QUALITY OF LIFE

Housing

Where your dream home is your real home

Look at your potential income. Now check out our real estate costs. Now imagine the possibilities. Let’s add there’s little to no traffic, so you can live in the country and commute into the city or small town. Also, the schools will be good and safe, so you can live in the city and send your kids to public school. It’s up to you. Choose how and where you want to live.

Carlos and Lillyann, a couple from Guadalajara, Mexico, talk about life in Iowa

#4

lowest housing costs relative to income

U.S. Census Bureau, 2015
#5

lowest median monthly rental payment

U.S. Census Bureau, 2015
#11

highest per capita real income

BEA, 2015
19

Average Commute Time to Work In Minutes

U.S. Census, American Community Survey, 2015
19
Georgia 28
Illinois 28.8
New York 33.1
 
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Des Moines, Iowa 50309
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