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Des Moines is a township in Jackson County.
The latitude of Des Moines is 43.630N. The longitude is -95.032W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,404 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 273.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Des Moines demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Jackson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 56143 ZIP code.
31% of Des Moines residents report German ancestry, and 3% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Des Moines ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Des Moines was $21,496, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Des Moines residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Des Moines, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $475. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $929.
Jackson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Des Moines political report.
The average commute time for Des Moines workers is 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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