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Living In Des Moines, IA

As the heart of the largest metropolitan area between Chicago and Omaha, Des Moines has it all. From its world-class shopping and dining opportunities to its vibrant, knowledge-based economy, this city impresses just about everyone who visits it. It's also one of the fastest-growing towns in the Midwest. It shouldn't come as a surprise that hundreds of modern, well-appointed apartments in Des Moines are available at any given time.

Des Moines Attractions
As Iowa's capital, Des Moines is a rich repository of local history. The Capitol Complex attracts students on field trips as well as older visitors who want to learn about Iowa's storied past. The nearby downtown district boasts some of the Upper Midwest's finest restaurants and features a number of well-regarded luxury retail outposts. Des Moines also hosts a number of popular annual festivals, including the 80/35 Music Festival, the Iowa State Fair and the craft-focused Market Day celebration.

Des Moines Natural Beauty
Straddling the banks of its namesake river, Des Moines is a paradise for urban paddlers of all sorts. It also has one of the most extensive jogging and bike trail networks for an American city of its size. Along the river flats, Prospect Park and Riverside Park are popular dog-walking and picnicking spots. Just outside of town, Raccoon River Park is a popular destination for members of the city's active long-distance road biking community.

Des Moines Apartments
Whether you need to find a cozy downtown loft before relocating from another state or have all the time in the world to select the perfect three-bedroom townhouse near Drake University, Apartment Guide can connect you with a wealth of available apartments in Des Moines. In fact, our powerful search feature makes it easy to find Des Moines apartments with amenities like heated parking, 24-hour security and in-suite appliances. If you prefer to browse an up-to-the-minute database of apartments in Des Moines, IA, simply use our handy scroll bar to check for move-in specials, rent reductions and other perks. No matter what you need, Apartment Guide makes it easy to find apartments in Des Moines, IA.

Frequently Asked Questions About Des Moines

What is the average rent in Des Moines?

The average rent of a studio apartment in Des Moines is $825 per month. For a one-bedroom apartment it's $902 per month. For a two-bedroom apartment the average rent is $896 per month.

What is the average cost of rent for a one-bedroom in Des Moines?

The average rent of a one-bedroom apartment in Des Moines is $902

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