Livability Score

81
/100
i The AreaVibes Livability Score evaluates 9 different categories and creates an overall score out of 100. The higher the score, the better the area.

amenities A+

There are lots of amenities close to this location.
Coffee (1) A+
Zanzibar's Coffee Adventure
Coffee Shop
Gateway Market Café
Coffee Shop
Smokey Row Coffee
Coffee Shop
Caribou Coffee
Coffee Shop
Mars Cafe
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Horizon Line Coffee
Coffee Shop
Ritual Cafe
Coffee Shop
Northern Vessel
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Friedrich's World Coffees
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Java Joe's
Coffee Shop
St. Kilda
Coffee Shop
The Riverwalk Hub
Coffee Shop
Scenic Route Bakery
Coffee Shop
NOSH Cafe and Eatery
Coffee Shop
Daisy Chain Coffee
Coffee Shop
Plain Talk Books & Coffee
Coffee Shop
Grounds For Celebration
Coffee Shop
Grounds For Celebration
Coffee Shop
Java Joe's
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Corazon Coffee Roasters
Coffee Shop
Entertainment (0) A+
Black Cultural Center
Theatre Arts
La Casa Cultural Center
Theatre Arts
The Varsity Cinema
Cinema
Hoyt Sherman Place
Theatre Arts
Sheslow Auditorium
Theatre Arts
Henry G. Harmon Fine Arts Center
Theatre Arts
Drake Stadium
Stadium
Temple Theater
Theatre Arts
Des Moines Community Playhouse
Theatre Arts
Unknown Name
Theatre Arts
Salisbury House
Museum
Kum & Go Theater
Theatre Arts
Lauridsen Amphitheater
Theatre Arts
Iowa Events Center
Attraction
Iowa Hall of Pride
Museum
PLATFORM
Nightclub
Vaudeville Mews
Theatre Arts
Art Studios
Art Gallery
Des Moines Art Center
Museum
Eliel Saarinen Building
Art Gallery
Civic Center of Greater Des Moines
Theatre Arts
Richard Meier Building
Art Gallery
I.M. Pei Building
Art Gallery
Sylvan Theater
Theatre Arts
Science Center of Iowa
Museum
Food and Drink (8) A+
Big Tomato Pizza Company
Fast Food
Des Moines Yacht Club
Bar
Whiskey River
Bar
Taco John's
Fast Food
Abelardo's Mexican Restaurant
Fast Food
Pita Pit
Fast Food
Firehouse Subs
Fast Food
Panchero's
Fast Food
Alpine Tap Room
Bar
Ingersoll Tap
Bar
Palmer's Deli
Fast Food
Chocolaterie Stam
Sweets
Qdoba
Fast Food
Menchie's
Sweets
Jimmy John's
Fast Food
Wellman's Pub
Bar
GT Lounge
Bar
Unknown Name
Bar
Subway
Fast Food
Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt
Sweets
The Station on Ingersoll
Bar
Wine Source
Alcohol
Carl's Place
Bar
Big Grove Brewery & Taproom
Bar
Ingersoll Wine & Spirits
Alcohol
Fitness (0) B
Robert Mickle Center
Community Centre
Harmony Yoga
Gym
Gregory and Suzie Glazer Burt Boys & Girls Club
Community Centre
Polk County Central Senior Center
Community Centre
CrossFit 8035, at The Garage
Gym
Friendship Baptist Center
Community Centre
Snap Fitness
Gym
Fitness by Design
Gym
Anytime Fitness
Gym
Capitol Row
Gym
Gigi's Pilates Studio
Gym
Farrell's
Gym
Anytime Fitness
Gym
Northwest Community Center
Community Centre
Polk County Northside Community Center
Community Centre
Pioneer Columbus Community Recreation Center
Community Centre
Steven N. Blank Variety Club Youth Center
Community Centre
Robert D. Ray “Tai House” Welcome Center
Community Centre
CrossFit West Des Moines
Gym
Valley Junction Activity Center
Community Centre
Polk County Westside Community Center
Community Centre
CrossFit Flyover
Gym
Eddie Davis Community Center
Community Centre
Planet Fitness
Gym
Groceries (1) A+
Crème Cupcake
Bakery
Gateway Market
Grocery Store
Hilal Groceries
Grocery Store
Price Chopper
Grocery Store
Plaza Food Market
Grocery Store
Paul
Bakery
The Cheese Shop of Des Moines
Cheese
La Mie Bakery
Bakery
Campbell's Nutrition
Grocery Store
Insomnia Cookies
Bakery
Hy-Vee
Grocery Store
Price Chopper
Grocery Store
Molly's Cupcakes
Bakery
New Oriental Food Store
Grocery Store
Graziano Brothers
Grocery Store
Jung's Oriental Food Store
Grocery Store
Hy-Vee
Grocery Store
D&D Bakery
Bakery
Fareway
Grocery Store
Unknown Name
Grocery Store
Cash Saver
Grocery Store
The Bake Shoppe
Bakery
Fareway
Grocery Store
Fareway
Grocery Store
Old Home Bakery Outlet
Bakery
Parks (3) A+
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Chamberlain Park
Park
Carpenter Square
Park
Drake Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Goodwin-Kirk Courtyard
Park
Opperman Commons
Park
Zimpleman Family Plaza
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Meredith Courtyard
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Pester Plaza
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Helmick Commons
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Shops (8) A+
Star
Convenience Store
Vogue Vision Center
Optician
Smitten Kitten
Pets
Silver Fox
Clothing
The Mansion
Furniture
Badowers
Clothing
Cownie Furs
Clothing
Blondie's Beauty Parlor
Beauty
Audio Labs
Electronics
Dollar General
Discount Store
J. Michaels Salon
Hairdresser
Conoco
Convenience Store
Boot Barn
Shoes
Irene's Flowers & Exotic Plants
Florist
Alexander's Photo
Electronics
Price Chopper Fuel
Convenience Store
Day Dreams
Clothing
Bombshell Betty's Salon
Hairdresser
Fly Graphic Style
Clothing
Platinum Kuts
Hairdresser
Funky Finds Vintage & Retro
Furniture
Kum & Go
Convenience Store
Kum & Go
Convenience Store
QuikTrip
Convenience Store
Loyal Sons Barber Shop
Hairdresser
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commute A

