Des Moines, IA Real Estate
Des Moines, Iowa is located in Polk County. Nearby cities and towns include Windsor Heights, Pleasant Hill, Norwalk, Saylorville, Carlisle, West Des Moines, Altoona, Johnston, Urbandale, Cumming, Clive, Ankeny, Spring Hill, Grimes, Bondurant, Waukee, Hartford, Runnells, Polk City, Mitchellville, Indianola, Martensdale, Elkhart, Ackworth, Alleman, Granger, Bevington, Swan, Van Meter, Valeria, Sandyville, St. Marys, Prairie City, Sheldahl, Dallas Center, De Soto, Colfax, Patterson, Adel, Slater, Mingo, Milo, Pleasantville, Huxley, St. Charles, Cambridge, Madrid, Woodward, Maxwell, and Minburn. Des Moines is an urban community with a population of 209,495. The median household income is $44,772. In Des Moines, 45% of residents are married, and families with children reside in 31% of the households. Half the population of Des Moines commutes 16 minutes or less to work, with 66% of residents holding white collar jobs and 34% residents holding blue collar jobs. The median age of homes in Des Moines, IA is 45 years, with 56% of those homes owned, 36% rented, and 8% not occupied. In the previous year, 3522 Des Moines properties were sold. The median sale price of a home in Des Moines in the previous year was $110,099.