Drake Real Estate Market Overview

Could Drake, Des Moines, IA be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Drake. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular neighborhoods near Drake suc...h as Greater South Side and North of Grand. When you’re ready, Trulia has 5 resale and new homes in Drake lined up for you, including open houses, and homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

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Median Sales Price

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Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. The data for Drake is limited, but use the map above or check out the nearby location section below for more info.

Median Sales Price
Price Per Square Ft.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Drake for Jul 24 to Aug 24 was $1,025.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Drake has low crime relative to the rest of Polk County.

Knowing more about crime activity in and around Drake can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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20

Counts of Assault

13

Counts of Burglary

3

Counts of Vandalism


Best Schools in Drake

There are 13 schools in Drake.

Elementary Schools
5

Hubbell Elementary School

Public, K-5

5

Perkins Elementary School

Public, PK-5

3

Edmunds Fine Arts Academy

Public, PK-5

Middle Schools
6

Merrill Middle School

Public, 6-8

3

Meredith Middle School

Public, 6-8

2

Callanan Middle School

Public, 6-8

High Schools
1

Hoover High School

Public, 9-12

1

Roosevelt High School

Public, 9-12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in Drake by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

Single residents
44%
Single residents
Home owners
64%
Home owners
Median age
36
Median age
Household income
$48,242
Median household income
College educated
49%
College educated

Commute

Most people in Drake commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
91% commute by car
0% commute by bike
1% commute by public transportation
4% commute by foot

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