Rising home prices in West Des Moines (Dallas County) in April

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The median sale price of a home sold in April in West Des Moines in Dallas County rose by $76,250 while total sales decreased by 32.1 percent, according to BlockShopper.com.

In April, there were 19 homes sold, with a median sale price of $409,000 - a 22.9 percent increase over the $332,750 median sale price for the same period of the previous year. There were 28 homes sold in West Des Moines in April 2021.

The median sales tax in West Des Moines for the most recent year with available data, 2017, was $4,350, approximately 1.1 percent of the median home sale price for April.

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

CityApril 2022 Home SalesApril 2021 Home Sales% change (Total Home Sales)April 2022 Median Sales PriceApril 2021 Median Sales Price% change (Median Sales Price)
West Des Moines1928-32.1$409,000$332,75022.9
Van Meter42100$347,500$425,000-18.2
Dallas Center23-33.3$175,000$190,000-7.9
* This story only considers sales data for the part of West Des Moines that is in Dallas County.

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