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50309 Zip Code (Des Moines, IA) Detailed Profile




Estimated zip code population in 2019: 8,127
Zip code population in 2010: 5,431
Zip code population in 2000: 5,011

Houses and condos: 5,600
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,527
% of renters here:

89%
State:

29%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 50309: 93.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 2.8 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.
Population density: 2,864 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 50309
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

1.2% ($3,760)
Iowa:

1.5% ($2,430)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $5,805 (1.9%)

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Males: 4,308  (53.0%)
Females: 3,819  (47.0%)

For population 25 years and over in 50309:

  • High school or higher: 90.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 50.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 50309:

  • Never married: 63.7%
  • Now married: 21.5%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 3.4%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

Zip code 50309 compared to state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
  • Races in zip code 50309 (2019)
    • 3,38762.4%White
    • 1,02118.8%Black
    • 57310.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2254.1%Asian
    • 1302.4%Two or more races
    • 440.8%American Indian
    • 410.8%Some other race
    • 100.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $310,826
50309:

$310,826
Iowa:

$158,900



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there were 44 registered sex offenders living in 50309 zip code as of May 17, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 50309 is 136 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

29.9 years
Iowa median age:

38.5 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

1.5 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 50309, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $60,568 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$60,568
State:

$58,860

Salary/wage: $45,249 (reported on 91.2% of returns)
Here:

$45,249
State:

$46,659
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 87.8% for AGIs below $25k, 93.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 87.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 82.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 76.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 42.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $7,359 (reported on 22.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$7,359
Iowa:

$1,537
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $9,873 (reported on 14.5% of returns)
Here:

$9,873
State:

$4,542
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$15,482 (reported on 11.8% of returns)
Here:

+$15,482
State:

+$11,802
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$17,482 (reported on 10.0% of returns)
Here:

+$17,482
State:

+$10,509
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.9% for AGIs below $25k, 2.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $21,023 (reported on 3.9% of returns)
50309:

$21,023
Iowa:

$11,773
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 7.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $35,067 (17% of AGI, reported on 18.2% of returns)
Here:

$35,067
State:

$21,278

Here:

17.4% of AGI
State:

18.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.9% for AGIs below $25k, 3.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 8.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 14.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $13,118 (reported on 13.6% of returns)
Here:

$13,118
State:

$4,044
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $12,750 (reported on 18.2% of returns)
50309:

$12,750
State:

$8,846
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $1,694 (reported on 20.3% of returns)
Here:

$1,694
State:

$2,098
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.0% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 47.0%
Here:

47%
State:

65%
(% for various income ranges: 47.2% for AGIs below $25k, 43.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 43.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 43.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 57.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 75.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 50309, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $74,093 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$74,093
State:

$43,875

Salary/wage: $35,071 (reported on 80.7% of returns)
Here:

$35,071
State:

$38,265
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 87.0% for AGIs below $10k, 79.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 78.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 71.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 65.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 21.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $10,770 (reported on 36.4% of returns)
This zip code:

$10,770
Iowa:

$1,768
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.9% for AGIs below $10k, 3.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 7.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $31,570 (reported on 24.6% of returns)
Here:

$31,570
State:

$2,510
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.0% for AGIs below $10k, 2.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$55,155 (reported on 21.1% of returns)
Here:

+$55,155
State:

+$6,139
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -1.5% for AGIs below $10k, -0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 22.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$16,167 (reported on 8.4% of returns)
Here:

+$16,167
State:

+$8,574
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.5% for AGIs below $10k, 1.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,129 (reported on 1.7% of returns)
50309:

$2,129
Iowa:

$2,970

Self-employed pension: $12,222 (reported on 1.0% of returns)
Here:

$12,222
Iowa:

$11,928

Total itemized deductions: $50,533 (23% of AGI, reported on 26.4% of returns)
Here:

$50,533
State:

$16,976

Here:

22.6% of AGI
State:

20.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 29.8% for AGIs below $10k, 12.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 12.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 15.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 23.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 19.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $14,111 (7% of AGI, reported on 20.2% of returns)
Here:

$14,111
State:

