0 162,712 100.0
             
      Native 1,603 6.2 551 14.3 16,345 10.0
        Entered 2010 or later 292 1.1 63 1.6 1,837 1.1
        Entered before 2010 1,311 5.1 488 12.7 14,508 8.9
             
      Foreign born 24,170 93.8 3,292 85.7 146,367 90.0
        Entered 2010 or later 2,963 11.5 520 13.5 26,532 16.3
        Entered before 2010 21,207 82.3 2,772 72.1 119,835 73.6
             
 WORLD REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN            
    Foreign-born population, excluding population born at sea 24,170 100.0 3,292 100.0 146,367 100.0
      Europe 1,899 7.9 305 9.3 20,794 14.2
      Asia 8,162 33.8 488 14.8 51,409 35.1
      Africa 3,941 16.3 36 1.1 12,452 8.5
      Oceania 62 0.3 20 0.6 1,042 0.7
      Latin America 9,932 41.1 2,375 72.1 57,364 39.2
      Northern America 174 0.7 68 2.1 3,306 2.3
             
 LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME            
    Population 5 years and over 191,740 100.0 87,136 100.0 2,896,956 100.0
      English only 158,646 82.7 81,502 93.5 2,681,327 92.6
      Language other than English 33,094 17.3 5,634 6.5 215,629 7.4
        Speak English less than "very well" 16,662 8.7 2,379 2.7 90,255 3.1
      Spanish 17,849 9.3 4,616 5.3 114,553 4.0
        Speak English less than "very well" 8,878 4.6 2,094 2.4 49,892 1.7
      Other Indo-European languages 3,068 1.6 612 0.7 46,652 1.6
        Speak English less than "very well" 1,209 0.6 147 0.2 12,883 0.4
      Asian and Pacific Islander languages 8,099 4.2 320 0.4 40,851 1.4
        Speak English less than "very well" 4,701 2.5 138 0.2 22,276 0.8
      Other languages 4,078 2.1 86 0.1 13,573 0.5
        Speak English less than "very well" 1,874 1.0 0 0.0 5,204 0.2
             
 ANCESTRY            
    Total population 208,020 100.0 93,213 100.0 3,093,526 100.0
      American 10,456 5.0 5,056 5.4 192,718 6.2
      Arab 357 0.2 216 0.2 8,460 0.3
      Czech 1,298 0.6 1,437 1.5 56,546 1.8
      Danish 2,706 1.3 4,638 5.0 56,322 1.8
      Dutch 6,705 3.2 2,149 2.3 130,750 4.2
      English 15,212 7.3 10,883 11.7 261,900 8.5
      French (except Basque) 4,436 2.1 2,434 2.6 68,888 2.2
      French Canadian 522 0.3 261 0.3 8,402 0.3
      German 44,267 21.3 32,271 34.6 1,110,104 35.9
      Greek 502 0.2 167 0.2 6,415 0.2
      Hungarian 354 0.2 158 0.2 3,501 0.1
      Irish 24,083 11.6 13,219 14.2 424,064 13.7
      Italian 7,649 3.7 2,529 2.7 64,243 2.1
      Lithuanian 190 0.1 96 0.1 2,529 0.1
      Norwegian 6,469 3.1 2,683 2.9 159,469 5.2
      Polish 2,258 1.1 1,516 1.6 39,793 1.3
      Portuguese 168 0.1 26 0.0 1,608 0.1
      Russian 785 0.4 270 0.3 10,554 0.3
      Scotch-Irish 1,661 0.8 867 0.9 25,991 0.8
      Scottish 3,494 1.7 1,330 1.4 46,614 1.5
      Slovak 119 0.1 25 0.0 1,503 0.0
      Subsaharan African 5,004 2.4 36 0.0 16,458 0.5
      Swedish 4,462 2.1 2,654 2.8 86,536 2.8
      Swiss 450 0.2 204 0.2 14,293 0.5
      Ukrainian 111 0.1 147 0.2 2,270 0.1
      Welsh 1,197 0.6 589 0.6 21,213 0.7
      West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) 243 0.1 79 0.1 2,240 0.1
             
 COMPUTERS AND INTERNET USE            
    Total households -9 ... -9 ... -9 ...
      With a computer -9 ... -9 ... -9 ...
      With a broadband Internet subscription -9 ... -9 ... -9 ...
             

