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People

Total Population 123
Male Share of the Population 39.8%
Female Share of the Population 60.2%
Senior Citizens 32.5%
Employed Population 16+ 51
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 57%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $0
% Above Poverty Level 90.2%
% Below Poverty Level 9.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 5 minutes
% Working from Home 7.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 17.6%
% Using Public Transportation 11.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 45.3%
Median Gross Rent $555
Median House Value $52,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 25.2%
US/American 0%
English 1.6%
Irish 7.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Des Moines Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 111 miles SE of Pueblo, Colorado (center to center)
Nearest Large City 153 miles S of Colorado Springs, Colorado
County Union
Standard Zip Codes 88418
Phone Area Codes 505
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.761
Longitude -103.833

Des Moines Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station DES MOINES
Distance 0.8 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 45 F
Apr Temp 32 to 63 F
Jul Temp 56 to 84 F
Oct Temp 37 to 66 F
Annual Precip 17.8 inches
Station LAKE MALOYA
Distance 33.3 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 41 F
Apr Temp 25 to 56 F
Jul Temp 47 to 78 F
Oct Temp 29 to 61 F
Annual Precip 24.3 inches
Station RATON KRTN RADIO
Distance 35.2 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 46 F
Apr Temp 29 to 64 F
Jul Temp 51 to 83 F
Oct Temp 32 to 67 F
Annual Precip 16.5 inches
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Des Moines High Schools

DES MOINES HIGH
295 FRANCIS AVENUE
505-278-2611
Serves 81 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.4

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