Living in Ankeny, IA

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Ankeny SnackAbility

9
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
5
Safety
8
Amenities
8.5
Education
9.5
Commute
8.5

Ankeny, IA Crime Report

961
Total Crimes
1,573.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
-38.75%
Below National Average

Ankeny, IA Cost Of Living

96
Ankeny's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average

Ankeny, Iowa Info Snack

Ankeny is a city in Polk County, Iowa, United States and home to Des Moines Area Community College. The population was 45,562 in the 2010 census, an increase of 68% from the 27,117 population in the 2000 census. It is part of the Des Moines–West Des Moines Metropolitan Statistical Area. It is one of the most affluent cities in all of Iowa.
Population
59,152
Unemployment
2.8%
Poverty
6.1%
Median Home
$210,100
Median Income
$81,627
Median Rent
$1,021

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Rankings for Ankeny in Iowa

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Map Of Ankeny, IA

Population over time in Ankeny

Year Population % Change
2017 59,152 5.2%
2016 56,237 5.3%
2015 53,413 3.7%
2014 51,489 4.0%
2013 49,488 4.0%
2012 47,586 4.1%
2011 45,732 4.5%
2010 43,767 3.7%
2009 42,211 -
Crime/100k Ankeny IA USA
Violent Crime 212.8 250.1 368.9
Murder 0.0 1.7 5.0
Robbery 16.4 29.5 86.2
Aggravated Assault 158.8 187.9 246.8
Property Crime 1360.3 1691.5 2199.5
Burglary 234.1 352.6 376.0
Larceny 1064.0 1190.4 1594.6
Car Theft 62.2 148.5 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Ankeny

White
91.5% (54,108)
African American
1.6% (944)
American Indian
0.0% (22)
Asian
2.2% (1,314)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (11)
Two Or More
1.8% (1,082)
Hispanic
2.8% (1,671)
Race Ankeny IA USA
White 91.5% 86.1% 61.1%
African American 1.6% 3.4% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 2.2% 2.4% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.8% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 2.8% 5.9% 17.8%

Household Income For Ankeny, Iowa

Less than $10,000
1.9% (112,759)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.7% (98,296)
$15,000 to $24,999
4.0% (237,304)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.0% (415,684)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.1% (657,809)
$50,000 to $74,999
21.1% (1,247,856)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.8% (873,955)
$100,000 to $149,999
21.3% (1,259,105)
$150,000 to $199,999
9.1% (535,407)
$200,000 or more
8.1% (477,019)
Income Ankeny IA USA
Less than $10,000 1.9% 5.5% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.7% 4.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 4.0% 9.5% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.0% 9.6% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.1% 13.7% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 21.1% 19.3% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.8% 14.2% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 21.3% 14.7% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 9.1% 4.9% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 8.1% 4.2% 7.0%

Gender in Ankeny

Female
51.3% (30,340)
Male
48.7% (28,812)
Gender Ankeny IA USA
Female 51.3% 50.4% 50.8%
Male 48.7% 49.6% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Ankeny for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
-1.0% (-591)
9-12th Grade
2.0% (1,183)
High School / GED
18.0% (10,647)
Some College
19.0% (11,238)
Associate's Degree
13.0% (7,689)
Bachelor's Degree
34.0% (20,111)
Master's Degree
11.0% (6,506)
Professional Degree
3.0% (1,774)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (591)
Education Ankeny IA USA
< 9th Grade -1.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 2.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 18.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 19.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 13.0% 11.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 34.0% 19.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 11.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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