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    grade C+
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  3. Housing
    grade B
  4. Nightlife
    grade A+
  5. Good for Families
    grade B+
  6. Diversity
    grade B+
  7. Jobs
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  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
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North of Grand is a neighborhood in Des Moines, Iowa with a population of 4,323. North of Grand is in Polk County and is one of the best places to live in Iowa. Living in North of Grand offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In North of Grand there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in North of Grand and residents tend to lean liberal.

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About North of Grand...
Population
4,323

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$147,740
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$777
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    66%
  • Own
    34%
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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 B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$41,538
National
$62,843
Families with Children
10%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    15%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    31%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    16%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    national  12%

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