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Carpenter Apartments for Rent - Des Moines, IA

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What Renters Like and Dislike

What Renters Like and Dislike About Carpenter Des Moines

Low crime and affordable. I don't know what else to say. Des Moines has plenty to do and traffic is really low compared to other big cities.

I like that it's the drake university area because there is always something going on especially in the summer.

There is a strip mall by my house. The strip mall has several grocery stores and convenient stores. I like going to the store with my family.

It has a dog park a lake where you can fish and has game room and gym. And lots of room to playhouse can run and excise. Also has a gas station nearby so it's walkable not to far.

Who Lives Here

Carpenter Des Moines Demographics

Education

High School

43%

Associate's

31%

Bachelor's

18%

Master's

8%

Doctorate

0%

Family Size

2 people

21%

3 people

25%

4 people

49%

5 people

0%

6+ people

4%

Household Income

0-50k

83%

50-100k

15%

100-150k

2%

150-200k

0%

200k+

0%

Age

0-10

28%

10-20

3%

20-45

48%

45-65

18%

65+

2%

Affordability

How expensive is it in Carpenter Des Moines?

Percentage: 4/54/5

Renters gave this area a 4 out of 5 for affordability

Rent Trends

Studio1 Bed2 Beds3 Beds
Mar '24$777$840$1060-
Feb '24$777$840$1060-
Jan '24$777$840$1060-
Dec '23$777$840$1060-
Nov '23$777$840$1060-
Oct '23$777$840$1060-
Sep '23$777$840$1060-
Aug '23$777$840$1060-
Jul '23$777$840$1060-
Jun '23$777$840$1060-
May '23$777$840$1060-
Apr '23$777$840$1060-
Mar '23$777$840$1060-

*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 Carpenter Des Moines

Carpenter Des Moines Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

45%

15-30 Mins

28%

30-40 Mins

23%

40-60 Mins

3%

60+ Mins

0%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 8282

Walk Score®

Walkable

Yes

Say 2 of 4 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 4 of 4 renters

Percentage: 6060

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 3 of 4 renters

Top Scores: Restaurant, Nightlife, Parks

Things To Do In Carpenter Des Moines

Top Score

Restaurants

1/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The lack of restaurants here may leave a bad taste in your mouth.

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. An average number of restaurants
  3. A standard number of restaurants compared to areas of a similar size

Nightlife

1/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Finding a bar around here is no small feat.

  1. Few bars and clubs per resident
  2. An average number of bars and clubs
  3. A standard number of bars and clubs compared to areas of a similar size

Parks

1/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Almost zero flower power to be had. Carpenter Des Moines gets a low score for parks

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. An average number of parks
  3. A standard number of parks compared to areas of a similar size

Childcare

1/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Parents are prone to fits over the limited childcare options here.

  1. Few daycares per resident
  2. An average number of daycares
  3. A standard number of daycares compared to areas of a similar size

Pet Services

1/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Pets may want to go elsewhere for their fur-ever home.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. An average number of pet facilities
  3. A standard number of pet facilities compared to areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

1/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Pretty sketchy when it comes to fine art.

  1. Few fine art centers per resident
  2. An average number of fine art centers
  3. A standard number of fine art centers compared to areas of a similar size

What Renters Are Saying

Carpenter Des Moines Features

Area Has Litter

No

Say 4 of 4 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 4 of 4 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 3 of 4 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 3 of 4 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 3 of 4 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 3 of 4 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 3 of 4 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 3 of 4 renters

Maintained Yards

Yes

Say 3 of 4 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 2 of 4 renters

Near Downtown

Yes

Say 2 of 4 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 2 of 4 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 2 of 4 renters

Tree Lined Streets

Yes

Say 2 of 4 renters

Well Lit

Yes

Say 2 of 4 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 3 of 4 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

Yes

Say 3 of 4 renters

Nearby Parks

No

Say 3 of 4 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 3 of 4 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 4 of 4 renters

Carpenter Des Moines Education

Schools

Percentage: 4/54/5

School Score

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

Top Schools in Carpenter Des Moines

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Living in Des Moines, IA

The Carpenter neighborhood of Des Moines, IA, is a vibrant and active residential area, perfect for those looking for apartments for rent in Carpenter. The neighborhood boasts a low cost of living compared to the national average, making it an ideal location for individuals and families seeking affordable housing options. The area is rich with a variety of apartment rental options, ranging from quaint units in renovated historic buildings to modern, amenity-packed complexes. Carpenter is home to several parks and recreational areas, including Carpenter Dog Park and Good Park, providing residents with plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities. The neighborhood also hosts a farmer's market during the warmer months, where residents can visit to shop for fresh, local produce, baked goods, and more - a definite perk for anyone considering Carpenter apartment rentals. The Carpenter neighborhood is also within a short commute distance to downtown Des Moines, making it an attractive location for professionals working in the city. Several restaurants, grocery stores, and shopping outlets are also within the vicinity, adding convenience for those renting in Carpenter. In terms of education, Carpenter is served by the Des Moines Independent School District, with several elementary, middle, and high schools in close proximity. Additionally, reliable public transportation networks run through Carpenter, further enhancing the area's appeal for those seeking apartments for rent in Carpenter. As a whole, the Carpenter neighborhood of Des Moines offers a convenient, affordable, and community-oriented environment for potential renters.