50311 Zip Code Profile

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Welcome to DES MOINES, IA 50311

50311 is a urban zip code in Des Moines, Iowa. The population is primarily white, younger, and mostly single. Looking for higher-end houses? Real estate prices here ($126,400) are significantly above average for the Des Moines-West Des Moines metro area.

The average family income here is $56,638/year. This is less than the national average of $70,000/year. However, the national average number is a little misleading because there are some very wealthy Americans earning $50 million a year or more. (Wouldn't that be nice!) This pushes the national average higher than in would be without those edge cases. The median household income in the US (median, meaning half of US households make more and half make less) is at about $50,000/year. Median family income in 50311 is $50,576.

An intersting fact about income: Men in 50311 earn an average of $27,673/year. Women earn only $19,417/year.

10,619 people in 50311 have jobs. This statistic includes anyone over the age of 16.

Are you thinking about moving to a neighborhood in 50311? You might be interested to know that the average commute time to work for people living here is not bad, only 15.4 minutes.

The median age here is 27. There are 7,371 men and 7,742 women. The median age for men is 27 while for women the median age is 27.

To give you a sense of the community, 7,351 people (out of the 15,113 people live here) have lived in their home at least 5 years. The Post Office delivers mail to 5,937 homes, and 223 businesses every day. 984 people ride bikes or walk to work on a fairly regular basis.

50311 Zip code is located in the Central time zone at 42 degrees latitude (Fun Fact: this is the same latitude as Shenyang, China!) and -94 degrees longitude. It has an average elevation of 911 feet above sea levell.

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  • Demographics

  • Total Population: 15,113
  • White Population: 12,342
  • Black Population: 1,687
  • Hispanic Population: 1,481
  • Asian Population: 801
  • Hawaiian Population: 40
  • Indian Population: 172
  • Male Population: 7,371
  • Female Population: 7,742
  • Median Age: 27
  • Median Age of Males: 27
  • Median Age of Females: 27
  • Geography

  • Region: Midwest
  • Division: West North Central
  • State: Iowa
  • CSA Name: Des Moines-Newton-Pella, IA
  • CBSA Type: Metropolitan
  • CBSA Name: Des Moines-West Des Moines IA
  • County: Polk
  • City: Des Moines
  • Longitude: -93.7
  • Latitude: 41.6
  • Elevation: 911 feet above sea levele
  • Area code: 515
  • Marital Status

  • Average Age

  • The Commute to Work

  • Total commuters: 10,296
  • Drive alone: 7,638
  • Carpool: 1,284
  • Public transit: 333
  • Ride bikes or walk: 984

  • Average commute time: 15.4 minutes.
  •    0 - 5: 481
  •    5 - 9: 1,764
  •    10 - 14: 2,875
  •    15 - 19: 2,640
  •    20 - 24: 1,412
  •    25 - 29: 227
  •    30 - 34: 410
  •    35 - 39: 31
  •    40 - 44: 25
  •    45 - 59: 172
  •    60 - 89: 193
  •    90 plus: 66
  • The Economics

  • Average House Value: $126,400
  • Average Annual Household Income: $42,834
  • Businesses: 278
  • Employees: 5,346
  • Annual Payroll: $132,667,000
  • Average Family Income: $56,638
  • Median Family Income: $39,260
  • Average Income for Men: $27,673
  • Average Income for Women: $19,417
  • Other Stuff

  • County FIPS Code: 153
  • State FIPS Code: 19

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Schools in 50311 Zip Code

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Primary Schools
Cowles Elementary School
6401 College Ave
Des Moines, IA 50311
(515) 242-7818
Windsor Elementary School
5912 University Ave
Des Moines, IA 50311
(515) 242-8440
Other Schools
Focus Elementary At Cowles
6401 College Ave
Des Moines, IA 50311
(515) 242-7795
Focus Middle School At Cowles
6401 College
Des Moines, IA 50311
(515) 242-7795

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In the 50311 zip code, the registered sex offenders can be found at http://www.iowasexoffender.com/. Please be sure to read all the disclaimers provided by the state.

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