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  6. Diversity
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  8. Weather
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Arbor Peaks is a neighborhood in Des Moines, Iowa with a population of 6,265. Arbor Peaks is in Polk County and is one of the best places to live in Iowa. Living in Arbor Peaks offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Arbor Peaks there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Arbor Peaks and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Arbor Peaks are above average.

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About Arbor Peaks...
Population
6,265

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$174,397
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$873
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    65%
  • Own
    35%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    No data available  
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    No data available  
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    No data available  
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    No data available  
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    No data available  
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No data available  
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$50,851
National
$62,843
Families with Children
27%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    16%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    29%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    18%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    national  12%

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