Drake demographics profile

StatisticDrakeDes MoinesIowa
Population10,972212,8593,106,589
Population density (sq mi)4,5312,40755
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%
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  • 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 or African American.
  • In Drake 4.39% of the population is Asian.

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Drake population breakdown by race

RaceDrakeDes MoinesIowa
White68.63%77.13%90.90%
Black or African American16.97%11.03%3.32%
Asian4.39%5.51%2.14%
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.

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