Ankeny! Well Ankeny has surpassed West Des Moines as the sixth largest city in Iowa and continues to grow. This is the fifth consecutive year that Ankeny has been listed as a fastest growing city by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Located at the intersection of two transcontinental Interstates, I-80 & I-35, Ankeny offers excellent transportation access, quality land and buildings, a strong economy growing in a vibrant metropolitan area, an abundant, well-educated workforce and a city government that supports business success. Most residents in Ankeny own their homes.
There is so much to say about Ankeny. Not only do I personally call Ankeny home, it has a great small town feeling and because of our growth we have all of the amenities. It has a very family feel and caters to all the kids and adults that live here.
Check out the links below! Shops, Restaurants, Prairie Ridge Sports Complex, The District, Uptown Ankeny, a big employer- John Deer, and two dueling High Schools call Ankeny home!
Median Home Value-$220,100 National Average $217,500
Ankeny is a suburb of Des Moines with a population of 61,938. Ankeny is in Polk County and is one of the best places to live in Iowa. Living in Ankeny offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Ankeny there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in Ankeny and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Ankeny are highly rated.
Enjoy the uptown and ever growing community of Ankeny, Iowa. With endless trails, dining, community centers, and more. We are sure you'll love your new home in Ankeny.