Gray's Wood neighborhood in Des Moines, Iowa (IA), 50317 detailed profile



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Area: 1.116 square miles

Population: 2,683

Population density:
Gray's Wood:

2,405 people per square mile
Des Moines:

2,735 people per square mile
House/condo value distribution in Gray's Wood in Des Moines, IA neighborhood, block, subdivision, or community

Age and Sex of Residents in Gray's Wood in Des Moines, IA

Races in Gray's Wood in Des Moines neighborhood in IA

Household income distribution in 2009 in Gray's Wood in Des Moines neighborhood in IA

Median household income in 2013:
Gray's Wood:

$51,939
Des Moines:

$45,110

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Gray's Wood in Des Moines neighborhood in IA

Median rent in 2013:
Gray's Wood:

$765
Des Moines:

$646

Zip codes: 50317.

Males:

1,419
Females:

1,268
Median age:
Males:
This neighborhood:

36.5 years
Whole city:

31.2 years
Females:
This neighborhood:

32.2 years
Whole city:

34.9 years

Average household size:
Gray's Wood:

2.5 people
Des Moines:

2.5 people
Percentage of family households:
Gray's Wood:

53.2%
Des Moines:

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

38.6%
Des Moines:

38.4%

Percentage of married-couple families with children (among all households):
Gray's Wood:

14.8%
Des Moines:

23.0%

Percentage of single-mother households (among all households):
Gray's Wood:

27.9%
Des Moines:

12.9%

Percentage of never married males 15 years old and over:
Gray's Wood:

19.7%
Des Moines:

19.3%

Percentage of never married females 15 years old and over:
Gray's Wood:

15.6%
city:

15.0%

Percentage of people that speak English not well or not at all:
Gray's Wood:

1.7%
Des Moines:

4.6%

Percentage of people born in this state:
Here:

71.9%
Des Moines:

65.1%

Percentage of people born in another U.S. state:
Gray's Wood:

25.6%
Des Moines:

21.5%

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

0.3%
city:

0.9%

Percentage of foreign born residents:
Here:

0.6%
Des Moines:

12.5%

Educational Attainment (%)

Rooms in owner-occupied houses/condos in Gray's Wood:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 39
  • 4 rooms: 126
  • 5 rooms: 254
  • 6 rooms: 163
  • 7 rooms: 82
  • 8 rooms: 26
  • 9+ rooms: 131

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gray's Wood:

  • 1 room: 4
  • 2 rooms: 25
  • 3 rooms: 18
  • 4 rooms: 98
  • 5 rooms: 229
  • 6 rooms: 370
  • 7 rooms: 21
  • 8 rooms: 10
  • 9+ rooms: 10

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Gray's Wood:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 87
  • 2 bedrooms: 215
  • 3 bedrooms: 428
  • 4 bedrooms: 98
  • 5+ bedrooms: 26

Bedrooms in renter-occupied houses and condos in Gray's Wood:

  • no bedroom: 3
  • 1 bedroom: 30
  • 2 bedrooms: 135
  • 3 bedrooms: 221
  • 4 bedrooms: 11
  • 5+ bedrooms: 22
Average number of cars or other vehicles available in houses/condos:
This neighborhood:

1.6
Des Moines:

2.0

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

1.2
city:

1.2

Percentage of units with a mortgage:
Gray's Wood:

66.5%
Des Moines:

69.9%

Average estimated value of detached houses in 2010 (89.4% of all units):
Gray's Wood:

$111,389
Des Moines:

$136,573

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 104
  • 2000 to 2004: 88
  • 1990 to 1999: 34
  • 1980 to 1989: 83
  • 1970 to 1979: 117
  • 1960 to 1969: 245
  • 1950 to 1959: 280
  • 1940 to 1949: 187
  • 1939 or earlier: 175

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 Gray's Wood in Des Moines neighborhood in IA

Commute time to work in Gray's Wood in Des Moines neighborhood in IA


Occupations of males:

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

    1.7%
    city:

    7.7%

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

    2.2%
    city:

    4.1%

  • Percentage of males in legal occupations:
    Here:

    2.0%
    city:

    1.1%

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

    6.6%
    city:

    2.4%

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

    1.4%
    city:

    1.4%

  • Percentage of males in service occupations:
    Here:

    3.3%
    city:

    15.7%

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

    27.7%
    city:

    20.1%

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

    8.0%
    city:

    10.1%

  • Percentage of males in production occupations:
    Here:

    24.7%
    city:

    10.5%

  • Percentage of males in transportation occupations:
    Here:

    5.2%
    city:

    5.8%

  • Percentage of males in material moving occupations:
    Here:

    14.1%
    city:

    5.2%


Occupations of females:

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

    1.5%
    city:

    5.1%

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

    5.7%
    city:

    6.8%

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

    3.8%
    city:

    2.2%

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

    3.0%
    city:

    7.2%

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

    5.5%
    city:

    6.2%

  • Percentage of females in service occupations:
    Here:

    31.1%
    city:

    24.6%

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

    46.0%
    city:

    35.4%

  • Percentage of females in production occupations:
    Here:

    3.3%
    city:

    3.9%


Percentage of people 16-64 in Armed Forces:
Gray's Wood:

0.0%
Des Moines:

0.1%


Education in this neighborhood (subdivision or community):

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in K-12 schools:
    Gray's Wood:

    25.2%
    Des Moines:

    17.1%

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in undgraduate colleges:
    Gray's Wood:

    5.5%
    Des Moines:

    7.0%

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in grad. or professional schools:
    Gray's Wood:

    2.1%
    Des Moines:

    1.6%

  • Percentage of students K-12 enrolled in private schools:
    Gray's Wood:

    42.9%
    Des Moines:

    10.0%

Percentage of population below poverty level:
Gray's Wood:

27.8%
Des Moines:

20.7%

Median year owner moved in (as recorded in 2010):
Gray's Wood:

1998
Des Moines:

2002

Median year renter moved in (as recorded in 2010):
Gray's Wood:

2006
Des Moines:

2011

Percentage of married-couple families with both working:
Gray's Wood:

124.6%
Des Moines:

76.1%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (77%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Highways in this neighborhood:

State Hwy 163 (E University Ave)

Length: 1.46 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 3311 to 4289

Roads and streets:

Dubuque Ave

Length: 1.19 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 3320 to 4169

Mahaska Ave

Length: 0.77 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 3320 to 4199

Williams St

Length: 0.76 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 1200 to 1899

E Jefferson Ave

Length: 0.73 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 3300 to 4199

Mattern Ave

Length: 0.67 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 3800 to 4199

E 41st St

Length: 0.67 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1200 to 1899

Indianapolis Ave

Length: 0.65 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 3630 to 4099

Four Mile Dr

Length: 0.59 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 3800 to 4169

E 38th St

Length: 0.57 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 1200 to 1599

E 40th St

Length: 0.55 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 1200 to 1649

E 36th St

Length: 0.50 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 1200 to 1554

E 36th Ct

Length: 0.41 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 1200 to 1519

Kinsey Ave

Length: 0.41 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 3400 to 3799

E 42nd St

Length: 0.39 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 1600 to 2099

E 37th St

Length: 0.36 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 1200 to 1498

Garfield Ave

Length: 0.35 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 3400 to 3749

E 34th St

Length: 0.31 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1200 to 1539

E 35th St

Length: 0.29 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1200 to 1605

E 33rd Ct

Length: 0.28 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1176 to 1335

E Washington Ave

Length: 0.27 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 3300 to 4199

E 35th Ct

Length: 0.20 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1200 to 1399

E 37th Ct

Length: 0.18 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 1200 to 1299

Thompson Ave

Length: 0.16 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 4200 to 4249

Wilson Ave

Length: 0.16 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 4200 to 4241

E 33rd St

Length: 0.15 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1600 to 1818

Osceola Ave

Length: 0.15 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 4000 to 4099

E 39th St

Length: 0.13 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1601 to 1799

Eastwood Dr

Length: 0.12 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 3400 to 3499

E 41st Ct

Length: 0.11 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1650 to 1799

Williams Ct

Length: 0.11 miles
Directions: SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 4130 to 4199

Chicago Ave

Length: 0.08 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 3600 to 3799

E 40th Ct

Length: 0.05 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1700 to 1899

Other features:

Fourmile Crk

Length: 0.95 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
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