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Population (year 2000): 27,117. Estimated population in July 2005: 36,681 (+35.3% change)
Males: 13,140 (48.5%), Females: 13,977 (51.5%)

Polk County

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Median resident age: 31.9 years
Median household income: $55,162 (year 2000)
Median house value: $128,600 (year 2000)

Ankeny, IA residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Ankeny:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Black (0.8%)

Ancestries: German (34.7%), Irish (14.4%), English (11.7%), Norwegian (7.2%), United States (6.3%), Swedish (5.0%).

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Land area: 16.8 square miles

Ankeny,

For population 25 years and over in Ankeny

  • High school or higher: 95.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 39.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ankeny city

  • Never married: 25.5%
  • Now married: 62.5%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 3.3%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

3.0% Foreign born (1.8% Europe, 0.8% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +8,456 (+45.3%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Moines, IA Des (9.5 miles )

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Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (407.2 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: IA (2.8 miles Saylorville, IA (6.4 miles Alleman, IA (7.1 miles Elkhart, IA Johnston, (8.0 miles City, IA (8.2 miles Polk Moines, IA Des (9.5 miles IA (10.1 miles Bondurant, IA (10.5 miles Altoona,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 279 buildings, average cost: $98,600
  • 1997: 323 buildings, average cost: $93,400
  • 1998: 453 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 1999: 438 buildings, average cost: $93,900
  • 2000: 390 buildings, average cost: $90,700
  • 2001: 514 buildings, average cost: $93,300
  • 2002: 688 buildings, average cost: $103,200
  • 2003: 1028 buildings, average cost: $115,400
  • 2004: 908 buildings, average cost: $129,000
  • 2005: 1310 buildings, average cost: $163,900

Latitude: 41.73 N, Longitude: 93.60 W

Area code: 515


Ankeny, Iowa business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (21.2%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (15.0%), Retail trade (13.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,559 (-13.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,777 (30.6%)


 

Crime in Ankeny by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002
Murders 0 0 1 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 3.7 0.0
Rapes 3 2 2 2
    per 100,000 11.1 7.4 7.4 7.4
Robberies 4 6 7 5
    per 100,000 14.8 22.1 25.8 18.4
Assaults 13 36 11 14
    per 100,000 47.9 132.8 40.6 51.6
Burglaries 75 136 78 95
    per 100,000 276.6 501.5 287.6 350.3
Thefts 502 687 605 512
    per 100,000 1851.2 2533.5 2231.1 1888.1
Auto thefts 35 33 25 25
    per 100,000 129.1 121.7 92.2 92.2
122.2 182.3 139.2 126.2


Average climate in Ankeny, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Ankeny,

Ankeny-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 125% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/18/1974, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 1.1 miles away from the Ankeny city center killed 2 people and injured 50 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 9/28/1986, a category 4 tornado 1.6 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Zach Egli - College basketball player (Drake Bulldogs).


Main business address for: CASEYS GENERAL STORES INC (RETAIL-AUTO DEALERS & GASOLINE STATIONS).


Hospitals/medical centers near Ankeny:
  • IOWA LUTHERAN HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; DES MOINES, IA)
  • BROADLAWNS MEDICAL CENTER (about 9 miles; DES MOINES, IA)
  • MERCY MEDICAL CENTER/MERCY CAPITOL (about 9 miles; DES MOINES, IA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Ankeny:
  • DES MOINES INTL (about 14 miles; DES MOINES, IA; ID: DSM)
  • FORT DODGE REGIONAL (about 70 miles; FORT DODGE, IA; ID: FOD)
  • OTTUMWA INDUSTRIAL (about 92 miles; OTTUMWA, IA; ID: OTM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Ankeny:
  • ANKENY REGIONAL (about 5 miles; ANKENY, IA; ID: IKV)
  • MORNINGSTAR FIELD (about 6 miles; DES MOINES, IA; ID: Y76)
  • AMES MUNI (about 18 miles; AMES, IA; ID: AMW)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 16 $77,641 $58,230 9 $6,855
Firefighters 5 $19,550 $46,920 62 $32,891
Solid Waste Management 1 $3,147 $37,764 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 15 $50,284 $40,227 26 $18,901
Water Supply 8 $27,522 $41,283 0 $0
Financial Administration 7 $25,153 $43,119 2 $3,370
Local Libraries 7 $25,492 $43,700 28 $18,735
Other and Unallocable 7 $24,139 $41,381 0 $0
Sewerage 11 $34,173 $37,279 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $2,263 $27,156 1 $259
Streets and Highways 18 $68,477 $45,651 2 $3,861
Police - Other 8 $21,757 $32,635 14 $7,563
Police Protection - Officers 37 $143,779 $46,631 0 $0
Totals for Government 141 $523,377 $44,542 144 $92,435


