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Overview for West Des Moines, IA

67,640 people live in West Des Moines, where the median age is 36.1 and the average individual income is $49,286. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

67,640

Total Population

36.1 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$49,286

Average individual Income

Around West Des Moines, IA

There's plenty to do around West Des Moines, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

20
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
24
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Midwest Acupuncture Clinic, Prime Nutrition, and La Michoacana Grocery & Catering.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.73 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.05 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 4.03 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.82 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.25 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 3.62 miles 102 reviews 4.9/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for West Des Moines, IA

West Des Moines has 30,775 households, with an average household size of 2.19. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in West Des Moines do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 67,640 people call West Des Moines home. The population density is 1,431.92 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

67,640

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

36.1

Median Age

50.34 / 49.66%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
30,775

Total Households

2.19

Average Household Size

$49,286

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in West Des Moines, IA

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The following schools are within or nearby West Des Moines. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Jordan Creek Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
4/5
Woodland Hills Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Hillside Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
1/5
Crossroads Park Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Dowling Catholic High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Montessori Children's House
PRIVATE
PreK - 2nd
No rating available
Stilwell Junior High School
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
10th - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
4/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Iowa Christian Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Maple Grove Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Fairmeadows Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
3/5
Western Hills Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
2/5

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