Des Moines

About Des Moines and
the Surrounding areas

Des Moines Community Guide

Located in Central Iowa, Des Moines is the capital and most populous city in the state. The Des Moines metropolitan area is comprised of over 655,000 residents and is rapidly growing due to the abundance of jobs, cultural offerings and high quality of life. In 2021, US News named Des Moines the 13th best place to live in the United States. The city is a major insurance hub and has a sizable financial and publishing business base, as well.

Along with Des Moines, Ashlee has strong ties to Norwalk. She is originally from the city and is part of the Norwalk Chamber of Commerce. She is extremely familiar with the area’s neighborhoods and the current Norwalk real estate market. Similarly, Kyle is from the St. Charles area and is extremely knowledgeable with the South Central Iowa real estate market.

Greater Des Moines Metro Cities

  • Altoona

  • Ankeny

  • Bondurant

  • Carlisle

  • Clive

  • Cumming

  • Des Moines

  • Grimes

  • Indianola

  • Johnston

  • Norwalk

  • Perry

  • Pleasant Hill

  • Polk City

  • Urbandale

  • Waukee

  • West Des Moines

  • Windsor Heights

Awards and Recognitions