Living in Des Moines

August Home’s main campus is located on a tree-lined street a few blocks west of Des Moines’ vibrant downtown. As Iowa’s capital and largest city, Des Moines is a hub of government, business, arts and culture. With a growing metro population of nearly 500,000, Des Moines offers some of the nation’s best schools and friendly, safe neighborhoods.

A vital local economy based on insurance, financial services, agriculture and publishing means good jobs, and opportunities for career growth.

Affordable cost of living, one of the nation’s shortest commute times, an active live music scene, lots of outdoor activities, and an increasingly diverse population make Des Moines a wonderful place to live, grow your career, and raise a family.

To find out more, the links to the left connect you to lots of local information websites.