In 2017, Des Moines County, IA had a population of 39.9k people with a median age of 42.5 and a median household income of $47,524. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Des Moines County, IA declined from 40,114 to 39,876, a -0.593% decrease and its median household income grew from $44,516 to $47,524, a 6.76% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Des Moines County, IA are White (Non-Hispanic) (88%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6%), White (Hispanic) (2.5%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (2.25%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.632%). N/A% of the people in Des Moines County, IA speak a non-English language, and 99% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Des Moines County, IA are Southeastern Community College (586 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in Des Moines County, IA is $101,400, and the homeownership rate is 72.1%. Most people in Des Moines County, IA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 15.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Des Moines County, IA is 2 cars per household.