Zip Code 50320 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameDes Moines
Zip Code StateIowa
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Polk
Secondary County: Warren
Area Code515
Current Population:20027
Racial Majority:White 64.56%
Public School Racial Majority:White 37.7%
Unemployment Rate:4.7%
Median Household Income$52156
Average Adjusted Gross Income$50490
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time23.1 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Standard Time
Elevation Range787 - 866 ft.
Area17 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.53239700, -93.57062100

Zip Code 50320 Description

Zip Code 50320 is located in the state of Iowa in the Des Moines - Ames metro area. Zip code 50320 is primarily located in Polk County. Portions of 50320 are also located in Warren County. The official US Postal Service name for 50320 is DES MOINES, Iowa. Portions of zip code 50320 are contained within or border the city limits of Des Moines, IA, Pleasant Hill, IA, . The area code for zip code 50320 is 515. 50320 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Iowa.

The current unemployment level in 50320 is 4.7% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.1% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 3.8% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 4.8%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 50320 increased to 20027 from 15271 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 50320 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 50320 public schools is White. 76.3% of students in 50320 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 13631 64.56% 13464 +1%
 Black Or African American 1947 9.22% 1600 +22%
 Hispanic 3481 16.49% 2916 +19%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 9 0.04% 55 -84%
 Asian 1445 6.84% 1431 +1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 16 0.08% 11 +45%
 Other Race 43 0.51% 43 +151%
 Two Or More Races 507 2.26% 507 -6%

Zip Code 50320 Race/Ethnicity

 White 37.7%
 Black Or African American 14.9%
 Hispanic 33.3%
 Asian 7.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.4%
 Two or More Races 6.4%

Zip Code 50320 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2002715271
Male Population48.80%
Female Population51.20%
Total Households7289
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
76.3%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$52156
Income Under $50K Per Year47.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year38.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year14.00%
50320 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Iowa District 3Cindy AxneDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$139500
Average Real Estate Sale Price$127561
Current Unemployment Level 4.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.0%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.4%
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 50320 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)11172839516165635443291740
Avg Max Temp (°F)29354761728285837564473359
Avg Precip (In.).971.132.183.494.324.74.234.273.232.622.11.2534.49
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA
CBSA Type50320
CBSA Population574520
Time ZoneCentral Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours