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50265 Zip Code (West Des Moines, IA) Detailed Profile



Estimated zip code population in 2013: 32,214
Zip code population in 2010: 31,653
Zip code population in 2000: 30,269

Houses and condos: 14,158
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,447
% of renters here:

34%
State:

29%
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in zip code 50265: 91.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 17.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.8 sq. mi.
Population density: 1,880 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2013:
This zip code:

1.6% ($2,869)
Iowa:

1.5% ($1,886)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,849 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,931 (1.6%)

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Males: 16,455  (51.1%)
Females: 15,759  (48.9%)

For population 25 years and over in 50265:

  • High school or higher: 96.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 48.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 50265:

  • Never married: 30.0%
  • Now married: 55.3%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 3.9%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

Zip code 50265 compared to state average:

  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
  • Races in zip code 50265

  • Zip code 50265 races chart
    • 27,211White population
    • 850Black population
    • 34American Indian population
    • 1,182Asian population
    • 15Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 34Some other race population
    • 496Two or more races population
    • 1,831Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 31,609
Rural population: 604

Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $179,600
50265:

$179,600
Iowa:

$126,900
Median resident age:
This zip code:

34.3 years
Iowa median age:

38.0 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.4 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 50265, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $83,378 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$83,378
State:

$58,860

Salary/wage: $64,607 (reported on 87.9% of returns)
Here:

$64,607
State:

$46,659
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 79.0% for AGIs below $25k, 84.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 79.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 78.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 77.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 51.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $2,380 (reported on 40.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$2,380
Iowa:

$1,537
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $8,345 (reported on 28.6% of returns)
Here:

$8,345
State:

$4,542
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.3% for AGIs below $25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$16,587 (reported on 22.9% of returns)
Here:

+$16,587
State:

+$11,802
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 9.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$18,067 (reported on 14.4% of returns)
Here:

+$18,067
State:

+$10,509
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.1% for AGIs below $25k, 2.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $19,359 (reported on 11.5% of returns)
50265:

$19,359
Iowa:

$11,773
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.8% for AGIs below $25k, 2.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $22,259 (reported on 1.0% of returns)
50265:

$22,259
Iowa:

$18,614
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Total itemized deductions: $26,551 (17% of AGI, reported on 41.1% of returns)
Here:

$26,551
State:

$21,278

Here:

17.0% of AGI
State:

18.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.2% for AGIs below $25k, 8.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 13.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 14.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 13.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $6,035 (reported on 34.9% of returns)
Here:

$6,035
State:

$4,044
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $12,298 (reported on 40.9% of returns)
50265:

$12,298
State:

$8,846
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.4% for AGIs below $25k, 2.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 6.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $1,852 (reported on 9.9% of returns)
Here:

$1,852
State:

$2,098
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 53.0%
Here:

53%
State:

65%
(% for various income ranges: 46.1% for AGIs below $25k, 48.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 56.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 56.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 60.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 80.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 50265, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $69,914 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$69,914
State:

$43,875

Salary/wage: $57,860 (reported on 87.7% of returns)
Here:

$57,860
State:

$38,265
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 140.1% for AGIs below $10k, 77.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 83.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 79.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 81.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 64.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $2,506 (reported on 54.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$2,506
Iowa:

$1,768
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 13.3% for AGIs below $10k, 2.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $3,965 (reported on 37.1% of returns)
Here:

$3,965
State:

$2,510
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.6% for AGIs below $10k, 2.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$13,162 (reported on 29.1% of returns)
Here:

+$13,162
State:

+$6,139
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -4.1% for AGIs below $10k, 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 9.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$18,243 (reported on 14.9% of returns)
Here:

+$18,243
State:

+$8,574
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.5% for AGIs below $10k, 4.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.2% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,166 (reported on 2.4% of returns)
50265:

$3,166
Iowa:

$2,970
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $13,859 (reported on 1.7% of returns)
Here:

$13,859
Iowa:

$11,928
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Total itemized deductions: $21,592 (18% of AGI, reported on 47.3% of returns)
Here:

$21,592
State:

$16,976

Here:

18.1% of AGI
State:

20.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 24.4% for AGIs below $10k, 10.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 12.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 16.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 18.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $4,195 (3% of AGI, reported on 42.5% of returns)
Here:

$4,195
State:

$3,089

Here:

3.3% of AGI
State:

3.6% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $10k, 1.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $12,820 (reported on 83.7% of returns)
50265:

$12,820
State:

$6,177
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.7% for AGIs below $10k, 4.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 8.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 20.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,361 (reported on 6.5% of returns)
Here:

$1,361
State:

$1,540

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 58.3%
Here:

58%
State:

70%
(% for various income ranges: 51.3% for AGIs below $10k, 57.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 56.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 60.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 58.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 67.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$69,272
Iowa:

$52,229
West Des Moines, IA (50265) map Nearest zip codes: 50266, 50324, 50312, 50061, 50325, 50322.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

53.4%
Iowa:

49.3%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

7.2%
Iowa:

6.6%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,011
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 12,073


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 501 (402 now married, 99 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 7,487 (3,687 now married, 3,800 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 50265 with a mortgage: 6,297 (311 second mortgage, 1,184 home equity loan, 55 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,340

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,492
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S531

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

6.8%
Whole state:

12.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

3.6%
Whole state:

7.1%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.0
State:

6.6
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.0
State:

4.3
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 50265: Commerce (A), Willow Creek Golf Course (B), West Des Moines Fire Department Station 17 (C), West Des Moines Fire Department Station 18 (D), Jordan House (E), West Des Moines Police Department (F), West Des Moines Library (G), City of West Des Moines Emergency Medical Services Station 17 (H), City of West Des Moines Emergency Medical Services Station 18 (I), West Des Moines City Hall (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Shopping Center: Westown Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Churches in zip code 50265 include: Saint Mark Lutheran Church (A), West Des Moines Christian Church (B), Covenant Presbyterian Church (C), Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church (D), Jehovah's Witnesses Congregation (E), Commerce Community Church (F), Point of Grace Church (G), Valley Assembly of God Church (H), Baptist Mission (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Resthaven Cemetery (1), Jordan Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Creek: Jordan Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Parks in zip code 50265 include: Beh Glen Park (1), Fairmeadows Park (2), Jordan Creek Park (3), Southwood Park (4), Kiwanis Park (5), Florer Park (6), Knolls Park (7), Western Hills Park (8), Walnut Woods State Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 1422010 or later
  • 1,2782000 to 2009
  • 3,4421990 to 1999
  • 2,4581980 to 1989
  • 2,4011970 to 1979
  • 1,2731960 to 1969
  • 1,7561950 to 1959
  • 3871940 to 1949
  • 1,0211939 or earlier

Zip code 50265 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in West Des Moines, IA (50265)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 441 bedroom
  • 1,5712 bedrooms
  • 3,7063 bedrooms
  • 2,7534 bedrooms
  • 5635+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in West Des Moines, IA (50265)

  • 51no bedroom
  • 1,0121 bedroom
  • 2,5612 bedrooms
  • 7923 bedrooms
  • 194 bedrooms
  • 125+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in West Des Moines, IA (50265) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 153no vehicle
  • 2,0681 vehicle
  • 4,5072 vehicles
  • 1,4053 vehicles
  • 4444 vehicles
  • 605+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in West Des Moines, IA (50265) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 239no vehicle
  • 2,1761 vehicle
  • 1,5792 vehicles
  • 3363 vehicles
  • 704 vehicles
  • 475+ vehicles

