Community Details

Located in the northwest part of the Des Moines metro area, Urbandale is a thriving community with great schools and numerous attractions. Urbandale real estate includes both established neighborhoods and beautiful new developments. 

  • County: Polk, Dallas
  • Total Area: 22.5 square miles
  • Population: 45,580


Urbandale has over 850 acres of parks and 33 miles of recreational trails. It is also home to Living History Farms, with the attraction’s Flynn Mansion boasting the recognition of being one of the first homes in Urbandale. The private Urbandale Golf and Country Club is also located in the suburb. Urbandale’s annual 4th of July celebration is one of the largest in the area.



Urbandale is served by the Urbandale Community School District, along with the Johnston Community School District, Dallas Center-Grimes Community School District, West Des Moines School District and Waukee School District. The Urbandale Community School District includes six elementary schools, a middle school and a high school. Two private schools, Des Moines Christian School and St. Pius X Catholic School, are also both in Urbandale.




  • 68th Street
  • 82nd Pl/Cobblestone Rd
  • Across from Deer Creek
  • Avondale / Glynmor
  • Berkshire
  • Bestwood Estates
  • Brookshire
  • Brookview
  • Colby Woods
  • Country North
  • Cross Creek
  • Crystal Creek
  • Days Run
  • Deer Ridge
  • Glen Eagles North
  • Golf View Estates
  • Grants Cove
  • Hallbrook
  • Hickory Drive
  • Hickory Lane
  • Hillsdale
  • Horizons Ridge
  • Jensen
  • Lake Halice
  • Meadow
  • Meredith Drive
  • Meredith Hills
  • Meredith Park
  • Meredith Pointe
  • Mill Pond
  • Murphy Park
  • Northview Estates
  • Oak Wood Drive
  • Olmstead Place
  • Olmsted Talley Acres
  • Patricia Park
  • Plumwood Terrace
  • Quail Ridge
  • Rolling Green
  • Sandler Drive
  • Sharon Heights
  • Sylvan Ridge
  • Tanglewood Dr
  • Telby Knolls & C.C. Glen
  • Timber Hills
  • Timberline Village
  • Townsend
  • Twana-Aurora
  • Walnut Creek
  • Walnut Hills
  • Waterford