515 area code - Get a Des Moines, Iowa local phone number

Get an area code 515 number for your business with OpenPhone. OpenPhone gives you a local business phone number across the US and Canada, including area code 515. No extra hardware is necessary through OpenPhone — easily add a new virtual number to your existing smartphone, tablet, or computer to start calling and texting through a simple, modern app. Then customize your phone settings in minutes to streamline your communication.

Pricing for a 515 number starts at just $15 per user per month with OpenPhone.

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With just a few clicks, you can sign up for a phone number and start building your presence in any area code you like, from coast to coast. A local number helps you establish that your business is part of the community. Plus, most people are more receptive to calls from their local area code.

From population to big cities, adjacent area codes, and nearby counties, let’s look at some of the most important details on area code 515:

The heart of area code 515 and its largest city is Des Moines, Iowa. With a population of 214,133 people, many callers in this area code hail from the greater Polk County area. But that’s not all there is to area code 515. The area code covers outlying regions as well. It includes portions of Des Moines, Ames, Fort Dodge, Jefferson, Indianola and most of north-central Iowa.

Area code 515 touches 22 different counties, including Polk, Story, Dallas, Webster, Boone, Warren, Hamilton, Kossuth, Madison, and Humboldt counties.

You can find other major cities in nearby area codes like 507 (Rochester, MN), 641 (Mason City, IA), and 712 (Sioux City, IA).

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Use local numbers to help your business succeed.

With a local 515 phone number, you can effectively get in front of the right people and establish a foothold in the Des Moines, IA area.

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What’s the startup climate like for new businesses in area code 515? Here are some statistics on population, employment, and core regional businesses:

The largest county in area code 515, Polk County, lies entirely within Central Standard Time. Population in the area is shrinking slightly. There was a -0.37% population change from 2019 to 2020.

Overall unemployment rates are significant for businesses looking to source talent and grow their presence in a new area. Between 2019 and 2020, the city of Des Moines’s unemployment rate was 6%.

But none of these demographics tell the whole story of new business opportunities in the area. In fact, in area code 515, new enterprises are bubbling up everywhere. Business applications were down -1.00% from 2019 to 2020. And many of these endeavors are thriving with a startup survival of rate 79.80% within Iowa.

Startups join an infrastructure of existing titans. In area code 515, newcomers can grow along with Des Moines, IA’s top ten employers: Wells Fargo, Principal Financial Group, Unitypoint Health, Des Moines Public Schools, Hy-Vee, Inc., John Deere, Nationwide Insurance, Iowa State University, Wellmark Blue Cross And Blue Shield, Principal Financial Group.

New businesses can also benefit from working closely with large existing industries. Iowa's top three industries are:
  • Educational services, and health care and social assistance
  • Manufacturing
  • Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services

Try out calling and texting with an area code tied to this flourishing region and confirm OpenPhone is a great fit for your business by starting a free seven-day trial of OpenPhone.

Try out calling and texting with an area code tied to this flourishing region and confirm OpenPhone is a great fit for your business by starting a free seven-day trial of OpenPhone.

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Whether you're looking for a local Des Moines or North American toll-free number,
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See which specific 515 phone numbers are available and claim your own Des Moines, IA number by signing up for a free trial. Here’s how it works: using our service, you can easily set up your local phone number without the need to install any additional hardware. Easily download and install our app, and find the right numbers for your business.

How to get a 515 phone number


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Then search by city (Des Moines, IA) or area code (515) to select a specific local number.


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Why do businesses sign up for a virtual 515 number with OpenPhone
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Go anywhere, appear local in 515

Obtain a local 515 phone number easily in 515, 515. Or port your existing phone number over with no service interruptions. It takes just minutes and is done for you. Once your number is activated, OpenPhone works on any device. Get a phone number and start calling and texting quickly, managing your conversations from an easy-to-use inbox. OpenPhone has apps you can access from a tablet, computer, or smartphone.

OpenPhone works from almost anywhere across the globe, so you can travel or live overseas — and still appear local. Chat with clients across state borders or from a coworking space across continents. All it takes is an internet connection.

Don’t live in the area code that you want a number for? No problem. You can still use your number anywhere without incurring typical long-distance charges. Calling and texting to any US or Canadian number is free with OpenPhone.

Leave a strong impression

Even if you’re working on the road, you can keep conversations organized and professional with OpenPhone. When you’re off, you can automatically mute business notifications after hours.

Easily add a phone menu, caller ID, and business voicemail greetings. That way, you can make a great impression on callers. While your business ID helps customers recognize your calls, your private number is always safe. Just because you’re using a personal device doesn’t mean your cell phone number is visible to customers. Incoming calls to your device show as an OpenPhone number so you can easily see what’s for work and what isn’t.

Sign up for multiple OpenPhone numbers, and always know which calls to your cell phone are for which specific OpenPhone numbers, or are personal.

Easily scale your phone system as your team grows

Get as many phone numbers as your business needs. Spin up new numbers in an instant to expand to new markets or assign any number to a specific teammate. Any numbers are ready to use without visiting a store or sitting on hold with customer service.

Your team can split the responsibility of answering incoming calls and messages by working from a shared number. When you share access, your team can stay aligned and work together to address messages. Assign out tasks and collaborate using threads. And stay responsive in record time by saving go-to message templates as snippets for common queries.

With a local business telephone number in area code 515, it’s easy to appear local and expand your company’s presence in the region. Support your growth by using OpenPhone, the #1 business phone solution on G2.

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