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1 Bedroom Apartments for Rent in Des Moines, IA
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    103 SW 3Rd St, Des Moines, IA 50309
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    601 E Vine Street, Des Moines, IA 50309
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    5501 Aurora Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310
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    604 Locust Street, Des Moines, IA 50309
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    5528 Meredith Drive, Des Moines, IA 50310
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    2301 Ingersoll Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312
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    5528 Meredith Dr., Des Moines, IA 50310
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    2800 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, IA 50321
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    1204 Hartford Ave, Des Moines, IA 50315
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    3662 Ingersoll Ave., Des Moines, IA 50312
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    100 Jackson Ave, Des Moines, IA 50315
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    1800 Watrous Ave, Des Moines, IA 50315
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    700 East 5Th St, Des Moines, IA 50309
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    1405 SE 1St St, Des Moines, IA 50315
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    4200 Park Ave, Des Moines, IA 50321
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    500 31St Street, Des Moines, IA 50312
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    2530 University Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50311
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    • $1,100
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    4400 Park Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50321
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    3750 Grand, Des Moines, IA 50312
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    5015(A-D) SW 9Th St, Des Moines, IA 50315
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    2824 Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50312
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    1646 Hull Avenue E., Des Moines, IA 50313
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    3600 Kennedy Drive, Des Moines, IA 50317
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    2901 Boston Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310
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    5301/5307 SW 9Th Street, Des Moines, IA 50315
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    4901 Meredith Drive, Des Moines, IA 50310
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    1440-1450 E Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50316
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    1417 Forest Ave, Des Moines, IA 50314
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    3560(D,F) E. Douglas Ave, Des Moines, IA 50317
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    3716 Indianola Ave, Des Moines, IA 50320
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the price of a 1 bedroom apartment in Des Moines, IA?

The price range of a 1 bedroom apartment is between $715 and $1,749. Search 1 bedroom apartments in Des Moines, IA.

How many 1 bedroom apartments for rent are available in Des Moines, IA on RentCafe?

There are 47 1 bedroom rentals available on RentCafe. Prices and availability in Des Moines, IA were last updated on 1 Jul 2022.

What is the average size of a 1 bedroom apartment in Des Moines, IA?

The average Des Moines, IA 1 bedroom apartment size is 605 sq. ft.

What are the advantages of renting a 1 bedroom apartment in Des Moines, IA?

Renting a 1 bedroom apartment comes with more living and storage space compared to a studio apartment.

What are the downsides of renting a 1 bedroom apartment in Des Moines, IA?

1 bedroom apartments are usually more expensive than studio apartments in terms of rent and utility costs. You might be interested in studio apartments, 2 bedroom apartments or 3 bedroom apartments, or browse all RentCafe apartments for rent in Des Moines, IA.

Des Moines, IA Demographics

  • Total Population215,408
  • Female 105,826
    Male 109,582
  • Median Age34

In total, Des Moines, IA has 215,408 residents, 109,582 women and 105,826 men, per U.S. Census records. The median age of Des Moines’s population is 34.

Average Rent in Des Moines, IA

  • Des Moines, IA Average Rental Price, February 2022 $968 /mo

The average rent for an apartment in Des Moines, IA is $968 per month.

    Des Moines, IA Apartment Rent Ranges

    A share of 12% of apartments in Des Moines, IA are in the lowest price range of $501-$700. Around 5% of rentals in this city are in the highest price range of $1,501-$2,000. Around 54% of Des Moines’s apartments have monthly rents between $701-$1,000. There are 28% of apartments with rents between $1,001-$1,500.

    Des Moines, IA Rent Trends

    Average Rent Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Nov / 2020 Mar / 2021 Jul / 2021 Nov / 2021 Feb / 2022
    Des Moines, IA $895 $897 $901 $894 $905 $902 $920 $915 $939 $961 $968
    National $1,362 $1,367 $1,399 $1,407 $1,409 $1,399 $1,403 $1,412 $1,495 $1,591 $1,628

    The average rent for an apartment in Des Moines, IA is $968, whereas the average monthly rent in the U.S. is $1,628.

    Des Moines, IA Households

    • Total Number of Households85,667
    • Family 47,374
      Non-family 38,293
    • Children 26,293
      No Children 59,374
    • Average People Per Household2.46
    • Median Household Income$54,843
    • Median Housing Costs Per Month$966

    Des Moines, IA has 85,667 households. According to the most recent Census data, there are 47,374 family households and 38,293 non-family households in the city. 26,293 Des Moines households have children and 59,374 households do not. The average number of people living in a household in Des Moines, IA is 2.46. The median income in Des Moines is $54,843 per household per year, with $966 spent on housing monthly.

    Des Moines, IA Education Statistics

    6% of the Des Moines, IA population have no high school education, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 36% of the city’s residents went to high school, 25% completed some college, 8% of the population earned an Associate Degree, 18% earned a Bachelor Degree, and 7% earned a Graduate Degree.

    Renting a 1 bedroom apartment in Des Moines, IA

    Searching for great one bedroom apartments in Des Moines, IA? We are here to lend a helping hand and some useful information. You will find 56 apartments in Des Moines, IA, with prices starting from $470 going all the way up to $1,756. Whether you are browsing for chic single bedroom apartments with a higher price-tag or a cheap one bedroom efficiency, we want to make sure that you find a fabulous apartment, regardless. You can rent beautiful, spacious 1 bedroom apartments if you can fork a higher monthly rent. But if your budget is on the low-low, you will need stellar searching skills to land a nice apartment. If that happens to be the case, don’t lose hope, just keep on reading.

    Is it possible to find a nice cheap apartment?

    Yes, it is. If you want to find a quality apartment in a great location, as close to $470 as possible, which is as cheap as it gets in Des Moines, IA, keep in mind that this is kind of like bargain shopping for clothes. You have to look carefully, check often, and be quick, because there’s always a deal waiting to be discovered. Of the 31 listings in Des Moines, IA that have units available for rent, many offer weekly or monthly specials and discounts. Unbelievably good deals come up all the time. Keep checking, get notified by using saved searches, be the first one to see it, act fast and apply for it right away. You are not the only one looking for cheap one bedroom apartments, so these deals disappear quickly. A great deal on a one bedroom furnished apartment can be gone in no time. In order to find that perfect, affordable 1 bedroom we suggest you order your search results by price and hit the refresh button often. If you’ve studied the market and did your homework, you will know when a bargain hits the market.

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