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Apartments for Rent in Ankeny, IA
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    1603 Prairie Lakes Drive, Ankeny, IA 50023
    2 BEDS $1,175+
    3 BEDS $1,345+
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    1735 NW Fieldstream Lane, Ankeny, IA 50023
    1 BED $964+
    2 BEDS $1,252+
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    2333 SW Plaza Pkwy, Ankeny, IA 50023
    Studio $1,010+
    1 BED $1,110+
    2 BEDS $1,311+
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    1370 SW Radcliffe Lane, Ankeny, IA 50023
    2 BEDS $1,721+
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    918 NE Crestmoor Place #208, Ankeny, IA 50021
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    1 BED $896+
    2 BEDS $929+
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    1103 SW 11Th Lane Unit #106, Ankeny, IA 50023
    1 BED $1,399
    2 BEDS $1,525
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    415 NE Delaware Avenue, Ankeny, IA 50021
    1 BED $945
    2 BEDS $995+
    3 BEDS $1,180
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    2333 SW Plaza Pkwy, Ankeny, IA 50023
    Studio $1,053+
    1 BED $1,083+
    2 BEDS $1,375
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    600 Northwest Cherry Creek Lane, Ankeny, IA 50023
    1 BED $1,025+
    2 BEDS $1,125+
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    1420 NW 18Th, Ankeny, IA 50023
    1 BED $1,025
    2 BEDS $1,325
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    1420 NW 18Th, Ankeny, IA 50023
    1 BED $975+
    2 BEDS $1,200
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    6450 Merle Hay Road, Johnston, IA 50131
    1 BED $1,025+
    2 BEDS $1,275+
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    6000 NW 62Nd Ave, Johnston, IA 50131
    1 BED $1,346+
    2 BEDS $1,646
    3 BEDS $2,251
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    6031 Meadow Crest Drive, Johnston, IA 50131
    1 BED $870+
    2 BEDS $1,125+
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    5409 NW Johnston Dr, Johnston, IA 50131
    1 BED $500+
    2 BEDS $590+
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    624 1St St NW, Bondurant, IA 50035
    4 BEDS $2,500
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    3560(D,F) E. Douglas Ave, Des Moines, IA 50317
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    1 BED $780
    2 BEDS $890
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    5528 Meredith Drive, Des Moines, IA 50310
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    2 BEDS $1,025+
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    5528 Meredith Dr., Des Moines, IA 50310
    1 BED $790
    2 BEDS $790
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    2808 E 16Th St., Des Moines, IA 50316
    1 BED $1,515
    2 BEDS $1,940
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    5501 Aurora Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310
    1 BED $910+
    2 BEDS $1,090+
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    2901 Boston Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310
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    2+ BEDS $790
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    8650 Crescent Chase, Johnston, IA 50131
    1 BED $1,025
    2 BEDS $1,115+
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    Multiple, Des Moines, IA 50314
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    437 Elgin Lane NW, Altoona, IA 50009
    2 BEDS $1,588+
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Average rent in Ankeny, IA

$1,213/mo Ankeny, IA average rental price, November 2023
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Ankeny, IA is $1,213.

Ankeny, IA apartment rent ranges

About 9% of apartment rents in Ankeny, IA range between $1,501-$2,000. Meanwhile, apartments priced over > $2,000 represent 4% of apartments. Around 63% of Ankeny’s apartments are in the $1,001-$1,500 price range. 23% of apartments are priced between $701-$1,000.

Ankeny, IA rent trends

Getting around in Ankeny, IA

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Walk Score®: 81, Bike Score®: 62

Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Ankeny, IA last updated?

Prices and availability in Ankeny, IA were last updated on 27 Feb 2024.

What are the best apartments in Ankeny, IA?

The best apartments in Ankeny, IA are: Redwood Ankeny, Prairie Lakes, The Sterling at Prairie Trail, Ashbrooke Apartments and Fieldstream Apartment Homes.

What is the average rent in Ankeny, IA?

The average rent in Ankeny, IA is $1,213. Start your search for apartments in Ankeny, IA now.

What is the price range for a studio apartment in Ankeny, IA?