02.3. Economic Characteristics - ACS 2015 5-year estimates - goto top

DP3 -- ECONOMIC CHARCTERISTICS Des Moines, IAPolk County Iowa
             
 EMPLOYMENT STATUS            
    Population 16 years and over 160,432 100.0 349,332 100.0 2,447,401 100.0
      In labor force 113,038 70.5 253,975 72.7 1,656,968 67.7
        Civilian labor force 112,939 70.4 253,512 72.6 1,655,245 67.6
         Employed 103,844 64.7 238,720 68.3 1,573,510 64.3
         Unemployed 9,095 5.7 14,792 4.2 81,735 3.3
        Armed Forces 99 0.1 463 0.1 1,723 0.1
      Not in labor force 47,394 29.5 95,357 27.3 790,433 32.3
             
    Civilian labor force 112,939 70.4 253,512 72.6 1,655,245 67.6
      Unemployment Rate 8.1 ... 5.8 ... 4.9  
             
    Females 16 years and over 83,077 51.8 179,815 51.5 1,243,285 50.8
      In labor force 54,895 34.2 122,261 35.0 787,013 32.2
        Civilian labor force 54,876 34.2 122,187 35.0 786,772 32.1
         Employed 50,765 31.6 115,342 33.0 751,265 30.7
             
    Own children of the householder under 6 years 18,528 11.5 38,235 10.9 231,180 9.4
      All parents in family in labor force 13,181 8.2 28,347 8.1 173,892 7.1
             
    Own children of the householder 6 to 17 years 31,288 19.5 72,057 20.6 465,430 19.0
      All parents in family in labor force 23,931 14.9 57,577 16.5 372,276 15.2
             
 COMMUTING TO WORK            
    Workers 16 years and over 101,915 100.0 234,890 100.0 1,546,601 100.0
      Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 81,848 80.3 196,774 83.8 1,245,918 80.6
      Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 11,176 11.0 20,474 8.7 135,714 8.8
      Public transportation (excluding taxicab) 1,994 2.0 2,960 1.3 17,465 1.1
      Walked 2,633 2.6 3,687 1.6 54,613 3.5
      Other means 1,206 1.2 2,413 1.0 23,813 1.5
      Worked at home 3,058 3.0 8,582 3.7 69,078 4.5
             
      Mean travel time to work (minutes) 19 ... 19 ... 19  
             
 OCCUPATION            
    Civilian employed population 16 years and over 103,844 100.0 238,720 100.0 1,573,510 100.0
      Management, business, science, and arts occupations 31,116 30.0 95,166 39.9 542,576 34.5
      Service occupations 21,720 20.9 38,592 16.2 261,689 16.6
      Sales and office occupations 27,494 26.5 62,054 26.0 367,136 23.3
      Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations 8,671 8.4 17,439 7.3 147,292 9.4
      Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 14,843 14.3 25,469 10.7 254,817 16.2
             
 INDUSTRY            
    Civilian employed population 16 years and over 103,844 100.0 238,720 100.0 1,573,510 100.0
      Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 523 0.5 2,604 1.1 61,617 3.9
      Construction 7,135 6.9 14,358 6.0 97,457 6.2
      Manufacturing 10,358 10.0 20,951 8.8 239,613 15.2
      Wholesale trade 2,515 2.4 6,953 2.9 44,824 2.8
      Retail trade 12,190 11.7 26,133 10.9 184,108 11.7
      Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 4,483 4.3 9,551 4.0 72,148 4.6
      Information 2,596 2.5 5,409 2.3 27,694 1.8
      Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing 13,676 13.2 38,423 16.1 117,133 7.4
      Professional, scientific, mgmt, & admin & waste mgmt services 11,080 10.7 25,405 10.6 112,752 7.2
      Educational services, and health care and social assistance 20,148 19.4 49,903 20.9 382,209 24.3
      Arts, entertainment,& recreation, & accommodation & food services 10,890 10.5 20,056 8.4 117,422 7.5
      Other services, except public administration 4,680 4.5 9,530 4.0 66,559 4.2
      Public administration 3,570 3.4 9,444 4.0 49,974 3.2
             
 CLASS OF WORKER            
    Civilian employed population 16 years and over 103,844 100.0 238,720 100.0 1,573,510 100.0
      Private wage and salary workers 88,028 84.8 198,603 83.2 1,254,552 79.7
      Government workers 11,427 11.0 29,406 12.3 213,324 13.6
      Self-employed in own not incorporated business workers 4,262 4.1 10,531 4.4 102,376 6.5
      Unpaid family workers 127 0.1 180 0.1 3,258 0.2
             
 INCOME & BENEFITS (2015 INFLATION-ADJUSTED DOLLARS)            
    Total households 81,717 100.0 177,049 100.0 1,236,409 100.0
      Less than $10,000 7,311 8.9 10,709 6.0 76,474 6.2
      $10,000 to $14,999 4,744 5.8 7,057 4.0 63,657 5.1
      $15,000 to $24,999 9,680 11.8 15,375 8.7 129,499 10.5
      $25,000 to $34,999 9,361 11.5 16,764 9.5 131,466 10.6
      $35,000 to $49,999 12,420 15.2 23,383 13.2 178,302 14.4
      $50,000 to $74,999 17,022 20.8 34,975 19.8 247,858 20.0
      $75,000 to $99,999 9,677 11.8 24,878 14.1 168,910 13.7
      $100,000 to $149,999 7,711 9.4 25,944 14.7 154,870 12.5
      $150,000 to $199,999 1,976 2.4 9,772 5.5 46,153 3.7
      $200,000 or more 1,815 2.2 8,192 4.6 39,220 3.2
      Median household income (dollars) 46,290 ... 60,061 ... 53,183  
      Mean household income (dollars) 60,096 ... 78,164 ... 68,446  
             
      With earnings 66,598 81.5 148,005 83.6 978,227 79.1
        Mean earnings (dollars) 60,646 ... 78,962 ... 68,582  
      With Social Security 20,183 24.7 41,825 23.6 375,591 30.4
        Mean Social Security income (dollars) 16,419 ... 18,306 ... 18,074  
      With retirement income 11,379 13.9 25,579 14.4 205,311 16.6
        Mean retirement income (dollars) 18,999 ... 21,267 ... 19,434  
             
      With Supplemental Security Income 4,771 5.8 7,534 4.3 51,802 4.2
        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 9,488 ... 9,754 ... 9,518  
      With cash public assistance income 3,449 4.2 4,641 2.6 30,103 2.4
        Mean cash public assistance income (dollars) 2,478 ... 2,727 ... 2,856  
      With Food Stamp/SNAP benefits in the past 12 months 18,901 23.1 25,610 14.5 145,080 11.7
             
    Families 48,702 100.0 114,317 100.0 797,481 100.0
      Less than $10,000 3,139 6.4 4,589 4.0 26,913 3.4
      $10,000 to $14,999 1,684 3.5 2,454 2.1 18,627 2.3
      $15,000 to $24,999 4,668 9.6 6,865 6.0 51,011 6.4
      $25,000 to $34,999 5,276 10.8 8,649 7.6 66,927 8.4
      $35,000 to $49,999 6,710 13.8 12,646 11.1 107,269 13.5
      $50,000 to $74,999 10,939 22.5 22,469 19.7 177,374 22.2
      $75,000 to $99,999 6,897 14.2 18,413 16.1 137,743 17.3
      $100,000 to $149,999 6,251 12.8 22,228 19.4 135,257 17.0
      $150,000 to $199,999 1,699 3.5 8,689 7.6 41,758 5.2
      $200,000 or more 1,439 3.0 7,315 6.4 34,602 4.3
      Median family income (dollars) 56,196 ... 74,335 ... 67,466  
      Mean family income (dollars) 69,509 ... 92,777 ... 82,413  
             