$3,089

Here:

6.8% of AGI
State:

3.6% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $16,996 (reported on 67.4% of returns)
50309:

$16,996
State:

$6,177
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.7% for AGIs below $10k, 4.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 8.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 11.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 12.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,211 (reported on 22.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,211
State:

$1,540

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 64.8%
Here:

65%
State:

70%
(% for various income ranges: 59.4% for AGIs below $10k, 67.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 62.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 59.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 71.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 83.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$51,488
Iowa:

$61,691
Des Moines, IA (50309) map Nearest zip codes: 50319, 50314, 50316, 50315, 50311, 50312.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

14.5%
Iowa:

46.0%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

65.3%
Iowa:

48.9%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 196.1% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 746
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 4,335


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 216 (219 now married, 0 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 2,654 (373 now married, 2,305 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 50309 with a mortgage: 394 (48 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 165

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,582
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $693

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

15.8%
Whole state:

11.2%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

8.6%
Whole state:

6.4%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

3.5
State:

6.6
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

2.6
State:

4.2
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 50309: Kaleidoscope at the Hub (A), Cary School (B), State of Iowa Historical Building (C), United States Courthouse (D), Des Moines Public Library (E), Capitol Gateway East Ice Pavilion (F), Des Moines Fire and Rescue Department Station 1 (G), Des Moines Police Department (H), Rock Island Railroad Depot (I), Polk County Courthouse (J), Mercy School of Emergency Medical Services (K), Midwest Ambulance Service of Iowa Incorporated (L), Des Moines Fire and Rescue Department Training Facility (M), Iowa State Capitol (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 50309 include: Burns United Methodist Church (A), First Lutheran Church (B), Saint Ambrose Cathedral (C), Saint Paul's Episcopal Cathedral (D), First United Methodist Church (E), Guadalupe Chapel (F), Shiloh Baptist Church (G), First Baptist Church (H), Saint John's Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 50309 include: Riverside Park (1), East River Front Park (2), Hawthorn Park (3), West River Front Park (4), Whitmer Park (5), Site of Des Moines' First Public School Historical Marker (6), Soldiers and Sailors Monument (7), Early Des Moines River Crossings Historical Marker (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Tourist attractions (not listed on the city page) : Iowa Genealogical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 628 East Grand Avenue), Des Moines Convention & Visitors Bureau (405 6th Avenue Suite 201), Desmoines Arts Festival (Tours & Charters; 1000 Walnut Street Lbby).

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 1,3632014 or later
  • 2872010 to 2013
  • 8442000 to 2009
  • 2161990 to 1999
  • 6051980 to 1989
  • 4531970 to 1979
  • 1931960 to 1969
  • 1641950 to 1959
  • 451940 to 1949
  • 1,9331939 or earlier

Zip code 50309 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Des Moines, IA (50309)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Des Moines, IA (50309)
  • 147no bedroom
  • 1971 bedroom
  • 1682 bedrooms
  • 323 bedrooms
  • 104 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Des Moines, IA (50309)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Des Moines, IA (50309)
  • 1,370no bedroom
  • 2,0961 bedroom
  • 8432 bedrooms
  • 2543 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 465+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Des Moines, IA (50309) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Des Moines, IA (50309) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 32no vehicle
  • 3881 vehicle
  • 1222 vehicles
  • 143 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Des Moines, IA (50309) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Des Moines, IA (50309) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,149no vehicle
  • 2,2911 vehicle
  • 8292 vehicles
  • 1223 vehicles
  • 1354 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 50309 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 50309 household income distribution in 2019
  • 497Less than $10,000
  • 459$10,000 to $14,999
  • 209$15,000 to $19,999
  • 267$20,000 to $24,999
  • 171$25,000 to $29,999
  • 287$30,000 to $34,999
  • 163$35,000 to $39,999
  • 176$40,000 to $44,999
  • 219$45,000 to $49,999
  • 375$50,000 to $59,999
  • 468$60,000 to $74,999
  • 697$75,000 to $99,999
  • 491$100,000 to $124,999
  • 153$125,000 to $149,999
  • 240$150,000 to $199,999
  • 156$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 50309

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 50309
  • 9Less than $10,000
  • 13$80,000 to $89,999
  • 26$100,000 to $124,999
  • 47$150,000 to $174,999
  • 52$175,000 to $199,999
  • 54$200,000 to $249,999
  • 111$250,000 to $299,999
  • 143$300,000 to $399,999
  • 104$400,000 to $499,999
  • 20$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 50309

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 50309
  • 29Less than $100
  • 17$150 to $199
  • 204$200 to $249
  • 39$250 to $299
  • 83$300 to $349
  • 60$350 to $399
  • 22$400 to $449
  • 69$450 to $499
  • 224$500 to $549
  • 254$550 to $599
  • 168$600 to $649
  • 272$650 to $699
  • 248$700 to $749
  • 242$750 to $799
  • 626$800 to $899
  • 506$900 to $999
  • 553$1,000 to $1,249
  • 220$1,250 to $1,499
  • 499$1,500 to $1,999
  • 58$2,000 to $2,499
  • 27$2,500 to $2,999
  • 27No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $903.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $119,141.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $187,119
  • Black or African American householders: $506,780
  • Some other race householders: $389,831
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $307,706

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $310,826
50309:

$310,826
Iowa:

$158,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $212,581 - $402,775

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $55,255
Here:

$55,255
State:

$201,113

Townhouses or other attached units: $395,179
Here:

$395,179
State:

$195,638

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $292,640
Here:

$292,640
State:

$143,957
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 50309

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 160
  • One, attached: 202
  • Two: 30
  • 3 or 4: 84
  • 5 to 9: 198
  • 10 to 19: 445
  • 20 to 49: 1,457
  • 50 or more: 3,292

Unemployment: 2.9%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 50309

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 50309
  • 64.7%3,878Drove a car alone
  • 4.1%247Carpooled
  • 4.9%292Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.6%33Bicycle
  • 20.4%1,223Walked
  • 0.6%36Other means
  • 4.3%260Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 50309

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 50309
  • 415Less than 5 minutes
  • 9855 to 9 minutes
  • 1,29110 to 14 minutes
  • 1,28615 to 19 minutes
  • 83120 to 24 minutes
  • 16725 to 29 minutes
  • 39930 to 34 minutes
  • 10135 to 39 minutes
  • 10040 to 44 minutes
  • 8945 to 59 minutes
  • 3960 to 89 minutes
  • 1890 or more minutes

Neighborhoods in zip code 50309:

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 90.2%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 8,127
  • Male householders: 2,562 (1,867 living alone), Female householders: 2,541 (1,730 living alone)
  • 635 spouses (635 opposite-sex spouses), 553 unmarried partners, (487 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 724 children (723 natural, 0 adopted, 0 stepchildren), 21 grandchildren, 143 brothers or sisters, 77 parents, 0 foster children, 155 other relatives, 502 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 254 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 574 2-persons, 104 3-persons, 77 4-persons, 75 5-persons, 55 6-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 3,594 1-person, 614 2-persons, 65 3-persons, 19 4-persons

158 married couples with children.
146 single-parent households (68 men, 78 women).

85.0% of residents of 50309 zip code speak English at home.
2.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (47% very well, 27% well, 16% not well, 12% not at all).
2.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (93% very well, 7% well).
5.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (16% very well, 36% well, 23% not well, 25% not at all).
3.5% of residents speak other language at home (75% very well, 25% well).

Foreign born population: 1,175 (14.5%)
(13.5% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

14.5%
Whole state:

5.6%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 18%Bangladesh
  • 13%Honduras
  • 10%Singapore
  • 7%Ethiopia
  • 6%Armenia
  • 3%Haiti
  • 2%Kuwait
Most common first ancestries reported in 50309
  • 11%German
  • 5%Irish
  • 4%European
  • 4%Italian
  • 3%American
  • 3%African
  • 3%Swedish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 8422010 or later
  • 5362000 to 2009
  • 2441990 to 1999
  • 64Before 1990

Zip code 50309 topographic map

There are 131 Internal Medicine Specialists 90 Social Workers 84 Pediatrics 362 Other Medical Specialists in Zip Code 50309.

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • DES MOINES INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT (1800 GRAND AVENUE in DES MOINES, IA)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    SUPERFUND (Superfund database)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-07-1992-0038, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-07-1985-0157, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS
    Organizations: DES MOINES PUBLIC SCHOOLS (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: DES MOINES IND SCHOOL DIST, DES MOINES INDEP CSD, DES MOINES INDEPENDENT COMM SCHOOL DIST, DES MOINES INDEPENDENT CSD, DES MOINES PUBLIC SCHOOLS, DES MOINES PUBLIC SCHOOL (FINDS), DES MOINES VOCATIONAL SCHOOL, PART OF DES MOINES TCE, SCAVO SCHOOL -- NEW HORIZONS PROGRAM, SITE ID 191530052
  • DICO INCORPORATED (200 SOUTHWEST 16TH STREET in DES MOINES, IA)
    SUPERFUND (Superfund database)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-07-1995-0019, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION, ICIS-07-1994-0265, ICIS-07-1994-0368, ICIS-07-1989-0351, ICIS-07-1985-0101, ICIS-07-1999-0267, ICIS-07-1993-0305, ICIS-07-2000-0580,
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-07-2003-0197, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: TIRES AND INNER TUBES; FABRICATED METAL PRODUCTS; MANUFACTURING INDUSTRIES
    Organizations: TITAN WHEEL INTERNATIONAL, INC (CONTACT/OWNER) , TITAN WHEEL INTL INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: DES MOINES TCE (PART OF), DICO INC-FORMER SITE OF
  • RUAN TRANSPORT CORPORATION (666 GRAND AVENUE in DES MOINES, IA)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-05-2004-3128, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION, ICIS-07-2005-0352, ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-05-2004-3128, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION, ICIS-07-2005-0352, ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    STATE MASTER (Wisconsin database) - RCRAINFO-IAT200010049, TRANSPORTER
    Organizations: RUAN CENTER CORP (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: RUAN CORPORATION
  • BUD MULCAHYS JEEP EAGLE INCORPORATED (201 E LOCUST ST in DES MOINES, IA)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - ICIS-, ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - ICIS-, ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY
    Business NAICS classification: GENERAL AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR.
    Organizations: JEFF COURT AND JAN MULCAHY (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • PDM STEEL SERVICE CENTER (921 MURPHY STREET in DES MOINES, IA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-07-1991-0377, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: FABRICATED STRUCTURAL METAL; NONCLASSIFIABLE ESTABLISHMENTS
    Organizations: PITT-DES MOINES INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: PITT-DES MOINES INC, PITTSBURGH D M INCORPORATED
  • BITUMINOUS MATERIAL SUPPLY LP (900 RACCOON STREET in DES MOINES, IA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit - ICIS-, ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY
    Business SIC classification: HIGHWAY AND STREET CONSTRUCTION, EXCEPT ELEVATED HIGHWAYS; ASPHALT PAVING MIXTURES AND BLOCKS; NONCLASSIFIABLE ESTABLISHMENTS
    Organizations: BITUMINOUS MATERIALS (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: BITUMINOUS MATERIALS
  • SCOTTYS BODY SHOP (1430 LINDEN STREET in DES MOINES, IA)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification - ICIS-, ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY
    Business SIC classification: TOP, BODY, AND UPHOLSTERY REPAIR SHOPS AND PAINT SHOPS
    Organizations: SCOTT BUCHANAN (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: SCOTTY S BODY SHOP
  • US WEST COMMUNICATIONS (925 HIGH in DES MOINES, IA)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: QWEST COMMUNICATIONS (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , U S WEST COMMUNICATIONS INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: U S WEST - DES MOINES DOWNTOWN
  • DES MOINES CENTRAL CAMPUS (1800 GRAND AVE in DES MOINES, IA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-771737 145
    Organizations: DES MOINES INDEPENDENT COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • SCAVO HIGH SCHOOL (1800 GRAND AVENUE in DES MOINES, IA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-771737 194
    Organizations: DES MOINES INDEPENDENT COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • DES MOINES TCE (SEC 8 & 9 T78N R24W in DES MOINES, IA)
    SUPERFUND NPL (Superfund database)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-07-1985-0101, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    Alternative names: DES MOINES PUBLIC SCHOOL (FINDS), DICO COMPANY SS#0725 (FINDS), DYCHEM (FINDS), TUTTLE STREET LANDFILL (FINDS)
  • DOWNTOWN SCHOOL (501 LOCUST in DES MOINES, IA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-771737 935
    Organizations: DES MOINES INDEPENDENT COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • HOLMES OLDSMOBILE (838 6TH AVENUE in DES MOINES, IA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: NONCLASSIFIABLE ESTABLISHMENTS
    Organizations: MAX H HOLMES (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: CLOSED FACILITY -- HOLMES OLDS COMPANY, HOLMES OLDS CO., HOLMES OLDS-FORMER SITE OF

Zip code 50309 marital status for males
Zip code 50309 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0.4%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1.3%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 73.0%Electricity
  • 24.5%Utility gas
  • 1.7%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Other fuel

Population in 1990: 4,879. Population change in the 1990s: +132 (+2.7%).

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

  • This state: 3,919
  • Northeast: 161
  • Midwest: 1,559
  • South: 651
  • West: 236

37% of the 50309 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 56% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Iowa.

65% of the 50309 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 51% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 8% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 7% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Des Moines, IA (50309)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

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

2.5%
Iowa:

9.6%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1
Here:

0.5%
Iowa:

7.9%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 144
Here:

47.0%
Iowa:

23.0%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 83,874Legal occupations
  • 76,007Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 71,776Life, physical, and social science occupations
  • 59,797Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 59,486Business and financial operations occupations
  • 58,954Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations

Companies with biggest federal contracts located in this zip code (DES MOINES, IA):

  • FEH ASSOCIATES INC (604 EAST GRAND AVENUE; small business) : $1,308,113 in 11 contracts from 2002 to 2006
    Contracts for Other Buildings, Architect - Engineer Services (including landscaping, interior layout, and designing) by Employment and Training Administration, Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $353,000; 2003: $620,673; 2004: $0; 2005: $171,604; 2006: $162,836.

    Biggest contracts:
    $524,645 with Employment and Training Administration for Other Buildings. Signed on 2003-06-15. Completion date: 2006-07-15.
    $348,000, same as above. Signed on 2002-06-15. Completion date: 2006-07-15.
    $132,553 with Army for Architect - Engineer Services (including landscaping, interior layout, and designing). Signed on 2006-03-23. Completion date: 2006-09-30.
    $86,028 with Employment and Training Administration for Other Buildings. Signed on 2003-12-05. Completion date: 2004-03-15.
  • EMPLOYERS MUTUAL CASUALTY COMP (717 MULBERRY ST) : $1,040,634 in 28 contracts from 2004 to 2005
    Contracts for Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Other Non-Building Facilities, Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Other Conservation and Development Facilities, Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Miscellaneous Buildings, Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Other Non-Building Facilities by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only, Navy
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $0; 2004: $351,877; 2005: $688,757; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $411,896 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Other Non-Building Facilities. Taking place in MS. Signed on 2005-05-19. Completion date: 2004-11-18.
    $272,150 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Other Conservation and Development Facilities. Taking place in MS. Signed on 2005-06-23. Completion date: 2004-12-30.
    $199,149 with Navy for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Miscellaneous Buildings. Taking place in CA. Signed on 2004-07-30. Completion date: 2004-09-28.
    $46,534 with Navy for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Other Non-Building Facilities. Taking place in CA. Signed on 2004-07-30. Completion date: 2005-02-16.
  • PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, (800 CPTAL SQ 400 LCUST ST) : $864,000 in 2 contracts in 2000
    $435,000 with Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service (disused code) for Miscellaneous Crude Agricultural and Forestry Products. Taking place in VA. Signed on 2000-02-15. Completion date: 2000-03-15.
    $429,000, same as above. Signed on 2000-02-15. Completion date: 2000-03-15.
  • POLK COUNTY OF IOWA INC (110 6TH AVE) : $689,545 in 11 contracts from 2000 to 2006
    Contracts for Guard Services by Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only
    Signed by year: 2000: $77,097; 2001: $79,996; 2002: $74,853; 2003: $85,271; 2004: $86,372; 2005: $190,108; 2006: $95,848.

