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631 Apartments for rent in Polk County, IA

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Check out 631 verified apartments for rent in Polk County, IA with rents starting as low as $550. Some apartments for rent in Polk County might offer rent specials. Look out for the
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Rocket Transfer Lofts Photo Gallery 1
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3 Units Available
Rocket Transfer Lofts
320 Southwest 7th Street, Des Moines, IA 50309
Downtown Des Moines
1 Bedroom
$1,109
684 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,425
915 sqft
Last updated October 20 at 4:14 PM
Rocket Transfer Lofts is a former Hawkeye Transfer Company warehouse that was constructed in 1902 and converted into renovated loft apartments in 2013. All 1 and 2-bedroom floor plans feature modern finishes, walk-in closets, and original architectural elements such as exposed brick and ductwork to create a unique reminder of the building’s warehouse roots. Our convenient location is only moments away from several downtown Des Moines employers, Principal Park, and a variety of local shops and eateries. Our community amenities include a fitness center, business center, and rooftop terrace with 360-degree views of the Des Moines skyline and surrounding areas. Contact us today to learn more and schedule a personalized tour!
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12 Units Available
Renew Jordan Creek
210 S Prairie View Dr, West Des Moines, IA 50266
1 Bedroom
$855
640 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,225
858 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,260
1344 sqft
Last updated October 20 at 4:14 PM
Experience all that West Des Moines, IA has to offer with ReNew Jordan Creek! Located just 2 miles from the junction between Interstates 35, 80, and 235, youll have convenient access to Drake University and Des Moines Community College and specialty shops and eateries at the Galleria at Jordan Creek. Our spacious one, two, and three bedroom apartments feature large windows that bring in plenty of natural light, fully equipped kitchens with stainless-steel appliances, wood burning fireplaces, and vaulted ceilings. Community amenities include a bark park and paw spa, 24-hour fitness studio, cyber caf, and community pool. Contact us today to learn more about calling ReNew Jordan Creek home!
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15 Units Available
Flats on 5th
7109 Southeast 5th Street, Des Moines, IA 50315
1 Bedroom
$967
725 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,155
957 sqft
Last updated October 20 at 4:13 PM
Flats on 5th is South Des Moines' newest and best housing development. The Flats offers premium amenities and a convenient location to shopping, dining and nightlife without the premium price tag! We are now open and have apartments available for immediate move-in! Income limits do apply, please contact our office for more details.
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17 Units Available
R & T Lofts
717 Locust St, Des Moines, IA 50309
Downtown Des Moines
Studio
$925
569 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,075
848 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,425
1157 sqft
Last updated October 20 at 4:13 PM
Loft-style apartments with 18- to 20-foot ceilings in historic Register and Tribune building. Walking distance to the Des Moines Civic Center or Iowa Events Center in Downtown Des Moines, with nearby public transit options.
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3 Units Available
Vine Street Lofts
101 2nd Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309
Downtown Des Moines
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$956
733 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Last updated October 20 at 4:12 PM
This charming community is near Principal Park, Downtown Farmers' Market and Court Avenue District. Updated interiors with large windows and carpet. Spacious layouts. Onsite amenities include a community courtyard and underground, heated flooring.
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4 Units Available
Cambridge Court Apartments
1225 11th St, West Des Moines, IA 50265
1 Bedroom
$885
723 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$960
957 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,260
1340 sqft
Last updated October 20 at 4:07 PM
Cambridge Court blends a convenient location with a relaxing community offering the amenities you are sure to enjoy with all the comforts of home. We offer eight spacious one, two, and three-bedroom floor plans to select from. Our community amenities include a new 24-hour fitness center, resident package lockers, indoor and outdoor pools, indoor spa, a playground, and a dog park. When you're on the go you'll appreciate being near I-235 and 35, major employers, schools, shopping, and local eateries. Stop looking and start living. Call us to schedule a tour today.
The Residences at River View Photo Gallery 1
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17 Units Available
The Residences at River View
1405 Southeast 1st Street, Des Moines, IA 50315
McKinley School - Columbus Park
1 Bedroom
$1,058
625 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,422
910 sqft
Last updated October 20 at 2:52 PM
Welcome to The Residences at River View, an apartment community where you can take in the beauty of nature and the beauty of the downtown Des Moines, all in the same breath. Whether you're riding your bike along the iconic Des Moines River Trail, sipping a cocktail along Locust Street or grilling out on our gorgeous rooftop deck, you will find the life you deserve at The Residences at River View! Our modern apartment homes offer sleek lines and cozy finishes. From the wood-plank flooring to the black stainless apliances and oversized closets, each of our 1- and 2-bedrom apartments was created with you in mind! Find your perfect fit today, and apply online to start living your life at River View.
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21 Units Available
Cadence
6300 Merle Hay Rd, Johnston, IA 50131
East
1 Bedroom
$1,020
737 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,235
1035 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,620
1347 sqft
Last updated October 20 at 2:51 PM
With 30 different floor plans to choose from, you're bound to find just what you're looking for in Cadence apartments. Whether you're looking for a 1, 2, or 3 bedroom apartment, we have something for everyone. Come browse our photo gallery and see our contemporary, open-concept apartments or book a tour so that you can get a better feel of how our community and apartment amenities will fit your lifestyle.
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12 Units Available
Confluence on 3rd
103 SW 3rd St, Des Moines, IA 50309
Downtown Des Moines
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$1,299
596 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,639
1018 sqft
Last updated October 20 at 2:46 PM
Conveniently located next to Des Moines passenger depot. Luxurious resort-style community features 24-hour gym, car wash area, parking, and pool. Well-appointed units include dishwasher, garbage disposal, and hardwood floors.
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3 Units Available
Flux
1400 Walnut St, Des Moines, IA 50309
Downtown Des Moines
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$1,296
614 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Last updated October 20 at 2:45 PM
This newly constructed community features open layouts, nine-foot ceilings, and lots of storage. Cool, modern kitchens with stainless steel appliances. On-site rooftop lounge, outdoor courtyard, and stunning views of the city.
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4 Units Available
Soll
2301 Ingersoll Ave, Des Moines, IA 50312
Woodland Heights
1 Bedroom
$887
498 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,375
792 sqft
Last updated October 20 at 2:45 PM
Community has bike storage, electric car charging, and outdoor pool. Apartments feature large closets, quartz countertops, and nine-foot ceilings. Close to the Raccoon River and Chamberlain Park.
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10 Units Available
The Scott at East Village Apartments
700 E 5th St, Des Moines, IA 50309
East Village
Studio
$731
357 sqft
1 Bedroom
$874
525 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$770
723 sqft
Last updated October 20 at 2:44 PM
A charming community near I-235 and Downtown Des Moines. Open-concept apartments with larger kitchens and on-site laundry. Newly renovated. Walk to area shopping and dining. Smart home tech packages available.
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1 Unit Available
Crosswinds
1646 Hull Ave E., Des Moines, IA 50313
Union Park
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$860
776 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated October 20 at 2:43 PM
Come home to Crosswinds Apartments in Des Moines, IA just minutes from downtown and the historic Court Avenue District for shopping and dining, domestic and international grocery stores, banks, interstate highway systems and local attractions. We offer 1, 2 and 3 bedroom homes with plenty of storage space and room for your pet! Enjoy our clubhouse with fitness center, business center with wireless internet, community room with kitchen, community patio with BBQ grills, playground, and private garages available. Also offering on-site laundry facilities and off-street parking for you and your guests! Come see our model and make Crosswinds Apartments your new home! NOTE: Management & Leasing Office Open Sunday - By Appointment Only. *Crosswinds participates in an affordable housing program. Household income & student status limitations apply. Please call for more details.
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2 Units Available
Prairie Winds
2207 E Park Ave, Des Moines, IA 50320
River Woods
2 Bedrooms
$839
800 sqft
Last updated October 20 at 2:43 PM
A beautiful community with a great management team, only minutes away from Downtown at a fraction of the price! Our 2 bedroom apartments feature walk-in closets, spacious living areas, in-home washer & dryer (select homes), a walkout patio or balcony & more. All of our apartment homes include free heat and Wi-Fi. Our location can't be beat as we are conveniently located on the South East side of Des Moines, within walking distance to River Hills Elementary School! Prairie Winds is the place you'll love to call home. *Prairie Winds participates in an affordable housing program. Household income & student status limitations apply. Please call for more details.
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10 Units Available
Equitable
604 Locust St, Des Moines, IA 50309
Downtown Des Moines
1 Bedroom
$1,211
695 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,525
1156 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated October 20 at 2:42 PM
Excellent downtown location close to Cowles Commons. Luxurious apartments include laundry, patios or balconies, and granite counters. Community offers 24-hour maintenance, dog park, parking, gym and more.
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5 Units Available
The Flats Apartments
3000 University Ave, West Des Moines, IA 50266
Studio
$698
435 sqft
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$960
672 sqft
Last updated October 20 at 2:42 PM
Great location close to Valley West Mall, I-235, I-80 and I-35, and plenty of great shopping and entertainment. On-site management and on-site maintenance to address any issues right away.
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2 Units Available
Ingersoll Towers
3662 Ingersoll Ave, Des Moines, IA 50312
North of Grand
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$1,110
1070 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated October 20 at 2:41 PM
A beautiful community near the area's best dining and shopping. On-site amenities include an outdoor pool, sundeck and clubhouse. Apartments feature a private balcony and patio, large kitchen and updated appliances.
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7 Units Available
Crescent Chase
8650 Crescent Chase, Johnston, IA 50131
Southwest
1 Bedroom
$925
735 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,005
950 sqft
Last updated October 20 at 2:41 PM
A stunning community with several floor plan options available. On-site pool with a sundeck, playground and community room provided. Apartments feature walk-in closets and washers and dryers.
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6 Units Available
Westchester Square
5528 Meredith Dr, Des Moines, IA 50310
Beaverdale
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$995
976 sqft
Last updated October 20 at 2:41 PM
Just a few minutes from dining and entertainment. Outstanding amenities including a pool and ample green space. Apartments feature a fireplace, closets and a private balcony. Appliance packages provided.
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22 Units Available
The Village at Westchester
5413 Aurora Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310
Beaverdale
1 Bedroom
$755
600 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$780
748 sqft
Last updated October 20 at 2:41 PM
A unique space on 23 acres of park-like land. Onsite amenities include a pool and sundeck. Fireplaces available. Within the Johnston School District. Apartments offer large closets and spacious layouts.
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11 Units Available
Plaza Manor
3821 66th St, Urbandale, IA 50322
1 Bedroom
$725
527 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$725
525 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated October 20 at 2:41 PM
Located near I-35, schools and shopping. This community is only a half a mile from Merle Hay Mall. On-site amenities include ample storage and private laundry. Green space and kids area provided.
The 31st Street Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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3 Units Available
The 31st Street Apartments
500 31st St, Des Moines, IA 50312
Arbor Peak
1 Bedroom
$870
828 sqft
Last updated October 20 at 2:41 PM
A charming home near the downtown area and several universities. Large balconies and spacious layouts provided. On-site parking and laundry facilities. Pet-friendly. Near entertainment and shops.
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4 Units Available
Woodland West
4403 Woodland Ave, West Des Moines, IA 50266
1 Bedroom
$1,050
1000 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$790
792 sqft
Last updated October 20 at 2:41 PM
A quiet community that's close to area schools and parks with woodland surrounding it. On-site fitness center, pool, sundeck and playground provided. Easy access to area amenities. Spacious interiors with sliding glass doors.
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1 Unit Available
Robin Hill
2000 Westown Pkwy, West Des Moines, IA 50265
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$850
850 sqft
Last updated October 20 at 2:41 PM
Near I-235. This pet-friendly community offers ample green space. Each apartment features a private balcony or patio. Controlled access provided. On-site pool and sundeck, three-hole disc golf and courtyard provided. Fireplaces available.
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Searching for an apartment for rent in Polk County, IA? Look no further! Apartment List will help you find a perfect apartment near you. There are 631 available rental units listed on Apartment List in Polk County. Click on listings to see photos, floorplans, amenities, prices and availability, and much more!

The average rent in Polk County is $852 for a studio, $1,047 for a one-bedroom apartment, and $1,202 for a two-bedroom apartment. If you are looking for a deal, keep an eye out for a red pulsing icon that indicates rent specials.

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How much is rent in Polk County?

In Polk County, the average rent is $852 for a studio, $1,047 for a 1-bedroom, $1,202 for a 2-bedroom, and $1,906 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Polk County, check out our monthly Polk County Rent Report.

How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in Polk County?

You can use the pet-friendly filter to find apartments that allow pets.

How can I tour apartments during the COVID-19 pandemic?

While some Polk County properties may not allow visitors at this time, most are open for business by phone or email. Please reach out to them directly for virtual touring options. Additionally, some properties may offer video and 3D tours, which can be found on the listing details page.

How much should I pay for rent in Polk County?

The answer to this question depends on your household income and a couple of other factors. You can use our Rent Calculator to figure out how much you should spend on rent in Polk County.

How can I find off-campus housing in Polk County?

You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Polk County. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include Des Moines University-Osteopathic Medical Center, Drake University, Grand View University, Iowa State University, and Des Moines Area Community College.

Average Rent in Polk County

Last updated October 14
The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Polk County is $1,047, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,202.
Studio
$852
1 Bed
$1,047
2 Beds
$1,202
3+ Beds
$1,906
* Averages are based on the rental prices of properties listed on Apartment List