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-Attractive downtown
-Capital city amenities
-Stable economy


-Air service
-Harsh winters

What Bert Has To Say About Des Moines-West Des Moines Metro Area

As the cultural and economic heart of Iowa, Des Moines is headquarters to nearly 60 companies and most notably a center for the insurance industry as well as many agriculture-related businesses. Many characterize it as a “gentle” big city, retaining a small-town feel with larger-city amenities, but some also complain of a lack of entertainment and nightlife. It is quintessentially Midwestern with a clean but plain downtown with mostly rectangular tree-lined streets.


Capital city - Just south of geographic center of Iowa See Local Real Estate
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City: Ankeny
Zip Codes: 50023, 50021, ... 2 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 963 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Ankeny

    The unemployment rate in Ankeny is 3.00 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Ankeny jobs have Increased by 0.70 percent. Learn more...
    Compared to the rest of the country, Ankeny's cost of living is 3.90% Lower than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Ankeny's Cost of Living
    Ankeny's population is 56,764 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 207.13 percent. Learn more...
    Average Commute time is 25 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    The median home cost in Ankeny is $196,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.22%. Check out the homes in the area.
    Ankeny public schools spend $12,386 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.8 students per teacher in Ankeny. Learn more...

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Life in Middle America

I moved to Ankeny from Southern CA in June, 2005. My immediate and lasting impression is the incredible home values here, the relatively low population density, and the... (Read More)




Ankeny is a great community to raise a family or to be single. The shools are wonderful and so many activities for kids and families. The weather when it is good, it... (Read More)




We don't call it "Ankenytopia" for nothing! This is the best town in Iowa! The schools are top-notch, the town is growing and getting more attractions. We are missing... (Read More)



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