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River Bend Apartments for Rent - Des Moines, IA

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What Renters Like and Dislike

What Renters Like and Dislike About River Bend Des Moines

Need more shelters so the homeless people can stay in them more job related help programs that would help out a lot gig workers

Who Lives Here

River Bend Des Moines Demographics

Education

High School

70%

Associate's

26%

Bachelor's

4%

Master's

0%

Doctorate

0%

Family Size

2 people

15%

3 people

25%

4 people

38%

5 people

15%

6+ people

6%

Household Income

0-50k

66%

50-100k

25%

100-150k

6%

150-200k

2%

200k+

0%

Age

0-10

15%

10-20

14%

20-45

34%

45-65

25%

65+

13%

Getting Around River Bend Des Moines

River Bend Des Moines Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

27%

15-30 Mins

40%

30-40 Mins

23%

40-60 Mins

6%

60+ Mins

3%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 6666

Walk Score®

Walkable

Yes

Say 1 of 1 renters

Percentage: 5151

Bike Score®

Top Scores: Restaurant, Nightlife, Childcare

Things To Do In River Bend Des Moines

Top Score

Restaurants

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

River Bend Des Moines serves up a dining scene that's only lukewarm.

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. 16% fewer restaurants than average
  3. 17% fewer restaurants than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll need to stock up the mini-bar. River Bend Des Moines is running dry.

  1. Few bars and clubs per resident
  2. 31% more bars and clubs than average
  3. 20% fewer bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Childcare

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

River Bend Des Moines is low on childcare options so get on the waiting list early.

  1. A high number of daycares per resident
  2. 60% more daycares than average
  3. 60% more daycares than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

River Bend Des Moines could do with more oppawtunities for pets.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. An average number of pet facilities
  3. 47% fewer pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We have a bone to pick with this River Bend Des Moines's access to medical care.

  1. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. 37% more medical facilities than average
  3. 47% more medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Grocery Stores

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

This supermarket score is far from superior.

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

Coffee

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Stock up on your home beans, because this place is out of brew.

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

Parks

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Room for improvement. More parks please.

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

Retail Shops

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

This place is great for recovering shopaholics - a low retail score.

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

Health and Fitness

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Do you even lift, bro? River Bend Des Moines is weak on fitness.

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

Theaters

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Intermission much? River Bend Des Moines is low on theater choices.

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

Fine Arts

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

An all around mediocre performance for 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

Amusement Parks

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Amusement park merriment is in free fall in River Bend Des Moines.

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

Gas Stations

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Fasten your seat belt, it's a long way to get gas.

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

River Bend Des Moines Education

Schools

Percentage: 3/53/5

School Score

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Top Schools in River Bend Des Moines

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All About

Living in Des Moines, IA

Located in the northern part of Des Moines, the River Bend neighborhood is a desirable location for individuals in search of apartments for rent. Known for its historic charm and convenient location, River Bend is just minutes away from the hustle and bustle of downtown Des Moines. This neighborhood offers a blend of residential comfort and urban excitement that makes it a perfect place for apartment renters seeking a balanced lifestyle. Apartments for rent in River Bend offer inhabitants proximity to numerous amenities including local eateries, shopping centers, and recreational spaces. This pedestrian-friendly neighborhood is endowed with green spaces which include popular spots such as Union Park and Birdland Park. For those who enjoy outdoor activities, the Neal Smith Trail is a must-visit. Not to forget, the McHenry Park which offers stunning views of the Des Moines River, providing a tranquil escape without leaving the neighborhood. When looking to rent in this area, River Bend apartment rentals range from historic houses to modern apartments. Most rental properties are conveniently located near public transportation routes, making commuting easy for those who work or study in downtown Des Moines. Additionally, River Bend is home to elementary schools, making it a top choice for families seeking a community-oriented neighborhood. In conclusion, River Bend is a neighborhood that offers a blend of convenience and charm. With a variety of apartments for rent, numerous local amenities, and a friendly community atmosphere, it is an excellent choice for anyone looking to rent in Des Moines. Regardless of your lifestyle preferences, River Bend delivers an enjoyable rental living experience in a unique neighborhood setting.