Living & working in the Des Moines-metro area
FBL Financial Group, Inc. is headquartered in West Des Moines, Iowa. A pioneer in the development of the Western suburbs of Des Moines, Iowa's capital city, FBL is a reliable corporate citizen, providing both volunteer and financial support to many important programs, including United Way, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, American Heart Association, American Parkinson Disease Foundation, the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, Special Olympics and others.
About Des Moines
Central Iowa has a community atmosphere offering excellent schools, year-round sports and cultural events, and an affordable cost of living, all at a pace that allows for enjoying both work and leisure time. The Des Moines Metro area has most of the advantages larger cities provide without the heavy traffic and long commutes.
Major industries include financial services, insurance, government, manufacturing, trade and service.
Real Estate and Housing
The median home cost in the Des Moines Metropolitan area is about $142,900, which is below the national median. With the wide range of affordable housing and locations, you are sure to find something that fits your lifestyle and budget.
Des Moines offers a wide variety of year-round and seasonal attractions, including the Des Moines Art Center, Blank Park Zoo, Living History Farms, Prairie Meadows, and the Iowa State Fairgrounds.