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Greater Des Moines Region

Greater Des Moines (DSM) is vibrant, growing and experiencing tremendous momentum. Metrics such as gross domestic product growth, population growth and employment growth show Des Moines as one of the strongest metros in the Midwest. The Partnership's service area covers eight counties — Dallas, Jasper, Madison, Marion, Marshall, Polk, Poweshiek and Warren and a population of more than 741,000.  

Download maps of the region and the region's estimated drive time.

The region strategically plans for the future, and several regional plans outline how to prepare for and implement initiatives that will enhance it. Read more here

The Partnership has 23 Affiliate Chambers. Learn more about Affiliate Chambers here.

Learn more about the region's population, demographics and cost statistics.

Learn more about recent Des Moines rankings and awards from national sources.