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    604 Locust Street, Des Moines, IA 50309
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    100 Jackson Ave, Des Moines, IA 50315
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    700 East 5Th St, Des Moines, IA 50309
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    3662 Ingersoll Ave., Des Moines, IA 50312
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    4200 Park Ave, Des Moines, IA 50321
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    4220 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312
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    2800 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, IA 50321
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    3750 Grand, 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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    4901 Meredith Drive, Des Moines, IA 50310
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    5301/5307 SW 9Th Street, Des Moines, IA 50315
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    3560(D,F) E. Douglas Ave, Des Moines, IA 50317
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    1440-1450 E Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50316
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    1415-1441 Des Moines St., Des Moines, IA 50316
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    415 7Th Street, West Des Moines, IA 50265
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    1200 Office Park Road, West Des Moines, IA 50265
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    1200 Office Park Road, West Des Moines, IA 50265
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    3821 66Th Street, Urbandale, IA 50322
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    2510 Canterbury Rd, Urbandale, IA 50322
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    1900 Cedar St., Norwalk, IA 50211
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    9690 Forest Avenue, Clive, IA 50325
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    1340 42Nd Street, West Des Moines, IA 50266
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    6000 NW 62Nd Ave, Johnston, IA 50131
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the price of a 3 bedroom apartment in Des Moines, IA?

The price range of a 3 bedroom apartment is between $995 and $2,240. Search 3 bedroom apartments in Des Moines, IA.

What is the average size of a 3 bedroom apartment in Des Moines, IA?

The average Des Moines, IA 3 bedroom apartment size is 1,300 sq. ft.

What are the advantages of renting a 3 bedroom apartment in Des Moines, IA?

Renting a 3 bedroom apartment offers extra space compared to a 2 bedroom apartment, suited for a family or for sharing it with someone else.

What are the downsides of renting a 3 bedroom apartment in Des Moines, IA?

A 3 bedroom apartment is more expensive than smaller units and it usually comes with higher utility costs. You might be interested in studio apartments, 1 bedroom apartments or 2 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

A total population of 215,408 lives in Des Moines, IA, according to data published by the U.S. Census Bureau. Population statistics show that 109,582 of Des Moines’s residents are women and 105,826 are men. The median age of the population in Des Moines, IA is 34.

Average Rent in Des Moines, IA

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

Apartments for rent in Des Moines, IA have an average price of $968 per month.

    Des Moines, IA Apartment Rent Ranges

    About 28% of apartments in Des Moines, IA have rents ranging between $1,001-$1,500. The second most common rent range is over $1,501-$2,000, 5% of apartments. Around 54% of Des Moines’s apartments are in the $701-$1,000 price range. 12% of apartments are priced between $501-$700.

    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

    Compared to the average rent in the U.S. of $1,628, the rent in Des Moines, IA is $968 per month.

    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

    According to the U.S. Census, there are 85,667 households in Des Moines, IA. The Census estimates also show that 47,374 are family households and 38,293 are non-family households. Moreover, Des Moines has 26,293 households with children in Des Moines and 59,374 households without children. On average, about 2.46 people constitute a household in Des Moines, IA. The median income of a Des Moines household living in Des Moines is $54,843 per year. The housing costs per month are estimated around $966.

    Des Moines, IA Education Statistics

    According to U.S. Census Bureau estimates, the share of residents in Des Moines, IA that have no high school education is 6%, and the share of those who went to high school is 36%. 25% of residents have some college education, 8% have an Associate Degree, while 18% have a Bachelor Degree, and a share of 7% have a Graduate Degree.

    Renting a 3 bedroom apartment in Des Moines, IA

    If you are looking for a home with a lot of space for you and your family, but a house doesn’t really seem like the right fit, consider looking for a 3 bedroom apartment. In Des Moines, IA there are 25 properties that offer about 30 3 bedroom apartments. These apartments are spacious enough to fit an entire family, and they come with a plethora of benefits. In general, apartments tend to be very low maintenance, and if you live in an apartment complex, you’ll have access to all the amazing common space amenities. The average size for a 3 bedroom unit is about 1,043 Sq.Ft., but these versatile apartments come in all shapes and sizes, so don’t worry about cutting down on any precious living space. Location is key when you are renting. If you search in Southwestern Hills, you’ll find affordable 3 bedroom units for as little as $745. If you are looking for an apartment in one of the more expensive parts of town, like Southwestern Hills, you should know that the monthly rent can go up to $1,165.

    Cheap 3 bedroom rentals are no hidden treasure

    A cheap 3 bedroom apartment might sound too good to be true, but it isn’t. Looking for affordable 3 bedroom apartments doesn’t have to become a treasure hunt. Indiana Jones might have had too much time on his hands, but we’ll spare you the trouble. On RentCafe you can filter the results, so the quest for your dream home can be as easy as ABC. Use the location, price and amenities filters to browse through the 30 Des Moines, IA units and, in no time, you’ll find the right apartment for you. Before you start, we’ll give you a cheat sheet. Furnished 3 bedroom apartments that are located in modern, well-maintained buildings tend to be more expensive. The same goes for properties that are located next to public transportation, restaurants and shopping. Of course, a cheaper, unfurnished apartment could be a great project for you and your family to bond over. Now, organize your search results according to your own preferences and you’re sure to find the right apartment.

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