Zip Code 50314 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameDes Moines
Zip Code StateIowa
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Polk
Area Code515
Current Population:12465
Racial Majority:African American 32.38%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 49.1%
Unemployment Rate:3.5%
Median Household Income$30761
Average Adjusted Gross Income$33270
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time18.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Standard Time
Elevation Range814 - 830 ft.
Area2 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.60406000, -93.63029300

Zip Code 50314 Description

Zip Code 50314 is located in the state of Iowa in the Des Moines - Ames metro area. Zip code 50314 is primarily located in Polk County. The official US Postal Service name for 50314 is DES MOINES, Iowa. Portions of zip code 50314 are contained within or border the city limits of Des Moines, IA, . The area code for zip code 50314 is 515. 50314 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Iowa.

The current unemployment level in 50314 is 3.5% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 4.1% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 2.9% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 4.3%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 50314 increased to 12465 from 12411 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 50314 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 50314 public schools is Black. 94.3% of students in 50314 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 3519 29.91% 3843 -8%
 Black Or African American 3809 32.38% 4160 -8%
 Hispanic 3020 25.67% 2715 +11%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 39 0.33% 58 -33%
 Asian 970 8.24% 1064 -9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 11 -100%
 Other Race 158 0.42% 158 -68%
 Two Or More Races 456 3.04% 456 -21%

Zip Code 50314 Race/Ethnicity

 White 9.5%
 Black Or African American 49.1%
 Hispanic 27.2%
 Asian 8.3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 5.6%

Zip Code 50314 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population1246512411
Male Population48.90%
Female Population51.10%
Total Households4271
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$30761
Income Under $50K Per Year75.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year19.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year4.70%
50314 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Iowa District 3Cindy AxneDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Iowa Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$81339
Average Real Estate Sale Price$56183
Current Unemployment Level 3.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.7%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.0%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5a: -20F to -15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 47b - Des Moines Lobe
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 50314 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)11172839516165635443291740
Avg Max Temp (°F)29354760728185837564473359
Avg Precip (In.).931.12.183.464.324.744.
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA
CBSA Type50314
CBSA Population574520
Time ZoneCentral Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours