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  • Ankeny

    Ankeny

    About Ankeny, Iowa Conveniently located just off I-35 and minutes north of I-80, Ankeny is positioned for a simple commute to downtown Des Moines attractions or a quick trip to…

  • West Des Moines

    West Des Moines

    About West Des Moines, Iowa The second-largest city in the Des Moines metropolitan area and the tenth-largest city in Iowa, West Des Moines’ population exceeds 61,000. The family-friendly city hosts…

  • Urbandale

    Urbandale

    About Urbandale, Iowa Centrally located, Urbandale is one of the most popular communities in the Des Moines metropolitan area. Known for its family-friendly atmosphere, amenities and attractions, Urbandale has something…

  • Johnston

    Johnston

    About Johnston, Iowa Located just off I-80 Johnston is conveniently located for quick maneuverability around the Des Moines metropolitan area. This family-friendly and desirable city has a population just under…

  • Bondurant

    Bondurant

    About Bondurant, Iowa Experience the best of both worlds with Bondurant’s small-town feel and proximity to the Des Moines metropolitan area. With a population just over 4,600, Bondurant residents maintain…

  • Waukee

    Waukee

    About Waukee, Iowa One of the fastest-growing communities in the state of Iowa, Waukee is known for its family-friendly atmosphere and continued attraction for families looking to head to the…

  • Polk City

    Polk City

    About Polk City, Iowa Nestled in the heart of Iowa’s Lake Country, Polk City combines the best of small town living, outdoor activities and big city convenience. The community’s population…

  • Beaverdale

    Beaverdale

    About Beaverdale, Iowa If you’re looking for a quaint neighborhood that has plenty of urban appeal, Beaverdale may be a great option for you and your family. Located on the…

  • Grimes

    Grimes

    About Grimes, Iowa Located to the northwest of Des Moines, Grimes is the perfect combination of urban and rural – and as an added bonus, is positioned for transportation ease…

  • Clive

    Clive

    About Clive, Iowa  No matter your stage in life, Clive is a great option for those just getting started in their career to couples looking to retire. According to Forbes…

  • Altoona

    Altoona

    About Altoona, Iowa Conveniently located just off I-80 and Highway 65, Altoona is the perfect blend of urban and rural. With a population just over 15,000, the community has a…

  • Ames

    Ames

    About Ames, Iowa Home of the Iowa State Cyclones, Ames is a popular community, centrally-located just 30 miles north of Des Moines. Recently recognized by Expansion Management magazine as a…

  • Des Moines

    Des Moines

    About Des Moines, Iowa Located in the heart of Iowa, there is something for everyone in Des Moines. From arts and entertainment to dining and outdoor activities, the city of…

  • Pleasant Hill

    Pleasant Hill

    About Pleasant Hill, Iowa Located just on the eastern edge of Des Moines, Pleasant Hill has more than doubled its population size since 2000 to its current number at just…

  • Windsor Heights

    Windsor Heights

    About Windsor Heights, Iowa Located in the heart of the Des Moines metropolitan area, Windsor Heights is known for its quaint charm, well-built homes and proximity to entertainment, fine dining…