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  • Centennial Place
    • Building - Centennial Place - Altoona, IA
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    $750+

    5/5 stars based on 1 reviews
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    Centennial Place

    901 7th Ave SE, Altoona, IA 50009

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    1 Unit Available
    (515) 631-4919
  • The Emory
    • Kitchen - The Emory - Altoona, IA
    • The Emory - Altoona, IA
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    $1,190+

    The Emory

    1490 34th St SW, Altoona, IA 50009

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    10+ Units Available
    (515) 207-2281
  • Oakland Pointe
    • Building - Oakland Pointe - Altoona, IA
    • Building - Oakland Pointe - Altoona, IA
    • Bathroom - Oakland Pointe - Altoona, IA

    $595+

    3/5 stars based on 1 reviews
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    Oakland Pointe

    615 NW 17th Ave, Altoona, IA 50009

    Studio–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    (515) 631-4834
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  • Canterbury Park
    • Community Signage - Canterbury Park - Pleasant Hill, IA
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    • Canterbury Park - Pleasant Hill, IA

    $685+

    3.5/5 stars based on 4 reviews
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    Canterbury Park

    935 Sherrylynn Blvd, Pleasant Hill, IA 50327

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    7 Units Available
    (515) 446-9749
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  • Hilltop Apartments
    • Building - Hilltop Apartments - Des Moines, IA
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    $660+

    Hilltop Apartments

    3720 E Douglas Ave, Des Moines, IA 50317

    1–4 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    (515) 325-7653
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  • Crosswinds
    • Building - Crosswinds - Des Moines, IA
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    $933+

    5/5 stars based on 1 reviews
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    Crosswinds

    1640 Hull Ave, Des Moines, IA 50313

    2–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    2 Units Available
    (855) 250-4070
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  • Rowat Lofts
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    $990+

    Rowat Lofts

    601 E Vine St, Des Moines, IA 50309

    Studio–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    8 Units Available
    (515) 631-4910
  • District at 6th Apartments
    • District at 6th Apartments - Des Moines, IA
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    $925+

    District at 6th Apartments

    201 SE 6th St, Des Moines, IA 50309

    Studio–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    10+ Units Available
    (515) 236-5249
  • Civic Center Court
    • Building - Civic Center Court - Des Moines, IA
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    $750+

    4.5/5 stars based on 3 reviews
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    Civic Center Court

    200 Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309

    Studio–1 Bed • 1 Bath

    4 Units Available
    (515) 635-3877
  • The Fleming Building
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    $785+

    5/5 stars based on 1 reviews
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    The Fleming Building

    218 6th Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309

    Studio–2 Beds • 1 Bath

    (515) 444-2438
  • Greenway Square
    • Building - Greenway Square - West Des Moines, IA
    • Building - Greenway Square - West Des Moines, IA
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    $1,685+

    Greenway Square

    9066 Burkwood Dr, West Des Moines, IA 50398

    3 Beds • 2–3 Baths

    2 Units Available
    (515) 989-6820
  • Walnut Ridge
    • Living Room - Walnut Ridge - Ankeny, IA
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    $925+

    Walnut Ridge

    217 NE 12th Street Place, Ankeny, IA 50021

    2 Beds • 1 Bath

    (515) 207-8887

Altoona Apartment Options

Avg. RentAnnual Change
Studio - $595+19%
1 Bed - $920+11%
2 Beds - $985+9%
3 Beds - $1,100+2%
Last updated 11/28/2022

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Overview of Altoona

The city of Altoona is located in central Iowa, approximately 10 miles east of Des Moines and 131 miles east of Omaha, Neb. The city is situated in Polk County and is considered part of the Des Moines metropolitan area. Altoona apartments for rent can easily be found across its 9.35 square miles of land and are excellent options to join more than 14,700 residents.

The city is lined by major roads, including Route 65 and Interstates 80 and 235. The Ankeny Regional, Morningstar Field, and Des Moines International airports are all easily accessible and provide numerous opportunities for air travel.

Living in Altoona, IA

The name Altoona is taken from the Latin word "altus" meaning "high," because the city was positioned on a high point on the Des Moines Valley Railroad. The city was officially named by Julian B. Bausman and was incorporated on March 11, 1876.

According to the city website, Altoona residents enjoy one of the lowest city tax rates in the metropolitan area. The city offers residents large city amenities but with all the perks of a small-town, including quality of living and convenience. Altoona's position at the crossroads of two of America's busiest interstates puts residents in a prime spot to enjoy a large variety of business opportunities and recreational attraction. There are many locally-owned businesses that make up the city's profile, and the city claims to have "contagious community pride."

Altoona Attractions and Special Events

Residents of Altoona rentals have many area attractions to enjoy. The city is known for its beautiful recreational bike trails, an aquatic park, and an abundance of shopping destinations. Big-box shopping stores include Lowe's, Menards, Target, and Wal-Mart, and other popular area attractions include Prairie Meadows Casino and Adventureland Park.

For a taste of culture and history, residents and visitors would be wise to pay a visit to the International Wrestling Institute and Museum, the nearby Des Moines Art Center, and the Living History Farms, which features a replica of an Indian village. Popular parks for residents to enjoy prime outdoor recreation include the Prairie Heritage, Sleepy Hollow Sports, and Lions parks.

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