De Soto strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Iowa):
Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
Comparing De Soto to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Iowa (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Age of the Population|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|People Above Poverty|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|Median Family Income|
|College Educated Adults|
|Working at Home|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Short Commute Times|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|People Living Alone|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Nearest Medium City||21 miles W of Des Moines, Iowa (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||101 miles E of Omaha, Nebraska|
|Metro Area||Des Moines|
|Standard Zip Codes||50069|
|Phone Area Codes||515|
|Time Zone||Central (-6 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Station||WINTERSET 2 NNW|
|Jan Temp||9 to 29 F|
|Apr Temp||37 to 61 F|
|Jul Temp||64 to 84 F|
|Oct Temp||40 to 64 F|
|Annual Precip||34.3 inches|
|Jan Temp||12 to 30 F|
|Apr Temp||39 to 63 F|
|Jul Temp||64 to 86 F|
|Oct Temp||42 to 65 F|
|Annual Precip||34.9 inches|
|Jan Temp||7 to 28 F|
|Apr Temp||37 to 60 F|
|Jul Temp||63 to 85 F|
|Oct Temp||39 to 64 F|
|Annual Precip||36.3 inches|
|Average Family Size||3.09|
|American Indian & Alaskan||1||0.1%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||7||0.7%|
|Est. 2005 Population||1,164|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|French (except Basque)||2.6%|
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||2.6%|
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Penn Foster College
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Learning at Full Sail University has always centered around interaction and the exchange of ideas. Our online curriculum fully embraces this philosophy.
Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.
Ohio University has offered distance learning educational opportunities for more than 100 years.
You’re serious about success. With your busy schedule and the desire to move your career forward, you can earn an accredited associate, bachelors or master’s degree at a pace that works for you anywhere, anytime, 24/7.
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