City At A Glance
About West Des Moines, IA
An affluent suburb near Des Moines, Iowa, West Des Moines offers top-rated schools and proximity to several higher education institutions. Recognized for its thriving business climate, Forbes named West Des Moines the best in the country for jobs and job growth. The city's two major malls, restaurants,1,200 acres of parkland and events, such as the nearby Iowa State Fair, keep people active and entertained.