    Biggest contracts:
    $95,848 with Army for Guard Services. Signed on 2006-01-12. Completion date: 2001-09-09.
    $95,054 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Guard Services. Signed on 2005-02-28. Completion date: 2001-09-09.
    $95,054 with Army for Guard Services. Signed on 2005-02-28. Completion date: 2001-09-09.
    $86,372, same as above. Signed on 2004-01-27. Completion date: 2001-09-09.
  • CEE-VER PRODUCTS INC (401 SE 4TH ST; small business) : $581,779 in 6 contracts from 2001 to 2006
    Contracts for Miscellaneous Prefabricated Structures by Defense Logistics Agency
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $106,300; 2002: $49,119; 2003: $0; 2004: $0; 2005: $352,200; 2006: $74,160.

    Biggest contracts:
    $314,400 with Defense Logistics Agency for Miscellaneous Prefabricated Structures. Signed on 2005-02-10. Completion date: 2005-06-25.
    $74,160, same as above. Signed on 2006-02-01. Completion date: 2006-06-02.
    $72,200, same as above. Signed on 2001-06-29. Completion date: 2001-08-28.
    $49,119, same as above. Signed on 2002-01-25. Completion date: 2002-06-21.
  • THE DEPARTMENT FOR BLIND IOWA (524 4TH ST) : $496,968 in 4 contracts from 2003 to 2005
    $449,190 with Army for Food Services. Signed on 2005-06-28. Completion date: 2005-11-11.
    $112,298, same as above. Signed on 2005-06-09. Completion date: 2005-07-17.
    $35,000 with Public Buildings Service for Other Housekeeping Services. Signed on 2003-12-18. Completion date: 2004-01-05.
    -$99,520 with Army for Food Services. Signed on 2005-11-10. Completion date: 2005-11-11.
  • WEST COLONY OFFICE ASSOCIATES, (7TH WALNUT ST; small business)
    3 employees, $120000 revenue. : $450,282 in 43 contracts from 2002 to 2006
    Contracts for Lease or Rental of Facilities -- Office Buildings by Public Buildings Service
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $47,020; 2003: $220,441; 2004: $23,757; 2005: $95,256; 2006: $63,808.

    Biggest contracts:
    $23,679 with Public Buildings Service for Lease or Rental of Facilities -- Office Buildings. Signed on 2003-06-15. Completion date: 2003-06-15.
    $23,679, same as above. Signed on 2003-09-15. Completion date: 2003-09-15.
    $23,510, same as above. Signed on 2002-12-15. Completion date: 2002-12-15.
    $23,510, same as above. Signed on 2003-09-15. Completion date: 2003-09-15.
  • STANLEY CONSULTANTS INC (100 COURT AVE STE 300) : $421,735 in 3 contracts from 1999 to 2002
    $320,000 with Agricultural Research Service (disused code) for Utilities. Signed on 1999-10-15. Completion date: 2001-09-15.
    $94,000, same as above. Signed on 2000-08-15. Completion date: 2001-09-15.
    $7,735 with Navy for Other Architect and Engineering Services. Taking place in IL. Signed on 2002-09-30. Completion date: 2000-04-17.
  • BOSS GROUP (605 SCOTT AVE; small business) : $192,202 in 8 contracts from 2003 to 2004
    Contracts for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Other Administrative Facilities and Service Buildings by Air Force
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $184,375; 2004: $7,827; 2005: $0; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $61,250 with Air Force for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Other Administrative Facilities and Service Buildings. Taking place in NE. Signed on 2003-12-11. Completion date: 2006-09-30.
    $58,500, same as above. Signed on 2003-10-01. Completion date: 2006-09-30.
    $58,500, same as above. Signed on 2003-10-01. Completion date: 2006-09-30.
    $6,125, same as above. Signed on 2003-12-11. Completion date: 2006-09-30.
  • MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL, INC (700 GRAND AVE) : $148,028 in 3 contracts from 2002 to 2005
    $109,412 with Army for Lodging - Hotel/Motel. Signed on 2005-07-06. Completion date: 2005-08-10.
    $32,498 with Army for Quality Control Services -- Agricultural Machinery and Equipment. Signed on 2002-07-26. Completion date: 2002-07-27.
    $6,118 with Army for Lodging - Hotel/Motel. Signed on 2005-07-21. Completion date: 2005-08-10.