  • Zip code 50265 household income distribution in 2013

  • Zip code 50265 household income distribution in 2013
  • 373Less than $10,000
  • 312$10,000 to $14,999
  • 490$15,000 to $19,999
  • 473$20,000 to $24,999
  • 551$25,000 to $29,999
  • 656$30,000 to $34,999
  • 437$35,000 to $39,999
  • 658$40,000 to $44,999
  • 549$45,000 to $49,999
  • 1,119$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,382$60,000 to $74,999
  • 2,060$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,445$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,028$125,000 to $149,999
  • 803$150,000 to $199,999
  • 748$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2013 in zip code 50265

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2013 in zip code 50265
  • 22Less than $10,000
  • 48$10,000 to $14,999
  • 25$15,000 to $19,999
  • 23$20,000 to $24,999
  • 35$25,000 to $29,999
  • 8$30,000 to $34,999
  • 10$35,000 to $39,999
  • 20$40,000 to $49,999
  • 53$50,000 to $59,999
  • 58$60,000 to $69,999
  • 70$70,000 to $79,999
  • 99$80,000 to $89,999
  • 205$90,000 to $99,999
  • 710$100,000 to $124,999
  • 917$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,759$150,000 to $174,999
  • 1,441$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,581$200,000 to $249,999
  • 572$250,000 to $299,999
  • 453$300,000 to $399,999
  • 193$400,000 to $499,999
  • 147$500,000 to $749,999
  • 41$750,000 to $999,999
  • 147$1,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in zip code 50265

  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in zip code 50265
  • 18$150 to $199
  • 38$200 to $249
  • 13$250 to $299
  • 18$300 to $349
  • 37$350 to $399
  • 52$400 to $449
  • 18$450 to $499
  • 145$500 to $549
  • 178$550 to $599
  • 398$600 to $649
  • 636$650 to $699
  • 613$700 to $749
  • 542$750 to $799
  • 904$800 to $899
  • 271$900 to $999
  • 346$1,000 to $1,249
  • 35$1,250 to $1,499
  • 74$1,500 to $1,999
  • 21$2,000 or more
  • 90No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2013: $832.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2013: $130,941.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2013 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $182,880
  • Black or African American householders: $154,860
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $247,804
  • Asian householders: $216,230
  • Some other race householders: $134,358
  • Two or more races householders: $66,017
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $124,653

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $179,600
50265:

$179,600
Iowa:

$126,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $146,300 - $230,900

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $185,794
Here:

$185,794
State:

$159,697

Townhouses or other attached units: $273,530
Here:

$273,530
State:

$193,868

In 2-unit structures: $129,213
Here:

$129,213
State:

$120,896

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $193,499
Here:

$193,499
State:

$122,004

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $120,575
Here:

$120,575
State:

$118,952

Mobile homes: $21,166
Here:

$21,166
State:

$46,008

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,517
  • One, attached: 1,149
  • Two: 139
  • 3 or 4: 287
  • 5 to 9: 907
  • 10 to 19: 1,206
  • 20 to 49: 1,379
  • 50 or more: 333
  • Mobile homes: 241

Unemployment: 3.8%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 50265

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 50265
  • 85.1%15,363Drove a car alone
  • 8.5%1,530Carpooled
  • 0.5%95Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.1%11Motorcycle
  • 0.4%75Bicycle
  • 1.0%175Walked
  • 0.6%100Other means
  • 3.9%695Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 50265

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 50265
  • 461Less than 5 minutes
  • 2,1105 to 9 minutes
  • 4,70410 to 14 minutes
  • 4,32215 to 19 minutes
  • 3,55020 to 24 minutes
  • 75625 to 29 minutes
  • 81430 to 34 minutes
  • 9835 to 39 minutes
  • 9140 to 44 minutes
  • 22045 to 59 minutes
  • 4060 to 89 minutes
  • 18390 or more minutes

Neighborhoods in zip code 50265:

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 88.1%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 31,986
  • In family households: 25,814 (5,111 male householders, 3,300 female householders)
    6,772 spouses, 8,840 children (8,136 natural, 285 adopted, 421 stepchildren), 199 grandchildren, 523 brothers or sisters, 229 parents, 432 other relatives, 349 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 6,172 (2,264 male householders (1,629 living alone)), 2,409 female householders (1,817 living alone)), 1,499 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 228 (255 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 3,490 2-persons, 2,170 3-persons, 1,690 4-persons, 673 5-persons, 266 6-persons, 122 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 3,446 1-person, 1,079 2-persons, 123 3-persons, 25 4-persons

5,960 married couples with children.
1,398 single-parent households (150 men, 1,248 women).

