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West Des Moines, IA Rental Market Trends
What is the average rent in West Des Moines?
The average rent for an apartment in West Des Moines is $1,122. The cost of rent varies depending on several factors, including location, size, and quality.
Average rent in West Des Moines, IA
Last updated October 2022
Average Apartment Size
940 sq. ft.
What is the average apartment size in West Des Moines?
The average size for a West Des Moines, IA apartment is 940 square feet, but this number varies greatly depending on unit type, with cheap and luxury alternatives for houses and apartments alike. Studio apartments are the smallest and most affordable, 1-bedroom apartments are closer to the average, while 2-bedroom apartments and 3-bedroom apartments offer a more generous square footage.
West Des Moines, IA apartment rent ranges
West Des Moines, IA Occupied Housing Units
11,926 or 41% of the households in West Des Moines, IA are renter-occupied while 17,514 or 59% are owner-occupied.
The rental statistics on this page were compiled using data provided by our sister company, Yardi Matrix, an apartment market intelligence solution which offers comprehensive information on all West Des Moines apartment buildings 50 units or larger. Yardi Matrix covers ~80% of the U.S. metro area population, including over 80,000 properties and 15.2 million apartments across 124 U.S. markets.