Best Places to Live

Des Moines, IA

Population: 208,020
LIV
SCORE
614
Greater Des Moines CVB

One of the wealthiest cities in America is Des Moines, the capital of Iowa and a major headquarters for finance, insurance and publishing. The health industry is well-represented by four major hospitals and a cancer center, while the community’s quality of life is enhanced by 76 parks, three golf courses and three family aquatic centers.

Des Moines, IA Ranking Data

Civic
30
Demographics
62
Economy
68
Education
58
Health
71
Housing
71
Infrastructure
63