Of all people who commute, 0.9% take public transportation in Woodland Heights.
Public Transit Stops (1)
Stops & Stations
A+
Ingersoll Ave & #2525
Bus Stop
Ingersoll Ave & #2610
Bus Stop
Ingersoll Ave & 28th St
Bus Stop
Ingersoll Ave & 23rd St (Far-Side)
Bus Stop
Ingersoll Ave & 23rd St
Bus Stop
Ingersoll Ave & 28th St
Bus Stop
Ingersoll Ave & 29th St
Bus Stop
Ingersoll Ave & 29th St
Bus Stop
Ingersoll Ave & MLK Pkwy (Far-Side)
Bus Stop
Center St & 19th St
Bus Stop
19th St & Crocker St
Bus Stop
Cottage Grove Ave & 19th St
Bus Stop
Center St & 19th St (Far-Side)
Bus Stop
Ingersoll Ave & 31st St
Bus Stop
Ingersoll Ave & MLK Pkwy (Far-Side)
Bus Stop
Ingersoll Ave & 31st St
Bus Stop
Center St & 17th St (Far-Side)
Bus Stop
Ingersoll Ave & Crescent Dr
Bus Stop
Center St & 17th St
Bus Stop
Ingersoll Ave & #3220
Bus Stop
MLK Jr Pkwy & Atkins St
Bus Stop
Ingersoll Ave & 18th St
Bus Stop
19th St & Atkins St
Bus Stop
Ingersoll Ave & 18th St
Bus Stop
University Ave & 25th St
Bus Stop
Workers Taking Public Transit
0.9%
F
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cost of living A+

The cost of living in Woodland Heights is 90/100 - which is 1% higher than Iowa.
Cost of Living
Goods & Services, Housing, etc.
A
Tax Rates
Income & Sales Tax
D
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crime D+

Woodland Heights crime rates are 2,399 per 100k, which is 48% higher than Iowa
Property Crime
1,975 crimes per 100k
C-
Violent Crime
424 crimes per 100k
D
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employment C

The median income in Woodland Heights is $48,632 - which is 11% lower than Iowa.
Med. Household Income
$48,632
F
Unemployment Rate
1.3%
A+
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health A+

