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2 Bedroom Apartments for Rent in Des Moines, IA - 197 Rentals available

Des Moines, IA Demographics

  • Total Population208,020
  • Female 101,835
    Male 106,185
  • Median Age33.4

Average Rent for 2 Bedroom apartments in Des Moines, IA

  • The average rent for a 2 Bedroom apartment in Des Moines, IA, June, 2018$876/mo
  • Studio$707
  • 1 Bedroom$856
  • 2 Bedrooms$889

Des Moines, IA 2 Bedroom Apartment Rent Ranges

  • $501-$70018%
  • $701-$1,00061%
  • $1,001-$1,50013%
  • $1,501-$2,0007%

Des Moines, IA 2 Bedroom Apartment Rent Trends

Average Rent All rentals Studio 1 Bed 2 Beds 3 Beds
Jun / 2018 $876 $889
Sept / 2017 $866 $880
May / 2017 $872 $889
Jan / 2017 $859 $877
Sept / 2016 $825 $832
May / 2016 $798 $818
Jan / 2016 $794 $815
Sept / 2015 $772 $790
May / 2015 $758 $778
Jan / 2015 $745 $759
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Des Moines, IA Households

  • Total Number of Households81,717
  • Family 48,702
    Non-family 33,015
  • Children 27,351
    No Children 54,366
  • Average People Per Household2.48
  • Median Household Income$46,290
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$858

Des Moines, IA Education Statistics

  • No High School5%
  • Some High School39%
  • Some College25%
  • Associate Degree9%
  • Bachelor Degree17%
  • Graduate Degree6%

Renting a 2 bedroom apartment in Des Moines, IA

Renting a 2 bedroom apartment is ideal if you’re living with someone else, whether it’s your partner, your roommate, or your whole family. The second bedroom gives you enough space for more than one person or can come in handy as a home office that doubles as a guest bedroom. 2 bedroom apartment rentals in Des Moines, IA offer a generous 897 Sqft of living space for an average monthly rent of $948. Your apartment quest is going to be different depending on where and what you’re looking for. If you’re focusing on more expensive neighborhoods, like Downtown Des Moines, rent prices for 2-bedroom apartments can run up to $3,294. If you’re looking primarily in affordable neighborhoods, like Downtown Des Moines, you will find cheap 2 bedroom apartments with rents as low as $555.

Things to remember when looking for a cheap 2 bedroom apartment in Des Moines, IA

There is a series of factors that determine the price of a rental apartment in Des Moines, IA. Its location is probably at the top of the list. The closer a building is to the city center, or to a public transportation station, the more expensive it is. The same goes for buildings located in popular areas with a high density of quality dining, shopping and entertainment options. That’s because most renters would rather be close to where things are happening, thus creating an increased demand for those apartments. Another determinant is the quality of the building, as in how old it is, how well maintained, what amenities it offers. Similarly, the quality of the apartment unit itself is a factor. A furnished apartment will most certainly cost more than an unfurnished one. One that has newer appliances, or has been remodeled recently, is going to demand a higher price. On the flip side, you can find some really good deals if none of these factors are a priority for you. There are 27 apartment buildings in Des Moines, IA you can explore that offer all types of floor plans, including cheap 2 bedroom apartments.