Des Moines, IA population by gender
The table below shows Des Moines's population by gender
|Gender||Population||% of Total Population|
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Des Moines, IA population by gender, in percentage
The female percentage in the USA is 50.50% while the male percentage is 49.50%, compared to 50.92% females and 49.08% males in Des Moines, IA.
The above comparison shows there are more females than males in the Des Moines city as compared to the nation.
Des Moines, IA gender ratio
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey (ACS) 2021
In Des Moines, IA, there are less men than women. The Des Moines, IA gender ratio is 96.4:100 i.e. 96.4 men to 100 women (0.964).
This ratio is lower than the national average of 98:100 i.e 98 men to 100 women (0.980).
Des Moines, IA gender ratio by age
In Des Moines, IA, the sex ratio for children under 18 years is 98.1 boys per 100 girls (98.1:100).Having said that, for seniors aged 80 and older, there are 64.1 males per 100 females (64.1:100).
On the national level, the sex ratio (male per 100 females) for under 18 age group is 104.8:100, and 64.5:100 for the senior population 80 years and older.
The table below lists the male and female population in each age group along with the gender ratio for Des Moines, IA.
|Age Group||Population (Male)||Population (Female)||Gender Ratio|
|Under 5 years||7,468||7,438||1.00|
|5 to 9 years||6,636||7,073||0.94|
|10 to 14 years||7,165||7,000||1.02|
|15 to 19 years||7,294||7,614||0.96|
|20 to 24 years||7,862||8,162||0.96|
|25 to 29 years||8,948||10,129||0.88|
|30 to 34 years||8,814||7,854||1.12|
|35 to 39 years||7,264||6,664||1.09|
|40 to 44 years||6,806||6,605||1.03|
|45 to 49 years||6,231||6,309||0.99|
|50 to 54 years||6,797||6,092||1.12|
|55 to 59 years||6,646||7,308||0.91|
|60 to 64 years||5,417||6,144||0.88|
|65 to 69 years||4,485||4,822||0.93|
|70 to 74 years||3,179||3,733||0.85|
|75 to 79 years||1,443||2,121||0.68|
|80 to 84 years||1,090||1,745||0.62|
|85 years and over||1,263||1,924||0.66|
Interesting observation from the above table:
- The sex ratio at birth is 1.004 i.e. 100.4 boys per 100 girls.
- For the 60-64 years, the sex ratio is 0.882 i.e. 11.8 less men per 100 women.
- While for senior most population of 85+ age group, the sex ratio is 0.656 i.e. 65.6 senior men per 100 senior women.
Des Moines, IA population by gender & age
For male population, the largest age group is 25-29 years with a population of 8,948. Whereas, for the female population, the largest age group is 25-29 years with a population of 10,129.
As you can note from the above numbers, the largest age group for men and women are same. The above comparison also shows that there are 1,181 more females than males, in the age group 25-29 years (The largest age group for both of the genders).
Under the age of 5, there are 7,468 boys and 7,438 girls in Des Moines, IA. Thus there are 30 more boys than girls under the age of 5.
Between the age group of 60-64 years, there are 5,417 males and 6,144 females in Des Moines, IA. Thus there are 727 less males than females between the age of 60 and 64 years.
For the senior most age group of 85+ years, there are 1,263 males and 1,924 females.
Things to know
What percent of Des Moines, IA is female?
According to the ACS survey, of the total Des Moines, IA population of 213,545, 50.92% percent are females.
What percentage of Des Moines, IA is male?
According to the ACS survey, of the total Des Moines, IA population of 213,545, 49.08% percent are males.
What is the male to female ratio in Des Moines, IA?
In Des Moines, IA, the male to female ratio is 96.4:100 i.e. 96.4 men to 100 women (0.964).
- U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates