Latest Data (2015)
Population 64,113
Nationwide Rank 562

Quick Facts

West Des Moines, Iowa is the 562nd largest city in the United States as of 2015.

West Des Moines, Iowa is a city.

West Des Moines, Iowa is as large as it has ever been. In 2015 West Des Moines had its largest population ever.

West Des Moines, Iowa is growing moderately quickly. It is growing faster than 76% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

West Des Moines, Iowa Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities

Rank Name Growth
2000-2015
556 Greenville, South Carolina 13.8%
557 Mansfield, Texas 126.1%
558 Santa Cruz, California 14.9%
559 Pico Rivera, California 1.1%
560 Madera, California 47.0%
561 Janesville, Wisconsin 6.1%
562 West Des Moines, Iowa 35.8%
563 Montebello, California 2.7%
564 Georgetown, Texas 122.7%
565 Alpharetta, Georgia 36.6%
566 Lorain, Ohio -7.3%
567 Bowling Green, Kentucky 28.4%
568 Eden Prairie, Minnesota 14.9%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2015 64,113 562
2014 63,325 558
2013 61,255 574
2012 59,296 594
2011 58,374 596
2010 56,609 613
2009 56,954 593
2008 55,503 612
2007 54,811 614
2006 53,947 617
2005 52,792 624
2004 51,942 629
2003 52,125 624
2002 50,295 641
2001 47,886 668
2000 47,182 667
1990 32,193 869