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Des Moines County, IA
The county was named for the river.

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The county is in the Burlington metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 40,857. This was a decrease of  -3.53% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
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$36,790
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Des Moines County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Des Moines County was $27,442. This was an increase of 20.3% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 89% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Burlington

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34% of Des Moines County residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Des Moines County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Des Moines County include Aspen Grove Cemetery, Blakeway Cemetery, Burlington Jewish Cemetery, Burlington Roman Catholic Cemetery, Butcher Cemetery, Carter Cemetery, Chandler Cemetery, Dankwardt Memorial Park, Dolbee Cemetery, Flint River Township Cemetery ... View cemeteries

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Communities in Des Moines County include Burlington, Danville, Mediapolis, Middletown, West Burlington ... View communities

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Colleges in Des Moines County include Southeastern Community College ... View colleges

School districts in Des Moines County include Burlington Countymm Schools District, Danville Countymm Schools District, Mediapolis Countymm Schools District, West Burlington Ind Schools District ... View school districts

To see school district boundaries, wait for the map to load in the new window, then select 'Legend.' Choose 'school districts' and update map.

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Libraries in Des Moines County include Burlington Public Library, Mediapolis Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Des Moines County include Hawk Eye ... View newspapers

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Des Moines County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Des Moines County political report.

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Travel

Airports in Des Moines County include Burlington Regional

Hotels in Des Moines County include Americinn, Best Western, Fairfield Inn, Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites, Quality Inn Burlington

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