In 2017, Des Moines County, IA had a population of 39.9k people with a median age of 42.5 and a median household income of $47,524. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Des Moines County, IA declined from 40,114 to 39,876, a -0.593% decrease and its median household income grew from $44,516 to $47,524, a 6.76% increase.
The population of Des Moines County, IA is 88% White Alone, 6% Black or African American Alone, and 2.93% Hispanic or Latino. 2.51% of the people in Des Moines County, IA speak a non-English language, and 99% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Des Moines County, IA are Southeastern Community College (599 degrees awarded in 2016).
The median property value in Des Moines County, IA is $101,400, and the homeownership rate is 72.1%. Most people in Des Moines County, IA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 15.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Des Moines County, IA is 2 cars per household.