West Des Moines, IA Real Estate
According to census data in the year 2000 there were 20,774 housing units in West Des Moines.
This represents a 52% growth from 13,668 in 1990.
Of those housing units, 20,400 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 374 were located in what is classified as a rural area.
Homeownership rate in West Des Moines is about 62.2%.
West Des Moines's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 4.8%.
Average household size is 2.33 people.
The majority of houses, apartments or condos in West Des Moines were built after 1983.
|Housing Units by Size|
|Five Bedrooms or more||2.80%|
Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos
|Average Household Size||2.61|
|Median year structure was built||1983|
|Median Value of occupied units||$140,600|
|Median Price asked for vacant units||$115,000|
Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos
|Average Household Size||1.85|
|Median year structure was built||1984|
|Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units||$642|
Owners Finance Status
|Second Mortgage & Equity Loan||0.50%|
|Home Equity Loan||10.30%|
|Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs||18.7%|