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  • Canterbury Park
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    $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
  • Residences at 62W
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    $1,281+

    5/5 stars based on 9 reviews
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    Residences at 62W

    6000 NW 62ND AVE, Johnston, IA 50131

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    (515) 639-3549
  • Crescent Chase
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    $1,000+

    1.5/5 stars based on 3 reviews
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    Crescent Chase

    8650 Crescent Chase, Johnston, IA 50131

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    10 Units Available
    (515) 259-8097
  • The Village at Westchester
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    $770+

    4/5 stars based on 4 reviews
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    The Village at Westchester

    5413 Aurora Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    10+ Units Available
    (515) 346-6447
  • Adam Ridge
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    $1,099+

    1.5/5 stars based on 6 reviews
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    Adam Ridge

    10535 Norfolk Dr. #13, Johnston, IA 50131

    2–3 Beds • 2 Bath

    4 Units Available
    (515) 216-3459
  • Westchester Square
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    $1,020+

    3/5 stars based on 5 reviews
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    Westchester Square

    5528 Meredith Dr, Des Moines, IA 50310

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    9 Units Available
    (844) 302-9207
  • The Ave at Johnston Commons
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    $918+

    The Ave at Johnston Commons

    6200 Clark Lane, Johnston, IA 50131

    2–3 Beds • 2 Bath

    (844) 219-7638
  • Brick Towne at Johnston
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    $1,000+

    Brick Towne at Johnston

    6450 Merle Hay Road, Johnston, IA 50131

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    8 Units Available
    (515) 207-5901
  • Old Main Apartments
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    $765+

    Old Main Apartments

    1217 24th St, Des Moines, IA 50311

    Studio–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    (515) 635-3802
  • E300
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    $860+

    E300

    300 E Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309

    Studio–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    (515) 207-2107
  • AP Transfer Lofts
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    $900+

    AP Transfer Lofts

    340 SW 5th St, Des Moines, IA 50309

    Studio–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    4 Units Available
    (515) 207-3318
  • Crown Pointe Apartments
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    $1,145

    Crown Pointe Apartments

    3105 EP True Pkwy, West Des Moines, IA 50265

    2 Beds • 2 Bath

    (515) 635-3720
  • Colonial Village
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    $855+

    3.5/5 stars based on 3 reviews
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    Colonial Village

    1340 42nd St, West Des Moines, IA 50266

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    10+ Units Available
    (515) 414-3821
  • West Glen Town Center
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    $725+

    West Glen Town Center

    5465 Mills Civic Pkwy, West Des Moines, IA 50266

    Studio–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    10 Units Available
    (844) 823-5782
  • Oakview Terrace
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    $570+

    Oakview Terrace

    2901 Boston Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310

    Studio–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    (515) 325-7439
  • Gray's Lake Apartments
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    $785+

    2.5/5 stars based on 5 reviews
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    Gray's Lake Apartments

    2800 Fleur Dr, Des Moines, IA 50321

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    9 Units Available
    (515) 512-4002
  • 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
  • Polo Club Apartments
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    $1,105+

    3/5 stars based on 76 reviews
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    Polo Club Apartments

    6201 Ep True Pkwy, West Des Moines, IA 50266

    2 Beds • 2 Bath

    2 Units Available
    (515) 302-6185
  • Sun Prairie Apartments
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    $745+

    3.5/5 stars based on 251 reviews
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    Sun Prairie Apartments

    5901 Vista Dr, West Des Moines, IA 50266

    Studio–3 Beds

    5 Units Available
    (844) 817-1809
  • Westbrooke Apartments
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    $985+

    Westbrooke Apartments

    4001 Ep True Pkwy, West Des Moines, IA 50265

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    2 Units Available
    (515) 635-3756
  • Canary Lofts
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    $875+

    Canary Lofts

    2530 University Ave, Des Moines, IA 50311

    Studio–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    1 Unit Available
    (515) 212-3016
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  • Mansions At Hemingway
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    $1,125+

    4.5/5 stars based on 3 reviews
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    Mansions At Hemingway

    6701 Hemingway St, Johnston, IA 50131

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    4 Units Available
    (515) 619-5587
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  • Sherwood Glen
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    $845+

    Sherwood Glen

    8825 Hickman Rd, Urbandale, IA 50322

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    9 Units Available
    (515) 346-6377
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  • Rowat Lofts
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    $915+

    Rowat Lofts

    601 E Vine St, Des Moines, IA 50309

    Studio–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    8 Units Available
    (515) 631-4910
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  • Civic Center Court
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    $820+

    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
  • Robin Hill
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    $845+

    Robin Hill

    2000 Westown Pkwy, West Des Moines, IA 50265

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    8 Units Available
    (515) 207-2234
  • Greenway Square
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    $1,685+

    Greenway Square

    9066 Burkwood Dr, West Des Moines, IA 50398

    3 Beds • 2–3 Baths

    1 Unit Available
    (515) 989-6820
  • Somerfield Village Center
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    $969+

    Somerfield Village Center

    4800 Mills Civic Pkwy, West Des Moines, IA 50265

    1–2 Beds • 1 Bath

    (515) 639-3148
  • Cambridge Court
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    $905+

    3.5/5 stars based on 3 reviews
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    Cambridge Court

    1225 11th St, West Des Moines, IA 50265

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    5 Units Available
    (515) 346-6438
  • Bennett Grand Woods
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    $895+

    3.5/5 stars based on 38 reviews
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    Bennett Grand Woods

    1813 Bennett Dr, West Des Moines, IA 50265

    2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    10 Units Available
    (515) 207-3726
  • Providence Pointe
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    $1,088+

    Providence Pointe

    6350 Nw 106th St, Johnston, IA 50131

    Studio–3 Beds • 1–3 Baths

    10+ Units Available
    (515) 207-4612

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Studio - $851+7%
1 Bed - $1,050-3%
2 Beds - $916+7%
Last updated 2/5/2023

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Overview of Des Moines

Designated as the state capital of Iowa in 1857, Des Moines has since become a Midwestern hub for government, business, culture and the arts. Des Moines is known for its title as the third largest insurance center in the world, with nearly 60 life, health and casualty companies.

When you start your search for Des Moines apartments for rent, take full advantage of Des Moines' four mile skywalk system. This climate-controlled walking system will guide you to restaurants, shopping and other attractions in the city. You can also catch a free ride on the D-Line Trolley, which runs every ten minutes from 6:30 a.m. through 6 p.m., Monday-Friday.

Living in Des Moines, Iowa

Due to Des Moines' large insurance business population, Iowa has the lowest insurance premiums in the nation, making Iowa the third best place for young people to live. Des Moines is also a city where startups are growing and thriving, thanks to the launch of Dwolla, an online payment provider that has paved the way for other startups to grow and thrive.

Great insurance premiums make for a great place to look for Des Moines apartments for rent. There are plenty of options for living in apartments in Des Moines, as well as the larger Des Moines metro area, including the nearby towns of Clive and West Des Moines. Des Moines offers a free shuttle into the city and is accessible to the Des Moines International Airport.

Des Moines apartments and Cost of Living

Des Moines is a great place to work and live, and with a growing young population, there are plenty of Des Moines apartments for rent. The city has a lower cost of living than the national average, and is 4 percent lower than the state of Iowa. The average rental fees for housing in Des Moines are significantly lower to the national average in comparison.

Downtown Des Moines is surrounded by many different neighborhoods, including Sherman Hill, Riverpoint West and East Village, all of which are great places to live that are close to the hustle and bustle of the city.

Apartments in Des Moines Work and Study

Des Moines is the home of Drake University, Des Moines University and Grand View University, all which are great places to spark your entrepreneurial spirit. There are ample Des Moines Apartments in Des Moines near Drake University in the Drake neighborhood, as well as in the Greenwood neighborhood near Des Moines University.

The most recent unemployment numbers for Des Moines are 2.5 percent lower than the national average and the poverty level is low. Overall, you'll want to check out Des Moines apartments - you won't be disappointed!


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