About Des Moines

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The greater Des Moines area is both a great home and a great place for professional opportunity. It's one of the few cities where you can have a rewarding career and still have time to enjoy great events, concerts, restaurants and much more!

Forbes magazine recently ranked Iowa's capital as the #5 best places for business and careers (2017) and the #7 place for new jobs (2018). Nationally recognized as great living for young adults, to raise a family and to grow old, it's no surprise why a half-million people call the metropolitan area home.

Des Moines’ a vibrant, innovative and diverse city. Locals pride their city on affordable living, exceptional schools, friendly communities, short commutes and world-class amenities. In fact, Des Moines was ranked as the #1 affordable place to live by U.S. News & World Report (2017).