Zip Code 50315 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameDes Moines
Zip Code StateIowa
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Polk
Area Code515
Current Population:35853
Racial Majority:White 74.27%
Public School Racial Majority:White 48.8%
Unemployment Rate:3.5%
Median Household Income$50442
Average Adjusted Gross Income$45480
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time19.6 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Standard Time
Elevation Range791 - 912 ft.
Area11 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.54405400, -93.62063600

Zip Code 50315 Description

Zip Code 50315 is located in the state of Iowa in the Des Moines - Ames metro area. Zip code 50315 is primarily located in Polk County. The official US Postal Service name for 50315 is DES MOINES, Iowa. Portions of zip code 50315 are contained within or border the city limits of Des Moines, IA, . The area code for zip code 50315 is 515. 50315 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Iowa.

The current unemployment level in 50315 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 50315 decreased to 35853 from 35854 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 50315 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 50315 public schools is White. 72.8% of students in 50315 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 26937 74.27% 27053 +-0%
 Black Or African American 3280 9.04% 2175 +51%
 Hispanic 4050 11.17% 4395 -8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 72 0.2% 131 -45%
 Asian 1339 3.69% 1134 +18%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 16 -100%
 Other Race 22 0% 22 -95%
 Two Or More Races 927 1.63% 927 -36%

Zip Code 50315 Race/Ethnicity

 White 48.8%
 Black Or African American 12.1%
 Hispanic 25.7%
 Asian 6.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.5%
 Two or More Races 6.5%

Zip Code 50315 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population3585335854
Male Population49.10%
Female Population50.90%
Total Households14106
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$50442
Income Under $50K Per Year49.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year39.70%
Income Above $100K Per Year10.90%
50315 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Iowa District 3Cindy AxneDemocrat
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50315 Iowa State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
33Brian Meyer
34Bruce Hunter
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50315 Iowa State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
17Tony BisignanoDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$99386
Average Real Estate Sale Price$83048
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 47f - Rolling Loess Prairies
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 50315 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)11172839516166635443291740
Avg Max Temp (°F)29354861728285837664473360
Avg Precip (In.)
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA
CBSA Type50315
CBSA Population574520
Time ZoneCentral Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours