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Cheap Apartments for Rent in Des Moines, IA
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    1800 Watrous Ave, Des Moines, IA 50315
    14 Units available
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    1646 Hull Avenue E., Des Moines, IA 50313
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    • $1,230+
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    5528 Meredith Dr., Des Moines, IA 50310
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    • $820
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    3600 Kennedy Drive, Des Moines, IA 50317
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    4200 Park Ave, Des Moines, IA 50321
    7 Units available
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    1264 Cummins Road, Des Moines, IA 50315
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    2207 E Park Ave, Des Moines, IA 50320
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    700 East 5Th St, Des Moines, IA 50309
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    • $898+
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    • $1,061+
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    601 E Vine Street, Des Moines, IA 50309
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    • $990+
    • $1,105
    • $1,581+
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    5501 Aurora Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310
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    • $1,080+
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    3716 Indianola Ave, Des Moines, IA 50320
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    900 65Th St, Windsor Heights, IA 50324
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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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    2000 Westown Pkwy. #37, West Des Moines, IA 50265
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    • $900
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    3000 University Ave, West Des Moines, IA 50266
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    • $1,044+
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    7800 Illtis Drive, Urbandale, IA 50322
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    1340 42Nd Street, West Des Moines, IA 50266
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    4403 Woodland Ave, West Des Moines, IA 50266
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    6365 Merle Hay Rd, Johnston, IA 50131
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    2333 SW Plaza Pkwy, Ankeny, IA 50023
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    • $1,425+
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    8650 Crescent Chase, Johnston, IA 50131
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    • $1,070
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    1040 Blue Ridge Place NW, Altoona, IA 50009
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    • $995+
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    860 S. 68Th Street, West Des Moines, IA 50266
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What is the price of a cheap apartment in Des Moines, IA?

The price range of a cheap apartment is between $663 and $1,835. Find cheap apartments in Des Moines, IA.

How many cheap rentals are available in Des Moines, IA on RentCafe?

There are 83 cheap rentals available on RentCafe. Prices and availability in Des Moines, IA were last updated on 5 Jul 2022.

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

The average Des Moines, IA cheap apartment size is 715 sq. ft.

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

Cheap apartments in Des Moines, IA are usually less expensive, smaller, and easier to maintain. They also come with lower utility costs.

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

A cheap apartment in Des Moines, IA offers little storage space and fewer amenities compared to other apartments. You might be interested in studio apartments, 1 bedroom apartments, 2 bedroom apartments or 3 bedroom apartments, or browse all RentCafe apartments for rent in Des Moines, IA.

Renting a cheap apartment in Des Moines, IA

The largest city and capital of Iowa, Des Moines is the home for numerous major American insurance companies. Located on the Des Moines River, the city was founded first as a military fort. Health care and finance are other major industries. Ranked highly as a place to build a successful career, Des Moines is family-centric. Fighting back against rumors to the contrary, a website called “Des Moines is Not Boring” highlights the city’s fun and edgy side, including nightlife and restaurants. Development of downtown lofts and condos and the East Village, between the statehouse and the river, are currently trendy housing options.

Looking for a cheap apartment for rent in Des Moines, IA? With RentCafe, finding an affordable apartment in Des Moines, IA has never been easier. We feature 84 low-priced rentals directly from property managers, with rents lower than the Des Moines, IA average. What is a cheap rent in Des Moines, IA? The average apartment rent in Des Moines is $968 per month so any rental south of $774 would be considered cheap here. On RentCafe, Des Moines, IA rents go as low as $663/mo.

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