Des Moines (zip 98198), Washington 

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Population

38,504

+7.7% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

7.4%

Median Income

$55,516

Median Home Price

$496,200

Median Age

38.2

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.4 / 5.5

summer / winter


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Best Places to Live in Des Moines (zip 98198), Washington

Regional center - East shore of Puget Sound in west-central Washington. July, August and September are the most pleasant months in the 98198 zip code, while December and January are the least comfortable months.
Zip Codes: Des Moines (zip 98198)
Cost of Living: 30.1% higher
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 125 ft above sea level

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Des Moines, Wa Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
Pros
Attractive setting
Arts and culture
Nearby recreation
Cons
Sprawl and traffic
Clouds and rain
Cost of living

What Bert Has To Say About Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue Metro Area

Seattle is a lively and cosmopolitan city beautifully set in a dramatic backdrop of water, forests and mountains. The main downtown area sits on a narrow, hilly strip of land between Puget Sound to the west and Lake Washington to the east. Modern skyscrapers rise on high hills in the city center, with residential units lining the lower areas along the water and north of downtown.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Des Moines (zip 98198) is 7.4% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Des Moines (zip 98198) jobs have increased by 2.6%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Des Moines (zip 98198)'s cost of living is 30.1% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Des Moines (zip 98198)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
July, August and September are the most pleasant months in the 98198 zip code, while December and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, King county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 75.0% to 22.2%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Des Moines (zip 98198)'s population is 38,504 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 7.7%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 30.5 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Des Moines (zip 98198) is Real Estate: $496,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.4%.

SCHOOLS
Des Moines (zip 98198) public schools spend $12,575 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 18.4 students per teacher in Des Moines (zip 98198). More Education



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Housing Market in Des Moines

It's a good time to buy in Des Moines. Home Appreciation is up 18.4% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Des Moines is $496,200.
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Reviews for Des Moines   1 Reviews
Des Moines, "if you're 70yr old, its still boring" - 10/20/2019
Heh.. they're are literally no arts and 0 culture. in 2019, the older generation (like 70+ ) seems to be priority. The city officials are so old, boring, and selfish... Read More

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