Polk County Marriage & Divorce Records (Iowa)

Search for free Polk County, IA Marriage & Divorce Records, including Polk County marriage certificates & licenses, divorce certificates, decrees, licenses, and more.

Polk County Clerk Offices

Get Marriage & Divorce Records from 4 Clerk Offices in Polk County, IA

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

Altoona City Clerk 407 8th Street Southeast Altoona, IA 50009 515-967-5136 Directions

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

Mitchellville City Clerk 204 Center Avenue North Mitchellville, IA 50169 515-967-2935 Directions

Polk County Town & City Halls

Get Marriage & Divorce Records from 14 Town & City Halls in Polk County, IA

Polk City City Hall 112 South 3rd Street Polk, IA 50226 515-984-6233 Directions

Altoona City Hall 407 8th Street Southeast Altoona, IA 50009 515-967-7866 Directions

Ankeny City Hall 410 West 1st Street Ankeny, IA 50023 515-965-6469 Directions

Bondurant City Hall 100 Lincoln Street Southeast Bondurant, IA 50035 515-967-2418 Directions

Clive City Hall 1900 Northwest 114th Street Clive, IA 50325 515-223-6220 Directions

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

Grimes City Hall 101 Northeast Harvey Street Grimes, IA 50111 515-986-3036 Directions

Johnston City Hall 6221 Merle Hay Road Johnston, IA 50131 515-278-2344 Directions

Pleasant Hill City Hall 5160 Maple Drive Pleasant Hill, IA 50327 515-262-9368 Directions

Runnells City Hall 110 Brown Street Runnells, IA 50237 515-966-2042 Directions

Sheldahl City Hall 803 2nd Street Sheldahl, IA 50243 515-685-2814 Directions

Urbandale City Hall 3600 86th St Urbandale, IA 50322 515-278-3900 Directions

West Des Moines City Hall 4200 Mills Civic Parkway West Des Moines, IA 50265 515-222-3444 Directions

Windsor Heights City Hall 1133 66th St Windsor Heights, IA 50324 515-279-3662 Directions

Polk County Marriage License Offices

Get Marriage & Divorce Records from 2 Marriage License Offices in Polk County, IA

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

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

Polk County 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

Polk County Genealogy Records http://genealogytrails.com/iowa/polk/

Polk County Marriage Certificates & Records https://www.polkcountyiowa.gov/recorder/departments/vital-records/marriage-records/

Polk County Recorder County Records https://www.polkcountyiowa.gov/recorder/search-records/

Polk County Recorder's Office Vital Records https://www.polkcountyiowa.gov/recorder/departments/vital-records/

Polk County Recorder's Office Website https://www.polkcountyiowa.gov/recorder

Polk County Marriage & Divorce Statistics

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

Polk County Marital Status
Married Couples85,950 (47.4%)
Unmarried Couples13,673 (3.0%)
Never Married Men61,304 (34.2%)
Never Married Women54,138 (28.7%)
Separated Men1,988 (1.1%)
Separated Women3,482 (1.8%)
Widowed Men4,201 (2.3%)
Widowed Women14,171 (7.5%)
Divorced Men20,264 (11.3%)
Divorced Women26,047 (13.8%)