The unemployment rate in West Des Moines is 3.3% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. West Des Moines jobs have increased by 2.7%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, West Des Moines's cost of living is 11.1% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in West Des Moines, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather
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In the last Presidential election, Polk county remained very strongly Democratic, 56.5% to 41.3%. More Voting Stats
West Des Moines's population is 69,057 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 15.1%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 17.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in West Des Moines is Real Estate: $267,100
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.3%.
West Des Moines public schools spend $15,245 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16 students per teacher in West Des Moines. More Education