Des Moines is a Sufficiency city according to the Globalization and World Cities Research Network (GaWC) which evaluates and ranks the relationships between world cities in the context of globalisation.
Sufficiency level cities are cities that have a sufficient degree of services so as not to be overly dependent on world cities.
Des Moines has a population of over 67,899 people. Des Moines also forms part of the wider Des Moines metropolitan area which has a population of over 682,877 people.
Air Traffic Control | Industrial Design Services | Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil | Curtain and Linen Mills | Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities | Copper Rolling, Drawing, Extruding, and Alloying | Beef Cattle Ranching and Farming | Distilleries | Linen Supply | Unlaminated Plastics Film and Sheet Manufacturing