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Farming and ranching community
Des Moines is a village in Union County.
The community was named for Des Moines, IA
The latitude of Des Moines is 36.761N. The longitude is -103.833W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 6,647 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 157.
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15% of Des Moines residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Des Moines ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Des Moines was $16,255, compared with $21,587 nationally.
26% of Des Moines residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Des Moines, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $263. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $533.
Union County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Des Moines political report.
The average commute time for Des Moines workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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