Des Moines is the capital city of Iowa, and it’s one place where you truly can have it all. The Des Moines metro is a great place to live and work, and people both near and far have noticed. Forbes has ranked Des Moines the #1 city in the nation for business and careers and also the #1 place to raise a family.
The city itself has over 215,000 residents. As both the seat of state government, the state’s largest city, home to four colleges and numerous businesses – including Iowa’s only Fortune 300 company – there are many opportunities to work.
Median Home Value-$133,200 National Average $217,500
Living in Des Moines is special. The Wells Fargo Arena and Civic Center provide wonderful entertainment. Professional baseball, basketball and hockey teams give excitement on a nightly basis. Gray’s Lake and Water Works Parks, as well as over 81 miles of trails, give ample opportunities for families to get outdoors. When even the local Farmers Market is considered one of the best in the United States, you know that you live somewhere special.
There are many different types of housing in Des Moines. Whether you want to live in a downtown condo, a restored historical neighborhood, or a more recent suburban development, there are homes to cover every taste and price range.
Iowa's capitol is home to many big things and extraordinary little things. We like to say Des Moines is a big city where you know someone everywhere you go. We are sure you'll love your new home in Des Moines.