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Studio Apartments for Rent in Des Moines, IA
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    100 Jackson Ave, Des Moines, IA 50315
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    • $843+
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    1800 Watrous Ave, Des Moines, IA 50315
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    • $663+
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    700 East 5Th St, Des Moines, IA 50309
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    • $898+
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    103 SW 3Rd St, Des Moines, IA 50309
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    • $973+
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    601 E Vine Street, Des Moines, IA 50309
    7 Units available
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    • $990+
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    2530 University Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50311
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    • $795
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    2824 Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50312
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    1155 Office Park Rd, Ste. 100A, West Des Moines, IA 50265
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    2510 Canterbury Rd, Urbandale, IA 50322
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    • $819+
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    3000 University Ave, West Des Moines, IA 50266
    4 Units available
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    • $836+
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    2333 SW Plaza Pkwy, Ankeny, IA 50023
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    2333 SW Plaza Pkwy, Ankeny, IA 50023
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    2333 SW Plaza Parkway, Ankeny, IA 50023
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    1040 Blue Ridge Place NW, Altoona, IA 50009
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    6565 Wistful Vista Dr, West Des Moines, IA 50266
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    • $1,005+
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    860 S. 68Th Street, West Des Moines, IA 50266
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    360 Bridgewood Drive #4000, West Des Moines, IA 50266
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    918 NE Crestmoor Place #208, Ankeny, IA 50021
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Frequently Asked Questions

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

The price range of a studio apartment is between $663 and $1,263. Search our studio apartments in Des Moines, IA.

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

There are 25 studio 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 studio apartment in Des Moines, IA?

The average Des Moines, IA studio apartment size is 423 sq. ft.

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

Studio apartments in Des Moines, IA tend to be more affordable than other apartments and they have lower utility costs.

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

One of the downsides of living in a studio apartment is the limited storage space. You might be interested in 1 bedroom 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

The total population of Des Moines, IA is 215,408, of which 105,826 are men and 109,582 are women, according to the most recent U.S. Census Bureau estimates. The residents of Des Moines have a median age of 34.

Average Rent in Des Moines, IA

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

Apartments in Des Moines, IA rent for $968 per month, on average.

    Des Moines, IA Apartment Rent Ranges

    12% of apartments in Des Moines, IA are priced between $501-$700. About 54% charge rents in the $701-$1,000 range. Approximately 28% of Des Moines’s apartment rentals are priced between $1,001-$1,500. Meanwhile, 5% of apartments are in the most expensive $1,501-$2,000 range.

    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 monthly rent in Des Moines, IA is around $968, while the national average rent 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

    A total of 85,667 households live in Des Moines, IA, of which 47,374 are family households and 38,293 are non-family households, per U.S. Census estimates. Of these, approximately 26,293 households have children and 59,374 households do not have children. The average size of a household in Des Moines, IA is 2.46. The median household income in Des Moines is $54,843 annually, with $966 per month going towards housing.

    Des Moines, IA Education Statistics

    According to Census data, 6% of the population in Des Moines, IA have no high school education, 36% went to high school, 25% have some college education, 8% earned an Associate Degree, 18% earned a Bachelor Degree, and 7% earned a Graduate Degree.

    Renting a studio apartment in Des Moines, IA

    Studio apartments are becoming more popular than ever. Just type the two words in your search box and you’ll discover an infinite number of pages praising these single bedroom apartments and offering invaluable advice on how to transform yours into the perfect home. Whether you’re looking to put some money aside, or you just want to declutter and downgrade, RentCafe will help you choose from a fine selection of 18 Des Moines, IA properties. About 18 rental units are located in Des Moines, IA, with the average rent currently at $1,186. The average size for a Des Moines, IA studio apartment is 836 Sq.Ft., but it doesn’t hurt to know that not all studios are the same. If you’re looking for cheap apartments, you can find a great deal for as low as $663. One room apartments with the kitchen in the main room are usually the most affordable. Opting for a cheap studio is a great decision for your wallet, even if it might take some getting used to living in a smaller space.

    They’re not called efficiency apartments for nothing

    We might all be victims of the “go big or go home” philosophy, but just think about all the benefits a small apartment can bring. Choosing an efficiency apartment means that you can live in the best part of town. Also, imagine how little time you’ll have to spend cleaning or how little money you need to spend on furniture and decor. Once you find an efficiency apartment you like, don’t let it slip away. You can apply for a lease online right here on RentCafe. If you still want to go bigger and you’re not on a tight budget, you can check out some bachelor flats that have a separate kitchen. They tend to cost more than a one room apartment, the most expensive studios in Des Moines, IA renting for up to $2,717. Regardless of your preference, among the 18 Des Moines, IA apartments are, you’re sure to find a studio that fits your lifestyle and your personal taste.

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