Des Moines City PUMA, IA

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Population
201,836
0.206% 1-year growth
US Senator
Chuck Grassley
Republican Party
US Senator
Joni Ernst
Republican Party
Median Property Value
$124,600
2.89% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
99,455
2.37% 1-year growth

About

N/A N/A% of the people in Des Moines City PUMA, IA speak a non-English language, and N/A% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Des Moines City PUMA, IA are Drake University (1,554 degrees awarded in 2017), Grand View University (646 degrees), and Des Moines University-Osteopathic Medical Center (443 degrees).

The median property value in Des Moines City PUMA, IA is $124,600, and the homeownership rate is N/A%. Most people in Des Moines City PUMA, IA commute by N/A, and the average commute time is 18.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Des Moines City PUMA, IA is N/A per household.

About the photo: The Iowa State Capitol Building at night. The Capitol grounds overlooks the city from a very large hill and is part of the East Village area.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Iowa across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Iowa went to Donald J. Trump with 51.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (41.8%), followed by Gary Johnson (3.78%). The most partisan county was Lyon County, IA with 81.4% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Chuck Grassley and Joni Ernst are the senators currently representing the state of Iowa. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Des Moines City PUMA, IA is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Iowa
51.2% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Iowa
  1. 81.4% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 81.3% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 78.8% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Iowa was Lyon County, IA with 81.4% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Iowa colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Iowa

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Chuck Grassley
Senator from Iowa3
Assumed office on January 3, 1981
Joni Ernst
Senator from Iowa2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015

Chuck Grassley and Joni Ernst are the senators currently representing Iowa.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Iowa over time, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Iowa

Iowa is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Des Moines City PUMA, IA have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Des Moines City PUMA, IA is home to a population of 202k people, from which N/A% are citizens. As of N/A, N/A% of Des Moines City PUMA, IA residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

In N/A, there were N/A times more N/A residents (N/A people) in Des Moines City PUMA, IA than any other race or ethnicity. There were N/A N/A and N/A N/A residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

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Hispanic Population
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In N/A, there were N/A times more N/A residents (N/A people) in Des Moines City PUMA, IA than any other race or ethnicity. There were N/A N/A and N/A N/A residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

N/A% of the people in Des Moines City PUMA, IA are hispanic (N/A people).

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Age by Nativity

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    7,628 ± 2,103 people
  2. Vietnam
    1,765 ± 1,027 people
  3. Laos
    1,460 ± 935 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Des Moines City PUMA, IA was Mexico, the natal country of 7,628 Des Moines City PUMA, IA residents, followed by Vietnam with 1,765 and Laos with 1,460.

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Citizenship

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Military

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Economy

Median household income in Des Moines City PUMA, IA is N/A. In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Des Moines City PUMA, IA was West Des Moines & Urbandale Cities PUMA, IA with a value of $85,550, followed by Ankeny & Altoona Cities PUMA, IA and Warren, Jasper, Marion, Dallas (West) & Madison Counties PUMA, IA, with respective values of $81,520 and $65,430.

Males in Des Moines City PUMA, IA have an average income that is 1.24 times higher than the average income of females, which is $41,511. The income inequality in Des Moines City PUMA, IA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.431, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Des Moines City PUMA, IA employs 99.5k people. The largest industries in Des Moines City PUMA, IA are Restaurants & Food Services (7,704 people), Construction (5,603 people), and Insurance carriers & related activities (4,864 people), and the highest paying industries are Navigational, measuring, electromedical, & control instruments manufacturing ($180,170), Legal services ($94,202), and Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers ($89,683).

Wages

Median Household Income

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$51,421
Average Male Salary in Des Moines City PUMA, IA
± $6,019
$41,511
Average Female Salary in Des Moines City PUMA, IA
± $4,527

In 2017, full-time male employees in Des Moines City PUMA, IA made 1.24 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Des Moines City PUMA, IA by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Des Moines City PUMA, IA
  1. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $64,269 ± $76,072
  2. White
    $42,540 ± $3,981
  3. Two or More Races
    $36,910 ± $28,291

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Des Moines City PUMA, IA workers was Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander. These workers were paid 1.51 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Des Moines City PUMA, IA.

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Wage Distribution

0.431
2017 Wage GINI in Des Moines City PUMA, IA
0.436
2016 Wage GINI in Des Moines City PUMA, IA

In 2017, the income inequality in Des Moines City PUMA, IA was 0.431 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.07% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Des Moines City PUMA, IA was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Des Moines City PUMA, IA in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (N/A) in Des Moines City PUMA, IA was West Des Moines & Urbandale Cities PUMA, IA with a value of $85,550, followed by Ankeny & Altoona Cities PUMA, IA and Warren, Jasper, Marion, Dallas (West) & Madison Counties PUMA, IA, with respective values of $81,520 and $65,430.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Des Moines City PUMA, IA colored by their Median Household Income (N/A).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

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Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Des Moines City PUMA, IA (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Des Moines City PUMA, IA is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

