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Urbandale is a city in Polk County, in the Des Moines metro area. (The community straddles Polk and Dallas counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)
The latitude of Urbandale is 41.626N. The longitude is -93.711W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 945 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 31,868.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Urbandale demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Polk County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Des Moines area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 50131 ZIP code.
32% of Urbandale residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Urbandale ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Urbandale was $29,021, compared with $21,587 nationally.
44% of Urbandale residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Urbandale, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $574. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,177.
Libraries in Urbandale include Urbandale Public Library ... View libraries
Polk County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Urbandale political report.
The average commute time for Urbandale workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Urbandale between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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