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Des Moines, Iowa Quality of Life Indexes

Des Moines, Iowa Quality of Life Indexes


2012 Quality of Life Indexes Des Moines, IA Iowa United States
Quality of Life Index 50 49 100
Amusement Index 100 142 100
Culture Index 104 50 100
Earthquake Index 15 18 100
Education Index 102 115 100
Medical Index 99 115 100
Mortality Index (All Causes) 80 173 100
Religion Index 125 119 100
Restaurant Index 114 92 100
Weather Index 83 58 100

Quality of Life Index: Based on the results of a study group, this index is calculated based on what variables affect individuals as they search for a new home, how much they would enjoy living in a place and the impact of each selected variable. For example, the crime index affects the total quality of life index negatively and the amusement index affects it positively.

Positive Variables Weighted for Quality of Life Index: Amusement, Culture, Education, Medical, Religion, Restaurants and Weather.

Negative Variables Weighted for Quality of Life Index: Crime, Earthquake and Mortality

Index score: (100 = National Average) for an area is compared to the national average of 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the national average, while 50 indicates half the national average

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Des Moines, Iowa Demographics Summary