99.5k
2017 Value
2.37%
1 Year growth
± 2.37%

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Des Moines City PUMA, IA, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,766 people), Cashiers (2,620 people), and Janitors & building cleaners (2,409 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Des Moines City PUMA, IA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Des Moines City PUMA, IA, by number of employees, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,766 people), Cashiers (2,620 people), and Janitors & building cleaners (2,409 people).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Des Moines City PUMA, IA, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($217,138), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers ($146,233), and Pharmacists ($132,899).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

99.5k
2017 Value
2.37%
1 Year growth
± 2.37%

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Des Moines City PUMA, IA, are Restaurants & Food Services (7,704 people), Construction (5,603 people), and Insurance carriers & related activities (4,864 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Des Moines City PUMA, IA, though some of these residents may live in Des Moines City PUMA, IA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Des Moines City PUMA, IA, by number of employees, are Restaurants & Food Services (7,704 people), Construction (5,603 people), and Insurance carriers & related activities (4,864 people).

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Des Moines City PUMA, IA, by average salary, are Navigational, measuring, electromedical, & control instruments manufacturing ($180,170), Legal services ($94,202), and Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers ($89,683).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Iowa to other states, or from other states to Iowa.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $24.8B
  2. $18.8B
  3. $18.2B

In 2015, the top outbound Iowa product (by dollars) was Cereal grains with $24.8B, followed by Machinery ($18.8B) and Other ag prods. ($18.2B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Iowa products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$245B
2015 Value in Iowa
$363B
Projected 2045 Value in Iowa
47.9% growth

In 2015, total outbound Iowa trade was $245B. This is expected to increase 47.9% to $363B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Iowa trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Iowa to other states, or from other states to Iowa.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $26.2B
  2. $16.1B
  3. $11.4B

In 2015, the top outbound Iowa domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Illinois with $26.2B, followed by Minnesota with $16.1B and Nebraska and $11.4B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Iowa shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Education

In 2017, universities in Des Moines City PUMA, IA awarded 2,982 degrees. The student population of Des Moines City PUMA, IA is skewed towards women, with 3,657 male students and 5,494 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Des Moines City PUMA, IA are White (2,393 and 83.4%), followed by Asian (133 and 4.63%), Black or African American (110 and 3.83%), and Hispanic or Latino (91 and 3.17%).

The largest universities in Des Moines City PUMA, IA by number of degrees awarded are Drake University (1,554 and 52.1%), Grand View University (646 and 21.7%), and Des Moines University-Osteopathic Medical Center (443 and 14.9%).

The most popular majors in Des Moines City PUMA, IA are Registered Nursing (213 and 7.14%), Osteopathic Medicine (210 and 7.04%), and General Marketing & Marketing Management (111 and 3.72%).

The median tuition costs in Des Moines City PUMA, IA are $25,836 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 111 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 80 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 180 degree-majorss awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Des Moines City PUMA, IA was General Marketing & Marketing Management with 111 degree-majorss awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Des Moines City PUMA, IA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,554 degrees awarded
  2. 646 degrees awarded
  3. 443 degrees awarded
$N/A
Median In-State Public
$25,836
Median Private

In 2017, the Des Moines City PUMA, IA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Drake University with 1,554 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

1,171
Degrees Awarded to Men
1,811
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 1,171 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Des Moines City PUMA, IA, which is 0.647 times less than the 1,811 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,393 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    133 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    110 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Des Moines City PUMA, IA were to White students. These 2,393 degrees mean that there were 18 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 133 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

Housing

Property Value

$124,600
2018 Median
± $1,803
$121,100
2017 Median
± $1,636

The following charts display, first, the property values in Des Moines City PUMA, IA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Des Moines City PUMA, IA the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Household Income

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Median Household Income
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Number of Households
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Property Taxes

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Average Range

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Rent vs Own

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N/A Homeownership

This percentage of owner-occupation is approximately the same as the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Des Moines City PUMA, IA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

18.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Des Moines City PUMA, IA have a shorter commute time (18.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, N/A% of the workforce in Des Moines City PUMA, IA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

In N/A, the most common method of travel for workers in Des Moines City PUMA, IA was N/A (N/A%), followed by those who N/A (N/A%) and those who N/A (N/A%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

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Average Number

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Health

N/A% of the population of Des Moines City PUMA, IA has health coverage, with N/A% on employee plans, N/A% on Medicaid, N/A% on Medicare, N/A% on non-group plans, and N/A% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Iowa was $8,200 in 2014. This is a 5.05% increase from the previous year ($7,806).

Primary care physicians in Iowa see 1363 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.04% increase from the previous year (1349 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1561 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 756 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Appanoose County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (13.3%). Additionally, Union County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.4%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,363 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Iowa

Primary care physicians in Iowa see an average of 1,363 patients per year. This represents a 1.04% increase from the previous year (1,349 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Iowa in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,200
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Iowa
$4,076
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$6,702
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$9,317
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Iowa (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.05%, from $7,806 to $8,200.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

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Uninsured
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Employer Coverage
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Medicaid
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Medicare
N/A%
Non-Group
N/A%
Military or VA

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 13.3% prevalence
  2. 12.6% prevalence
  3. 12.1% prevalence

Appanoose County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Iowa, at 13.3%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Iowa by county over multiple years.

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