Colleges/Universities in Ankeny:
  • DES MOINES COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 6,959; Location: 2006 ANKENY BLVD; Public; Website: www.dmacc.cc.ia.us)
  • FAITH BAPTIST BIBLE COLLEGE AND THEOLOGICAL SEM (FT enrollment: 417; Location: 1900 NW 4TH ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.faith.edu; Offers Master's degree)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Ankeny:
  • DRAKE UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; DES MOINES, IA; Full-time enrollment: 4,227)
  • IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 24 miles; AMES, IA; FT enrollment: 24,473)
  • IOWA CENTRAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 67 miles; FT DODGE, IA; FT enrollment: 2,807)
  • GRACELAND UNIVERSITY-LAMONI (about 79 miles; LAMONI, IA; FT enrollment: 2,026)
  • INDIAN HILLS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 96 miles; OTTUMWA, IA; FT enrollment: 2,744)
  • HAWKEYE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 100 miles; WATERLOO, IA; FT enrollment: 3,292)
  • NORTH IOWA AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 102 miles; MASON CITY, IA; FT enrollment: 2,161)
Public high school in Ankeny:
  • ANKENY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,273; Location: 1302 N ANKENY BLVD; Grades: 10 - 12)
Private high school in Ankeny:
  • ANKENY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 153; Location: 700 SE ORALABOR RD #7; Grades: KG - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Ankeny:
  • NORTHVIEW MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 979; Location: 1010 NW PRAIRIE RIDGE; Grades: 08 - 09)
  • PARKVIEW MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 943; Location: 105 NW PLEASANT; Grades: 06 - 07)
  • NORTHEAST ELEMENTARY (Students: 647; Location: 1705 NE TRILEIN; Grades: PK - 05)
  • WESTWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 613; Location: 2920 NW 9TH; Grades: KG - 05)
  • TERRACE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 540; Location: 310 NW SCHOOL ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • SOUTHEAST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 525; Location: 1005 SE TRILEIN DR; Grades: KG - 05)
  • NORTHWEST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 452; Location: 1202 NW 1ST ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • EAST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 318; Location: 710 SE 3RD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • CROCKER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 2910 SW APPLEWOOD ST; Grades: N - N )
Library in Ankeny:
  • KIRKENDALL PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $778,673; Location: 1210 NW PRAIRIE RIDGE DR.; 57,362 books; 2,515 audio materials; 2,477 video materials; 259 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Ankeny: Ankeny (A), Ankeny Golf and Country Club (B), Ankeny South Bound Rest Area (C), Pyche Soccer Field (D), Otter Creek Golf Course (E), Briarwood Golf Course (F), Administration Building (G), Convocation Building (H), Gray Hall (I), Ankeny City Hall (J), Ankeny Fire Department (K), Ankeny Police Department (L), Kirkendall Public Library (M), Maintenance Building (N), Iowa Military Aviation Heritage Museum (O), Womens Residence Hall (P), Music Building (Q), Faculty Duplex (R), Mens Residence Hall (S).

Churches in Ankeny include: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (A), Our Lady's Immaculate Heart Church (B), Open Bible Fellowship (C), Ankeny Baptist Church (D), Ankeny Christian Church (E), Ankeny Church of Brethren (F), Ankeny Church of Christ (G), Ankeny Evangelical Free Church (H).

Reservoir: Faith Pond (A).

Parks in Ankeny include: Haubert Park (1), North Creek Park (2), Sunset Park (3), Sunrise Park (4), Summerbrook Park (5), Michael Park (6), Glenbrooke Park (7), Greentree Park (8), Wagner Park (9).

Post office: (A).  


Ankeny compared to Iowa state average:
  • Median age below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Ankeny:
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXNO (1460 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBGG (1700 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRNT (1350 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KFGQ (1260 AM; 5 kW; BOONE, IA; Owner: BOONE BIBLICAL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KWKY (1150 AM; 1 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: PUTBRESE COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ankeny:
  • KMXD (100.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOI-FM (90.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCI & TECH)
  • KSTZ (102.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KVJZ (106.3 FM; ANKENY, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KIOA (93.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KGGO (94.9 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KAZR (103.3 FM; PELLA, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KDFR (91.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KRKQ (98.3 FM; BOONE, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KJJY (92.5 FM; WEST DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KJMC (89.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: MINORITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KHKI (97.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLTI-FM (104.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • K269EJ (101.7 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KKDM (107.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KLRX (96.1 FM; MADRID, IA; Owner: THOMAS H. BURKE, RECEIVER FOR LIFESTYLE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KCCQ (105.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWDM (88.7 FM; WEST DES MOINES, IA; Owner: W. DES MOINES COMM. SCHOOL DISTRICT)

TV broadcast stations around Ankeny:
  • WOI-TV (Channel 5; AMES, IA; Owner: CAPITAL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • KPWB-TV (Channel 23; AMES, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • KDSM-TV (Channel 17; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: KDSM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KDIN-TV (Channel 11; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KCCI (Channel 8; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: DES MOINES HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WHO-TV (Channel 13; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WBXF-CA (Channel 4; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • K29EA (Channel 29; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: TV-45, INC.)
  • K46EY (Channel 46; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: TV-45, INC.)
  • KRPG-LP (Channel 43; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K41DD (Channel 41; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K48FZ (Channel 48; AMES, IA; Owner: TV-52, INC.)
  • K56GD (Channel 56; AMES, IA; Owner: TV-45, INC.)
  • KFPX (Channel 39; NEWTON, IA; Owner: PAXSON DES MOINES LICENSE, INC.)

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