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What Renters Like and Dislike

What Renters Like and Dislike About Des Moines

What is unique about my neighborhood is that it is a older neighborhood well established in the community. Our favorite local businesses are the local Walgreens where we get all of our medical needs met and the Chengs garden restaurant where my family enjoys eating

Most neighbors are friendly. Love that it's pet friendly. We have nice patios. I love our Rec center.

I live very close to a major grocery store, a major pharmacy and very many restaurants. I also live right off the freeway so access to the rest of the city is easy.

my neighbors are good we have a good little community that keeps in touch and hangs out during the warmer months

There's not much that would make it unique besides yeah there's really nothing fix up the community center it's at the end of the block

The school district was my main reason for choosing to live in my neighborhood. I wanted my son to benefit from this. It's a quiet neighborhood and looks real pretty in the spring and summer.

Who Lives Here

Des Moines Demographics

Education

High School

44%

Associate's

31%

Bachelor's

19%

Master's

6%

Doctorate

1%

Family Size

2 people

40%

3 people

24%

4 people

20%

5 people

9%

6+ people

7%

Household Income

0-50k

47%

50-100k

34%

100-150k

12%

150-200k

4%

200k+

3%

Age

0-10

14%

10-20

13%

20-45

37%

45-65

24%

65+

12%

Affordability

How expensive is it in Des Moines?

Percentage: 4/54/5

Renters gave this area a 4 out of 5 for affordability

Rent Trends

Studio1 Bed2 Beds3 Beds
Feb '24$870$1107$1050$1350
Jan '24$870$1086$1050$1350
Dec '23$872$1070$1082$1250
Nov '23$874$1054$1031$1250
Oct '23$868$1037$997$1250
Sep '23$862$1040$954$1250
Aug '23$877$1052$925$1350
Jul '23$882$1060$1004$1300
Jun '23$872$1039$1016$1300
May '23$870$1050$988$1415
Apr '23$882$1065$960$1170
Mar '23$867$1070$970$1145
Feb '23$870$1055$955$1120

*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Getting Around Des Moines

Des Moines Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

33%

15-30 Mins

51%

30-40 Mins

11%

40-60 Mins

3%

60+ Mins

2%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 5454

Walk Score®

Walkable

No

Say 30 of 54 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 40 of 54 renters

Percentage: 4747

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 33 of 54 renters

Top Scores: Grocery, Restaurant, Coffee

Things To Do In Des Moines

Top Score

Grocery Stores

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

There are some super markets around here.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. Significantly more grocery stores than average
  3. A standard number of grocery stores compared to areas of a similar size

Restaurants

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Great service and no need for reservations. A great place for food.

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. Significantly more restaurants than average
  3. 15% fewer restaurants than areas of a similar size

Coffee

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We're full of beans for Des Moines's coffee shop scene.

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. Significantly more coffee shops than average
  3. A standard number of coffee shops compared to areas of a similar size

Nightlife

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Get your dance shoes on, Des Moines looks good for nightlife.

  1. A high number of bars and clubs per resident
  2. Significantly more bars and clubs than average
  3. Significantly more bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Parks

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Des Moines is team green. Parks get a high score.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. Significantly more parks than average
  3. 12% fewer parks than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Pumped and lifting a solid 4.5 stars for fitness.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. Significantly more gyms than average
  3. 20% fewer gyms than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Des Moines is real pawsitive for your pets.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. Significantly more pet facilities than average
  3. 12% more pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

This place gets the picture when it comes to art.

  1. Few fine art centers per resident
  2. Significantly more fine art centers than average
  3. 20% more fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The great medical care here is just what the doctor ordered.

  1. A high number of medical facilities per resident
  2. Significantly more medical facilities than average
  3. Significantly more medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

FIll 'er up! Des Moines has plenty of gas stations.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. 77% more gas stations than average
  3. 70% fewer gas stations than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You can shop till you drop in Des Moines.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. Significantly more shops than average
  3. 38% fewer shops than areas of a similar size

What Renters Are Saying

Des Moines Features

Area Has Litter

No

Say 51 of 54 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 48 of 54 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 48 of 54 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 41 of 54 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 38 of 54 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 37 of 54 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 37 of 54 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 37 of 54 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 35 of 54 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 35 of 54 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 33 of 54 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 33 of 54 renters

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 29 of 54 renters

Well Lit

Yes

Say 27 of 54 renters

Maintained Yards

Yes

Say 27 of 54 renters

Tree Lined Streets

No

Say 28 of 54 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 35 of 54 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 42 of 54 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 46 of 54 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 47 of 54 renters

Des Moines Education

Schools

Percentage: 4/54/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Des Moines

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