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

  • Finance and Insurance: Consumer Lending (500-999 employees: 3 establishments, 100-249 employees: 4 establishments, 20-49 employees: 5 establishments, 1-4 employees: 13 establishments)
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Offices of Lawyers (250-499: 1, 100-249: 3, 50-99: 4, 20-49: 10, 10-19: 11, 5-9: 19, 1-4: 63)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (over 1000: 1, 250-499: 1)
  • Finance and Insurance: Direct Life Insurance Carriers (500-999: 1, 250-499: 1, 100-249: 2, 50-99: 3, 20-49: 2, 10-19: 2, 1-4: 3)
  • Management of Companies and Enterprises: Corporate, Subsidiary, and Regional Managing Offices (250-499: 2, 100-249: 3, 50-99: 3, 20-49: 2, 10-19: 3, 5-9: 2, 1-4: 2)
  • Information: Periodical Publishers (over 1000: 1, 20-49: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Temporary Help Services (250-499: 3, 50-99: 2, 20-49: 1, 10-19: 1, 1-4: 3)
  • Information: Wired Telecommunications Carriers (500-999: 1, 250-499: 1, 50-99: 1, 20-49: 1, 10-19: 2, 5-9: 2, 1-4: 7)
  • Finance and Insurance: Direct Health and Medical Insurance Carriers (500-999: 1, 100-249: 2, 50-99: 1, 5-9: 2)
  • Finance and Insurance: Real Estate Credit (250-499: 3, 20-49: 1, 1-4: 2)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 409 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 75 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 33 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 29 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 20 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 486 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 297 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 238 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 218 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 74 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 50 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 43 people in nursing homes
  • 18 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 15 people in institutions for the blind
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • 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 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED11$100,53555$148,17364$168,19910$82,2183$8,813,49029$138,419
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$191,39012$112,2310$00$02$191,390
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$75,4976$143,93741$145,6086$9,5033$624,8338$115,974
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$50,5101$38,41025$155,7603$12,5630$04$75,988
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$104,8900$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0027.00 , 0051.00, 0052.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$122,2104$125,673
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$167,1151$139,910
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0027.00 , 0051.00, 0052.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 50309
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 50309 - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 74. The highest number of fire incidents - 114 took place in 2002, and the least - 39 in 2018. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 50309 When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (36.9%), and Outside Fires (36.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 50309
    • 46636.9%Structure Fires
    • 45736.2%Outside Fires
    • 27822.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 635.0%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 50309, Iowa

Most common first names in zip code 50309 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William6974.9 years
Mary6481.0 years
John6372.3 years
Robert6169.5 years
Helen5283.2 years
Charles4974.8 years
Margaret4180.7 years
George4077.1 years
James3770.7 years
Harry3677.9 years
Most common last names in zip code 50309 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson3575.3 years
Smith3075.0 years
Jones2970.1 years
Brown2476.4 years
Miller2477.4 years
Davis2070.9 years
Thompson1974.7 years
Williams1871.7 years
Anderson1582.5 years
Martin1476.9 years
Businesses in zip code 50309
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1Quality1
Chick-Fil-A1Quiznos1
FedEx16Starbucks1
Hilton1Subway2
Hyatt1Taco Bell1
Jones New York1U.S. Cellular1
Marriott2UPS22
McDonald's1Walgreens1
New Balance3YMCA2
Panera Bread1
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