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With a population of over 43,000, Urbandale is a fantastic city located in the Des Moines metro.  Stretching through a wide area across the northwest part of the metro, Urbandale features an eclectic mix of modest midcentury homes and some of the most desirable new construction homes and condominiums in the metro.

Urbandale living features a hometown feel with plenty of local businesses, restaurants, and coffee shops.  The parks system, including Walker Johnston Park, the adjacent skateboard park, and over fifty miles of recreational trails, all provide many opportunities for Urbandale residents to keep active.  The arena for the Des Moines Buccaneers hockey team is in Urbandale, as is landmark Living History Farms.

Urbandale has respected local schools and is close to everything.  While in Urbandale, check out Taki, the Machine Shed, and the Urban Grill restaurants, a couple of metro favorites!

Median Home Value-$237,500 National Average $217,500


Urbandale was voted one of Iowa's best places to live. With a dense suburban feel, you can expect many families and young professionals to live here. The public schools in Urbandale are highly rated.

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