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Des Moines, IA Housing Market Overview

Browse 173 homes for sale in Des Moines, IA. View properties, photos, and nearby real estate with school and housing market information. Between August 2022 and September 2022, Des Moines, IA real estate market has seen decrease in the number of listings by 9%. In September 2022, listings were on the market for 24 days. During the same period, the median list price in this real estate market was $188,026. While more than 72 listings in Des Moines, IA in September 2022 were sold above asking price, there were more than 56 listings sold at asking price, and more than 111 were sold below.

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What is it like to live in Des Moines, Iowa?

Des Moines is located in Polk County, Iowa. There are roughly 205,433 residents, living in 82,073 households. The average temperature for Des Moines this time of the year is low of 42F and high of 65F. On average, Des Moines gets about 2.62 inches of precipitation in October. Most residents are home owners (62%), have a high school diploma (47%) and are single, no kids (46%).

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What type of housing is available in Des Moines, Iowa?

In Des Moines, about two thirds of dwellings are single detached homes, but large apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. Around 45% of properties in this city were constructed pre-1960, while many of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1990s. This city also has a good selection of housing sizes; it is quite easy to find homes ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Homeowners occupy around two thirds of the properties in the city and one third are occupied by renters.

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What are the advantages of living in Des Moines, Iowa?

The character of Des Moines is exemplified by its slower-paced ambience. It is easy to reach green spaces in the city and there are approximately 30 of them nearby for residents to explore. This city is also quiet, as the streets are generally peaceful - however some areas can be quite noisy, especially closer to Interstate 235, one of the railway lines or the airport (Des Moines International Airport).

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Are things conveniently located in Des Moines, Iowa?

Primary schools are convenient to access on foot from anywhere in this city. However, high schools are not particularly plentiful and accordingly may require a rather long walk to get to. In addition to public schools, there are private elementary and high schools. In terms of food, the nearest supermarket in Des Moines is generally only a reasonably short walk away. A limited number of restaurants and cafes are available as well.

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What does the transportation in Des Moines, Iowa look like?

This city is especially car friendly. Most real estate listings are a rather short drive from the nearest highway, such as State Highway 28, and it is especially convenient to park. On the other hand, the public transit service in Des Moines is not very frequent. Nevertheless, there are about 20 bus lines, and bus stops are generally close by. Traveling on foot is not especially convenient for residents in Des Moines since meeting daily needs is at times challenging by walking.

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Schools Near Des Moines, IA

Elementary Schools

  • Willard Elementary School

    2941 Dean Ave

    Public District PK-5

  • Lakewood Elementary School

    9210 Happy Hollow Dr

    Public District 3-5

  • Walnut Street School

    901 Walnut St

    Public District PK-5

Middle Schools

  • Goodrell Middle School

    3300 E 29th St

    Public District 6-8

  • Weeks Middle School

    901 E Park Ave

    Public District 6-8

  • Cowles Elementary School

    6401 College Ave

    Public District PK-8

High Schools

  • East High School

    815 E 13th St

    Public District 9-12

  • Hoover High School

    4800 Aurora Ave

    Public District 9-12

  • North High School

    501 Holcomb Ave

    Public District 9-12

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Homes For Sale Near Des Moines, IA

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