In 2020, West Des Moines, IA had a population of 66.7k people with a median age of 35.7 and a median household income of $74,159. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of West Des Moines, IA grew from 65,606 to 66,724, a 1.7% increase and its median household income declined from $76,368 to $74,159, a −2.89% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in West Des Moines, IA are White (Non-Hispanic) (80.3%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (6.52%), White (Hispanic) (4.54%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.94%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.97%).
None of the households in West Des Moines, IA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
94.2% of the residents in West Des Moines, IA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in West Des Moines, IA are Aveda Institute-Des Moines (132 degrees awarded in 2021).
In 2020, the median property value in West Des Moines, IA was $228,300, and the homeownership rate was 59.5%.
Most people in West Des Moines, IA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 17.3 minutes. The average car ownership in West Des Moines, IA was 2 cars per household.