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Cost of Living in West Des Moines, IA

Expenses, Commute Time and Crime Rate

What is the cost of living in West Des Moines, IA?

West Des Moines, IA Metro Average County Average State Average National Average
Average monthly single homeowner expense $1.4K $1.4K $1.4K $1.4K $1.8K
Average monthly family with 2 kids homeowner expense $4.2K $4.1K $4K $4.1K $4.8K
Average monthly single renter expense $2.2K $2K $2.1K $2K $2.1K
Average monthly family with 2 kids renter expense $5.4K $5.1K $5.2K $5K $5.1K

How long does it take to commute to West Des Moines during rush hour?

Urbandale 11 minutes
Clive 12 minutes
Norwalk 14 minutes
Des Moines 15 minutes
Van Meter 20 minutes
Waukee 20 minutes
Grimes 21 minutes
Carlisle 22 minutes
De Soto 22 minutes
Pleasant Hill 25 minutes

What’s the crime rate in West Des Moines, IA?

West Des Moines, IA Metro Average County Average State Average National Average
Annual violent crimes per 1000 residents 0.18602 0.336941 0.349945 0.339308 0.364835

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Places with similar population, living expense, crime rate and other characteristics to West Des Moines, IA

Norwalk Altoona Urbandale Clive Windsor Heights