86.7% of residents of 50265 zip code speak English at home.
4.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (46% very well, 26% well, 15% not well, 12% not at all).
5.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (51% very well, 33% well, 11% not well, 4% not at all).
2.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (47% very well, 19% well, 18% not well, 15% not at all).
1.3% of residents speak other language at home (79% very well, 17% well, 4% not well).

Foreign born population: 3,543 (11.0%)
(44.6% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

11.0%
Whole state:

4.8%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 18%Mexico
  • 15%India
  • 9%Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • 7%Korea
  • 6%Ecuador
  • 5%Nepal
  • 5%Albania

Most common first ancestries reported in 50265 (%)

  • 22%German
  • 18%Other groups
  • 7%Irish
  • 7%English
  • 4%American
  • 4%Norwegian
  • 3%Swedish

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 3762010 or later
  • 1,6112000 to 2009
  • 9941990 to 1999
  • 714Before 1990

Zip code 50265 topographic map

There are 165 Medical Specialists in Zip Code 50265.

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • DELAVAN INC GAS TURBINE PRODUCTS DIV (811 4TH STREET in WEST DES MOINES, IA)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - ICIS-, ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - ICIS-, ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: AIRCRAFT ENGINES AND ENGINE PARTS; NONCLASSIFIABLE ESTABLISHMENTS
    Organizations: GOODRICH CORPORATION (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: TURBINE FUEL TECHNOLOGIES
  • BELCHER & LONG DBA NORMANDY TERRACE APARTMENTS (1800 GRAND AVENUE in WEST DES MOINES, IA)
    ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-07-2005-0011, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-07-2005-0011, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    Alternative names: BELCHER & LONG CORPORATION, LB BELCHER & GL LONG DBA HORIZONS W APTS
  • ROTO ROOTER CORP (300 ASHWORTH RD in W DES MOINES, IA)
    STATE MASTER (New Jersey environmental info) - NJEMS-001362, PESTICIDES - MANUFACTURE
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business NAICS classification: OTHER COMMERCIAL AND SERVICE INDUSTRY MACHINERY MANUFACTURING.
    Organizations: ROTO-ROOTER CORP (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
  • DANIELS ROSS INC. (1720 FULLER ROAD in WEST DES MOINES, IA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: NONCLASSIFIABLE ESTABLISHMENTS
    Organizations: JOHN MCROBERTS/AMERICAN HOME SALES (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: 1720 LC (VACANT PROPERTY), CLOSED FACILITY -- DANIELS ROSS INC., ROSS DANIELS INC
  • STEEL TREATING (2250 FULLER ROAD in WEST DES MOINES, IA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: METAL HEAT TREATING; NONCLASSIFIABLE ESTABLISHMENTS
    Business NAICS classification: METAL HEAT TREATING.
    Organizations: GOODRICH CORPORATION (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: TURBINE FUEL TECHNOLOGIES
  • REX MATHES SCHOOL (1401 VINE ST in WEST DES MOINES, IA)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-776957 454
    Organizations: WEST DES MOINES COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • CLEGG PARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (1020 8TH ST in WEST DES MOINES, IA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-776957 409
    Organizations: WEST DES MOINES COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • CRETEX CONCRETE PRODUCTS MIDWEST INC (525 SOUTH 11TH STREET in WEST DES MOINES, IA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: CONCRETE PRODUCTS, EXCEPT BLOCK AND BRICK
    Organizations: IOWA CONCRETE PRODUCTS CO (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: IOWA CONCRETE PRODUCTS CO
  • VALLEY SOUTHWOODS (625 S 35TH ST in WEST DES MOINES, IA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-776957 235
    Organizations: WEST DES MOINES COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • PHENIX ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (415 7TH ST in WEST DES MOINES, IA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-776957 463
    Organizations: WEST DES MOINES COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • STILWELL JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (1601 VINE ST in WEST DES MOINES, IA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-776957 236
    Organizations: WEST DES MOINES COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • CHESAPEAK DISPLAY (520 S 18TH in WEST DES MOINES, IA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: NONCLASSIFIABLE ESTABLISHMENTS
    Organizations: CHESAPEAKE DISPLAY & PACKAGING (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: CHESAPEAKE DISPLAY & PACKAGING CO, CLOSED FACILITY -- CHESAPEAK DISPLAY
  • ACME PLATING (1115 MAPLE in WEST DES MOINES, IA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: NONCLASSIFIABLE ESTABLISHMENTS
    Business NAICS classification: CUTLERY AND FLATWARE (EXCEPT PRECIOUS) MANUFACTURING.
    Alternative names: ACME PLATING COMPANY-FORMER SITE OF, CLOSED FACILITY -- ACME PLATING

