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Des Moines County

Des Moines County’s eastern border runs alongside the Mississippi River and its county seat is Burlington.  Snake Alley, the Burlington Bees, Southeastern Community College Main Campus, the Ammunition Plant, Sterzing’s Potato Chips,and Steamboat Days are a few things the County is known for.

For more information about the County, visit their website at http://www.dmcounty.com/

Demographics

  • Population, as of the 2010 Census: 40,325, 15th largest population in Iowa
  • Persons under 18 years old:  23.1%
  • Persons under 5 years old:  6.1%
  • High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, ‘09-13:  91.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, ‘09-13:  18.9%
  • Homeownership rate, ’09-13:  73.1%
  • Median household income, ’09-13:  $42,451
  • Percentage of persons below poverty level, ’09-13:  13.8%
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Communities within Des Moines County

  • Beaverdale
  • Burlington – county seat
  • Danville
  • Dodgeville
  • Garland
  • Huron
  • Kingston
  • Kossuth
  • Latty
  • Mediapolis
  • Middletown
  • Northfield
  • Pleasant Grove
  • Prairie Grove
  • Roscoe
  • South Augusta
  • Sperry
  • Spring Grove
  • West Burlington
  • Yarmouth

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