Des Moines transportation information

StatisticDes MoinesIowaNational
Airports (within 30 miles of city center)1 (1)6354
Amtrak train stations (within 30 miles of city center)0n/a8711
Average one way commute19min19min26min
Workers who carpool10.4%8.6%9.3%
Workers taking public transportation2.1%1.1%5.1%
Workers who walk to work2.8%3.5%2.8%
Working from home3.2%4.5%4.6%
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  • There are 1 airports and n/a Amtrak train stations within 30 miles of the Des Moines city center.
  • The average travel time to work in Des Moines is 28% lower than the national average.
  • The number of people who take public transportation in Des Moines is 60% lower than the national average.
  • The number of people who carpool to work in Des Moines is 12% higher than the national average.
  • The number of people who work from home in Des Moines is 29% lower than the national average.

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Airports within 30 miles of Des Moines

Airport NameAirport AddressDistance (miles)City/State
Des Moines International Airport5800 Fleur Dr3.5Des Moines, IA
Source: The Des Moines, IA transportation data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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