Des Moines, Iowa 

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Economy in Des Moines, Iowa

Des Moines has an unemployment rate of 5.9%. The US average is 6.0%.

Des Moines has seen the job market increase by 2.7% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 37.4%, which is higher than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Des Moines
- The Sales Tax Rate for Des Moines is 6.0%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Des Moines is 9.0%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Des Moines
- The average income of a Des Moines resident is $23,989 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Des Moines resident is $46,430 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYDes Moines, IowaUnited States
  5.9%6.0%
  -6.0%-6.2%
  37.4%33.5%
  6.0%6.2%
  7.4%4.6%
  $26,494$31,177
  $49,999$57,652
  $60,400$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  0.5%1.3%
  0.0%0.6%
  6.9%6.2%
  10.0%10.4%
  2.4%2.7%
  11.7%11.6%
  3.9%4.1%
  0.4%0.9%
  2.5%2.1%
  11.6%4.7%
  1.6%1.9%
  5.1%6.7%
  0.0%0.1%
  5.6%4.3%
  6.9%9.3%
  12.5%13.8%
  1.9%2.2%
  8.6%7.4%
  4.5%4.9%
  3.4%4.8%
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    Reviews for Des Moines    53 Reviews
    Living in Des Moines as a teen - 12/21/2020
    Des Moines is a ok and pretty quiet place but as a teen it could be dramatic because Des Moines do have is fair or violents places to avoid in Des Moines would be the... Read More

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    Scary - 4/4/2020
    This city is violent, there are too many gangs especially on the north... Read More
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    Parka and meat loaf - 11/20/2019
    Good for the old that like slow pace and cheap buffets. Also good for non-descript mid-westerners that don't like a lot of action. No nightlife or mountains to hike... Read More


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