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West Des Moines Apartments
Last updated February 5 2023 at 2:51 AM

723 Apartments in West Des Moines, Iowa

West Des Moines Apartment Renter's Guide

Overview


Population: 67,899
Population Density: 1,441.8 people/sq mile
Median Age: 38
Percentage of Family Households: 44%
Median Annual Income: $62,073 / year
Median Rent: $981 / month

What locals are saying

Named after the Des Moines River, the French_"des Moines"_translates literally to "from the monks".

Located at the center of Iowathe Corncob Stateis the attractive city of West Des Moines

Named after the Des Moines River, the French_"des Moines"_translates literally to "from the monks".

Located at the center of Iowathe Corncob Stateis the attractive city of West Des Moines. Home to 59,000 people and still counting, this medium-sized city has been attracting residents with its eye-catching real estate development. West Des Moines doesn't just happen to be the second-largest suburb in Des Moines, its also the tenth-largest in Iowa, thanks to the wealthy investors who saw the areas potential. West Des Moins boasts thriving businesses and institutions that offer lots of opportunities for employment, so if you are planning on moving to West Des Moines, give yourself a pat on the back. It was a good decision.

Finding an Apartment

So you've identified West Des Moines as your new habitat... what next? Scope out a few homes before braving it all and signing a lease. It's best to start by contacting local real estate agents. It might cost you, but chances are high that they have homes readily available in and around your desired area. If paying brokers kind of ruffles you, try the many free online real estate locators.

What you will need

Before going out looking for a house and signing a lease, you need a budget plan showing what you can afford to pay as rent. Make sure that you have enough in your spending plan to pay for condo fees, utilities, and insurance coverage.

If you are going to use a real estate agent, inform them of your budget and what type of housing you seek. If you skip the agent, then you need to begin searching through the different neighborhoods armed with a checklist of what you want and what you definitely don't want. When you discover that ideal house to rent, don't be dazzled by the finishing and decorations. They may be there to hide some flaws in the house.

Keep your feet on the ground and double check everything, including the terms of the rental arrangement. At this point, be ready for the landlord too. Your credit score will be laid bare and so will your relationship with your current landlord. So arm yourself well. Not with guns though! Just a good credit report, employers note indicating your monthly pay, and, if possible, a referral letter from your current landlord.

West Des Moines Neighborhoods

This is West Des Moines, and now it's on everyones radar. Start assessing the neighborhood to see if all this hullabaloo is worth the trouble. When it comes to places to rentin West Des Moines, you can land a very decent house at a rate much lower than other cities in the US. Check out some of these neighborhoods:

Booneville: This neighborhood, on the southwest edge of West Des Moines, is made up of a mishmash of town houses that are all over the style map and some mobile homes. Because many university students live here, the vacancy rate is a miserable 4.3 percent. Expect daily commutes to work that last 30 minutes. $$$

S. 50th St/George M Mills Civic Pky: In this neighborhood mostly made up of small- and medium-sized family homes and rental apartments, expect to part with small- to medium-sized rents. The vacancy rate stands at 6.2 percent, and the commuting time is at a low and appealing 15 minutes. $$$

George M Mills Civic Pky/S. 60th St: This neighborhood, in the center of the city, will relieve you of more dollars, but you can expect to live large for the money as most houses are big--talk about getting your money's worth. The 6.0 percent vacancy rate is not alarming, and neither is the half-hour average commute to work. $$$$$

Ashawa: Residents in this northern suburb pay rents on the high side, but they get to spend their days in either a medium-sized or huge mansion. Only 4.4 percent of the houses are vacant. If you move into one of these vacancies, you will spend about half an hour to travel to work. Expect to bump into the many metropolitan sophisticates who live here. $$$$

Commerce: Rents in this neighborhood are quite low, and it has many small apartments and houses dotting the landscape. A few town houses can be rented too. The vacancy rate stands at 10.7 percent and commuting generally takes half an hour. $

Ashworth Rd/50th St: Your somewhat lower rent here allows you to call an average-sized apartment home. Smaller units also exist, including single-family homes. Expect to get pissed at your neighbor for parking five serious cars in his drive. Your 15-minute daily commute to will be spent wondering what you are doing wrong. $$

S. 50th St/George M Mills Civic Pky: For a moderately tidy sum, you get to rent a small family home or apartment in an apartment complex. Commuting to work in this neighborhood is only a 15-minute affair. $$$

Ashworth Rd/19th St: As for this neighborhood, expect landlords to relieve of less money than others in West Des Moines. Medium-sized family houses, apartments, and even some large mansions are available, and with a vacancy rate of 10.2 percent, you should have no trouble finding your dream place. Commuting is an attractive 15 minutes. $$

Ashworth Rd/74th St: Rent here is moderately high, although you pay less for the small studio apartment than for the three-bedroom house (duh). With a current vacancy rate of 4.3 percent and daily commuting time of about half an hour, this could be a good choice if you have the money. $$$

Stonebridge Rd/39th St: Another moderately priced neighborhood, this area has a vacancy rate of 3.6 percent and a decent commute time of about 30 minutes. $$$

Life in West Des Moines

Des Moines is not just great for residential properties, the lifestyle that comes with it is what most people want. Urban sophisticates love to live in cities like this, so if that's you, then you'll certainly feel comfortable here. In addition to being an exceptional choice for metropolitan sophisticates, this community is also a great choice for families and students. Public transit is well planned, with lots of options for getting around if driving and road rage gives you a headache.

As for the climate, summertime heat peaks at about 85 degrees in July and drops to about 26 in January. Unpleasant weather events include snow and tornadoes. During the winter months, transportation can turn nightmarish due to snowfall, and the area is a twister zone with a 118 percent higher tornado threat than the rest of the nation.

As for pastimes and other attractions, this city will keep you pretty busy sampling its various nearby attractions such as the Valley View and Holiday Park Aquatic Centers, the Community Center, the 632-acre Raccoon River Park Softball Complex, and a 48-mile cycling and walking trail. Get up and get active in West Des Moines!

West Des Moines Demographics


How diverse is West Des Moines?

The representation of ethnic minorities in West Des Moines is lower than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of West Des Moines are White (80.6%), Two Or More (6.7%), Black Or African American (4.8%), Hispanic Or Latino (4.4%), Asian (2.9%), Other (0.6%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for West Des Moines residents?

The median age in West Des Moines is 38 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

How diverse is West Des Moines?

The representation of ethnic minorities in West Des Moines is lower than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of West Des Moines are White (80.6%), Two Or More (6.7%), Black Or African American (4.8%), Hispanic Or Latino (4.4%), Asian (2.9%), Other (0.6%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for West Des Moines residents?

The median age in West Des Moines is 38 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

West Des Moines Crime


Overall Crime

Low
Overall crime in West Des Moines is low in comparison to the national average.

Violent Crime

Low
The level of violent crime in West Des Moines is low compared to the national average violent crime rate.

Property Crime

Low
The level of property crime in West Des Moines is low compared to the national average property crime rate.

Top Schools in West Des Moines


Elementary Schools

7 /10
Brookview Elementary School
Public
K-5
Public
K-5
654 Students
8 Reviews
654
Students
8 Reviews
7 /10
Fairmeadows Elementary School
Public
PK-6
Public
PK-6
566 Students
7 Reviews
566
Students
7 Reviews
7 /10
Maple Grove Elementary School
Public
PK-5
Public
PK-5
737 Students
4 Reviews
737
Students
4 Reviews

Middle Schools

7 /10
Stilwell Junior High School
Public
7-8
Public
7-8
705 Students
5 Reviews
705
Students
5 Reviews

High Schools

5 /10
Valley High School
Public
10-12
Public
10-12
2,018 Students
12 Reviews
2,018
Students
12 Reviews

What Renters Say about West Des Moines


Apartment List has released the results for West Des Moines from the third annual Apartment List Renter Satisfaction Survey. This survey, which drew on responses from over 45,000 renters nationwide, provides insight on what states and cities must do to meet the needs of the country’s 111 million renters.
67%
Safety and Crime Rate
57%
Affordability
45%
Social Life
35%
Jobs and Career Opportunities
35%
State and Local Taxes
33%
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Check out 723 verified apartments for rent in West Des Moines, IA with rents starting as low as $650. Some apartments for rent in West Des Moines might offer rent specials. Look out for the
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Cambridge Court Apartments Photo Gallery 1
1 of 10
1 Bedroom
$905
723 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$965
957 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,295
1340 sqft
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, an indoor spa, a playground, and a dog park. When you're on the go you'll appreciate being near I-235 and I-35, major employers, schools, shopping, and local eateries. Stop looking and start living. Call us to schedule a tour today.
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92 West Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,075
830 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,200
1062 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,350
1262 sqft
At 92West Apartment Homes in West Des Moines, you're just minutes away from everything you want: great food, amazing entertainment, incredible shopping options, and plenty of nearby nature and bike paths. Our spacious 1,2, and 3 bedroom apartment homes are available for immediate move in with flexible lease terms to meet all your needs.
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Renew Jordan Creek Photo Gallery 1
1 of 21
1 Bedroom
$1,150
698 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,410
1049 sqft
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, you’ll 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 café, and community pool. Contact us today to learn more about calling ReNew Jordan Creek home!
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Boulder Ridge Apartments Photo Gallery 1
1 of 35
2 Bedrooms
$1,105
947 sqft
Boulder Ridge is the apartment you’ve been looking for in West Des Moines, IA. With comfortable one- and two-bedroom homes complete with wood-burning fireplaces, oversized closets, and eat-in kitchens, you’re guaranteed to find a place to live with a lifestyle to love. What’s more, as a member of the community you’ll also have access to our refreshing pool, dog park with agility equipment, and 24-hour fitness center; with a location that offers access to I-235, I-35, and I-80, you can get anywhere easily. Find a home at Boulder Ridge, where living more is the new standard.
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Average rent in West Des Moines, Iowa

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The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in West Des Moines is $1,142, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,290. Rent rates updated 3 days ago
* Averages are based on the rental prices of properties listed on Apartment List
Woodland West Photo Gallery 1
1 of 9
2 Bedrooms
$865
792 sqft
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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Robin Hill Photo Gallery 1
1 of 38
1 Bedroom
$845
600 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$910
850 sqft
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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Mansions at Jordan Creek Photo Gallery 1
1 of 53
1 Bedroom
$1,100
753 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,320
1080 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,660
1415 sqft
A modern community located near the park and area schools. Tucked into a residential area. These homes are larger with ample storage and nine-foot ceilings. On-site pool, fire pit and gym. Pet-friendly.
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Broadmoor at Jordan Creek Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
$995
601 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,085
660 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,555
1204 sqft
Live the luxe life at Broadmoor at Jordan Creek in West Des Moines. You’ll fall in love with the top-of-the-line finishes in every apartment home, from custom cabinetry and granite countertops to super-sized closets, nine-foot ceilings and sleek ceramic tile bathrooms with deep oval soaking tubs. While each apartment boasts its own list of luxe features and amenities, the community as a whole has even more to offer: two resort-style outdoor pools, a hot tub, 24-hour fitness center, movie theater, club room and so much more. And with Jordan Creek Town Center just a few more steps away, you’ll never have to travel far for shopping, dining or entertainment.
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Park 88 Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
$975
518 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,115
725 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,605
1341 sqft
Park88 in West Des Moines offers luxury amenities with your active lifestyle in mind. Our spacious floor plans fit every stage of life from studio apartments, 1-3 bedroom apartment homes and 1-3 bedroom townhomes. (RLNE7302711)
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Aspire Townhomes Photo Gallery 1
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2 Bedrooms
$1,737
1408 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,769
1480 sqft
An apartment community that offers the luxury of townhome living with the same convenience and amenities as apartment communities. We offer two and three bedroom townhomes with private entries, attached garages and upscale finishes.
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TurtleCreek Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,040
620 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,620
1436 sqft
Furnished units with walk-in closets, ceiling fans, and in-unit laundry. Amenities include a 24-hr gym, hot tub, and bike storage. Pet-friendly. Easy highway access, near Jordan Creek Town Center and minutes from downtown.
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BelleMeade Apartments Photo Gallery 1
1 of 45
1 Bedroom
$1,475
848 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,675
1390 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$2,175
1700 sqft
Minutes from Jordan Creek Town Center. Updated interiors with walk-in closets and stainless steel appliances. Available furnished. Outstanding amenities include a dog park, 24-hour gym and a pool. Internet cafe and garage available.
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The Flats Apartments Photo Gallery 1
1 of 35
Studio
$732
392 sqft
1 Bedroom
$864
483 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,039
672 sqft
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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Washington Manor Photo Gallery 1
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2 Bedrooms
$1,030
947 sqft
Just minutes from area schools and freeways. On-site fitness center, pool and lots of green space. Pet-friendly community. Spacious floor plans that offer a fireplace and walk-in closets. Washers and dryers provided.
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Colonial Village Photo Gallery 1
1 of 52
1 Bedroom
$855
850 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$900
1050 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,190
1400 sqft
Nestled into a garden-like area, this pet-friendly community is only minutes from parks and schools. On-site amenities include a dog park, tennis court, fitness center and large pool. Each apartment features walk-in closets.
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8350 EP True Parkway Photo Gallery 1
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2 Bedrooms
$1,300
1130 sqft
8350 EP True Parkway, Unit 3306 West Des Moines, IA, 50266 You will love this beautiful 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom condo unit in West Des Moines, Iowa. You will love the open feel. Beautiful granite countertops and stainless steel appliances in the kitchen overlook the living room area. 2 large bedrooms with their own bathrooms. Rent includes one garage unit. Tenant pays all utlities. Application fee $50/adult. Lease Admin Fee $150 due at move-in.. RPB Package: $30 All Renters Warehouse Iowa residents are enrolled in the Resident Benefits Package (RBP) which includes HVAC air filter delivery (for applicable properties), utility concierge service making utility connection a breeze during your move-in, our best-in-class resident rewards program, and much more! More details upon application. No Smoking on premises. One dog 25lbs or less considered. No Cats. (all pets are pre-screened prior to approval) Deposit pends on background and credit. Contact me with additional questions. Teresa Hein - Leasing Adviser, Renters Warehouse Iowa. Licensed in the State of Iowa
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160 S 68th Street Photo Gallery 1
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2 Bedrooms
$1,350
1104 sqft
AGENT SPECIAL $150.00 ADMINISTRATION FEE WAIVED ! bedroom, 2 bathroom loft, 1104 sq ft located ,160 S 68th St #1304 West Des Moines will be available. The unit is located on the top level (elevator provided). The building is located East of Jordan Creek Mall. You will be surrounded by smash park, major local restaurants, hotels, and with easy access to HWY 235. The building features private secured entrance, private parking, and private enclosed trash. The unit includes vaulted ceilings, large walk-out balcony, and plenty of storage space. 12 Month Lease. No pets. Non-smoking building. Pay all utilities . Admin Fee will apply at $150.00. Resident Benefits Package (RBP) $30/month: All Renters Warehouse Iowa residents are enrolled in the RBP which includes HVAC air filter delivery, utility concierge service making utility connection a breeze during your move-in, our best-in-class resident awards program, and more. Ask your agent for more details on this exclusive offer only with RW.
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408 7th St Photo Gallery 1
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3 Bedrooms
$1,150
1236 sqft
This 3 bedroom 1 bathroom duplex sits on a quiet street in Historic Valley Junction. As you walk in you're greeted with a large entryway mudroom, followed by a spacious living room that leads to a dining room, then the large kitchen with a fridge, stove, plenty of cabinet and counter space, a back door, and washer and dryer. Off the kitchen you'll find the bathroom. Upstairs you'll find all three bedrooms. Downstairs is a small unfinished basement. The home has central AC and heat. Tenant pays all utilities. No Pets. There is a $50 application fee per adult, deposit is $1150, and if approved there is a one time administrative fee of $150. Location: 408 7th St, West Des Moines, IA. Resident Benefits Package (RBP) $30/month: All Renters Warehouse Iowa residents are enrolled in the RBP which includes HVAC air filter delivery, utility concierge service making utility connection a breeze during your move-in, our best-in-class resident awards program, and much more! More details upon application.
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406 7th St Photo Gallery 1
1 of 19
3 Bedrooms
$1,150
1305 sqft
APPLICATION AND ADMINISTRATIVE FEES WAIVED FOR APPROVED APPLICANTS. This 3 bedroom 1 bathroom duplex sits on a quiet street in Historic Valley Junction. As you walk in you're greeted with a large entryway mudroom, followed by a spacious living room that leads to a dining area, followed by the large kitchen with a fridge, stove, plenty of cabinet and counter space, a back door, and bathroom that includes a washer and dryer. Upstairs you'll find all three bedrooms. Downstairs is a small unfinished basement. The home has central AC and heat. Tenant pays all utilities. No Pets. There is a $50 application fee per adult(reimbursed if you move in), deposit is $1150, and if approved there is a one time administrative fee of $150(waived if you move in). Location: 406 7th St, West Des Moines, IA. Resident Benefits Package (RBP) $30/month: All Renters Warehouse Iowa residents are enrolled in the RBP which includes HVAC air filter delivery, utility concierge service making utility connection a breeze during your move-in, our best-in-class resident awards program, and much more! More details upon application.
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224 5th St Photo Gallery 1
1 of 12
Studio
$740
465 sqft
Located in the heart of Historic Valley Junction, this studio has been completely renovated with a great industrial look. Units feature individual air conditioning, historic hardwood floors and brick wall, stainless steel appliances that include fridge, stove, microwave, and dishwasher, granite counter tops, on site laundry, off street parking, and a location second to none! Trash provided. Secured entry. Free parking. Cats and small dogs welcome up to 25lbs with a $250 pet fee and $25/month pet rent. No Assistance Programs. There is a $50 application fee per adult, deposit is $740, and if approved there is a one time administrative fee of $150. Location: 224 5th St, West Des Moines.
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304 5th St Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,090
546 sqft
DEPOSIT ONLY $500! Income Restricted(see below) These brand new 1 bedroom lofts are the first mass timber residential units in the state of Iowa. Mass timber is a new construction technology meant to reduce waste, help spare larger trees, and reduces the carbon footprint. These loft style apartments feature polished concrete floors, tall exposed wood ceilings, granite countertops, stainless steel and energy efficient appliances that include a fridge, stove, microwave, and dishwasher, subway tile backsplash, barn door style bedroom doors, washer and dryer in every unit, Juliette balcony with sliding door, and a large walk-in closet. Off street parking available. Income Restriction: Maximum yearly income of $55,200 for one person, and a combined income of $63,050 for two people. Tenant pays all utilities. Small pets under 25lbs welcome with a $250 pet fee and $25/month pet rent. There is a $50 application fee per adult, deposit is $500, and if approved there is a one time administrative fee of $150. Location: 304 5th St, West Des Moines, IA 50265. Walkthrough Video Button Below.
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1209 58th St Photo Gallery 1
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4 Bedrooms
$2,200
1656 sqft
Charming West Des Moines 2 story available for immediate occupancy. With over 2,400 sq. ft. of finished living space between all 3 levels (lower level finish) this home has a lot to offer. A great location to near by amenities such as easy interstate access & within mins to Jordan Creek town center. On the inside you are greeted with vaulted ceiling in the living room, great size for entertaining family & friends. Good size kitchen w/ plenty of cabinet & counter space. Family room equipped with wood fireplace. 2nd story houses master bedroom with vaulted ceiling, large w/in closet, its own master bathroom. Two additional good sized bedrooms, full bath and bonus room to round out the 2nd level. Lower level finish provides great space for rec room, houses 4th bedroom (egress), and 3/4 bathroom. Large storage room located in basement as well. Washer and dryer appliances within home. Beautiful fenced in backyard, excellent space for your grill & add'l storage space w/ 2 stall attached garage. Pet Policy: small dogs considered, $300 one time non refundable pet fee, $40 per month pet fee per pet. Contact Renters Warehouse IA for details.
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615 87th Street Photo Gallery 1
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2 Bedrooms
$1,500
1551 sqft
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442 S 91st St. Photo Gallery 1
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3 Bedrooms
$3,000
1655 sqft
442 S 91st St - WDM - Single Family Home For Rent - New construction single-family home for rent. Located just west on Mills Civic from the highly desired Jordan Creek Towncenter, this home features: - 1655 Square Feet of finished space - 2-Car Attached Garage - Modern Finishes - 3-Bedrooms - 2.5-Bathrooms - Unfinished basement Call 515-333-4403 to schedule your tour today! Caliber Property Management (RLNE7900842)
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The average rent in West Des Moines is $932 for a studio, $1,142 for a one-bedroom apartment, and $1,290 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 West Des Moines?

In West Des Moines, the average rent is $932 for a studio, $1,142 for a 1-bedroom, $1,290 for a 2-bedroom, and $1,488 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in West Des Moines, check out our monthly West Des Moines Rent Report.

How can I find a cheap apartment in West Des Moines?

You can find the lowest-priced apartments in West Des Moines by using the cheap apartments filter or you can search by apartments that are offering move-in specials.

How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in West Des Moines?

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

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

While some West Des Moines 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 West Des Moines?

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 West Des Moines.

How can I find off-campus housing in West Des Moines?

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

Average rent in West Des Moines, Iowa

City Guide
The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in West Des Moines is $1,142, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,290. Rent rates updated 3 days ago
* Averages are based on the rental prices of properties listed on Apartment List