Des Moines, IA Best Places to Live

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Civics 44
Demographics 59
Economy 42
Education 53
Health 75
Housing 64
Infrastructure 55

#75. Des Moines, IA

The capital of Iowa, Des Moines is one of the wealthiest cities in America and a major center for the U.S. insurance industry. The city has an extensive overhead skywalk system downtown, and local college options include Drake University and Grand View University. Data processing centers for Facebook, Hewlett-Packard and Facebook are hugely successful, and Des Moines offers residents 76 parks and four major hospitals.

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