Why is it Great to Live in West Des Moines, IA?

Discover the Activities, Entertainment and Advantages of Living in West Des Moines

West Des Moines, Iowa Location

The second-largest city in the Des Moines metropolitan area and the sixth-largest city in Iowa, West Des Moines’ population is nearing 70,000. The family-friendly city hosts a variety of entertainment options and attractions for people of all ages – from individuals just getting started in their career and young families to retirees. It’s no wonder West Des Moines was ranked in Money magazine’s list of the “100 Best Places to Live” in 2015.

West Des Moines, Iowa Schools

The West Des Moines School District has nine elementary schools, two junior high schools, a freshman high school and one high school (Valley), and an alternative high school (Walnut Creek Campus). Private schools in West Des Moines include Dowling Catholic High School and Iowa Christian Academy. 

West Des Moines, Iowa Community

West Des Moines provides residents with an array of amenities that range from top-ranked golf courses in the nation and nature parks to an expansive mall, fine dining and top-rated schools. Golf fanatics can indulge in a membership at Glen Oaks Country Club or Des Moines Golf & Country Club, while the avid shopper has access to more than 150 shops in the largest shopping complex in the state, Jordan Creek Mall. Fine dining and attractions make West Des Moines a destination in the metropolitan area.

West Des Moines is home to some of Iowa’s largest employers, including Hy-Vee, Wells Fargo Home Mortgage and Athene.

West Des Moines’ attractions, available education and family-friendly atmosphere make it the perfect community for residents of all ages. Contact Ankeny Real Estate group to learn more about available homes in West Des Moines.

Included below are homes for sale and real estate in West Des Moines, IA.

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West Des Moines July 18, 2024
224
Listed
75
Avg. DOM
$266.39
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$409,990
Med. List Price
224 Properties
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3
Beds
1F23/4
Baths
1,357
Sq.Ft.
2017
Year Built
1
Day on Site
699305
MLS
2
Beds
2
Baths
947
Sq.Ft.
2003
Year Built
1
Day on Site
699224
MLS
4
Beds
23/411/2
Baths
2,880
Sq.Ft.
1988
Year Built
1
Day on Site
699307
MLS
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,125
Sq.Ft.
2004
Year Built
1
Day on Site
699370
MLS
2
Beds
1F13/4
Baths
958
Sq.Ft.
1985
Year Built
1
Day on Site
699396
MLS
4
Beds
2F13/4
Baths
1,182
Sq.Ft.
2024
Year Built
1
Day on Site
699354
MLS
4
Beds
2F13/4
Baths
1,433
Sq.Ft.
2024
Year Built
1
Day on Site
699357
MLS
4
Beds
1F13/411/2
Baths
2,163
Sq.Ft.
2024
Year Built
1
Day on Site
699356
MLS
2
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
1,304
Sq.Ft.
1994
Year Built
2
Days on Site
699288
MLS
Open 7/20
7625 Escalade Ct West Des Moines,  IA 50266
3
Beds
2F13/4
Baths
1,570
Sq.Ft.
2006
Year Built
2
Days on Site
699289
MLS
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,155
Sq.Ft.
1991
Year Built
2
Days on Site
699318
MLS
4
Beds
2
Baths
1,212
Sq.Ft.
1951
Year Built
2
Days on Site
699310
MLS