Living in Des Moines, WA

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Des Moines, Washington Info Snack

Population
31,734
Unemployment
6.0%
Poverty
9.8%
Median Home
$359,100
Median Income
$70,222
Median Rent
$1,337

Des Moines SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
4
Diversity
10
Safety
5
Amenities
9.5
Education
8
Commute
5

Des Moines, WA Crime Report

1,093
Total Crimes
3,341.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
34.93%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Des Moines
/ 100k People
Washington
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,093 3,341.7 2,975.8 2,476.7
Violent Crime 86 262.9 293.9 366.7
Murder 1 3.1 2.6 5.0
Robbery 31 94.8 67.6 81.6
Aggravated Assault 37 113.1 179.9 250.2
Property Crime 1,007 3,078.8 2,681.9 2,109.9
Burglary 139 425.0 453.6 340.5
Larceny 691 2,112.6 1,907.9 1,549.5
Car Theft 177 541.2 320.5 219.9

Des Moines, WA Cost Of Living

132
Des Moines's Overall Cost Of Living
1.3x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Des Moines Washington National Average
Overall 132 116 100
Services 136 108 100
Groceries 129 108 100
Health 128 119 100
Housing 136 135 100
Transportation 135 116 100
Utilities 107 89 100

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Population over time in Des Moines

Year Population % Change
2019 31,734 0.7%
2018 31,518 1.4%
2017 31,080 0.6%
2016 30,904 0.6%
2015 30,715 1.0%
2014 30,403 0.9%
2013 30,139 0.9%
2012 29,862 0.8%
2011 29,625 0.8%
2010 29,401 -

Race / Ethnicity in Des Moines

White
51.3% (16,270)
African American
7.4% (2,350)
American Indian
0.2% (73)
Asian
11.6% (3,687)
Hawaiian
3.0% (961)
Other
0.3% (110)
Two Or More
6.2% (1,974)
Hispanic
19.9% (6,309)
Race Des Moines WA USA
White 51.3% 68.5% 60.7%
African American 7.4% 3.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 11.6% 8.5% 5.5%
Hawaiian 3.0% 0.6% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 6.2% 4.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 19.9% 12.7% 18.0%

Gender in Des Moines

Female
51.0% (16,184)
Male
49.0% (15,549)
Gender Des Moines WA USA
Female 51.0% 50.0% 50.8%
Male 49.0% 50.0% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Des Moines for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.0% (1,904)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (1,904)
High School / GED
25.0% (7,933)
Some College
24.0% (7,616)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (3,490)
Bachelor's Degree
18.0% (5,712)
Master's Degree
7.0% (2,221)
Professional Degree
2.0% (634)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (317)
Education Des Moines WA USA
< 9th Grade 6.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 25.0% 22.0% 27.0%
Some College 24.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 18.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 7.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Des Moines, Washington

Less than $10,000
3.2% (100,331)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.5% (48,986)
$15,000 to $24,999
6.2% (196,732)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.0% (287,109)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.2% (420,186)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.8% (660,142)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.7% (404,206)
$100,000 to $149,999
20.4% (647,568)
$150,000 to $199,999
7.2% (228,430)
$200,000 or more
5.7% (179,705)
Income Des Moines WA USA
Less than $10,000 3.2% 4.8% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.5% 3.2% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 6.2% 6.9% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.0% 7.3% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.2% 11.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.8% 17.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.7% 13.7% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 20.4% 17.7% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 7.2% 8.4% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 5.7% 9.5% 7.7%

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