Des Moines, WA Real Estate
According to census data in the year 2000 there were 11,854 housing units in Des Moines.
This represents a 59.4% growth from 7,438 in 1990.
Of those housing units, 11,854 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.
Homeownership rate in Des Moines is about 61.3%.
Des Moines's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 4%.
Average household size is 2.47 people.
The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Des Moines were built after 1972.
|Housing Units by Size|
|Five Bedrooms or more||4.70%|
Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos
|Average Household Size||2.6|
|Median year structure was built||1968|
|Median Value of occupied units||$174,700|
|Median Price asked for vacant units||$184,400|
Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos
|Average Household Size||2.28|
|Median year structure was built||1977|
|Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units||$639|
Owners Finance Status
|Second Mortgage & Equity Loan||1%|
|Home Equity Loan||10.70%|
|Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs||20.6%|