Des Moines Information

Des Moines Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Des Moines, WA

General Des Moines Information

State: Washington

County: King County

Close cities: Kent, WA, Vashon, WA, Tukwila, WA, Lakeland North, WA, Federal Way, WA, SeaTac, WA, Burien, WA, Auburn, WA, Normandy Park, WA

Des Moines Population (census data)
Total 29,076 (-0.6% since 2000)
Male 14,008 (48.2%)
Female 15,068 (51.8%)

Population Density: 4,586 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 113.2 (US Avg is 100)

Des Moines Elevation: 100 feet above sea level

Land Area: 6.34 square miles

Median Household Income: $61,733

Zip Codes: 98198, and 98148.

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Des Moines Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (71.7%)
  • Black (7.2%)
  • Hispanic (6.6%)
  • Two or more races (4.8%)
  • Other race (3.3%)
  • Filipino (2.2%)
  • American Indian (2.1%)
  • Other Asian (1.7%)
  • Vietnamese (1.7%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander (1.3%)
  • Japanese (0.8%)
  • Asian Indian (0.7%)
  • Chinese (0.6%)
  • Korean (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (15.9%)
  • English (10.0%)
  • Irish (9.8%)
  • Norwegian (5.9%)
  • United States (5.0%)
  • French (3.9%)
Foriegn Born: 3,612 people (12.4%)
  • Asia (67.0%)
  • Latin America (33.0%)

Local Des Moines Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Seattle Mariners, Oakland Athletics
NFL Football: Oakland Raiders, Seattle Seahawks
NBA Basketball: Portland Trail Blazers,
NHL Hockey: San Jose Sharks
NCAA Sports: St., University of Washington

Des Moines School Information

High Schools
Mount Rainier High School (22450, Des Moines, WA, 98198 - Highline School District 401 District)
Middle Schools
Pacific Middle School (22705 24th Avenue South, Des Moines, WA, 98198 - Highline School District 401 District)
Elementary Schools
Des Moines Elementary (22001 9th Avenue South, Des Moines, WA, 98198 - Highline School District 401 District)
Midway Elementary (22447 24th Avenue South, Des Moines, WA, 98198 - Highline School District 401 District)
Parkside Elementary (2104, Des Moines, WA, 98198 - Highline School District 401 District)
Woodmont Elementary School (26454 16th Avenue South, Des Moines, WA, 98198 - Federal Way School District 210 District)
Other/Private Schools
Kent Mountain View Academy (22420 Military Road South, Des Moines, WA, 98198 - Kent School District 415 District)
North Hill-Primary (19835 8th Avenue South, Des Moines, WA, 98148 - Highline School District 401 District)

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