In 2019, Des Moines County, IA had a population of 39.4k people with a median age of 42.9 and a median household income of $51,267. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Des Moines County, IA declined from 39,600 to 39,386, a −0.54% decrease and its median household income grew from $49,977 to $51,267, a 2.58% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Des Moines County, IA are White (Non-Hispanic) (87.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.67%), White (Hispanic) (2.81%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.8%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.767%). 0% of the households in Des Moines County, IA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.
99% of the residents in Des Moines County, IA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Des Moines County, IA are Southeastern Community College (655 degrees awarded in 2019).
In 2019, the median property value in Des Moines County, IA was $108,500, and the homeownership rate was 70.3%. Most people in Des Moines County, IA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 16.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Des Moines County, IA was 2 cars per household.