Des Moines, IA (population: 200,202) has ten higher education schools within its city limits. Grand View University, the highest ranked school in the city, has a total student population of 2,039. It is the 606th highest ranked school in the USA and the 8th highest in the state of Iowa (#1 is Luther College). Des Moines lies in Polk county, which is one of the 52 counties in Iowa. The Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA area has 322,000 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $20/hr average worker wage, and a $42,120 average annual salary.
Of the 10 schools in Des Moines, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Drake University comes out as the most expensive ($23,091/yr), with Iowa Health-Des Moines School of Radiologic Technology as the lowest recorded at only $1,979/yr.Popular Bars in Des Moines:
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Des Moines|
|West Des Moines||IA||57,065||1||4.37611||3||6.8 miles|
|Fort Dodge||IA||-||2||25.3587||65||69.4 miles|
|Cedar Falls||IA||-||3||27.7287||174||88.8 miles|