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 Age
33.9

Poverty Rate
17.4%

Median Household Income
$51,460
5.1% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$124,600
2.89% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
101,431
0.471% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, Des Moines City PUMA, IA had a population of 202k people with a median age of 33.9 and a median household income of $51,460. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Des Moines City PUMA, IA grew from 201,421 to 201,836, a 0.206% increase and its median household income grew from $48,962 to $51,460, a 5.1% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Des Moines City PUMA, IA are White (Non-Hispanic) (65.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (11%), White (Hispanic) (9.89%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (6.25%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.51%). 18.5% of the households in Des Moines City PUMA, IA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 91.8% of the residents in Des Moines City PUMA, IA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Des Moines City PUMA, IA are Drake University (1,528 degrees awarded in 2019), Grand View University (522 degrees), and Des Moines University-Osteopathic Medical Center (464 degrees).

In 2018, the median property value in Des Moines City PUMA, IA was $124,600, and the homeownership rate was 58.4%. Most people in Des Moines City PUMA, IA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Des Moines City PUMA, IA was 2 cars 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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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Start Year
Y-Axis
-5.78%
Year-over-year decline
Employment change between November 2019 and November 2020

As of November 2020, there are 145M people employed in Iowa. This represents a -5.78% decrease in employment when compared to November 2019.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Iowa.

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Community Mobility

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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.

Iowa 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, excluding special elections, 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 Iowa 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 91.8% are citizens. As of 2018, 12.7% of Des Moines City PUMA, IA residents were born outside of the country (25.6k people).

In 2018, there were 5.94 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (132k people) in Des Moines City PUMA, IA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 22.3k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 20k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Des Moines City PUMA, IA are Spanish (17,561 speakers), Other Languages of Asia (2,887 speakers), and Vietnamese (2,325 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Des Moines City PUMA, IA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    132k ± 1.96k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    22.3k ± 1.27k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    20k ± 1.29k
13.3%
Hispanic Population
26.8k people

In 2018, there were 5.94 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (132k people) in Des Moines City PUMA, IA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 22.3k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 20k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

13.3% of the people in Des Moines City PUMA, IA are hispanic (26.8k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Des Moines City PUMA, IA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    17,561 speakers (9.35%)
  2. Other Languages of Asia
    2,887 speakers (1.54%)
  3. Vietnamese
    2,325 speakers (1.24%)

18.5% of Des Moines City PUMA, IA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.9%. In 2018, the most common non-English language spoken in Des Moines City PUMA, IA was Spanish. 9.35% of the overall population of Des Moines City PUMA, IA are native Spanish speakers. 1.54% speak Other Languages of Asia and 1.24% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

12.7%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
25.6k people
12.2%
2016 Foreign-Born Population
24.4k people

As of 2018, 12.7% of Des Moines City PUMA, IA residents (25.6k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Des Moines City PUMA, IA was 12.2%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

33
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.4
38
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1

In 2018, the median age of all people in Des Moines City PUMA, IA was 33.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 33, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 38. But people in Des Moines City PUMA, IA are getting staying the same age. In 2017, the average age of all Des Moines City PUMA, IA residents was 34.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    6,484 ± 1,945 people
  2. Vietnam
    2,338 ± 1,180 people
  3. Bosnia and Herzegovina
    1,368 ± 905 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Des Moines City PUMA, IA was Mexico, the natal country of 6,484 Des Moines City PUMA, IA residents, followed by Vietnam with 2,338 and Bosnia and Herzegovina with 1,368.

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Citizenship

91.8%
2018 Citizenship
92.1%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 91.8% of Des Moines City PUMA, IA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Des Moines City PUMA, IA was 92.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,977 ± 256
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,796 ± 275
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,111 ± 190

Des Moines City PUMA, IA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.66 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Des Moines City PUMA, IA is $51,460. 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 1.22 times higher than the average income of females, which is $44,390. The income inequality in Des Moines City PUMA, IA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.421, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Des Moines City PUMA, IA employs 101k people. The largest industries in Des Moines City PUMA, IA are Restaurants & Food Services (7,358 people), Construction (5,893 people), and Insurance carriers (4,589 people), and the highest paying industries are Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers ($108,847), Legal services ($97,503), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($86,425).

Wages

Median Household Income

$51,460
2018 value
± $1,129
5.1%
1 Year Growth
± 3.14%

Households in Des Moines City PUMA, IA have a median annual income of $51,460, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $48,962 in 2017, which represents a 5.1% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$54,307
Average Male Salary in Des Moines City PUMA, IA
± $6,100
$44,390
Average Female Salary in Des Moines City PUMA, IA
± $4,339

In 2019, full-time male employees in Des Moines City PUMA, IA made 1.22 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
    $64,690 ± $86,586
  2. White
    $46,529 ± $4,156
  3. American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races
    $39,484 ± $36,510

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Des Moines City PUMA, IA workers was Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander. These workers were paid 1.39 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

0.421
2019 Wage GINI in Des Moines City PUMA, IA
0.431
2018 Wage GINI in Des Moines City PUMA, IA

In 2019, the income inequality in Des Moines City PUMA, IA was 0.421 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 2.46% decline from 2018 to 2019, 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 0.478. 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 (Total) 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 (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

17.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Des Moines City PUMA, IA (34.2k out of 197k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 35 - 44.

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

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    20,749 ± 1,023
  2. Hispanic
    7,061 ± 586
  3. Black
    6,991 ± 648

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

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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

101k
2019 Value
0.471%
1 Year growth
± 0.471%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Des Moines City PUMA, IA grew at a rate of 0.471%, from 101k employees to 101k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Des Moines City PUMA, IA, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,703 people), Janitors & building cleaners (2,515 people), and Cashiers (2,497 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 (2,703 people), Janitors & building cleaners (2,515 people), and Cashiers (2,497 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Des Moines City PUMA, IA has an unusually high number of residents working as Actuaries (10.4 times higher than expected), Glaziers (7.19 times), and Butchers & other meat, poultry, & fish processing workers (6.04 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Des Moines City PUMA, IA, by average salary, are Physicians ($210,035), Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents ($172,579), and Chief executives & legislators ($157,825).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

101k
2019 Value
0.471%
1 Year growth
± 0.471%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Des Moines City PUMA, IA grew at a rate of 0.471%, from 101k employees to 101k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Des Moines City PUMA, IA, are Restaurants & Food Services (7,358 people), Construction (5,893 people), and Insurance carriers (4,589 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 (7,358 people), Construction (5,893 people), and Insurance carriers (4,589 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Des Moines City PUMA, IA has an unusually high number of Tire manufacturing (17.5 times higher than expected), Agricultural chemical manufacturing (9.67 times), and Animal slaughtering & processing (6.52 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Des Moines City PUMA, IA, by average salary, are Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers ($108,847), Legal services ($97,503), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($86,425).

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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. $30.3B
  2. $20.5B
  3. $19B

In 2018, the top outbound Iowa product (by dollars) was Cereal grains with $30.3B, followed by Other ag prods. ($20.5B) and Machinery ($19B).

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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$262B
2018 Value in Iowa
$426B
Projected 2045 Value in Iowa
62.3% growth

In 2018, total outbound Iowa trade was $262B. This is expected to increase 62.3% to $426B 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. $24.6B
  2. $15.1B
  3. $11.9B

In 2018, the top outbound Iowa domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Illinois with $24.6B, followed by Minnesota with $15.1B and Nebraska and $11.9B.

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

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Education

In 2019, universities in Des Moines City PUMA, IA awarded 2,785 degrees. The student population of Des Moines City PUMA, IA is skewed towards women, with 3,627 male students and 5,510 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Des Moines City PUMA, IA are White (2,233 and 83.1%), followed by Asian (115 and 4.28%), Hispanic or Latino (106 and 3.94%), and Two or More Races (86 and 3.2%).

The largest universities in Des Moines City PUMA, IA by number of degrees awarded are Drake University (1,528 and 54.9%), Grand View University (522 and 18.7%), and Des Moines University-Osteopathic Medical Center (464 and 16.7%).

The most popular majors in Des Moines City PUMA, IA are Osteopathic Medicine (219 and 7.86%), Registered Nursing (217 and 7.79%), and General Educational Leadership & Administration (118 and 4.24%).

The median tuition costs in Des Moines City PUMA, IA are $27,972 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. 192 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 72 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 72 degree-majorss awarded

In 2018, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Des Moines City PUMA, IA was Registered Nursing with 192 degrees 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. 1,528 degrees awarded
  2. 522 degrees awarded
  3. 464 degrees awarded
$N/A
Median In-State Public
$27,972
Median Private

In 2019, the Des Moines City PUMA, IA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Drake University with 1,528 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

1,066
Degrees Awarded to Men
1,719
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 1,066 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Des Moines City PUMA, IA, which is 0.62 times less than the 1,719 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
    2,233 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    115 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    106 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Des Moines City PUMA, IA was White students. These 2,233 degrees mean that there were 19.4 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 115 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Des Moines City PUMA, IA was $124,600 in 2018, which is 0.542 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $121,100 to $124,600, a 2.89% increase. The homeownership rate in Des Moines City PUMA, IA is 58.4%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Des Moines City PUMA, IA have an average commute time of 18.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Des Moines City PUMA, IA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

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

In 2018, the median property value in Des Moines City PUMA, IA grew to to $124,600 from the previous year's value of $121,100.

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 $100k - $125k range.

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Household Income

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$51,460
Median Household Income
± $1,129
79.2k
Number of Households
± 1,805

In 2018, the median household income of the 79.2k households in Des Moines City PUMA, IA grew to $51,460 from the previous year's value of $48,962.

The following chart displays the households in Des Moines City PUMA, IA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Des Moines City PUMA, IA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Des Moines City PUMA, IA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

58.4%
2018 Homeownership
58.6%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 58.4% of the housing units in Des Moines City PUMA, IA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 58.6%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than 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, 1.08% of the workforce in Des Moines City PUMA, IA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (79.2%)
  2. Carpooled (10.4%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.48%)

In 2018, 79.2% of workers in Des Moines City PUMA, IA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.4%) and those who worked at home (3.48%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Des Moines City PUMA, IA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Des Moines City PUMA, IA have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Health

92.5% of the population of Des Moines City PUMA, IA has health coverage, with 46.2% on employee plans, 25.1% on Medicaid, 8.47% on Medicare, 11.6% on non-group plans, and 1.06% 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 1357 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.09% decrease from the previous year (1372 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1452 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 607 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Wayne County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (20.3%). Additionally, Wayne County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (48.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,357 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Iowa

Primary care physicians in Iowa see an average of 1,357 patients per year. This represents a 1.09% decrease from the previous year (1,372 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%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Iowa.
$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

7.5%
Uninsured
46.2%
Employer Coverage
25.1%
Medicaid
8.47%
Medicare
11.6%
Non-Group
1.06%
Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Des Moines City PUMA, IA declined by 18.9% from 9.25% to 7.5%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Des Moines City PUMA, IA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 20.3% prevalence
  2. 19.5% prevalence
  3. 16.1% prevalence

Wayne County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Iowa, at 20.3%.

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

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