Zip Code 50317 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameDes Moines
Zip Code StateIowa
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Polk
Area Code515
Alternate Zip Code NamesPLEASANT HILL
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesCAPITOL HEIGHTS
CARBONDALE
NORWOODVILLE
RISINGSUN
Current Population:36207
Racial Majority:White 79.17%
Public School Racial Majority:White 58.9%
Unemployment Rate:4.9%
Median Household Income$47868
Average Adjusted Gross Income$46070
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time18.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range791 - 968 ft.
Area22 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.61611100, -93.54922600

Zip Code 50317 Description

Zip Code 50317 is located in the state of Iowa in the Des Moines - Ames metro area. Zip code 50317 is primarily located in Polk County. The official US Postal Service name for 50317 is DES MOINES, Iowa. Portions of zip code 50317 are contained within or border the city limits of Des Moines, IA, Altoona, IA, Pleasant Hill, IA, and Ankeny, IA. The area code for zip code 50317 is 515. 50317 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Iowa.

The current unemployment level in 50317 is 4.9% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.1% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 4.0% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 5.2%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 50317 decreased to 36207 from 40843 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 50317 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 50317 public schools is White. 69.9% of students in 50317 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 28458 79.17% 28979 -2%
 Black Or African American 1809 5.03% 1649 +10%
 Hispanic 3581 9.96% 3588 +-0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 91 0.25% 122 -25%
 Asian 1044 2.9% 1085 -4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 38 0.11% 10 +280%
 Other Race 26 0.02% 26 -73%
 Two Or More Races 748 2.55% 748 +22%

Zip Code 50317 Race/Ethnicity

 White 58.9%
 Black Or African American 10.4%
 Hispanic 20.9%
 Asian 4.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 5.1%

Zip Code 50317 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population3620740843
Male Population49.20%
Female Population50.80%
Total Households14052
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
69.9%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
88.9%
Median Household Income$47868
Income Under $50K Per Year52.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year36.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year11.00%
50317 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Iowa District 3Cindy AxneDemocrat
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50317 Iowa State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
31Rick Olson
32Ruth Ann Gaines
33Brian Meyer
38Heather Matson
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50317 Iowa State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
16Nate BoultonDemocrat
17Tony BisignanoDemocrat
19Jack WhitverRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$96465
Average Real Estate Sale Price$77876
Current Unemployment Level 4.9%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.1%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago7.2%
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 50317 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)10162738506065625341281639
Avg Max Temp (°F)28354760728185837564463359
Avg Precip (In.).831.012.153.354.354.874.214.223.22.552.031.1133.88
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA
CBSA Type50317
CBSA Population574520
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours