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    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    A
  4. Nightlife
    A
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B-
  12. Commute
    A
Linden Heights is a neighborhood in Des Moines, Iowa with a population of 1,787. Linden Heights is in Polk County and is one of the best places to live in Iowa. Living in Linden Heights offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Linden Heights there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families live in Linden Heights and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Linden Heights are above average.
About Linden Heights...
Population
1,787

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$326,700
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$785
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    25%
  • Own
    75%
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Linden Heights Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of neighborhoods based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$97,500
National
$55,322
Children
20%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    33%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    46%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    17%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    4%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    0%
    13%
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