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Area: 1.338 square miles

Population: 3,799

Population density:
Waveland Park:

2,839 people per square mile
Des Moines:

2,775 people per square mile
House/condo value distribution in Waveland Park in Des Moines, IA neighborhood, block, subdivision, or community
Age and Sex of Residents in Waveland Park in Des Moines, IA
Races in Waveland Park in Des Moines neighborhood in IA
Household income distribution in 2013 in Waveland Park in Des Moines neighborhood in IA
Median household income in 2015:
Waveland Park:

$87,006
Des Moines:

$49,072

Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Waveland Park in Des Moines neighborhood in IA

Median rent in 2015:
Waveland Park:

$741
Des Moines:

$679

Zip codes: 50312, 50310, 50311.

Males:

1,712
Females:

2,085
Median age:
Males:
This neighborhood:

41.1 years
Whole city:

33.1 years
Females:
This neighborhood:

39.0 years
Whole city:

35.8 years

Average household size:
Waveland Park:

2.4 people
Des Moines:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
Waveland Park:

40.9%
Des Moines:

44.7%
Percentage of married-couple families (among all households):
Here:

39.9%
Des Moines:

36.3%

Percentage of married-couple families with children (among all households):
Waveland Park:

32.8%
Des Moines:

22.3%

Percentage of single-mother households (among all households):
Waveland Park:

7.0%
Des Moines:

14.8%

Percentage of never married males 15 years old and over:
Waveland Park:

13.2%
Des Moines:

19.7%

Percentage of never married females 15 years old and over:
Waveland Park:

17.2%
city:

17.8%

Percentage of people that speak English not well or not at all:
Waveland Park:

0.2%
Des Moines:

4.9%

Percentage of people born in this state:
Here:

72.7%
Des Moines:

65.6%

Percentage of people born in another U.S. state:
Waveland Park:

23.1%
Des Moines:

22.0%

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

0.5%
city:

1.0%

Percentage of foreign born residents:
Here:

3.7%
Des Moines:

11.3%

Educational Attainment (%)

Rooms in owner-occupied houses/condos in Waveland Park:

  • 1 room: 60
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 56
  • 4 rooms: 68
  • 5 rooms: 131
  • 6 rooms: 296
  • 7 rooms: 149
  • 8 rooms: 320
  • 9+ rooms: 227
Note: State values scaled to Waveland Park population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Waveland Park:

  • 1 room: 329
  • 2 rooms: 36
  • 3 rooms: 113
  • 4 rooms: 119
  • 5 rooms: 74
  • 6 rooms: 68
  • 7 rooms: 32
  • 8 rooms: 17
  • 9+ rooms: 28
Note: State values scaled to Waveland Park population

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Waveland Park:

  • no bedroom: 24
  • 1 bedroom: 36
  • 2 bedrooms: 292
  • 3 bedrooms: 649
  • 4 bedrooms: 236
  • 5+ bedrooms: 21
Note: State values scaled to Waveland Park population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied houses and condos in Waveland Park:

  • no bedroom: 217
  • 1 bedroom: 203
  • 2 bedrooms: 138
  • 3 bedrooms: 54
  • 4 bedrooms: 12
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Note: State values scaled to Waveland Park population
Average number of cars or other vehicles available in houses/condos:
This neighborhood:

1.9
Des Moines:

2.0

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

1.2
city:

1.3

Percentage of units with a mortgage:
Waveland Park:

73.8%
Des Moines:

67.6%


Housing prices:

  • Average estimated value of detached houses in 2015 (77.7% of all units):
    Waveland Park:

    $223,788
    Des Moines:

    $137,486

  • Average estimated '15 value of housing units in 5-or-more-unit structures (7.5% of all units):
    Waveland Park:

    $90,396
    Des Moines:

    $173,746

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Year house built

  • 2010 to 2013: 16
  • 2000 to 2009: 43
  • 1990 to 1999: 45
  • 1980 to 1989: 25
  • 1970 to 1979: 51
  • 1960 to 1969: 71
  • 1950 to 1959: 122
  • 1940 to 1949: 164
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,311
Note: State values scaled to Waveland Park Des Moines IA population

City-data.com crime index for city in 2014 (higher means more crime):
City:

