Urbandale is a city just outside of the Des Moines Metro split between Polk and Dallas County. It sits in the North West corner of the Des Moines Metro area and was founded in the early 1900’s. Urbandale is home to over 41,000 people according to the 2012 census and covers approximately twenty-two square miles.
Urbandale is a growing community with a booming housing market as well as restaurants and entertainment. The median home cost in Urbandale is approximately $180,000 with new neighborhoods being built each year. Urbandale is home to Living History Farms, an Iowa farm history museum that draws tourists from all over the state. Urbandale is also home to the Iowa Buccaneers, a tier 1 ice hockey team of the USHL. Urbandale features many parks, dog parks and recreational areas making it a great place to work and play.