StatisticDrakeDes MoinesIowa
Population density (sq mi)4,5312,40757
Median age30.333.738.0
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a49%60%
Families w/ Kids under 1853%51%44%
Speak Englishn/a83%92%
Speak Spanishn/a9%4%

Key findings

  • The population density in Drake is 88% higher than Des Moines
  • The median age in Drake is 10% lower than Des Moines
  • In Drake 68.63% of the population is White
  • In Drake 16.97% of the population is Black
  • In Drake 4.39% of the population is Asian

Compare Des Moines, IA Demographics


      Drake population breakdown by race

      RaceDrakeDes MoinesIowa
      American Indian2.79%0.47%0.32%
      Native Hawaiian0.02%0.09%0.08%
      Mixed race5.41%3.38%1.97%
      Other race1.79%2.40%1.27%
      In Drake, 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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Drake age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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