West Des Moines Iowa Population 2018

West Des Moines Iowa's estimated population is 64,560 according to the most recent United States census.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201664,5601,0691.68%
201563,4911,3332.14%
201462,1582,2503.76%
201359,9081,6882.90%
201258,2205700.99%
201157,6501,0411.84%
201056,60910,20621.99%
200046,40314,70146.37%
199031,7029,80844.80%
198021,8945,45333.17%
197016,4414,49237.59%
196011,9496,334112.80%
19505,6151,36332.06%
19404,2520.00%

West Des Moines Iowa Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White52,29981.01%
Asian4,3016.66%
Black or African American2,4263.76%
Two or More Races1,4402.23%
Some Other Race6541.01%
American Indian and Alaska Native980.15%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander480.07%

West Des Moines Iowa Population Pyramid

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West Des Moines Ia Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
5.4
Houses Without Mortgage
4,257
Houses With Mortgage
11,359
Vacancy Rate
5.7
Median Rent
897
Median Home Value
188,600
Renter-Occupied Units
10,268
Owner-Occupied Units
15,616
Total Housing Units
27,445

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in West Des Moines Ia for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 3% and the labor force participation rate is 76%.

West Des Moines Ia Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.4
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
6.1
Non Family Households
0
Female Householder (no husband) Families
2037
Male Householder (no wife) Families
680
Married Couple Families
12861
Average Family Size
3
Average Household Size
2.35