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When were prices and availability in Ankeny, IA last updated?
Prices and availability in Ankeny, IA were last updated on 12 Aug 2022.
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What is the average rent in Ankeny, IA?
The average rent in Ankeny, IA is $1,179. 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 $716 and $1,565. 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 $740 and $2,418. 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 $825 and $2,979. 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 $1,160 and $1,679. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Ankeny, IA.
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.
Ankeny, IA Demographics
- Total Population64,744
Female 32,671Male 32,073
- Median Age32.5
Ankeny, IA has a population of 64,744 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 32,073 of Ankeny’s residents are women and 32,671 are men. The median age of those who live in Ankeny, IA is 32.5.
Average Rent in Ankeny, IA
- Ankeny, IA Average Rental Price, July 2022 $1,179 /mo
The average monthly rent of apartments in Ankeny, IA is $1,179.
Ankeny, IA Apartment Rent Ranges
About 11% of apartment rents in Ankeny, IA range between $1,501-$2,000. Meanwhile, apartments priced over > $2,000 represent 4% of apartments. Around 42% of Ankeny’s apartments are in the $1,001-$1,500 price range. 43% of apartments are priced between $701-$1,000.
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Compared to the national average rent of $1,706, the average rent in Ankeny, IA is $1,179.
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.
Ankeny, IA Households
- Total Number of Households24,532
Family 15,823Non-family 8,709
Children 8,974No Children 15,558
- Average People Per Household2.61
- Median Household Income$89,484
- Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,336
According to U.S. Census data, there are 24,532 households in Ankeny, IA. 15,823 are family households and 8,709 are non-family households. There are 8,974 households with children in Ankeny and 15,558 households without children. On average, about 2.61 people live in a household in Ankeny, IA. The median income of a Ankeny household living in Ankeny is $89,484 per year. The median housing costs per month are $1,336.
Ankeny, IA Education Statistics
The level of education of the population of Ankeny, IA is as follows: 1% have no high school education, 18% completed some high school, 24% partially completed college, 11% have an Associate Degree, 32% have a Bachelor Degree, and 13% have a Graduate Degree.
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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