Waveland Park demographics profile

StatisticWaveland ParkDes MoinesIowa
Population3,214212,8593,106,589
Population density (sq mi)2,3692,40755
Median age39.633.738.0
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
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 Waveland Park is 2% lower than Des Moines.
  • The median age in Waveland Park is 18% higher than Des Moines.
  • In Waveland Park 90.41% of the population is White.
  • In Waveland Park 5.53% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Waveland Park 0.82% of the population is Asian.

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Waveland Park population breakdown by race

RaceWaveland ParkDes MoinesIowa
White90.41%77.13%90.90%
Black or African American5.53%11.03%3.32%
Asian0.82%5.51%2.14%
American Indian0.00%0.47%0.32%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.09%0.08%
Mixed race2.71%3.38%1.97%
Other race0.53%2.40%1.27%
In Waveland 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 Waveland 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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