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Studio Apartments for Rent in Des Moines, IA - 39 Rentals available

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Des Moines, IA Demographics

  • Total Population214,778
  • Female 105,981
    Male 108,797
  • Median Age33.9

Average Rent in Des Moines, IA

  • Des Moines, IA Average Rental Price, February 2019$884/mo

Des Moines, IA Apartment Rent Ranges

  • < $5001%
  • $501-$70029%
  • $701-$1,00044%
  • $1,001-$1,50021%
  • $1,501-$2,0004%
  • > $2,0001%

Des Moines, IA Rent Trends

Average Rent Jan / 2016 May / 2016 Sept / 2016 Jan / 2017 May / 2017 Sept / 2017 Jan / 2018 May / 2018 Feb / 2019
Des Moines, IA $794 $798 $825 $859 $872 $866 $876 $877 $884
National $1,290 $1,319 $1,334 $1,329 $1,354 $1,366 $1,366 $1,381 $1,396
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Des Moines, IA Households

  • Total Number of Households83,916
  • Family 48,573
    Non-family 35,343
  • Children 26,824
    No Children 57,092
  • Average People Per Household2.5
  • Median Household Income$49,999
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$885

Des Moines, IA Education Statistics

  • No High School5%
  • Some High School38%
  • Some College26%
  • Associate Degree8%
  • Bachelor Degree16%
  • Graduate Degree6%

Renting a studio apartment in Des Moines, IA

If you are looking for affordable housing you’re in the right place. There are 40 rental units, with prices starting from as low as $610. Are you the typical bachelor who thinks a house is four wheels with a bed and not a zen-zone where happiness lives? Or maybe you are a very active professional, living the big-city life, practically spending all your existence downtown: working, eating and having fun. Essentially, you’re only going home for sleeping. So why would it bother you that you have your kitchen in the main room and there is no balcony with beautiful views? You don’t have time to enjoy it anyway. And besides, you’re not the type to be staying in anyways. In that case, all you need is a cheap studio. The average size for apartments in Des Moines, IA is 575 Sqft, but you will end up most probably with something much smaller, which will be nonetheless a good deal. If you’ve already set your mind on the “find efficiency apartment” mode, stop reading now and select “Studio” from our Beds filter. On the other hand, if you’re looking for something that is a bit homier, keep reading.

If you are not Mr. or Mrs. efficiency apartment…

It looks like you’re ballin’ on a budget, but you like your alone time at home. There can be huge differences between a small apartment and a studio apartment. If you like unwinding at home after a long day and cooking on the weekends, we recommend you to search for single bedroom apartments, where you will have a bit more space and a separate kitchen. Let’s face it, moving into a studio just because it’s a good deal it’s not always a good idea. Yes, probably your apartment will be more expensive than the cheapest pad in Des Moines, IA which is going for $610, but it’s hard to put a price on feeling comfortable in your own home. Going down this path doesn’t necessarily mean either that you will need to overspend, with 8 listings and an average rent of $1,829 you will most likely find a one room apartment to call home.