Des Moines WA

Des Moines is a city in King County, Washington in the metropolitan area of Seattle. This article is NOT referring to Des Moines, the city in Iowa. The Des Moines in the 206 area code has a population of about 30,000. However, much of the land is being bought out because of its close proximity to the Seattle Airport, which is located about two hours away from Des Moines.

Des Moines, WA is located on Puget Sound, between the cities of Seattle and Tacoma. The city is about 6.3 square miles large. Most of the city land rolls down, until it reaches the waters of Puget Sound. Homes here thus have a wonderful view of the water and Vashon Island.

Demographically, Des Moines has around 30,000 people. Of these, 7,000 are families. The population density is about 4,600 people per square mile. Racially, about 74% of the city's population is White, 8% Asian, and 3% from other races. Around 5% of the population is made from two or more races. According to the Washington State Bar, there are 57 attorneys who have registered to practice law in Des Moines.

The median income for a family is around $57,000 and the median income for a household is slightly lower at $49,000. About 7.6% of the population in Des Moines, Washington lives below the poverty line, which is much higher than the rest of the 206 area code.

Des Moines has designated one land mark, the Des Moines Beach Park, which formerly used to be a Covenant Beach Bible Camp. It's an older landmark that started construction in 1917. Additionally, the Saltwater State Park is located in Des Moines.

If you live in the 206 area code and get summoned for jury duty, you may end up watching attorneys and judges in the Des Moines Municipal Court. This court hears most local criminal cases and traffic infractions. Are looking for a Des Moines Lawyer?