Des Moines, IA Real Estate
According to census data in the year 2000 there were 85,105 housing units in Des Moines.
This represents a 2.2% growth from 83,289 in 1990.
Of those housing units, 84,595 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 510 were located in what is classified as a rural area.
Homeownership rate in Des Moines is about 64.7%.
Des Moines's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 5.4%.
Average household size is 2.39 people.
The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Des Moines were built after 1954.
|Housing Units by Size|
|Five Bedrooms or more||1.60%|
Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos
|Average Household Size||2.59|
|Median year structure was built||1951|
|Median Value of occupied units||$81,100|
|Median Price asked for vacant units||$57,500|
Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos
|Average Household Size||2.01|
|Median year structure was built||1964|
|Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units||$474|
Owners Finance Status
|Second Mortgage & Equity Loan||0.40%|
|Home Equity Loan||8%|
|Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs||18.6%|