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Windsor Heights is a city in Polk County, in the Des Moines metro area.
The community was named for the Windsor Elementary School, which was named for Henry Clay Windsor, whose family donated land for the school.
The latitude of Windsor Heights is 41.597N. The longitude is -93.708W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 860 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,692.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Windsor Heights 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 50311 ZIP code.
25% of Windsor Heights residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Windsor Heights ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Windsor Heights was $29,966, compared with $21,587 nationally.
43% of Windsor Heights residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Windsor Heights, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $651. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,072.
Polk County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Windsor Heights political report.
The average commute time for Windsor Heights workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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