Des Moines is located on South of Seattle. Condos for sale in Des Moines include foreclosures (bank-owned condos), short sales, and traditional resale and new construction condos.
Des Moines is a waterfront community on the shores of Puget Sound in South King County. Pronounced "De Moynz" ( as opposed to the silent "s" pronunciation of Des Moines, IA), this shoreline community has a picturesque boardwalk along the water and a small-town retail and shopping area nearby. With a population of 30,000, Des Moines combines quiet residential neighborhoods and lively retail districts. Redondo Beach, Woodmont, and Zenith are just some of the well-respected neighborhoods of Des Moines.
Des Moines has a population of 31,734, the Median Household Income is $70,222 (National $62,843), and it's the #14 of 183 Most Diverse Suburbs in Washington. For Des Moines Real Estate, the Median Home Value is $359,100 (National $217,500), the Median Rent is $1,337 (National $1,062), and the homeownership is 61%. The School Districts in Des Moines are Highline School District, Tukwila School District, and Federal Way School District.
Des Moines has recreational areas for the residents to have fun in biking, hiking, fishing, and playing sports. Residents enjoy the trails in Des Moines Creek Trail for walking and biking. Others visit Des Moines Marina for walking, fishing, watching boats passing by, and dining in the waterfront restaurants, bars, and coffee shops. Locals also gather in the famous Washington state park named Saltwater State Park. It's a 137-acre park for outdoor activities such as camping, scuba diving, kayaking, picnicking, bird watching, sailboarding, hiking, and other activities.
If you're looking for a waterfront restaurant serving seafood, head to Anthony's HomePort Des Moines at 421 S 227th St. Other restaurants in Des Moines are situated in the Marine View Dr. S, including Red Robin Gourmet Burgers and Brews, Marina Wood Fired Pizza & Italian Cafe, Wally's Chowder House Broiler, Mandarin Kitchen, and much more. And if you're looking for a karaoke bar, head to Lighthouse Lounge in 22239 Marine View Dr. S. To see all new condo listings in Des Moines, visit SeattleCondo.com.