Our Community

Urbandale, Iowa, a suburb of Des Moines, is a thriving community with over 40,000 residents that enthusiastically call Urbandale home. Residents enjoy the peace and tranquility of nature with the abundance of parks and 40+ miles of recreational trails. Living in the Des Moines metro means that you have the opportunity to become involved in a whole host of activities: award-winning theatre productions, farmers’ markets, biking, museums, fine dining, family events, boating, professional sports, golf, shopping, fishing, cross-country skiing, and SO much more! There is truly something for everyone in central Iowa.

While historically we’ve received the honor of being ranked the #1 best city for families, the #1 city for an up-and-coming downtown, the #1 wealthiest city in America, and the #1 region for economic strength—what we’re most proud of is our people. We know what it’s like to be part of a cutting-edge culture while still being able to tell you the names of our neighbors. The small-town feel combined with leading technology, education, healthcare, financial, and cultural resources merge to create an ideal family setting. We look forward to welcoming you!

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