Des Moines: An Awesome Place to Work and Live
Current and Former Residents Share their Favorite Parts about Des Moines
Des Moines Metro
As Iowa's capital city, Des Moines is a hub of activity and big city bustle with a small town atmosphere. With a Metro population nearly 700,000, Des Moines is a major center for insurance, financial services and publishing.
Des Moines has a lot to offer residents, including affordable housing, outstanding schools, short commute times, art and culture, outdoor activities and a diverse population. With over 850 restaurants, 115 miles of trails, 66 parks, over 30 golf courses, hundreds of concerts and music venues and four major shopping malls, there is always something to see and do in Des Moines.
What Does Des Moines Have to Offer?
For a great video series on what Des Moines has to offer, watch the "Des Moines: The S's are Silent" series here.
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