Communities

Are you thinking of moving to the Des Moines area? You couldn’t have picked a better time to immerse yourself in this great city. Over the last few years, central Iowa has undergone a massive transformation which has resulted in Forbes, USA Today, The Today Show, and U.S. New and World Report including Des Moines on their various lists as a top-notch destination to put down roots. In fact, central Iowa is consistently ranked as a city on the cutting edge for jobs, buying homes and raising families.

As you begin the process of looking for your first – or your next home, we compiled a list of resources to help you learn more about the greater Des Moines area. Below you’ll find links to community and city websites, as well as assessor pages and local chambers of commerce. 

Adel
Altoona
Ankeny
Beaverdale
Bondurant
Carlisle
Clive
Dallas County
Guthrie County
Grimes
Indianola
Jasper County
Johnston
Madison County
Norwalk
Pleasant Hill
Pleasantville
Polk City
Polk County
Urbandale
Waukee
Warren County
West Des Moines
Windsor Heights
Winterset