Zip Code 50316 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameDes Moines
Zip Code StateIowa
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Polk
Area Code515
Current Population:16440
Racial Majority:White 50.9%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 39.2%
Unemployment Rate:3.5%
Median Household Income$41104
Average Adjusted Gross Income$36840
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time18.4 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Standard Time
Elevation Range824 - 860 ft.
Area4 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.60880900, -93.59732000

Zip Code 50316 Description

Zip Code 50316 is located in the state of Iowa in the Des Moines - Ames metro area. Zip code 50316 is primarily located in Polk County. The official US Postal Service name for 50316 is DES MOINES, Iowa. Portions of zip code 50316 are contained within or border the city limits of Des Moines, IA, . The area code for zip code 50316 is 515. 50316 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Iowa.

The current unemployment level in 50316 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 50316 increased to 16440 from 16381 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 50316 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 50316 public schools is Hispanic. 82% of students in 50316 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 8684 50.9% 8674 +0%
 Black Or African American 2839 16.64% 2501 +14%
 Hispanic 3780 22.16% 3846 -2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 52 0.3% 42 +24%
 Asian 1078 6.32% 894 +21%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 17 0.1% 14 +21%
 Other Race 30 0.21% 30 +17%
 Two Or More Races 439 3.37% 439 +31%

Zip Code 50316 Race/Ethnicity

 White 30%
 Black Or African American 16.5%
 Hispanic 39.2%
 Asian 7.7%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.6%
 Two or More Races 6.1%

Zip Code 50316 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population1644016381
Male Population48.40%
Female Population51.60%
Total Households5775
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$41104
Income Under $50K Per Year60.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year31.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year8.00%
50316 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Iowa District 3Cindy AxneDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Iowa Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$69175
Average Real Estate Sale Price$61231
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 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 50316 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)10162738516165635342281639
Avg Max Temp (°F)28354760728185837564463359
Avg Precip (In.).831.012.153.354.344.874.
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA
CBSA Type50316
CBSA Population574520
Time ZoneCentral Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours