ZIP Code 50317 - Des Moines Iowa

ZIP Code 50317 is located in Des Moines Iowa. Portions of 50317 are also in Pleasant Hill and Altoona and Ankeny and Delaware Township (Polk County) and Lee Township (Polk County) and Four Mile Township. 50317 is entirely within Polk County. Regionally, it is located in the Des Moines-Ames Area.

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ZIP Code 50317 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameDes Moines
Primary CountyPolk County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)35,466
Area Code(s)515
Current Time

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50317 Demographics

50317 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 50317 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 50317 is White. The current unemployment level in 50317 is 3.5%.

Population Growth Rate-5.04%
Population Density1,593 People per Square Mile
Total Households14,342
Percentage High Income Households0.6%
Median Household Income (2021)$58,672
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2020)$47,490
Current Unemployment Rate (April 2024)3.5%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 75.18%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 45.30%

50317 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American700.19%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander50.01%

50317 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American150.42%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander80.22%

50317 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College1,9949.62%
Bachelor Degree2,20810.65%
High School Diploma7,67537.01%
No High School Diploma4822.32%
GED or Alternate1,8568.95%
1 or More Years of College4,03319.45%
Associates Degree1,9169.24%
Masters Degree4552.19%
Professional Degree1060.51%
Doctorate Degree130.06%

50317 Geography

Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 50317
RegionDes Moines-Ames Area
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaDes Moines-West Des Moines, IA
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/Chicago
Area22 Square Miles

50317 Politics

US Congressional Districts in 50317
Iowa State Senate Districts in 50317
Iowa State House of Representatives Districts in 50317

50317 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
Average First Frost DateOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DateApril 21 - 31
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion47b - Des Moines Lobe

50317 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)10162738506065625341281639
Avg Max Temp (°F)28354760728185837564463359
Avg Precip (In.).831.012.153.354.354.874.

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