Des Moines employment information

IndexDes MoinesNew MexicoNational
Income per capita$17,526$23,948$28,555
Median household income$28,594$44,968$53,482
Median income owner occupied$31,875$55,397$68,142
Median income renter occupied$22,125$28,298$33,219
Median earnings male$30,417$31,026$36,116
Median earnings female$12,917$22,331$25,692
Unemployment rate8.9%5.7%5.8%
Poverty level16.3%20.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Des Moines is 39% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Des Moines is 47% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Des Moines is 52% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Des Moines is 5% higher than the national average.

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Des Moines median earnings by income bracket

Des Moines employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry24.3%0.0%
Manufacturing sector24.3%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%12.0%
Wholesale & retail services5.4%32.0%
Public administration13.5%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
Education, health & social services13.5%24.0%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Grenville, NM17$55,4174%
Folsom, NM85$33,43837%
Capulin, NM127$26,60750%
Des Moines, NM190$28,59447%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Michiana, MI190$69,58330%
Holcombe, WI190$29,16745%
Schoenchen, KS190$53,1251%
Taylor, ND190$50,2786%
Alexander, IA190$29,16745%
Des Moines, NM190$28,59447%
Source: The Des Moines, NM employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.