There are many hospitals, police and fire stations.
Health & Safety (1)
Dentist, Doctor, Hospital, etc.
A+
Ingersoll Family Dentistry
Dentist
Diagnostic Clinic
Doctor
Ingersoll Family Physicians
Doctor
Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine
Doctor
Unknown Name
Hospital
Eyerly Ball Community Mental Health Services
Clinic
Bergman Plastic Surgery
Doctor
Planned Parenthood
Clinic
Price Chopper Pharmacy
Pharmacy
Des Moines University Clinic
Clinic
Community, A Walgreens Pharmacy
Pharmacy
Walgreens
Pharmacy
Walgreens
Pharmacy
Iowa Methodist Medical Center
Hospital
Unknown Name
Hospital
American Republic Student Health Center
Doctor
Eyerly Ball Polk County Clinic
Clinic
Bauder Pharmacy
Pharmacy
Ingersoll Dental Group
Dentist
Iowa Head and Neck, PC
Doctor
Smile Orthodontics
Doctor
Center for Acupuncture and Healing Arts
Doctor
Oral Surgeons, P.C.
Doctor
Des Moines Acupuncture
Doctor
Des Moines Fire and Rescue Department Station 1
Fire Station
Air Quality
Median Air Quality
A-
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housing A+

Woodland Heights home prices are $137,767 - which is 4% higher than Iowa
Home Price
$137,767
D-
Home Appreciation Rate
12%
A-
Home Affordability
2.8x (home price to income ratio)
A-
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schools C+

The Woodland Heights graduation rate is 88% - which is equal to Iowa
School Test Scores
35%
F
High School Grad. Rates
88%
B-
Elementary Schools (4) A
Smouse Opportunity School
Ruby Van Meter
Ruby Van Meter School
Callanan Middle School
Downtown School
Edmunds Fine Arts Academy
Greenwood Elementary School
King Elementary School
Hubbell Elementary
Walnut Street School
St Augustin Catholic School
Monroe Elementary School
Moulton Elementary School
Perkins Elementary School
Merrill Middle School
Carver Elementary
St Anthony Elementary School
Hanawalt Elementary
Brody Middle School
Holy Trinity
Holy Family School
Windsor Elementary
St Theresa Catholic School
Mckinley Elementary School
Mt Olive Lutheran School
High Schools (2) A+
Ruby Van Meter
Ruby Van Meter School
Scavo Alternative High School
Roosevelt High School
North High School
Lincoln High School
East High School
Joshua Christian Academy
Walnut Creek Campus
Hoover High School
Dowling Catholic High School
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Woodland Heights Area Facts

  • Woodland Heights has a Livability Score of 81/100, which is considered exceptional
  • Woodland Heights crime rates are 1% lower than the Des Moines average
  • Cost of living in Woodland Heights is equal to the Des Moines average
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A+ Amenities

Are there many local amenities in Woodland Heights? Yes, there are lots of amenities close to this location.

Parks

Unknown Name
Unknown Name
Chamberlain Park
Carpenter Square
Drake Park
Unknown Name
Unknown Name
Unknown Name

Entertainment

Black Cultural Center
La Casa Cultural Center
The Varsity Cinema
Hoyt Sherman Place
Sheslow Auditorium
Henry G. Harmon Fine Arts Center
Drake Stadium
Temple Theater

Food & Drink

Big Tomato Pizza Company
Des Moines Yacht Club
Whiskey River
Taco John's
Abelardo's Mexican Restaurant
Pita Pit
Firehouse Subs
Panchero's

F Commute

Is public transit available in Woodland Heights? Of all people who commute, 0.9% take public transportation in Woodland Heights.
Drive to Work
84%

4% higher than the US average

Take Public Transit
1%

equal to the US average

Walk to Work
5%

2% higher than the US average

A+ Health & Safety

Is Woodland Heights a healthy and safe place to live? Yes, there are many hospitals, police and fire stations.

Hospitals

Iowa Lutheran Hospital
Broadlawns Medical Center
MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center
Iowa Methodist Medical Center
Mercy Beaverdale Medical Clinic
Mercy Franklin Center
VA Medical Center

Pharmacies

Medicap Pharmacy
Target Pharmacy
Price Chopper Pharmacy
Broadlawns Medical Center Pharmacy
Hy-Vee Pharmacy
Price Chopper Pharmacy
Bauder Pharmacy
Walgreens

Doctors

Dr. Nick Palmer/Jim Ellefson Free Medical Clinic
Central Iowa Neurology PC
Whole Health Chiropractic
The Livewell Clinic
Foot & Ankle Institute
MercyOne Des Moines Neurosurgery & Spine Care
Bergman Plastic Surgery
Des Moines Pediatric & Adolescent Clinic

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