West Des Moines Property Records (Iowa)

Search for free West Des Moines, IA Property Records, including West Des Moines property tax assessments, deeds & title records, property ownership, building permits, zoning, land records, GIS maps, and more.


West Des Moines Property Records Offices

Get Property Records from 2 Offices in West Des Moines, IA

West Des Moines Building Inspector 4200 Mills Civic Parkway West Des Moines, IA 50265 515-222-3630 Directions

West Des Moines Permits 4200 Mills Civic Parkway West Des Moines, IA 50265 515-222-3630 Directions

West Des Moines Property Records Databases

The West Des Moines Property Records (Iowa) links below open in a new window and will take you to third party websites that are useful for finding West Des Moines public records. Editorial staff monitor and update these links on a frequent basis.

Dallas County Sheriff's Office Crime Map https://www.crimemapping.com/map/location/Dallas%20County,%20IA,%20USA

West Des Moines City Government GIS Maps http://www.wdm.iowa.gov/residents/maps-gis/interactive-gis

West Des Moines GIS Maps http://www.wdm.iowa.gov/residents/maps-gis

West Des Moines Home & Property Tax Statistics

Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

West Des Moines Home Values
Median Home Value$203,300
Median Rental Cost (per month)$964
West Des Moines Property Tax Payments (Annual)
Median Property Taxes$3,438
Median Property Taxes (Mortgage)$3,493
Median Property Taxes (No Mortgage)$3,280
West Des Moines Property Tax Collections (Total)
Property Taxes$65,416,800
Property Taxes (Mortgage)$47,552,900
Property Taxes (No Mortgage)$17,863,900
West Des Moines Housing Characteristics
Total Housing Units28,948
Occupied Housing Units27,314 (94.4%)
Vacant Housing Units1,634 (5.6%)
Owner Occupied Housing Units16,592 (60.7%)
Renter Occupied Housing Units10,722 (39.3%)
Housing Units (Mortgage)72.8%
Housing Units (No Mortgage)27.2%
West Des Moines Mortgage Characteristics
Mortgage, Contract to Purchase, or Similar Debt12,087
Second Mortage or HELOC1,591
Second Mortgage (No HELOC)183
HELOC (No Second Mortgage)1,408
Second Mortgage & HELOC36
No Mortgage4,505
West Des Moines Occupied Residential Buildings
Single-Family Detached Homes12,932 (47.3%)
Single-Family Attached Homes3,824 (14.0%)
2 Apartments119 (0.4%)
3 or 4 Apartments541 (2.0%)
5 to 9 Apartments1,968 (7.2%)
10 or More Apartments7,652 (28.0%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing278 (1.0%)
West Des Moines Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
2014 or Later567 (2.1%)
2010 to 20132,458 (9.0%)
2000 to 20094,928 (18.0%)
1980 to 199910,743 (39.3%)
1960 to 19795,324 (19.5%)
1940 to 19592,333 (8.5%)
1939 or Earlier961 (3.5%)
West Des Moines Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
1 Room590 (2.2%)
2 or 3 Rooms4,382 (16.0%)
4 or 5 Rooms8,931 (32.7%)
6 or 7 Rooms5,580 (20.4%)
8 or More Rooms7,831 (28.7%)
West Des Moines Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
No Bedroom701 (2.6%)
1 Bedroom3,208 (11.7%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms16,795 (61.5%)
4 or More Bedrooms6,610 (24.2%)
West Des Moines Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
With Complete Plumbing Facilities27,291 (99.9%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities27,073 (99.1%)