Des Moines Marriage & Divorce Records (Iowa)

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Des Moines Marriage & Divorce Records Offices

Get Marriage & Divorce Records from 5 Offices in Des Moines, IA

Des Moines City Clerk 400 East 1st Street Des Moines, IA 50309 515-283-4141 Directions

Des Moines City Hall 400 Robert D. Ray Drive Des Moines, IA 50309 515-283-4209 Directions

Iowa Marriage License Iowa Department Of Public Health, 321 E. 12Th, 4Th Floor Des Moines, IA 50319 515-281-4944 Directions

Polk County Clerk 500 Mulberry Street Des Moines, IA 50309 515-286-3772 Directions

Polk County Marriage License 111 Court Avenue Des Moines, IA 50309 515-286-3781 Directions

Des Moines Marriage & Divorce Records Databases

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Des Moines City Clerk Vital Records http://www.dmgov.org/Departments/CityClerk/Pages/GovernmentalRecords.aspx

Des Moines Public Library Database https://dmpl.org/search/node

Des Moines Marriage & Divorce Statistics

Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Des Moines Marital Status
Married Couples31,776 (37.9%)
Unmarried Couples6,978 (3.3%)
Never Married Men33,471 (40.5%)
Never Married Women29,494 (33.8%)
Separated Men1,088 (1.3%)
Separated Women2,293 (2.6%)
Widowed Men1,990 (2.4%)
Widowed Women7,411 (8.5%)
Divorced Men11,129 (13.5%)
Divorced Women13,054 (15.0%)