Des Moines County, Iowa (IA)

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County population in 2012: 40,340 (73% urban, 27% rural); it was 42,351 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 7,228
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,117
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 12,820
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,658 (it was 4,450 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

28%

Land area: 416 sq. mi.

Water area: 13.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 97 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Des Moines County: 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (23.5%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (13.1%), Manufacturing (11.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 58%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 38%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Des Moines County, Iowa:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (89.4%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (5.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.6%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
  • Asian alone (0.7%)
Median resident age:  41.0 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years
Males: 19,600  (50.7%)
Females: 20,725  (49.3%)

Des Moines County,IA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Des Moines County:

2.0 people
Iowa:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $42,377 ($36,790 in 1999)

This county:

$42377
Iowa:

$52229

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $468 (lower quartile is $378, upper quartile is $581)
This county:

$468
State:

$554


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $95,864 (it was $69,000 in 2000)
Des Moines:

$95,864
Iowa:

$126,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $63,720 - $150,198

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $125,625
Here:

$125,625
State:

$159,697

Townhouses or other attached units: $184,375
Here:

$184,375
State:

$193,868

In 2-unit structures: $87,523
Here:

$87,523
State:

$120,896

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $131,754
Here:

$131,754
State:

$122,004

Mobile homes: $52,418
Here:

$52,418
State:

$46,008
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $936
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $433

Institutionalized population: 518

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 54 buildings, average cost: $146,600
  • 2008: 25 buildings, average cost: $181,600
  • 2009: 28 buildings, average cost: $164,900

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,547 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,577 (1.7%)

Des Moines County household income distribution in 2009 Des Moines County home values distribution Des Moines County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.0%
(12.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.0% for Black residents, 37.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 43.4% for other race residents, 9.0% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 14.8%
Des Moines County:

14.8%
Iowa:

12.7%
(12.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.6% for Black residents, 34.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 46.9% for other race residents, 8.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 41 years old
(Males: 40 years old, Females: 43 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44 years old, Black residents: 29 years old, American Indian residents: 24 years old, Asian residents: 43 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26 years old, Other race residents: 52 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Des Moines County is $421 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $533 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $670 a month.

Cities in this county include: Burlington, West Burlington, Mediapolis, Beaverdale, Danville, Middletown.

Des Moines County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Des Moines County: Sullivan Slough Mississippi River Access (A), Agri Grain Marketing Elevator (B), Flint Bottom Raceway (C), Spring Lake Campground (D), The Secret Garden (E), Flint Hills Golf Course (F), Sundown Golf Course (G), Hawkeye Dolbee Access (H), Tama Beach Access (I), Edgewater Beach Access (J), Casey Barrow Landing (K), Meekers Landing (L), Upper Augusta Access Area (M), Lower Augusta Access Area (N), General Dynamics Ordinance and Tactical Systems Ambulance (O), Yarmouth Fire Department (P), Zion School Museum (Q). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Des Moines County include: Apostolic Church (A), Burk Chapel (B), Jehovah's Witness Woodland Congregation (C), Kingston United Methodist Church (D), Yarmouth Community Congregational Church (E), First Baptist Church (F), United Methodist Church (G), Saint Mary's Church (H), Long Creek Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Old Swedish Cemetery (1), Rock Spring Cemetery (2), Round Prairie Cemetery (3), Sacred Heart Cemetery (4), Saint Marys Cemetery (5), Middletown Cemetery (6), Blakeway Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Long Pond (A), Gates Lake (B), Lost Slough (C), Heaton Lake (D), Magee Lake (E), Dumbbell Lake (F), Ray Lake (G), Roscum Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Barlow Lake Drain (A), Brush Creek (B), Butler Drain (C), Cedar Creek (D), Cottonwood Drain (E), Spring Creek (F), Skunk Slough (G), Running Slough Drain (H), Dolbee Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Des Moines County include: Allen Green Refuge (1), Kevin J Gahn Wildlife Refuge (2), Big Hollow Creek Recreation Area (3), Malchow Mounds Preserve (4), Luckenbill Woods (5), Blackhawk Bottoms (6), Starr's Cave Nature Center (7), Hunt Woods Park (8), Seven Ponds Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Henderson County, Illinois , Henry County , Lee County , Louisa County , Mercer County, Illinois .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.3%
Iowa:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,820
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 662 (55% naturalized citizens)

Des Moines County:

1.6%
Whole state:

3.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 182
  • 1990 to 1994: 24
  • 1985 to 1989: 43
  • 1980 to 1984: 73
  • 1975 to 1979: 84
  • 1970 to 1974: 23
  • 1970 to 1974: 20
  • 1965 to 1969: 213

Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 89.6%

Des Moines County marital status for males Des Moines County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Des Moines County with a mortgage: 5,996 (429 second mortgage, 468 home equity loan, 6 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,549

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

62.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Des Moines County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant8,03130
Catholic4,5213
Evangelical Protestant4,21128
Other6543
Black Protestant1583
None22,750-
Des Moines County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Des Moines County:

1.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Des Moines County:

6.65 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 27
This county:

6.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Des Moines County:

8.5%
Iowa:

7.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Des Moines County:

30.0%
State:

27.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.3%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in Des Moines County:

Average size of farms: 269 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $70,473
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $272.37
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.42%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 21.56%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $63,474
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 75.50%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.70%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $88,925
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 84.42%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 5.63
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 4.84%
Corn for grain: 69285 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 205 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 62127 harvested acres
Vegetables: 44 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 28 acres

Tornado activity:

Des Moines County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Iowa state average. It is 1934813.9 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 32 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 6/29/1983, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado injured 27 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Des Moines County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 240.7 miles away from Des Moines County center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 223.5 miles away from the county center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 268.1 miles away from the county center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 269.5 miles away from the county center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 124.7 miles away from Des Moines County center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 241.0 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Des Moines County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 4, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Germany (20%)
  • Mexico (13%)
  • Canada (11%)
  • Korea (9%)
  • India (7%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (5%)
  • Ukraine (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Des Moines County (%):

  • German (37%)
  • United States or American (12%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • English (9%)
  • Swedish (5%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)
  • Italian (2%)

Des Moines County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 16,894 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 2,295 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 102 (0%)
  • Railroad: 3 (0%)
  • Taxi: 13 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 20 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 86 (0%)
  • Walked: 473 (2%)
  • Other means: 116 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 686 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Des Moines County, Iowa in 2000:

  • 501 people in nursing homes
  • 127 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 60 people in halfway houses
  • 53 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 40 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 35 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 34 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 27 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 26 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 25 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 15 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 12 people in other group homes
  • 10 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 7 people in religious group quarters

People in group quarters in Des Moines County, Iowa in 2010:

  • 361 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 83 people in college/university student housing
  • 82 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 69 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 63 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 22 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 3 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $49,579.

4.25% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,054 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.25%
Iowa average:

5.75%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
1.96% relocated from other counties in Iowa ($15,868 average AGI)
2.29% relocated from other states ($21,185 average AGI)
Des Moines County:

2.29%
Iowa average:

2.41%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lee County, IA  0.52% ($32,381 average AGI)
from Henry County, IA  0.33% ($26,943)
from Henderson County, IL  0.24% ($51,692)
from Cook County, IL  0.20% ($15,656)
from Johnson County, IA  0.17% ($29,333)
from Linn County, IA  0.13% ($33,524)
from Louisa County, IA  0.11% ($50,278)


4.77% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,129 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.77%
Iowa average:

5.94%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.36% relocated to other counties in Iowa ($16,330 average AGI)
2.41% relocated to other states ($21,798 average AGI)
Des Moines County:

2.41%
Iowa average:

2.60%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Henry County, IA  0.44% ($32,479 average AGI)
to Lee County, IA  0.37% ($32,250)
to Johnson County, IA  0.26% ($35,286)
to Henderson County, IL  0.21% ($30,676)
to Linn County, IA  0.19% ($40,452)
to Polk County, IA  0.17% ($28,429)
to Louisa County, IA  0.16% ($26,500)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.6

Births per 1000 population in Des Moines County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 11.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Des Moines County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.1

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Des Moines County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 7,725 (6,729 aged, 996 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.45
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 21122.45
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 925.180
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 68328.56

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1239.890
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1151.680
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 2.45

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 42.91
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 75.96

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9.8

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 138.7. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 93.6
  • Other - 45.1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 39,640

Size of family households: 5,432 2-persons, 2,355 3-persons, 1,850 4-persons, 854 5-persons, 281 6-persons, 147 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,144 1-person, 785 2-persons, 104 3-persons, 39 4-persons, 10 5-persons, 2 6-persons.

6,892 married couples with children.
2,617 single-parent households (603 men, 2,014 women).

