Merle Hay demographics profile

StatisticMerle HayDes MoinesIowa
Population density (sq mi)4,1022,40755
Median age37.933.738.0
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a49%60%
Families w/ Kids under 1850%51%44%
Speak Englishn/a83%92%
Speak Spanishn/a9%4%
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  • The population density in Merle Hay is 70% higher than Des Moines.
  • The median age in Merle Hay is 13% higher than Des Moines.
  • In Merle Hay 82.38% of the population is White.
  • In Merle Hay 4.39% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Merle Hay 6.83% of the population is Asian.

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Merle Hay population breakdown by race

RaceMerle HayDes MoinesIowa
Black or African American4.39%11.03%3.32%
American Indian0.08%0.47%0.32%
Native Hawaiian0.33%0.09%0.08%
Mixed race5.52%3.38%1.97%
Other race0.47%2.40%1.27%
In Merle Hay, 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 Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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