Windsor Heights is just west of Des Moines and is included in the Des Moines Metropolitan Area. Windsor Heights is a small community covering just under two square miles and home to approximately 4,800 people. Windsor Heights was incorporated in 1941 and is the only community that borders to Des Moines, Urbandale, Clive and West Des Moines.
Windsor Heights has a great small town quality while being in very close proximity to four larger Des Moines Metro cities. It is known for having quality schools and beautiful outdoor spaces. Valley West Mall, a large and popular mall in the Des Moines area is just minutes from Windsor Heights. Jordan Creek Mall, the largest in Iowa, is just a 10 minute drive as well, making Windsor Heights a great location for convenient shopping access. It lies just outside of Des Moines and is less than 15 minutes from the Des Moines International Airport.
Windsor Heights was a finalist for the All-American City award in 2009 and is continually recognized for its community excellence. The median home price in Windsor Heights is $166,500. Windsor Heights is composed of mainly established neighborhoods that bring to life the small town feel it is known and loved for.