379.4
U.S. average:

235.9

Mode of transportation to work in Waveland Park in Des Moines, IA
Time Leaving Home for Work in Waveland Park in Des Moines neighborhood in IA
Commute time to work in Waveland Park in Des Moines neighborhood in IA

Occupations of males:

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

    18.7%
    city:

    8.0%

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

    7.1%
    city:

    4.4%

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

    7.6%
    city:

    3.7%

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

    2.1%
    city:

    1.6%

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

    2.9%
    city:

    0.7%

  • Percentage of males in legal occupations:
    Here:

    7.0%
    city:

    1.2%

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

    7.7%
    city:

    2.6%

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

    3.9%
    city:

    1.8%

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

    3.2%
    city:

    1.6%

  • Percentage of males in service occupations:
    Here:

    15.8%
    city:

    16.1%

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

    9.3%
    city:

    19.7%

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

    4.4%
    city:

    9.8%

  • Percentage of males in production occupations:
    Here:

    3.0%
    city:

    10.6%

  • Percentage of males in material moving occupations:
    Here:

    3.1%
    city:

    5.1%


Occupations of females:

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

    6.0%
    city:

    5.0%

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

    7.7%
    city:

    6.6%

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

    2.2%
    city:

    1.7%

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

    2.0%
    city:

    0.6%

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

    5.6%
    city:

    2.1%

  • Percentage of females in legal occupations:
    Here:

    3.3%
    city:

    1.6%

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

    12.3%
    city:

    6.9%

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

    3.1%
    city:

    2.2%

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

    11.7%
    city:

    6.6%

  • Percentage of females in service occupations:
    Here:

    17.3%
    city:

    25.9%

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

    27.9%
    city:

    33.5%


Education in this neighborhood (subdivision or community):

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in K-12 schools:
    Waveland Park:

    16.3%
    Des Moines:

    17.2%

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in undergraduate colleges:
    Waveland Park:

    3.8%
    Des Moines:

    6.3%

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in grad. or professional schools:
    Waveland Park:

    3.3%
    Des Moines:

    2.2%

  • Percentage of students K-12 enrolled in private schools:
    Waveland Park:

    75.0%
    Des Moines:

    10.1%

Percentage of population below poverty level:
Waveland Park:

8.3%
Des Moines:

16.6%

Median year owner moved in (as recorded in 2010):
Waveland Park:

2002
Des Moines:

2003

Median year renter moved in (as recorded in 2010):
Waveland Park:

2012
Des Moines:

2013

Percentage of married-couple families with both working:
Waveland Park:

97.1%
Des Moines:

79.3%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (79%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • No fuel used (4%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Limited-access highways (interstate or state) in this neighborhood:

I- 235

Length: 1.48 miles
Direction: E-W

Roads and streets:

Polk Blvd

Length: 1.20 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 800 to 1198

Kingman Blvd

Length: 1.17 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 4200 to 4899

University Ave

Length: 1.08 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 4300 to 5413

44th St

Length: 0.91 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1000 to 1729

45th St

Length: 0.84 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 900 to 1599

46th St

Length: 0.76 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1045 to 1599

43rd St

Length: 0.72 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 900 to 1599

Forest Ave

Length: 0.66 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 4100 to 4799

College Ave

Length: 0.63 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 4118 to 4799

Center St

Length: 0.51 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 6369 to 6983

Chamberlain Ave

Length: 0.51 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 4200 to 4685

47th St

Length: 0.50 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1200 to 1599

48th St

Length: 0.50 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1200 to 1597

Carpenter Ave

Length: 0.33 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 4400 to 4799

California Dr

Length: 0.28 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 900 to 4499

41st Pl

Length: 0.25 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 1400 to 1599

42nd St

Length: 0.25 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1400 to 1599

Northwest Dr

Length: 0.24 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 4167 to 4399

Lakeview Dr

Length: 0.17 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 4700 to 4899

Observatory Rd

Length: 0.16 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 4700 to 4899

Boulevard Pl

Length: 0.16 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 4501 to 4684

Waveland Ct

Length: 0.16 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 4500 to 4683

Algonquin Rd

Length: 0.13 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 4800 to 4899

45th Pl

Length: 0.13 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 900 to 939

Crocker St

Length: 0.10 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 4200 to 4299

44th Pl

Length: 0.08 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 935 to 1029

56th St

Length: 0.06 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 852 to 998
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