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Popular Ankeny Apartments
Des Moines, Iowa, 50315
West Des Moines, Iowa, 50266
1 BedroomUp to $1,100
2 BedroomsUp to $1,480
Urbandale, Iowa, 50322
1 Bedroom$915 - $1,120
2 Bedrooms$1,270 - $1,570
West Des Moines, Iowa, 50265
1 Bedroom$805 - $845
2 Bedrooms$960 - $1,000
3 Bedrooms$1,205 - $1,295
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Finding a lovely new apartment in Ankeny is simple, you can find ideal park views or condo apartments available in a variety of different neighborhoods all over the city.
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Ankeny Apartment Rental Market
Household Income City State City Compared to State Less than $10,000 4.0% 8.2% -4.2% $10,000 to $14,999 4.1% 6.7% -2.6% $15,000 to $19,999 4.4% 6.9% -2.5% $20,000 to $24,999 4.3% 7.5% -3.2% $25,000 to $29,999 5.9% 7.4% -1.5% $30,000 to $34,999 4.9% 7.2% -2.3% $35,000 to $39,999 5.5% 6.8% -1.3% $40,000 to $44,999 6.0% 6.5% -0.5% $45,000 to $49,999 5.7% 5.7% +0.0% $50,000 to $59,999 9.6% 10.2% -0.6% $60,000 to $74,999 14.8% 10.8% +4.0% $75,000 to $99,999 16.6% 8.8% +7.8% $100,000 to $124,999 7.8% 3.4% +4.4% $125,000 to $149,999 2.4% 1.4% +1.0% $150,000 to $199,999 2.1% 1.1% +1.0% $200,000 or more 1.8% 1.3% +0.5%
Cost of Living
Share of Household Income Spent on Rent City State City Compared to State Less than 10.0% 2.4% 7.8% -5.4% 10.0% to 14.9% 15.3% 14.6% +0.7% 15.0% to 19.9% 17.0% 15.3% +1.7% 20.0% to 24.9% 19.1% 12.9% +6.2% 25.0% to 29.9% 13.0% 10.1% +2.9% 30.0% to 34.9% 6.9% 6.7% +0.2% 35.0% to 39.9% 5.7% 4.6% +1.1% 40.0% to 49.9% 6.8% 5.8% +1.0% 50.0% or more 10.8% 14.4% -3.6% Not computed 3.0% 7.8% -4.8%
Age Demographic of Renters
Age Demographic of Renters City State City Compared to State 15 to 24 years 28.3% 18.6% +9.7% 25 to 34 years 30.5% 25.4% +5.1% 35 to 44 years 17.2% 19.6% -2.4% 45 to 54 years 9.5% 12.8% -3.3% 55 to 64 years 4.4% 6.7% -2.3% 65 to 74 years 3.1% 6.0% -2.9% 75 to 84 years 4.2% 7.1% -2.9% 85 years and over 2.8% 3.8% -1.0%
Travel Time to Work
Travel Time to Work City State City Compared to State Less than 30 minutes 59.1% 52.3% +6.8% 30 to 44 minutes 26.3% 19.8% +6.5% 45 to 59 minutes 4.4% 9.0% -4.6% 60 or more minutes 10.2% 18.9% -8.7%
Source: 2000 Census
Welcome Home to Ankeny
The city of Ankeny is in the fun to say Polk County in the state of Iowa. Just fifteen minutes outside of Des Moines, Ankeny is considered part of the Des Moines metropolitan area. Whether you’re looking for an excellent education system or want to take advantage of its abundance of park space, you’ll love living in Ankeny. You’ll quickly find out why Money Magazine included the city in its Top 100 Places to Live.
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Ankeny Rental Trends
You’ll typically see pretty small apartment buildings in Ankeny, most of which have a very homey vibe. You’ll see units ranging from one up to three bedrooms and plenty of pet friendly places available. Prices are fairly reasonable here and with the help of our apartment finder you’re certain to lock into the best possible rate. Check out the table above to see what places are currently going for in Ankeny.
A Family Friendly Community
What city can claim to be both one of the friendliest in the county and the hometown of Slipknot drummer Chris Fehn? Only Ankeny, Iowa. Family Circle Magazine named Ankeny one of the top ten towns for families in 2008. Ankeny started out as a town of just 445 people, taking up only one square mile of land. Today, it boasts a population of over 45,000 and this city loves to celebrate. Ankeny residents enjoy a great number of fun annual events. Move to Ankeny before the summer and join the crowd at the Ankeny Summerfest. You’ll enjoy a parade, fireworks, carnival, and plenty of music and entertainment. Other special events include Ankeny Art in the Park, Santa’s North Pole Village, Summer Sounds, Movies Under the Stars, and Ankeny Unplugged. Be sure to keep your eye on the calendar, so you don’t miss a thing!
Want to brag about your kid (or yourself) on a bumper sticker? Rent an apartment in Ankeny and take advantage of the city’s nationally recognized school system. The Ankeny Community School District, the tenth largest and one of the fastest growing in the state, features a high school, two middle schools, and eight elementary schools. Its schools rank regularly as some of the best in the state of Iowa. In fact, the Ankeny Community School District boasts a graduation rate of 97.4%, the best among the largest districts in Iowa. Whether you’re interested in earning a degree or want to enroll your kid, Ankeny is also home to Des Moines Area Community College, the state’s largest community college. Additional colleges in the area include Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary, Simpson College, Upper Iowa University, and Iowa State University.
A Playful City
Whether you need a break from all that studying or just want to swim some laps, Ankeny has just what you need. The city offers residents a number of awesome recreational opportunities. The KaBoom! Foundation actually designated Ankeny a Playful City USA for the fourth consecutive year in 2010, a distinction carried by only 19 cities in the country. It might have something to do with the city’s 35 parks, 34 miles of trails, two aquatic centers, and annual All City Play Day. According to the city’s official website, they are committed to serious play, twenty four hours a day, seven days a week. Sounds like fun! From fishing holes and playgrounds to skate parks and athletic fields, you’ll find plenty of space to get outside and… yup, play. Sports lovers will love the Prairie Ridge Sports Complex with its 6 softball fields, 12 baseball fields, 2 football fields and 6 soccer fields. This playful city even wants Fido to play, play, play. The off leash Ankeny Dog Park opened in 2010 and is a constant party for the sociable and well behaved dogs of Ankeny. The park even has special events for dogs (no joke) like Paw Spa, Barktoberfest, Bark ‘n Brew, and Pooch Paddle. Move into your new pad in Ankeny and start having some fun!
Average Apartment Rent in Ankeny, Iowa
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Ankeny Apartment Rental TrendsApartments in Ankeny have competitive rents so be sure to use our apartment finder to get the best deal. In March the average rent for a 1 Bedroom Ankeny apartment cost $638. Start your apartment search by checking out some of the Ankeny rentals listed below.
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