StatisticDrake ParkDes MoinesIowa
Population861212,8593,155,070
Population density (sq mi)2,7832,40757
Median age26.633.738.0
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a49%60%
Families w/ Kids under 1861%51%44%
Speak Englishn/a83%92%
Speak Spanishn/a9%4%

Key findings

  • The population density in Drake Park is 16% higher than Des Moines
  • The median age in Drake Park is 21% lower than Des Moines
  • In Drake Park 58.49% of the population is White
  • In Drake Park 24.54% of the population is Black
  • In Drake Park 6.92% of the population is Asian

Compare Des Moines, IA Demographics

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      Drake Park population breakdown by race

      RaceDrake ParkDes MoinesIowa
      White58.49%77.13%90.90%
      Black24.54%11.03%3.32%
      Asian6.92%5.51%2.14%
      American Indian0.64%0.47%0.32%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.09%0.08%
      Mixed race2.95%3.38%1.97%
      Other race6.47%2.40%1.27%
      In Drake Park, 12.6% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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      Drake Park age breakdown

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      Source: The Drake Park, Des Moines, IA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).