Zip code 50265 marital status for males
Zip code 50265 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1.0%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1.3%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 69%Utility gas
  • 27%Electricity
  • 1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1%Other fuel
  • 1%No fuel used

Population in 1990: 31,896. Population change in the 1990s: -1,627 (-5.1%).

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

  • This state: 20,414
  • Northeast: 610
  • Midwest: 4,870
  • South: 1,505
  • West: 1,120

44% of the 50265 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 54% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Iowa.

85% of the 50265 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 58% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 17% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 16% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 9% moved from abroad.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 473
Here:

14.4%
Iowa:

9.8%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 200
Here:

12.9%
Iowa:

8.1%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 637
Here:

37.3%
Iowa:

24.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • 78,516Legal occupations
  • 69,032Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 65,739Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 60,179Management occupations
  • 56,250Business and financial operations occupations
  • 53,942Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code (WEST DES MOINE, IA):

  • DELAVAN INC (811 4TH ST) : $74,409,773 in 424 contracts from 1999 to 2006
    Contracts for Engine Fuel System Components, Aircraft and Missile Prime Movers, Ship and Boat Propulsion Components, Gas Turbines and Jet Engines, Aircraft; Prime Moving, and Components, Miscellaneous Items, and more by Defense Logistics Agency, Navy, Army, Air Force, and others
    Signed by year: 2000: $10,096,737; 2001: $12,008,953; 2002: $11,856,614; 2003: $16,365,057; 2004: $7,893,150; 2005: $8,711,957; 2006: $5,432,589.