      Per capita income (dollars) 24,430 ... 31,291 ... 27,950  
             
    Nonfamily households 33,015 ... 62,732 ... 438,928  
      Median nonfamily income (dollars) 32,298 ... 37,051 ... 30,166  
      Mean nonfamily income (dollars) 42,919 ... 48,326 ... 40,564  
             
    Median earnings for workers (dollars) 28,063 ... 34,385 ... 30,541  
    Median earnings for male full-time, year-round workers (dollars) 41,919 ... 51,230 ... 46,721  
    Median earnings for female full-time, year-round workers (dollars) 34,990 ... 40,720 ... 36,002  
             
 HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE            
    Civilian noninstitutionalized population 206,195 100.0 447,444 100.0 3,049,107 100.0
      With health insurance coverage 186,034 90.2 416,253 93.0 2,826,406 92.7
        With private health insurance 129,548 62.8 333,943 74.6 2,306,715 75.7
        With public coverage 80,265 38.9 133,673 29.9 954,658 31.3
      No health insurance coverage 20,161 9.8 31,191 7.0 222,701 7.3
             
    Civilian noninstitutionalized population under 18 years 52,282 100.0 114,268 100.0 724,402 100.0
      No health insurance coverage 1,916 ... 3,528 ... 28,142  
             
    Civilian noninstitutionalized population 18 to 64 years 131,774 100.0 283,267 100.0 1,868,653 100.0
      In labor force: 106,755 81.0 238,680 84.3 1,536,575 82.2
        Employed: 98,419 74.7 225,217 79.5 1,462,202 78.2
         With health insurance coverage 86,325 65.5 206,172 72.8 1,331,095 71.2
         With private health insurance 76,108 57.8 191,537 67.6 1,250,522 66.9
         With public coverage 12,878 9.8 19,887 7.0 117,493 6.3
         No health insurance coverage 12,094 9.2 19,045 6.7 131,107 7.0
        Unemployed: 8,336 6.3 13,463 4.8 74,373 4.0
         With health insurance coverage 5,839 4.4 9,978 3.5 52,534 2.8
         With private health insurance 2,571 2.0 5,646 2.0 32,563 1.7
         With public coverage 3,619 2.7 4,774 1.7 22,572 1.2
         No health insurance coverage 2,497 1.9 3,485 1.2 21,839 1.2
      Not in labor force: 25,019 19.0 44,587 15.7 332,078 17.8
        With health insurance coverage 21,443 16.3 39,546 14.0 291,989 15.6
         With private health insurance 10,959 8.3 24,876 8.8 198,526 10.6
         With public coverage 12,866 9.8 18,737 6.6 120,577 6.5
        No health insurance coverage 3,576 2.7 5,041 1.8 40,089 2.1
             
 Percent Families & People W/Income Past 12 Mo Below Poverty Level            
    All families 15.2 ... 9.2 ... 8.1  
      With related children of the householder under 18 years 24.0 ... 14.8 ... 13.8  
        With related children of the householder under 5 years only 21.4 ... 13.8 ... 15.6  
    Married couple families 7.3 ... 4.2 ... 3.5  
      With related children of the householder under 18 years 11.6 ... 6.1 ... 5.1  
        With related children of the householder under 5 years only 8.1 ... 4.5 ... 4.3  
    Families with female householder, no husband present 34.1 ... 27.5 ... 30.3  
      With related children of the householder under 18 years 42.8 ... 35.3 ... 38.9  
        With related children of the householder under 5 years only 46.8 ... 44.7 ... 49.1  
             
    All people 20.0 ... 12.9 ... 12.5  
    Under 18 years 30.0 ... 18.0 ... 15.8  
      Related children of the householder under 18 years 29.7 ... 17.7 ... 15.4  
        Related children of the householder under 5 years 31.3 ... 19.6 ... 17.8  
        Related children of the householder 5 to 17 years 29.0 ... 16.9 ... 14.5  
    18 years and over 16.6 ... 11.1 ... 11.5  
    18 to 64 years 17.8 ... 11.8 ... 12.5  
    65 years and over 9.6 ... 7.1 ... 7.4  
    People in families 17.9 ... 10.6 ... 9.0  
    Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 26.8 ... 21.8 ... 26.1  
             

02.4. Housing Characteristics - ACS 2015 5-year estimates - goto top

DP4 -- HOUSING CHARCTERISTICS Des Moines, IAPolk County Iowa
             
 HOUSING OCCUPANCY            
    Total housing units 89,296 100.0 189,320 100.0 1,354,264 100.0
      Occupied housing units 81,717 91.5 177,049 93.5 1,236,409 91.3
      Vacant housing units 7,579 8.5 12,271 6.5 117,855 8.7
             
      Homeowner vacancy rate 2.60 ... 1.60 ... 1.60  
      Rental vacancy rate 4.70 ... 4.90 ... 6.20  
             
 UNITS IN STRUCTURE            
    Total housing units 89,296 100.0 189,320 100.0 1,354,264 100.0
    1-unit, detached 58,661 65.7 123,208 65.1 998,273 73.7
    1-unit, attached 3,856 4.3 14,004 7.4 51,043 3.8
    2 units 2,315 2.6 3,361 1.8 32,324 2.4
    3 or 4 units 2,582 2.9 4,345 2.3 45,990 3.4
    5 to 9 units 3,337 3.7 8,140 4.3 50,188 3.7
    10 to 19 units 3,976 4.5 10,313 5.4 53,018 3.9
    20 or more units 12,493 14.0 21,728 11.5 72,252 5.3
    Mobile home 2,064 2.3 4,209 2.2 50,858 3.8
    Boat, RV, van, etc. 12 0.0 12 0.0 318 0.0
             
 YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT            
    Total housing units 89,296 100.0 189,320 100.0 1,354,264 100.0
    Built 2014 or later 54 0.1 481 0.3 1,788 0.1
    Built 2010 to 2013 783 0.9 4,872 2.6 22,947 1.7
    Built 2000 to 2009 6,833 7.7 31,023 16.4 160,230 11.8
    Built 1990 to 1999 6,367 7.1 27,071 14.3 147,144 10.9
    Built 1980 to 1989 5,686 6.4 18,532 9.8 97,335 7.2
    Built 1970 to 1979 11,682 13.1 26,932 14.2 200,245 14.8
    Built 1960 to 1969 9,266 10.4 18,032 9.5 143,766 10.6
    Built 1950 to 1959 15,229 17.1 21,536 11.4 143,578 10.6
    Built 1940 to 1949 7,776 8.7 10,028 5.3 77,810 5.7
    Built 1939 or earlier 25,620 28.7 30,813 16.3 359,421 26.5
             
 ROOMS            
    Total housing units 89,296 100.0 189,320 100.0 1,354,264 100.0
    1 room 2,086 2.3 3,053 1.6 16,834 1.2
    2 rooms 3,097 3.5 4,872 2.6 28,832 2.1
    3 rooms 8,852 9.9 17,639 9.3 98,348 7.3
    4 rooms 17,942 20.1 33,587 17.7 197,607 14.6
    5 rooms 20,451 22.9 36,049 19.0 249,752 18.4
    6 rooms 14,445 16.2 29,506 15.6 232,466 17.2
    7 rooms 9,222 10.3 21,990 11.6 184,911 13.7
    8 rooms 6,119 6.9 16,872 8.9 143,163 10.6
    9 rooms or more 7,082 7.9 25,752 13.6 202,351 14.9
    Median rooms 5 ... 6 ... 6  
             
 BEDROOMS            
    Total housing units 89,296 100.0 189,320 100.0 1,354,264 100.0
    No bedroom 2,514 2.8 3,692 2.0 19,104 1.4
    1 bedroom 12,593 14.1 20,139 10.6 126,883 9.4
    2 bedrooms 30,475 34.1 57,651 30.5 382,955 28.3
    3 bedrooms 31,642 35.4 68,528 36.2 523,674 38.7
    4 bedrooms 9,892 11.1 31,487 16.6 235,696 17.4
    5 or more bedrooms 2,180 2.4 7,823 4.1 65,952 4.9
             
 HOUSING TENURE            
    Occupied housing units 81,717 100.0 177,049 100.0 1,236,409 100.0
      Owner-occupied 49,826 61.0 119,646 67.6 883,808 71.5
      Renter-occupied 31,891 39.0 57,403 32.4 352,601 28.5
             
      Average household size of owner-occupied unit 3 ... 3 ... 3  
      Average household size of renter-occupied unit 2 ... 2 ... 2  
             
 YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT            
    Occupied housing units 81,717 100.0 177,049 100.0 1,236,409 100.0
      Moved in 2015 or later 1,633 2.0 3,677 2.1 18,163 1.5
      Moved in 2010 to 2014 29,192 35.7 59,491 33.6 356,969 28.9
      Moved in 2000 to 2009 28,190 34.5 66,441 37.5 434,495 35.1
      Moved in 1990 to 1999 11,214 13.7 25,830 14.6 193,554 15.7
      Moved in 1980 to 1989 4,786 5.9 9,760 5.5 96,566 7.8
      Moved in 1979 and earlier 6,702 8.2 11,850 6.7 136,662 11.1
             
 VEHICLES AVAILABLE            
    Occupied housing units 81,717 100.0 177,049 100.0 1,236,409 100.0
      No vehicles available 7,222 8.8 10,422 5.9 70,510 5.7
      1 vehicle available 30,122 36.9 57,732 32.6 372,814 30.2
      2 vehicles available 30,997 37.9 74,583 42.1 489,588 39.6
      3 or more vehicles available 13,376 16.4 34,312 19.4 303,497 24.5
             
 HOUSE HEATING FUEL            
    Occupied housing units 81,717 100.0 177,049 100.0 1,236,409 100.0
      Utility gas 59,254 72.5 125,747 71.0 774,810 62.7
      Bottled, tank, or LP gas 816 1.0 3,782 2.1 163,666 13.2
      Electricity 20,174 24.7 45,097 25.5 251,762 20.4
      Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 165 0.2 262 0.1 8,639 0.7
      Coal or coke 0 0.0 13 0.0 165 0.0
      Wood 57 0.1 247 0.1 20,105 1.6
      Solar energy 16 0.0 16 0.0 381 0.0
      Other fuel 795 1.0 1,136 0.6 10,734 0.9
      No fuel used 440 0.5 749 0.4 6,147 0.5
             
 SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS            
    Occupied housing units 81,717 100.0 177,049 100.0 1,236,409 100.0
      Lacking complete plumbing facilities 217 0.3 391 0.2 4,030 0.3
      Lacking complete kitchen facilities 758 0.9 1,363 0.8 11,191 0.9
      No telephone service available 2,105 2.6 4,017 2.3 31,168 2.5
             
 OCCUPANTS PER ROOM            
    Occupied housing units 81,717 100.0 177,049 100.0 1,236,409 100.0
      1.00 or less 78,768 96.4 172,699 97.5 1,217,176 98.4
      1.01 to 1.50 2,285 2.8 3,563 2.0 15,125 1.2
      1.51 or more 664 0.8 787 0.4 4,108 0.3
             
 VALUE            
    Owner-occupied units 49,826 61.0 119,646 67.6 883,808 71.5
      Less than $50,000 3,626 4.4 6,285 3.5 99,287 8.0
      $50,000 to $99,999 14,198 17.4 18,635 10.5 216,328 17.5
      $100,000 to $149,999 17,820 21.8 29,927 16.9 201,698 16.3
      $150,000 to $199,999 8,283 10.1 28,198 15.9 151,787 12.3
      $200,000 to $299,999 3,783 4.6 24,779 14.0 135,180 10.9
      $300,000 to $499,999 1,484 1.8 8,949 5.1 59,446 4.8
      $500,000 to $999,999 592 0.7 2,396 1.4 15,485 1.3
      $1,000,000 or more 40 0.0 477 0.3 4,597 0.4
      Median (dollars) 117,800 ... 157,200 ... 129,200  
             
 MORTGAGE STATUS            
    Owner-occupied units 49,826 100.0 119,646 100.0 883,808 100.0
      Housing units with a mortgage 35,197 70.6 87,026 72.7 541,161 61.2
      Housing units without a mortgage 14,629 29.4 32,620 27.3 342,647 38.8
             
 SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS (SMOC)            
    Housing units with a mortgage 35,197 100.0 87,026 100.0 541,161 100.0
      Less than $500 626 1.8 968 1.1 13,869 2.6
      $500 to $999 11,309 32.1 18,050 20.7 180,002 33.3
      $1,000 to $1,499 15,814 44.9 35,773 41.1 194,975 36.0
      $1,500 to $1,999 4,908 13.9 19,736 22.7 90,986 16.8
      $2,000 to $2,499 1,604 4.6 7,601 8.7 36,355 6.7
      $2,500 to $2,999 498 1.4 2,632 3.0 13,462 2.5
      $3,000 or more 438 1.2 2,266 2.6 11,512 2.1
      Median (dollars) 1,156 ... 1,342 ... 1,171  
             
    Housing units without a mortgage 14,629 100.0 32,620 100.0 342,647 100.0
      Less than $250 1,193 8.2 1,842 5.6 37,869 11.1
      $250 to $399 3,584 24.5 6,313 19.4 107,902 31.5
      $400 to $599 6,561 44.8 14,100 43.2 126,517 36.9
      $600 to $799 2,232 15.3 6,711 20.6 46,107 13.5
      $800 to $999 523 3.6 2,024 6.2 14,549 4.2
      $1,000 or more 536 3.7 1,630 5.0 9,703 2.8
      Median (dollars) 466 ... 508 ... 434  
             
 Monthly Owner Costs as Percent of Household Income (SMOCAPI)            
    Housing units with a mortgage (excl units where SMOCAPI cannot be computed) 34,940 100.0 86,709 100.0 539,419 100.0
      Less than 20.0 percent 15,717 45.0 43,853 50.6 278,985 51.7
      20.0 to 24.9 percent 5,986 17.1 14,267 16.5 89,981 16.7
      25.0 to 29.9 percent 3,800 10.9 9,216 10.6 54,249 10.1
      30.0 to 34.9 percent 2,600 7.4 5,671 6.5 34,870 6.5
      35.0 percent or more 6,837 19.6 13,702 15.8 81,334 15.1
             
      Not computed 257 0.7 317 0.4 1,742 0.3
             
    Housing unit without a mortgage (excl units where SMOCAPI cannot be computed) 14,415 100.0 32,331 100.0 339,826 100.0
      Less than 10.0 percent 5,256 36.5 13,761 42.6 148,848 43.8
      10.0 to 14.9 percent 3,046 21.1 6,666 20.6 71,011 20.9
      15.0 to 19.9 percent 1,776 12.3 3,963 12.3 41,491 12.2
      20.0 to 24.9 percent 1,195 8.3 2,309 7.1 25,436 7.5
      25.0 to 29.9 percent 685 4.8 1,513 4.7 14,772 4.3
      30.0 to 34.9 percent 470 3.3 913 2.8 9,456 2.8
      35.0 percent or more 1,987 13.8 3,206 9.9 28,812 8.5
             
      Not computed 214 1.5 289 0.9 2,821 0.8
             
 GROSS RENT            
    Occupied units paying rent 30,947 100.0 55,708 100.0 329,374 100.0
      Less than $500 3,847 12.4 5,146 9.2 70,002 21.3
      $500 to $999 20,699 66.9 36,117 64.8 201,777 61.3
      $1,000 to $1,499 5,647 18.2 11,941 21.4 43,934 13.3
      $1,500 to $1,999 537 1.7 1,723 3.1 8,016 2.4
      $2,000 to $2,499 160 0.5 507 0.9 3,360 1.0
      $2,500 to $2,999 10 0.0 119 0.2 1,091 0.3
      $3,000 or more 47 0.2 155 0.3 1,194 0.4
      Median (dollars) 754 ... 799 ... 697  
             
