Living and Working in Des Moines

Where Metro Meets Mellow

Des Moines is home to 200,000 people.  It is the largest city in Iowa.

Des Moines is home to 200,000 people. It is the largest city in Iowa.

Welcome home.

Des Moines Public Schools offers something no other district in the state has — a ‘melting pot’ of diversity in both student body and educational opportunity.

Our 60+ schools are spread throughout a city where metropolitan meets small-town values.

Des Moines offers the benefits of a large city combined with the family-friendly environment you find only in Iowa.

Des Moines is everything you want in a city. Eclectic restaurants, luxurious hotels, breathtaking attractions and unlimited shopping.  There’s something for everyone in Des Moines.