Des Moines

Des Moines, WA is a diverse and vibrant waterfront city located in King County.

Des Moines is a city located in King County, Washington, United States. It is situated on the east shore of Puget Sound, south of Seattle and north of Tacoma. The city has a population of around 33,000 people and covers an area of 6.5 square miles.

Des Moines is known for its beautiful waterfront and marina, which features a fishing pier, boat launch, and picnic areas. The city has several parks, including the Des Moines Beach Park, which offers beach access, picnic areas, and walking trails. The Saltwater State Park is also located nearby, providing opportunities for hiking, fishing, and camping.

Des Moines is a diverse and vibrant community, with a mix of residential, commercial, and industrial areas. The city has a variety of restaurants, cafes, and shops, as well as a farmer's market and annual events such as the Waterland Festival and the 4th of July fireworks show.

The economy of Des Moines is largely driven by the aerospace industry, with Boeing being one of the largest employers in the area. Other major employers include the Highline Public Schools, Des Moines Marina, and Wesley Homes retirement community. The city is also well-connected to transportation networks, with easy access to major highways and the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.

About the Neighborhood

There are community events
Neighbors are friendly
There's holiday spirit
Great for retirees
Car is needed
Easy commutes
Good transit
There are sidewalks
Parks and playgrounds
Lots of wildlife
It's quiet
It's dog friendly
Kids play outside
Beach life
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