      No rent paid 944 3.1 1,695 3.0 23,227 7.1
             
 Gross Rent as Percent of Household Income (GRAPI)            
    Occupied units paying rent (excl units where GRAPI cannot be computed) 30,091 100.0 54,642 100.0 322,826 100.0
      Less than 15.0 percent 3,877 12.9 8,299 15.2 56,747 17.6
      15.0 to 19.9 percent 3,893 12.9 7,690 14.1 45,906 14.2
      20.0 to 24.9 percent 3,688 12.3 7,517 13.8 40,588 12.6
      25.0 to 29.9 percent 3,328 11.1 6,393 11.7 35,688 11.1
      30.0 to 34.9 percent 2,587 8.6 4,344 7.9 27,286 8.5
      35.0 percent or more 12,718 42.3 20,399 37.3 116,611 36.1
             
      Housing Units 1,800 6.0 2,761 5.1 29,775 9.2
             

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The following notes summarize features of data included in this report.

01. Trends
The Trends section presents model-based demographic estimates developed by the Census Bureau. While these data are intended to be consistent with the ACS data described below, they will typically differ some; even when comparing the ACS 2015 1-year estimate to the model-based 2015 estimate.
  .. U.S. by County Interactive Table
  .. U.S. by City/Place Interactive Table
  .. Updates annually March/June.

02. Demographic-Economic Tables
Reference to "with ACS 1-year data" means that 02 sections of the report use ACS 1-year estimates (available area 65,000 population and over). Where there is no ACS reference, ACS 5-year data are used (available for all areas). In general, the 1-year estimates should be used when available (more recent, more accurate) but there are reasons to prefer the 5-year estimates even when 1-year estimates are available. See more about using 1-year and 5-year estimates.

ACS 2015 5 Year Estimates Demographic-Economic Profiles
City/Place Interactive Tables
  .. 02.1. City/Place General Demographics
  .. 02.2. City/Place Social Characteristics
  .. 02.3. City/Place Economic Characteristics
  .. 02.4. City/Place Housing Characteristics
  .. Available for each/all cities/place
  .. 5-year Estimates are centric to mid 2013.
  .. Updates Sept/Dec 2018.

County/State Interactive Tables
  .. 02.1. US-State-County General Demographics
  .. 02.2. US-State-County Social Characteristics
  .. 02.3. US-State-County Economic Characteristics
  .. 02.4. US-State-County Housing Characteristics
  .. Available for each/all cities/place
  .. 5-year Estimates are centric to mid 2013.
  .. Updates Sept/Dec 2018.

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Urban/Rural & Locale Code
The percent urban value in the Oveview is computed as the ratio of the population in urban census blocks to the total population in the area based on Census 2010 SF1. No adjustment is made for areas which may have changed boundaries since 2010. If the Census 2010 area geocode does not match to a ACS 2015 geocode, the percent urban is shown as NA.

Local code (defined by the Department of Education):
where UA: Urbanized Area; UC: Urban Cluster; PC: Principal City
11 = City, Large: area inside UA & inside PC & population >= 250,000.
12 = City, Midsize: area inside UA & inside PC & population 100,000-250,000.
13 = City, Small: area inside UA & inside PC & population < 100,000.
21 = Suburb, Large: area outside PC & inside UA & population >= 250,000.
22 = Suburb, Midsize: area outside PC & inside UA & population 100,000-250,000.
23 = Suburb, Small: area outside PC & inside UA & population < 100,000.
31 = Town, Fringe: area inside UC that is <= 10 miles from UA.
32 = Town, Distant: area inside UC that is 10-35 miles from UA.
33 = Town, Remote: area inside UC that is > 35 miles from UA.
41 = Rural, Fringe: non-urban area <= 5 miles from UA & <= 2.5 miles from UC
42 = Rural, Distant: non-urban area 5-25 miles from UA & 2.5-10 miles from UC
43 = Rural, Remote: non-urban area >= 25 miles from UA & >= 10 miles from UC.

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