Des Moines, New Mexico

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Des Moines, New Mexico

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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

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
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
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
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 Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 177 100%
Male 78 44.1%
Female 99 55.9%
Under 18 54 30.5%
18+ 123 69.5%
65+ 23 13%
Median Age 37.8
Average Family Size 3
White 141 79.7%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 1.1%
Other 28 15.8%
Mixed Race 6 3.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 60 33.9%

Estimated Des Moines Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 154
Growth -23
Growth % -13%

Des Moines Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 38.2%
US/American 20.9%
German 9.8%
Italian 8.4%
Irish 5.3%
English 4.4%
French (except Basque) 4%
Norwegian 3.6%
Scotch-Irish 2.2%
Welsh 1.8%
Canadian 1.3%
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Des Moines High Schools (2004)

Serves 81 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.4

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