Colby Acres neighborhood in Des Moines, Iowa (IA), 50311 detailed profile



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Area: 0.127 square miles

Population: 478

Population density:
Colby Acres:

3,752 people per square mile
Des Moines:

2,735 people per square mile
House/condo value distribution in Colby Acres in Des Moines, IA neighborhood, block, subdivision, or community

Races in Colby Acres in Des Moines neighborhood in IA

Household income distribution in 2009 in Colby Acres in Des Moines neighborhood in IA

Median household income in 2013:
Colby Acres:

$49,569
Des Moines:

$45,110

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Colby Acres in Des Moines neighborhood in IA

Median rent in 2013:
Colby Acres:

$816
Des Moines:

$646

Zip codes: 50311.

Males:

214
Females:

263
Median age:
Males:
This neighborhood:

40.8 years
Whole city:

31.2 years
Females:
This neighborhood:

38.8 years
Whole city:

34.9 years

Average household size:
Colby Acres:

2.0 people
Des Moines:

2.5 people
Percentage of family households:
Colby Acres:

44.1%
Des Moines:

49.6%
Percentage of married-couple families (among all households):
Here:

46.5%
Des Moines:

38.4%

Percentage of married-couple families with children (among all households):
Colby Acres:

29.5%
Des Moines:

23.0%

Percentage of single-mother households (among all households):
Colby Acres:

17.7%
Des Moines:

12.9%

Percentage of never married males 15 years old and over:
Colby Acres:

11.9%
Des Moines:

19.3%

Percentage of never married females 15 years old and over:
Colby Acres:

11.0%
city:

15.0%

Percentage of people that speak English not well or not at all:
Colby Acres:

0.0%
Des Moines:

4.6%

Percentage of people born in this state:
Here:

65.3%
Des Moines:

65.1%

Percentage of people born in another U.S. state:
Colby Acres:

26.2%
Des Moines:

21.5%

Percentage of native residents but born outside the U.S.:
Here:

0.7%
city:

0.9%

Percentage of foreign born residents:
Here:

7.7%
Des Moines:

12.5%

Educational Attainment (%)

Rooms in owner-occupied houses/condos in Colby Acres:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 4
  • 4 rooms: 12
  • 5 rooms: 50
  • 6 rooms: 27
  • 7 rooms: 24
  • 8 rooms: 7
  • 9+ rooms: 29

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Colby Acres:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 11
  • 3 rooms: 11
  • 4 rooms: 23
  • 5 rooms: 40
  • 6 rooms: 10
  • 7 rooms: 3
  • 8 rooms: 1
  • 9+ rooms: 7

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Colby Acres:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 57
  • 3 bedrooms: 68
  • 4 bedrooms: 16
  • 5+ bedrooms: 10

Bedrooms in renter-occupied houses and condos in Colby Acres:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 17
  • 2 bedrooms: 43
  • 3 bedrooms: 22
  • 4 bedrooms: 1
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Average number of cars or other vehicles available in houses/condos:
This neighborhood:

1.8
Des Moines:

2.0

Average number of cars or other vehicles available in apartments:
Here:

1.7
city:

1.2

Percentage of units with a mortgage:
Colby Acres:

57.7%
Des Moines:

69.9%

Average estimated value of detached houses in 2010 (76.6% of all units):
Colby Acres:

$177,562
Des Moines:

$136,573

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 27
  • 2000 to 2004: 3
  • 1990 to 1999: 19
  • 1980 to 1989: 19
  • 1970 to 1979: 23
  • 1960 to 1969: 19
  • 1950 to 1959: 74
  • 1940 to 1949: 50
  • 1939 or earlier: 29

City-data.com crime index for city in 2013 (higher means more crime):
City:

387.7
U.S. average:

244.1

Time Leaving Home for Work in Colby Acres in Des Moines neighborhood in IA

Commute time to work in Colby Acres in Des Moines neighborhood in IA


Occupations of males:

  • Percentage of males in management occupations (except farmers):
    Here:

    16.2%
    city:

    7.7%

  • Percentage of males in business and financial operations occupations:
    Here:

    9.7%
    city:

    4.5%

  • Percentage of males in computer and mathematical occupations:
    Here:

    9.3%
    city:

    4.1%

  • Percentage of males in architecture and engineering occupations:
    Here:

    8.0%
    city:

    1.6%

  • Percentage of males in community and social services occupations:
    Here:

    1.6%
    city:

    1.4%

  • Percentage of males in legal occupations:
    Here:

    1.3%
    city:

    1.1%

  • Percentage of males in education, training, and library occupations:
    Here:

    2.8%
    city:

    2.4%

  • Percentage of males in arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations:
    Here:

    1.6%
    city:

    1.4%

  • Percentage of males in healthcare practitioners and technical occupations:
    Here:

    3.1%
    city:

    1.5%

  • Percentage of males in service occupations:
    Here:

    12.8%
    city:

    15.7%

  • Percentage of males in sales and office occupations:
    Here:

    24.4%
    city:

    20.1%

  • Percentage of males in construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations:
    Here:

    5.5%
    city:

    10.1%

  • Percentage of males in production occupations:
    Here:

    3.0%
    city:

    10.5%

  • Percentage of males in transportation occupations:
    Here:

    1.8%
    city:

    5.8%

  • Percentage of males in material moving occupations:
    Here:

    4.3%
    city:

    5.2%


Occupations of females:

  • Percentage of females in management occupations (except farmers):
    Here:

    5.1%
    city:

    5.1%

  • Percentage of females in business and financial operations occupations:
    Here:

    8.9%
    city:

    6.8%

  • Percentage of females in computer and mathematical occupations:
    Here:

    2.5%
    city:

    1.7%

  • Percentage of females in architecture and engineering occupations:
    Here:

    1.3%
    city:

    0.2%

  • Percentage of females in life, physical, and social science occupations:
    Here:

    7.5%
    city:

    0.6%

  • Percentage of females in community and social services occupations:
    Here:

    7.0%
    city:

    2.2%

  • Percentage of females in legal occupations:
    Here:

    4.6%
    city:

    1.3%

  • Percentage of females in education, training, and library occupations:
    Here:

    5.2%
    city:

    7.2%

  • Percentage of females in arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations:
    Here:

    2.1%
    city:

    2.0%

  • Percentage of females in healthcare practitioners and technical occupations:
    Here:

    8.6%
    city:

    6.2%

  • Percentage of females in service occupations:
    Here:

    17.4%
    city:

    24.6%

  • Percentage of females in sales and office occupations:
    Here:

    29.7%
    city:

    35.4%


Education in this neighborhood (subdivision or community):

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in K-12 schools:
    Colby Acres:

    21.2%
    Des Moines:

    17.1%

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in undgraduate colleges:
    Colby Acres:

    4.1%
    Des Moines:

    7.0%

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in grad. or professional schools:
    Colby Acres:

    2.8%
    Des Moines:

    1.6%

  • Percentage of students K-12 enrolled in private schools:
    Colby Acres:

    32.0%
    Des Moines:

    10.0%

Percentage of population below poverty level:
Colby Acres:

13.0%
Des Moines:

20.7%

Median year owner moved in (as recorded in 2010):
Colby Acres:

1999
Des Moines:

2002

Median year renter moved in (as recorded in 2010):
Colby Acres:

2007
Des Moines:

2011

Percentage of married-couple families with both working:
Colby Acres:

231.4%
Des Moines:

76.1%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (76%)
  • Electricity (17%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Other fuel (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Roads and streets:

68th St

Length: 0.56 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1000 to 1420

66th St

Length: 0.39 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1100 to 1425

67th St

Length: 0.34 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1000 to 1199

Elmcrest Dr

Length: 0.25 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 6500 to 6799

School St

Length: 0.17 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 6524 to 6811

University Ave

Length: 0.17 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 6600 to 6799

Carpenter Ave

Length: 0.17 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 6600 to 7099

Mott Ave

Length: 0.17 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 6600 to 6799

Forest Ct

Length: 0.17 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 6600 to 6799
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