StatisticMartin Luther King Jr ParkDes MoinesIowa
Population2,802212,8593,155,070
Population density (sq mi)4,8992,40757
Median age33.533.738.0
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
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 Martin Luther King Jr Park is 104% higher than Des Moines
  • The median age in Martin Luther King Jr Park is 1% lower than Des Moines
  • In Martin Luther King Jr Park 41.15% of the population is White
  • In Martin Luther King Jr Park 38.46% of the population is Black
  • In Martin Luther King Jr Park 16.96% of the population is Asian

Compare Des Moines, IA Demographics

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      Martin Luther King Jr Park population breakdown by race

      RaceMartin Luther King Jr ParkDes MoinesIowa
      White41.15%77.13%90.90%
      Black38.46%11.03%3.32%
      Asian16.96%5.51%2.14%
      American Indian0.00%0.47%0.32%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.09%0.08%
      Mixed race2.03%3.38%1.97%
      Other race1.39%2.40%1.27%
      In Martin Luther King Jr 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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      Source: The Martin Luther King Jr Park, Des Moines, IA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).