Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA




The Des Moines metropolitan area is an excellent location to consider buying a rental if you enjoy cosmopolitan living, shopping, and great restaurants.




Polls, Rankings and Lists
#70 Top 100 Best Places to Live - Livability - October 2013
#77 Top 100 Best Places to Live - Livability - October 2013
#4 Top 5 Cities for New Engineering Jobs - Change the Equation - October 2014
#7 Best Large Cities for Successful Aging - Milken Institute - November 2014
#8 Top Ten Best Cities for Young Families -Apartment List - December 2014

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About the state of Iowa
Iowa is a blue state, going for Bush, Obama, and Obama in the last three presidential elections. Iowa is a right to work state. The current governor of Iowa is a Republican. Compared to other states, Iowa has moderate income taxes, moderate sales taxes, and high property taxes.