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Overview
Population:45,732
Pop. Change:53%
State: Iowa
Metro Area: Des Moines Metro Area
County: Polk County
City:Ankeny
Zip Code:50023, 50021, ... 2 total
Real Estate:For Sale  For Rent
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Ankeny's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Des Moines Metro Area

Profile: Capital city  Location: Just south of geographic center of Iowa Elevation: 963 Time zone: Central Standard Time

PROCON
Attractive downtownEntertainment
Capital city amenitiesAir service
Stable economyHarsh winters

Interesting Facts about Ankeny, Iowa

As of 2014, Ankeny's population is 45,732 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 53.33 percent.

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The median home cost in Ankeny is $168,600. Home appreciation the last year has been 2.40 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Ankeny's cost of living is 5.80% Lower than the U.S. average.

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Ankeny public schools spend $12,678 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 17.1 students per teacher in Ankeny.

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The unemployment rate in Ankeny is 2.30 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Ankeny jobs have Increased by 4.03 percent.


Ranked #2 Most Secure Places to Live in the U.S. (Large Metro Areas)
Ranked #6 The Best Cities to Relocate to in America
Ranked #12 America's Migraine Hot Spots
Ranked #19 Most Secure Places to Live 2011 (Large Metros)
Ranked #20 Most Secure Large Cities in the U.S.
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Map Of Ankeny

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Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.

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Ankeny's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes