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  HOUSING OVERVIEW
  

The median home value in Des Moines, Iowa, is $119,400. Home appreciation is 0.95% over the last 10 years. The median age of Des Moines, Iowa, real estate is 56 years.

Des Moines, Iowa Apartments and Rentals

Renters make up 35.04% of the Des Moines, Iowa, population. 8.53% of houses and apartments in Des Moines, Iowa, are unoccupied (vacancy rate).


  HOUSINGDes Moines, IowaUnited States
  Median Home Age  5637
  Median Home Cost  $119,400$185,800
  Home Appr. Last 12 months  4.06%3.74%
  Home Appr. Last 5 yrs.  2.10%16.02%
  Home Appr. Last 10 yrs.  0.95%-0.68%
  Property Tax Rate  $18.43$11.80
  Homes Owned  56.43%56.34%
  Housing Vacant  8.53%12.45%
  Homes Rented  35.04%31.21%
  AVERAGE RENT FOR HOME OR APARTMENT
  Studio Apartment  $557$712
  1 Bedroom Home or Apartment  $655$825
  2 Bedroom Home or Apartment  $808$1,027
  3 Bedroom Home or Apartment  $1,096$1,379
  4 Bedroom Home or Apartment  $1,193$1,601
  VACANT HOUSING
  Vacant For Rent  1.78%2.34%
  Vacant Rented  0.53%0.46%
  Vacant For Sale  1.52%1.20%
  Vacant Sold  0.38%0.46%
  Vacant Vacation  0.33%3.97%
  Vacant Other  4.00%4.02%
  VALUE OF OWNER-OCCUPIED HOUSING
  Less Than $20,000  5.22%4.57%
  $20,000 to $39,999  1.89%3.37%
  $40,000 to $59,999  2.37%4.19%
  $60,000 to $79,999  11.55%5.74%
  $80,000 to $99,999  13.92%6.79%
  $100,000 to $149,999  37.73%15.19%
  $150,000 to $199,999  16.90%14.69%
  $200,000 to $299,999  6.27%18.15%
  $300,000 to $399,999  2.02%10.43%
  $400,000 to $499,999  1.37%5.70%
  $500,000 to $749,999  0.54%6.39%
  $750,000 to $999,999  0.21%2.41%
  $1,000,000 or more  0.00%2.39%

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  9/15/2016
Not a city for renters

I will be moving to Des Moines due to a job offer. Little did I know that it is extremely expensive to live here. It's a little deceiving since everything you read... (Read More)

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  12/24/2014
Good housing value for most

I'm living in a hotel in Des Moines and looking for a place to live. What I've found is that Des Moines has a tremendous amount of subsidized (known as "income... (Read More)

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  3/23/2014
Late night eating

I just drove all over Urbandale, Clive, and West Des Moines looking for a place to get a burger and fries. Granted it is Sunday night but still I would think there would... (Read More)

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