Des Moines

66
Somewhat Livable

Des Moines

  • Des Moines is ranked #580 in Iowa
  • Des Moines is ranked #15,696 in the USA
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Sunny Weather
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Best Neighborhoods In & Around Des Moines, IA

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
East Village, Des Moines831.2957
Westwood, Des Moines824.11,282
Salisbury Oaks, Des Moines813.21,037
Ingersoll Park, Des Moines803.7743
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Linden Heights, Des Moines793.5406
Greenwood, Des Moines792.8937
Waterbury, Des Moines794.52,581
Waveland Woods, Des Moines764.9737

Best Cities Near Des Moines, IA

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Pella, IA8437.610,343
Johnston, IA839.218,874
Urbandale, IA836.541,157
Clive, IA8310.116,246
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Ankeny, IA8310.749,488
Waukee, IA8313.515,944
Ames, IA8131.361,276
Norwalk, IA807.39,444
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Des Moines a Great Place to See

Attractions9/10
Community10/10
Nightlife10/10
Dining9/10
Shopping9/10
I have lived in Des Moines for quite a few many years, it is one of the few places in the USA that has not been hit as hard by the recession as some of the other larger cities. Des Moines like anywhere has some crime and gang activity, though it has gone down in recent years. Some of the neighborhoods in the east and northeast of the city are …
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AreaVibes ContributorPosted on Jan 13, 2015
Great place to raise your family!!

Attractions9/10
Community9/10
Nightlife8/10
Dining8/10
Shopping9/10
I have lived in Des Moines for 40 years, when my family moved here in 1973. I know people in other places like to make jokes about Des Moines, but that is because they don't know anything about Des Moines! If you are visiting in the summer, there is a lot to do. We have Art Festivals, WineFest, Latinofest, Asianfest, the 80/35 concert, Lazerfest, ( and frankly all kinds …
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IowagirlPosted on Jun 25, 2013
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Source: The Des Moines, IA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau.