Best Places to Live

Des Moines, IA

Population: 208,020
LIV
SCORE
591
Greater Des Moines CVB

As the capital of Iowa and a major headquarters for insurance, finance and publishing, Des Moines ranks as one of the wealthiest cities in the United States. Gracing the community are 76 parks, three golf courses and three family aquatic centers, and the health industry is well represented by four major hospitals and a cancer center.

Des Moines, IA Ranking Data

Civic
25
Demographics
64
Economy
54
Education
55
Health
87
Housing
48
Infrastructure
62