    Biggest contracts:
    $2,870,406 with Defense Logistics Agency for Engine Fuel System Components, Aircraft and Missile Prime Movers. Signed on 2003-11-24. Completion date: 2005-12-13.
    $2,567,100 with Navy for Engine Fuel System Components, Aircraft and Missile Prime Movers. Signed on 2002-11-04. Completion date: 2003-11-04.
    $2,490,000 with Navy for Ship and Boat Propulsion Components. Signed on 2003-02-03. Completion date: 2004-08-31.
    $2,064,857 with Army for Engine Fuel System Components, Aircraft and Missile Prime Movers. Signed on 2003-10-23. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
  • DELAVAN INC (811 - 4TH STREET) : $236,925 in 2 contracts from 2000 to 2001
    $187,625 with Defense Logistics Agency for Engine Fuel System Components, Aircraft and Missile Prime Movers. Signed on 2001-04-17. Completion date: 2001-10-23.
    $49,300 with Defense Logistics Agency for Engine Fuel System Components, Aircraft and Missile Prime Movers. Taking place in MI. Signed on 2000-04-12. Completion date: 2000-06-11.
  • DELAVAN INC (811 4TH STREET) : $113,500 in 2 contracts from 1999 to 2001
    $70,950 with Defense Logistics Agency for Engine Fuel System Components, Nonaircraft. Taking place in AZ. Signed on 1999-10-12. Completion date: 2000-02-09.
    $42,550 with Defense Logistics Agency for Engine Fuel System Components, Nonaircraft. Signed on 2001-09-19. Completion date: 2002-01-21.
  • WIMMER ASPHALT CONSTRUCTION CO (1630 FULLER ROAD; small business) : $25,336 in 2 contracts in 2000
    $17,296 with Army for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Other Airfield Structures. Signed on 2000-09-25. Completion date: 2000-11-30.
    $8,040, same as above. Signed on 2000-09-25. Completion date: 2000-11-30.
  • RAIN KING (205 FOURTH STREET; small business) : $18,459 in 2 contracts from 2000 to 2004
    $15,404 with Army for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Other Utilities. Signed on 2004-09-02. Completion date: 2004-10-02.
    $3,055 with Army for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Office Buildings. Signed on 2000-09-05. Completion date: 2000-09-30.
  • GONGOL, D J & ASSOCIATES INC (4801 POMMEL PLACE; small business)
    $15,952 with Army for Power and Hand Pumps. Signed on 2006-01-10. Completion date: 2006-02-20.
  • NETWORKS, INC (2045 GRAND AVE STE F; small business)
    $4,720 with Air Force for ADP Input/Output and Storage Devices. Signed on 2004-07-08. Completion date: 2004-07-16.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Finance and Insurance: Claims Adjusting (500-999 employees: 1 establishment, 20-49 employees: 1 establishment, 10-19 employees: 1 establishment, 5-9 employees: 1 establishment, 1-4 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (100-249: 3, 50-99: 1, 20-49: 3, 10-19: 2, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 5)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (50-99: 4, 20-49: 4, 10-19: 6, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 5)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Landscaping Services (250-499: 1, 20-49: 1, 10-19: 1, 1-4: 3)
  • Construction: Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors (100-249: 1, 50-99: 1, 20-49: 3, 10-19: 3, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 4)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (100-249: 1, 50-99: 1, 20-49: 1, 10-19: 2, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 2)

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)

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 180 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 214 people in nursing homes
  • 30 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 24 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 14 people in other group homes
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 6 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 8 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED317$153,033416$162,9741,914$171,182128$46,7784$4,617,76081$158,9626$35,617
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$179,11729$191,209145$165,23712$20,9440$05$166,0641$36,050
APPLICATIONS DENIED23$160,92930$162,731286$193,99665$24,3420$07$95,2616$32,467
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN22$155,87728$199,933300$167,05720$47,2971$1,971,28014$154,0440$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS7$138,0503$172,13755$209,1257$33,3030$02$24,8000$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 8 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED89$174,859143$173,2781$209,060
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED17$176,80111$147,2280$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$245,98510$179,7130$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$204,24610$164,0850$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$131,4904$194,2430$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in zip code 50265 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary14079.9 years
John13675.7 years
Robert12573.9 years
William9876.0 years
James8172.9 years
Margaret7782.6 years
Helen7381.6 years
Ruth6283.1 years
Dorothy6078.2 years
Charles5475.4 years
Most common last names in zip code 50265 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson4579.2 years
Smith4378.6 years
Miller3978.4 years
Brown3877.0 years
Anderson3478.4 years
Jones3081.4 years
Wilson2082.8 years
Thomas1881.0 years
Young1878.2 years
Thompson1875.6 years
Businesses in zip code 50265
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Long John Silver's1
American Eagle Outfitters1McDonald's1
Blockbuster1Men's Wearhouse1
Burger King2Nike3
Carson Pirie Scott1Payless1
Dairy Queen2Quiznos1
Days Inn1Starbucks3
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
FedEx2The Limited1
Goodwill1True Value1
H&R Block1UPS9
Kohl's1Walgreens2
Lane Bryant1Wendy's1
Little Caesars Pizza1
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