Des Moines, Washington

Des Moines: City in Washington


Des Moines is a city located in the county of King in the U.S. state of Washington. Its population at the 2010 census was 29,673. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 32,389 inhabitants.

The city was created 64 years ago in 1959.

Des Moines locator map
Location of Des Moines on Washington map.

Quick Facts about Des Moines

Population : 32,389 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Washington (United States)
County : King County
Postal code : 98148–98198
Phone Area Codes : 206
Altitude : 302 feet / 92, 28 meters
Establishment : June 06, 1959 (64 years ago)
Time Zone : Pacific Time Zone, UTC−08:00
Local time : 20:28:43 (4th December 2023)
Population growth : 8.39% (2010-2020)
Weather : 43℉ Rain 7-days weather
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Des Moines Beach Park 02 image


Des Moines is located at 47°24'6"N 122°19'27"W (47.4017700, -122.3242900).

Des Moines map


Des Moines forecast: Rain. Mostly cloudy. Low around 43, with temperatures rising to around 45 overnight. South wind 5 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. more


The population of Des Moines increased by 8.39% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 29,673 - census
2011 30,077 1.34% estimation process
2012 30,458 1.25% estimation process
2013 30,669 0.69% estimation process
2014 31,027 1.15% estimation process
2015 31,279 0.81% estimation process
2016 31,346 0.21% estimation process
2017 31,429 0.26% estimation process
2018 32,250 2.55% estimation process
2019 32,348 0.3% estimation process
2020 32,389 0.13% estimation process

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People born in Des Moines (1)

American soccer player Cindy Gordon was born in Des Moines

Schools in Des Moines

College & universities near Des Moines, WA

Code Name City ZIP
235431 Highline College Des Moines (WA) 98198-9800

Stations (15)

Amtrak & bus stations near Des Moines, WA

Code Name Address Type
TUK Tukwila station 7301 South 158th St. RAIL
TAC Tacoma Dome Station 1001 Puyallup Avenue RAIL
SEA King Street Station 303 South Jackson Street RAIL
SVF Seattle (Ferry - Pier 69), Washington 2701 Alaskan Way OTHER
EDM Edmonds station 211 Railroad Ave. RAIL

Post offices near Des Moines

Post Office Name City ZIP
Des Moin Post Office Des Moines (WA) 98198

Other places with the same name (3)

  • Des Moines , Iowa The capital of Iowa. It is located in central Iowa. Des Moines is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many outdoor activities, and its many attractions, such as the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden and the Science Center of Iowa. with a population of 212,312 people.
  • Des Moines , New Mexico town with a population of 121 people.

Other cities in King County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in King County , WA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Seattle 769,714 The eighteenth most populous city in the United States and the center of the Seattle metropolitan area.
Bellevue 148,073 The most populous city in Washington.
Kent 130,676 The fourth most populous city in King County, Washington.
Renton 101,494 The second most populous city in King County, Washington.
Federal Way 96,307 A city in King County, Washington.
Kirkland 95,431 A city in King County, Washington.
Auburn 81,024 The second most populous city in Pierce County, Washington.
Redmond 72,507 The second most populous city in King County, Washington.
Sammamish 65,960 Town
Shoreline 58,197 Town in Washington
Burien 51,268 Town in Washington, United States
Bothell 47,524 A city in King County, Washington.
Issaquah 39,681 A city in King County, Washington.
West Lake Sammamish 33,929 Census designated place
SeaTac 28,904 Airport in SeaTac, Washington, USA
Maple Valley 27,544 City in King County, Washington, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Des Moines distances to largest Washington cities