Des Moines Real Estate Market Conditions

  • Median sales price

    $174,900
    4.2% change since last quarter
  • # Active listings

    648
    30-day change

Des Moines Schools and Demographics

Education near Des Moines, IA

City County
High School Graduates 87.3 91.92
College Degree - 2 year 9.04 10.03
College Degree - 4 year 24.73 35.35
Graduate Degree 5.12 7.47
Expenditures per Student 13,268 13,172
Students per Teacher 14.3 15.1

Elementary Schools near Des Moines, IA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Ashland Ridge Elementary School PK - 05 526 17.6 50023
Beaver Creek Elementary School PK - 05 695 17.2 50131
Brubaker Elementary School PK - 05 704 14.1 50317
Capitol View Elementary School PK - 05 597 12.4 50316
Carver Elementary School KG - 05 577 12.2 50316
Cattell Elementary School KG - 05 396 12 50316
Clive Elementary School PK - 06 543 13.2 50324
Cornell Elementary School PK - 04 504 15.5 50313
Cowles Elementary School PK - 08 399 17.7 50324
Crocker Elementary School PK - 05 633 17.6 50023
Delaware Elementary School PK - 05 481 14.2 50317
Downtown School KG - 06 267 14.8 50309
Edmunds Fine Arts Academy PK - 05 435 12.9 50314
Findley Elementary School KG - 05 342 13.2 50313
Garton Elementary School PK - 05 624 13.2 50317
Greenwood Elementary School PK - 05 385 14.3 50312
Hanawalt Elementary School PK - 05 373 13.8 50312
Henry A Wallace Elementary School PK - 05 550 16 50131
Hillis Elementary School PK - 05 534 15.3 50310
Horizon Elementary School PK - 05 665 17.5 50131
Howe Elementary School PK - 05 298 13.1 50315
Hubbell Elementary School KG - 05 430 15.9 50312
Jackson Elementary School KG - 05 435 14.3 50315
Jefferson Elementary School KG - 05 425 18.1 50321
Jensen Elementary School KG - 05 250 12.1 50322
Jessie Franklin Taylor PK - PK 207 18.8 50314
Karen Acres Elementary School KG - 05 202 11.9 50322
King Elementary School KG - 05 376 12.1 50314
Lawson Elementary School PK - 05 574 13.9 50131
Lovejoy Elementary School PK - 05 380 12.7 50315
Madison Elementary School PK - 05 346 12 50316
McKee Elementary School PK - PK 208 18.9 50317
McKinley Elementary School PK - 05 359 12.5 50315
Mitchell Early Childhood Center PK - PK 375 23.4 50310
Monroe Elementary School KG - 05 536 11.2 50310
Morris Elementary School PK - 05 595 12.2 50315
Moulton Elementary School PK - 05 473 14.1 50314
North Ridge Elementary School 03 - 04 435 18.9 50111
Northwest Elementary School PK - 05 405 16.9 50023
Oak Park PK - 05 406 14 50313
Olmsted Elementary School PK - 05 365 12.4 50322
Park Avenue Elementary School PK - 05 424 13.2 50315
Perkins Elementary School PK - 05 464 16.3 50311
Phillips Elementary School PK - 05 387 16.8 50317
Pleasant Hill Elementary School PK - 05 309 16.7 50327
Prairie Trail Elementary PK - 05 699 19.7 50023
River Woods Elementary School PK - 05 545 14.4 50320
Rock Creek Elementary PK - 05 574 19.4 50023
Rolling Green Elementary School PK - 05 305 13.1 50322
Samuelson Elementary School PK - 05 527 14.2 50310
South Prairie Elementary School KG - 02 558 15.3 50111
South Union Elementary School PK - 05 520 13.6 50315
Stowe Elementary School PK - 05 365 10.9 50317
Studebaker Elementary School KG - 05 452 15.6 50315
Timber Ridge Elementary School KG - 05 707 18.9 50131
Valerius Elementary School KG - 05 240 15 50322
Walnut Street School PK - 05 283 12.9 50309
Westwood Elementary School PK - 05 576 16.8 50023
Willard Elementary School PK - 05 429 11.8 50317
Windsor Elementary School PK - 05 360 12.9 50311
Woodlawn Early Childhood Center PK - PK 232 23.2 50310
Wright Elementary School PK - 05 289 17 50315

Middle Schools near Des Moines, IA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Brody Middle School 06 - 08 736 16.6 50321
Callanan Middle School 06 - 08 572 13.3 50312
Gateway Secondary School 06 - 12 171 10.7 50309
Goodrell Middle School 06 - 08 633 16.4 50317
Harding Middle School 06 - 08 767 13.3 50313
Hiatt Middle School 06 - 08 551 11.2 50316
Hoyt Middle School 06 - 08 488 12.5 50317
McCombs Middle School 06 - 08 662 15.1 50320
Meredith Middle School 06 - 08 713 15.2 50310
Merrill Middle School 06 - 08 718 18.1 50312
Parkview Middle School 06 - 07 796 17.6 50023
Prairie Ridge Middle School 06 - 07 797 16.9 50023
Summit Middle School 06 - 07 1,051 16.6 50131
Urbandale Middle School 06 - 08 917 16.4 50322
Weeks Middle School 06 - 08 670 14.3 50315
Woodside Middle School 05 - 08 389 12.3 50313

High Schools near Des Moines, IA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Ankeny Centennial High School 10 - 12 1,028 15.2 50023
Ankeny High School 10 - 12 954 14.4 50023
Dallas Center-Grimes High School 10 - 12 550 14.5 50111
DES Moines Central Campus High School 07 - 12 2 0 50309
East High School 09 - 12 2,291 18.9 50316
Hoover High School 09 - 12 1,021 17.1 50310
Johnston Senior High School 10 - 12 1,541 18.2 50131
Lincoln High School 09 - 12 2,171 19.1 50315
North High School 09 - 12 1,198 17.1 50313
Roosevelt High School 09 - 12 1,827 21.6 50312
Saydel High School 09 - 12 460 14.7 50313
Urbandale High School 09 - 12 1,252 14.3 50322

Ungraded Schools near Des Moines, IA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
* Scavo Alternative High School 09 - 12 359 11.6 50309
DC-G Meadows 08 - 09 367 15.8 50111
Johnston Middle School 08 - 09 1,036 17.3 50131
Northview Middle School 08 - 09 759 15.6 50023
Orchard Place School KG - 12 95 7.9 50315
Ruby Van Meter School 06 - 12 158 4.8 50312
Southview Middle School 08 - 09 677 14.6 50023

Demographics near Des Moines, IA

City County
Neighborhood Type
Population 210,330 467,711
Population Density 2,323 776
Median Age 33.4 34.9
People per Household 2.5 2.5
Median Household Income 46,430 59,844
Average Income per Capita 23,989 30,863

Des Moines Real Estate

Des Moines is located in Iowa. Des Moines, Iowa has a population of 210,330. Des Moines is less family-centric than the surrounding county with 31% of the households containing married families with children. The county average for households married with children is 35.94%.

The median household income in Des Moines, Iowa is $46,430. The median household income for the surrounding county is $59,844 compared to the national median of $53,482. The median age of people living in Des Moines is 33.4 years.

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Des Moines Weather

The average high temperature in July is 85.8 degrees, with an average low temperature in January of 13.8 degrees. The average rainfall is approximately 35.8 inches per year, with 34 inches of snow per year.

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