This demographic profile describes characteristics of the local and state population based on results from the 2010 Census.
The decennial census is an official enumeration, or count, of all residents on April 1st of the census year. The results of the census provide us with information about basic demographic characteristics of the population, including age, race, ethnicity, household composition, housing occupancy, and housing tenure.
Eathington, Liesl, "Census 2010 Demographic Profile: Des Moines County" (2011). Census Profiles. 29.