Des Moines

Des Moines

Approximately halfway between Seattle and Tacoma sits the urban / suburban waterfront community of Des Moines, where residents enjoy the quality of life the community has to offer.

Welcome to Des Moines

Sited midway between Seattle and Tacoma sits the urban / suburban waterfront community of Des Moines. Residents enjoy the quality of life the community has to offer. A recreational marina is at its heart and conveniently sits next to the small-town shopping district. And Saltwater State Park, a beautiful forested waterfront park, is popular amongst locals and visitors alike. There are housing opportunities for nearly every income level, with a mix of rental and for sale properties and several retirement communities. It’s also a popular commuter location with its close proximity to SeaTac airport. Neighborhoods include Huntington Park, Marina District North Hill, Pacific Ridge, Redondo, South Des Moines, Woodmont and Zenith. 

 
 

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Overview for Des Moines, WA

32,631 people live in Des Moines, where the median age is 38.6 and the average individual income is $38,185. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

32,631

Total Population

38.6 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$38,185

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Des Moines, WA

Des Moines has 12,268 households, with an average household size of 2.62. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Des Moines do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 32,631 people call Des Moines home. The population density is 5,089.38 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

32,631

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

38.6

Median Age

48.57 / 51.43%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
12,268

Total Households

2.62

Average Household Size

$38,185

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Des Moines, WA

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The following schools are within or nearby Des Moines. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Mount Rainier High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Holy Trinity Lutheran School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Parkside Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
North Hill Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Pacific Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
Woodmont K-8 School
PUBLIC
K - 8th
2/5
Des Moines Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
PRIVATE
1st - 12th
No rating available

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