Median home prices in Des Moines rose to $157,750 in April 2021

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The median sale price of a home sold in April 2021 in Des Moines rose by $10,250 while total sales decreased by 43%, according to

In April 2021, there were 200 homes sold, with a median sale price of $157,750 - a 6.9% increase over the $147,500 median sale price for the same period of the previous year. There were 351 homes sold in Des Moines in April 2020.

The median sales tax in Des Moines for the most recent year with available data, 2017, was $2,488, approximately 1.6% of the median home sale price for April 2021.

The following table compares Des Moines to other Polk County cities with similar median sale prices in April 2021:

CityApr. 2021 Home SalesApr. 2020 Home Sales% change (Total Home Sales)Apr. 2021 Median Sales PriceApr. 2020 Median Sales Price% change (Median Sales Price)
West Des Moines4454-18.5%$231,750$228,2501.5%
Windsor Heights12119.1%$229,250$194,80017.7%
Pleasant Hill515-66.7%$215,000$222,500-3.4%
Polk City616-62.5%$165,000$317,740-48.1%
Des Moines200351-43%$157,750$147,5006.9%

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