The price range for a studio apartment in Ankeny, IA is between $896 and $1,457. View all studio apartments in Ankeny, IA.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Ankeny, IA?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Ankeny, IA is between $896 and $1,599. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Ankeny, IA now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Ankeny, IA?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Ankeny, IA is between $976 and $2,574. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Ankeny, IA.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Ankeny, IA?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Ankeny, IA is between $1,180 and $1,960. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Ankeny, IA.

What type of rental buildings are in Ankeny, IA?

In Ankeny, 28% of the residents are renting compared to 72% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 9% of Ankeny’s rentals, 82% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 8% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Ankeny, IA?

The age and size of multifamily buildings are among the most visible characteristics of the rental market in a city.  In this case, the apartment buildings in Ankeny are about 17 years old, on average. Of these, 72% have been built since 2000, representing the newer options on the market and typically offering more amenities. Rental buildings in the city have an average height of 3 stories. About all of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, 3% are mid-rises, and none are high-rise buildings. These are true especially for large-scale multifamily buildings with over 50 apartments.

What apartment floorplans are common in Ankeny, IA?

Rental apartments in Ankeny come in a range of sizes and floorplans. Studio apartments represent 0.4% of units for rent, ideal for singles, renters on a budget and people who value central locations more than space. Rentals with 1-bedroom floorplans make up 43% of the total apartments in the city, while 2-bedroom floorplans represent around 44% of all rentals in Ankeny. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.

Living in Ankeny, IA

Ankeny is a small city located 13 miles north of Des Moines, Iowa’s capital. It is often ranked as one of the best places to live in Iowa due to its safe neighborhoods and outstanding quality of life. The climate in Ankeny is humid continental, bringing hot and humid summers with temperatures in the 80s and 90s and cold, snowy winters with temperatures ranging from below zero to the 20s. Renters enjoy all four seasons in Ankeny, although there may be occasional tornado hazards. Boasting plenty of parks, hiking trails, great schools and developed infrastructure, Ankeny is a great renting choice for people of all ages who enjoy living in a quiet location close to nature.

Renting in Ankeny, IA

Ankeny offers many rental options, most of which are located in the west part of the city. The northwest area has more affordable rentals, usually single-family homes and apartment communities with two- to three-bedroom units. Rental properties here are close to parks and natural attractions. The southwest part of Ankeny comprises mostly upscale single-family homes and rental communities with spacious layouts and luxury amenities, all within walking distance of schools, grocery stores and transit options. Ankeny is a fast-growing city, so new developments are being built to accommodate the growing demand for rental apartments. Most rental properties in Ankeny are pet-friendly, but renters who want to bring along a pet are required to pay an additional monthly fee. Renters are not required to pay renter’s insurance, although landlords may require it along with a security deposit and an application fee.

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Shopping in Ankeny, IA

Ankeny has a few shopping malls, including Shoppes of Ankeny, Kohl’s Plaza, Brookfield Plaza, Delaware Centre II and Springwood Centre. While renters don’t have access to big shopping malls with brand stores in Ankeny, neighboring Des Moines has big-box shopping centers just a short drive away. Some of the most popular department stores in Ankeny are Target, Walmart, ALDI, Hy-Vee, Fareway, Kohl’s Sam’s Club and Dollar Tree. Ankeny has a thriving downtown area with plenty of local businesses and stores where renters can shop for apparel, food, drink and crafts from locals.

Transportation in Ankeny, IA

There are limited public transit options in Ankeny, so most renters use their cars to get around. Ankeny is bordered by Interstate 35, and U.S. Route 69 passes right through it, allowing quick access in and out of the city. The Des Moines Area Regional Transit (DART) operates the Ankeny Express, a public bus route running between Des Moines and Ankeny. For renters looking for an eco-friendly transportation method, Ankeny has plenty of walking and bike trails that allow renters to run errands on foot or by bike. Ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft are also available in the area. For air travel, the Ankeny Regional Airport, which is located just 3.5 miles from the city center, mainly operates domestic flights. International travelers fly through the Des Moines International Airport, located some 18 miles away.

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