ZIP Code 50311 - Des Moines Iowa

ZIP Code 50311 is located in Des Moines Iowa. Portions of 50311 are also in Des Moines Township (Polk County). 50311 is entirely within Polk County. Regionally, it is located in the Des Moines-Ames Area.

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ZIP Code 50311 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameDes Moines
Primary CountyPolk County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)15,869
Area Code(s)515
Current Time

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50311 Demographics

50311 can be classified socioeconomically as Lower 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 50311 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 50311 is White. The current unemployment level in 50311 is 3.5%.

Population Growth Rate1.96%
Population Density5,557 People per Square Mile
Total Households5,656
Percentage High Income Households1.6%
Median Household Income (2021)$57,065
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2021)$338,110
Current Unemployment Rate (May 2024)3.5%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 71.78%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 54.05%

50311 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American390.24%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

50311 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American40.64%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander10.16%

50311 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College6308.35%
Bachelor Degree2,16128.64%
High School Diploma1,46719.44%
No High School Diploma370.49%
GED or Alternate3354.44%
1 or More Years of College1,17715.6%
Associates Degree78010.34%
Masters Degree6478.58%
Professional Degree1642.17%
Doctorate Degree1471.95%

50311 Geography

Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 50311
RegionDes Moines-Ames Area
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaDes Moines-West Des Moines, IA
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/Chicago
Area3 Square Miles

50311 Politics

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Iowa State Senate Districts in 50311
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50311 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
Average First Frost DateOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DateApril 21 - 31
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion47b - Des Moines Lobe

50311 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)11172839516165635442291740
Avg Max Temp (°F)29354761728185837664473359
Avg Precip (In.).971.132.193.474.324.734.

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