96.9% of residents of Des Moines County speak English at home.
1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (64% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (72% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (38% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 22% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (64% speak English very well, 36% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $306,991,000 ($7514 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $73,434,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $117,579,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $58,116,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $5,965,000
Federal grants: $44,092,000
Federal procurement contracts: $66,829,000 ($64,888,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $14,411,000 ($6,084,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $98,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $8,978,000
Federal Government insurance: $40,876,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 2,612
Here:

64 per 1000 residents
State:

66 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,219
Here:

54 per 1000 residents
State:

48 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +131
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -2,019
Here -49 per 1000 residents
State -14 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Des Moines County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 6.93 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 117
  • 2000 to 2004: 1,187
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,145
  • 1980 to 1989: 867
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,799
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,016
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,341
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,290
  • 1939 or earlier: 6,618
Rooms in houses/apartments in Des Moines County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 11
  • 2 rooms: 57
  • 3 rooms: 159
  • 4 rooms: 1,597
  • 5 rooms: 3,353
  • 6 rooms: 2,916
  • 7 rooms: 2,238
  • 8 rooms: 1,290
  • 9+ rooms: 1,199
  • 1 room: 79
  • 2 rooms: 271
  • 3 rooms: 954
  • 4 rooms: 1,285
  • 5 rooms: 958
  • 6 rooms: 498
  • 7 rooms: 203
  • 8 rooms: 114
  • 9+ rooms: 88
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Des Moines County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 11
  • 1 bedroom: 406
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,480
  • 3 bedrooms: 6,397
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,212
  • 5+ bedrooms: 314
  • no bedroom: 104
  • 1 bedroom: 1,385
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,771
  • 3 bedrooms: 929
  • 4 bedrooms: 199
  • 5+ bedrooms: 62
Cars and other vehicles available in Des Moines County, Iowa in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 493
  • 1 vehicle: 3,409
  • 2 vehicles: 5,571
  • 3 vehicles: 2,317
  • 4 vehicles: 666
  • 5+ vehicles: 364
  • no vehicle: 807
  • 1 vehicle: 2,218
  • 2 vehicles: 1,136
  • 3 vehicles: 248
  • 4 vehicles: 21
  • 5+ vehicles: 20

59% of Des Moines County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 66% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Iowa.

Des Moines County:

59.5%
State average:

57.7%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $58,200


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Des Moines County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (77.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13.3%)
  • Electricity (6.7%)
  • Wood (1.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.6%)
  • Utility gas (71.8%)
  • Electricity (20.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6.0%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 478
Here:

10.1%
Iowa:

10.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 241
Here:

10.0%
Iowa:

7.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 252
Here:

15.3%
Iowa:

25.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Des Moines County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $749,000
    Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $206,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,419,000
    Financial Administration: $2,647,000
    Police Protection: $2,187,000
    General - Other: $1,859,000
    Health - Other: $1,289,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,242,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,238,000
    Central Staff Services: $967,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $768,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $531,000
    Parks and Recreation: $176,000
    Solid Waste Management: $143,000
    Libraries: $108,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $94,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $37,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Air Transportation: $22,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $800,000
    General - Other: $202,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,547,000

Des Moines County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $608,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $58,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $579,000
    Interest Earnings: $447,000
    Sale of Property: $27,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $2,619,000
    Highways: $2,432,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,057,000
    All Other: $1,625,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,515,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,343,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $757,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $287,000
    Other License: $43,000

Des Moines County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $893,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $508,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $495,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $110,000

Des Moines County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $472,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,200,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Des Moines County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
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Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Des Moines County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
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Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Des Moines County, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John32676.2 years
Mary31680.5 years
William29576.3 years
Robert29372.7 years
Charles20376.3 years
Helen19580.6 years
James19270.6 years
George18678.2 years
Ruth17082.0 years
Dorothy16678.1 years
Most common last names in Des Moines County, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson17776.9 years
Smith16375.7 years
Miller15377.8 years
Anderson9580.1 years
Nelson8177.0 years
Brown7977.4 years
Peterson7077.2 years
Walker6881.2 years
Jones5979.3 years
Davis5980.3 years
Businesses in Des Moines County, IA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Lowe's1
Advance Auto Parts1Marriott1
AmericInn1MasterBrand Cabinets5
Applebee's1Maurices1
Arby's1McDonald's2
AutoZone1Menards1
Bath & Body Works1New Balance3
Buffalo Wild Wings1Nike2
Burger King1Nissan1
Carson Pirie Scott1Payless1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut2
Circle K3Quality1
Comfort Suites1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen2Ryan's Grill1
Domino's Pizza1SAS Shoes1
FedEx3Sears1
Ford1Slumberland1
GNC1Staples1
GameStop1Starbucks1
H&R Block2Subway3
Hobby Lobby1Super 81
Holiday Inn1Taco Bell1
Honda1Target1
Howard Johnson1The Room Place1
JCPenney1Toyota1
Jones New York2True Value2
KFC1U-Haul2
Kmart1UPS11
Kohl's1Walgreens2
La-Z-Boy2Walmart1
Lane Furniture3Wendy's1
Little Caesars Pizza1YMCA1
Long John Silver's1

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