ZIP Code 50266 - West Des Moines Iowa

ZIP Code 50266 is located in West Des Moines Iowa. Portions of 50266 are also in Boone Township (Dallas County) and Walnut Township (Polk County). 50266 is primarily within Dallas County, with some portions in Polk County. Regionally, it is located in the Des Moines-Ames Area.

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ZIP Code 50266 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameWest Des Moines
Primary CountyDallas County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)35,508
Area Code(s)515
Current Time

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50266 Demographics

50266 can be classified socioeconomically as Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in Iowa based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 50266 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 50266 is White. The current unemployment level in 50266 is 2.5%.

Population Growth Rate0.00%
Population Density1,920 People per Square Mile
Total Households10,530
Percentage High Income Households8.2%
Median Household Income (2021)$79,463
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2020)$113,150
Current Unemployment Rate (April 2024)2.5%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 83.22%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 64.91%

50266 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American320.09%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

50266 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American110.22%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander40.08%

50266 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College8505.46%
Bachelor Degree6,31040.53%
High School Diploma2,06113.24%
No High School Diploma370.24%
GED or Alternate990.64%
1 or More Years of College2,00512.88%
Associates Degree1,77411.39%
Masters Degree1,5319.83%
Professional Degree6554.21%
Doctorate Degree2471.59%

50266 Geography

Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 50266
RegionDes Moines-Ames Area
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaDes Moines-West Des Moines, IA
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/Chicago
Area18 Square Miles

50266 Politics

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50266 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 5a: -20F to -15F
Average First Frost DateOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DateApril 21 - 31
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion47b - Des Moines Lobe

50266 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)10162739506065625341281639
Avg Max Temp (°F)29354861728185837664473359
Avg Precip (In.).931.082.183.464.344.774.

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