Des Moines, Washington

Population 30,089

Des Moines is located in King County, WA. The population is 30,089.

There are 11 public schools in Des Moines with an average Homefacts rating of B. The total crime rate for Des Moines is moderate , and there are 1 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Des Moines is very high and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Des Moines property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Des Moines include Normandy Park, SeaTac and Lakeland North.

Des Moines Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 14.8%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 60.9%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 24.3%

Crime Rate

25.49% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 541
  • Violent Crimes: 263
  • Robbery: 95
  • Burglary: 425
  • Property Crime: 3
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

97.70% Lower than national avg.
  • 1 offender in Des Moines
  • 0.33 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

35 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 0
  • Superfunds: 1
  • Tanks & Spills: 34

Unemployment

Very High 7.3%
  • Washington unemployment average: 5.3%
  • National unemployment average: 5.9%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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11 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 11 K-12 public schools in Des Moines, WA and 3 private schools. Homefacts rates Des Moines's schools as Very good, with an overall B rating.
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3 Private Schools

Evergreen Lutheran High School

Holy Trinity Lutheran School

St Philomena School

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1 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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1 Registered Offender search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Property Report Overview

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Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    6.5%
  • Rented
    38.1%
  • Owned
    55.4%

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

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50 Building Permits View All

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  • In 2014, the city of Des Moines, WA issued 50 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 50 permits, 33 were issued for single family homes and 17 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Des Moines, WA issued 81 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 81 permits, 19 were issued for single family homes and 62 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $1,412
  • 1 Bedroom: $1,518
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,832
  • 3 Bedrooms: $2,615
  • 4 Bedrooms: $3,083

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Environmental Hazards

35 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (1314/1409)
    Des Moines, WA has 93.26% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Des Moines, WA is a green zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 3.14 Average
    Des Moines, WA is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 40.83°
  • February 43.25°
  • March 44.78°
  • April 48.82°
  • May 55.49°
  • June 60.47°
  • July 65.92°
  • August 66.12°
  • September 61.83°
  • October 52.3°
  • November 45.45°
  • December 40.44°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Des Moines, WA

Earthquakes
Des Moines, WA has a very high risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Des Moines, WA has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Des Moines, WA has a very low risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Des Moines, WA has a very low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Des Moines, WA: $59,948

Unemployment

Unemployment in Des Moines is 7.3%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 5.3% and 5.9% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 51.43%
White Collar - 48.57%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Jay Inslee
  • Sen. Maria Cantwell
  • Sen. Patty Murray

City Representatives

  • Adam Smith

Neighborhood Info

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0 Cemeteries view all

  • No Cemeteries found in Des Moines, WA

2 FCC Towers view all

1 Fire Station view all

0 Hospitals view all

  • No hospitals found in Des Moines, WA

2 Libraries view all

1 Police Station view all

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