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West Des Moines, Iowa, 50265
1 Bedroom$805 - $845
2 Bedrooms$960 - $1,000
3 Bedrooms$1,240 - $1,280
West Des Moines, Iowa, 50266
1 BedroomUp to $1,100
2 BedroomsUp to $1,480
Urbandale, Iowa, 50322
1 Bedroom$915 - $1,120
2 Bedrooms$1,270 - $1,570
Pleasant Hill, Iowa, 50327
2 Bedrooms$730 - $755
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Johnston Apartment Rental Market
Household Income City State City Compared to State Less than $10,000 3.7% 8.2% -4.5% $10,000 to $14,999 2.6% 6.7% -4.1% $15,000 to $19,999 3.1% 6.9% -3.8% $20,000 to $24,999 3.5% 7.5% -4.0% $25,000 to $29,999 3.3% 7.4% -4.1% $30,000 to $34,999 4.6% 7.2% -2.6% $35,000 to $39,999 3.5% 6.8% -3.3% $40,000 to $44,999 5.3% 6.5% -1.2% $45,000 to $49,999 4.0% 5.7% -1.7% $50,000 to $59,999 5.8% 10.2% -4.4% $60,000 to $74,999 10.0% 10.8% -0.8% $75,000 to $99,999 13.6% 8.8% +4.8% $100,000 to $124,999 13.4% 3.4% +10.0% $125,000 to $149,999 6.4% 1.4% +5.0% $150,000 to $199,999 7.6% 1.1% +6.5% $200,000 or more 9.4% 1.3% +8.1%
Cost of Living
Share of Household Income Spent on Rent City State City Compared to State Less than 10.0% 7.9% 7.8% +0.1% 10.0% to 14.9% 13.2% 14.6% -1.4% 15.0% to 19.9% 5.6% 15.3% -9.7% 20.0% to 24.9% 16.7% 12.9% +3.8% 25.0% to 29.9% 17.1% 10.1% +7.0% 30.0% to 34.9% 6.0% 6.7% -0.7% 35.0% to 39.9% 6.8% 4.6% +2.2% 40.0% to 49.9% 9.8% 5.8% +4.0% 50.0% or more 14.3% 14.4% -0.1% Not computed 2.6% 7.8% -5.2%
Age Demographic of Renters
Age Demographic of Renters City State City Compared to State 15 to 24 years 9.2% 18.6% -9.4% 25 to 34 years 28.6% 25.4% +3.2% 35 to 44 years 15.9% 19.6% -3.7% 45 to 54 years 13.1% 12.8% +0.3% 55 to 64 years 5.6% 6.7% -1.1% 65 to 74 years 8.0% 6.0% +2.0% 75 to 84 years 11.3% 7.1% +4.2% 85 years and over 8.3% 3.8% +4.5%
Travel Time to Work
Travel Time to Work City State City Compared to State Less than 30 minutes 66.8% 52.3% +14.5% 30 to 44 minutes 18.6% 19.8% -1.2% 45 to 59 minutes 3.9% 9.0% -5.1% 60 or more minutes 10.8% 18.9% -8.1%
Source: 2000 Census
Welcome to Johnston
Johnston is in the cute (or possibly aggressive, or maybe giggle inducing sounding) Polk County in the state of Iowa. With over 17,000 residents, this city is considered a suburb of Des Moines and is a mere 14 miles north from the hustling, bustling, capital city. Johnston covers over 15 square miles of property, a small portion of which is water.
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So, what are you dreaming of? A good view of the Des Moines River? Something with oodles of space for you and your three roomies? Leave it up to our apartment guide to find what you’re looking for. Renters have some good options in Johnston and the good news is that our apartment finder is also a deal hound. So you get the place you want and the best deal in town. Sounds good. Take a look at the table above to get an idea of what recent prices for rentals are like in Johnston. As of ||monthpull|| the average rent for a one bedroom cost ||1BRrentpull|| while a two bedroom rental went for ||2BRrentpull||. Okay, ready to learn more about this Iowa-Caucus-loving town? We’ve got you covered there too.
This is Iowa and the weather here covers a nice array of temperatures for each distinct season. It can heat up to around 90 degrees Fahrenheit in the summer, but averages out at around 80. In the winter, it can dip down to 10 but typically hovers around 20 degrees. Average snowfall is above the national average throughout the winter months, with the coldest months bringing an average of 8 inches. So, you will see snow here. Folks like to spend time outdoors throughout the year and it’s easy to do. The city has loads of parks, playgrounds, and trails to enjoy. If you’re looking for some good ‘ol fashioned nature-viewing or would just like to spend some time in the open space, head to Beaver Creek Natural Resources Area. Saylorville Lake offers camping, boating, swimming, hunting, fishing, and even disc golf. There are trails for meandering and there is plenty of open space for existence-pondering. Big Creek State Park is right behind the lake and there you can do everything from snowmobiling and boating to horseback riding and camping. Yee-ha! Check out their site to see all that this beautiful state park has to offer.
Back in the Day
Hey, history buffs: Johnston has old things too – and they embrace and preserve, the perfect combination, right? The Johnston Historical Society’s museum is on site along with the Simpson Barn. You can also check out the Iowa Gold Star Museum which preserves and exhibits items of Iowa’s military past and present.
Next Door to Des Moines
Living in a fantastic apartment so close to Des Moines means it’s easy to enjoy all this capital city has to offer any old time you feel like it. Your commute is next to nothing. If you feel like taking in some art, catch a show at the Des Moines Playhouse or the Des Moines Metro Opera. Heck, go nuts and do a double feature! Listen to some tunes care of the Des Moines Symphony or view some exhibits at the Des Moines Art Center. Hop into the time machine and check out the State of Iowa Historical Museum or Terrace Hill, or peruse plants at the Des Moines Botanical Center. Des Moines throws some rocking good festivals and special events throughout the year that you can oh-so-easily take part in. Enjoy the Des Moines Arts Festival, the 80/25 Music Festival, and the monthly Market Day. Whew. Your calendar is filling up already! Now you just have to make the move into your new apartment in Johnston and enjoy this small, friendly suburb with super easy access to Des Moines.
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