Union Park demographics profile

StatisticUnion ParkDes MoinesIowa
Population6,552212,8593,106,589
Population density (sq mi)4,3642,40755
Median age37.633.738.0
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a49%60%
Families w/ Kids under 1848%51%44%
Speak Englishn/a83%92%
Speak Spanishn/a9%4%
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  • The population density in Union Park is 81% higher than Des Moines.
  • The median age in Union Park is 11% higher than Des Moines.
  • In Union Park 78.45% of the population is White.
  • In Union Park 8.99% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Union Park 4.98% of the population is Asian.

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Union Park population breakdown by race

RaceUnion ParkDes MoinesIowa
White78.45%77.13%90.90%
Black or African American8.99%11.03%3.32%
Asian4.98%5.51%2.14%
American Indian0.19%0.47%0.32%
Native Hawaiian0.09%0.09%0.08%
Mixed race4.58%3.38%1.97%
Other race2.73%2.40%1.27%
In Union 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 Union Park, Des Moines, IA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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