Ankeny Polk County, Iowa

Ankeny: Suburb in Iowa

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Ankeny is a city located in the county of Polk in the U.S. state of Iowa. Its population at the 2010 census was 45,582 and a population density of 599 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 70,068 inhabitants.

The city was created 167 years ago in 1853.

Ankeny Iowa 20080104 City Hall image
Ankeny Iowa 20080104 City Hall
Ankeny Iowa 20080104 City Hall image


Ankeny is located at 41°43'47"N 93°36'21"W (41.7297100, -93.6057700).

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Ankeny forecast: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. North wind around 13 mph. New rainfall amounts less than a tenth of an inch possible. more

Ankeny Quick Facts

Population : 70,068 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Iowa (United States)
County : Polk County
Phone Area Codes : 515
Area : 76.09 km2
Altitude : 909 feet / 277 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1854 (167 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−06:00
Local time : 09:53:36 (25th October 2021)
Postal code : 50021
Density : 921 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 34.95% (2010-2020)
Weather : 40℉ Mostly Cloudy 7-days weather


The population of Ankeny increased by 34.95% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 45,582 - census
2011 47,043 3.11% estimation process
2012 48,363 2.73% estimation process
2013 50,785 4.77% estimation process
2014 53,299 4.72% estimation process
2015 56,109 5.01% estimation process
2016 58,609 4.27% estimation process
2017 62,365 6.02% estimation process
2018 65,248 4.42% estimation process
2019 67,355 3.13% estimation process
2020 70,068 3.87% estimation process

Ankeny zip code is 50021. County name: Polk, County fips: 19153

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Local Places in Ankeny

1 Ankeny City Hall
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Address: 410 W 1st St, Ankeny, IA 50023 ➦ Show Map

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Ankeny City Hall

People born in Ankeny (4)

People born in Ankeny, including triathlete Mackenzie Madison, politician Jeff Lamberti, football placekicker Todd Sievers, you can see a list of people who born in Ankeny.

  • Joel Lanning (American-football player (1994-)) he was born in 18/11/1994

Schools in Ankeny

College & universities near Ankeny, IA

Code Name City ZIP
153320 Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary Ankeny (IA) 50023-2152
153214 Des Moines Area Community College Ankeny (IA) 50023-3993
153375 Grand View University Des Moines (IA) 50316
153764 La James International College-Johnston Johnston (IA) 50131
153977 Mercy College of Health Sciences Des Moines (IA) 50309-1239

Stations (2)

Amtrak & bus stations near Ankeny, IA

Code Name Address Type
OSC Osceola Main & East Clay Streets RAIL
CRN Creston Pine and Adams Avenue RAIL

Post offices near Ankeny

Post Office Name City ZIP
Ankeny Post Office Ankeny (IA) 50023
Berwick Post Office Berwick (IA) 50032
Alleman Post Office Alleman (IA) 50007
Elkhar Post Office Elkhart (IA) 50073
Johnston Post Office Johnston (IA) 50131

Other places with the same name (1)

Other cities in Polk County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Polk County , IA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Des Moines 212,312 City in and county seat of Polk County, Iowa, United States, and Iowa federated state capital city
West Des Moines 69,057 City in Polk County, Iowa, United States
Urbandale 44,650 City in Polk and Dallas counties, Iowa, United States
Johnston 23,092 City in Iowa, United States
Altoona 19,503 City in Polk County, Iowa, United States
Clive 17,444 Human settlement in Iowa, United States of America
Grimes 15,831 City in Iowa, United States
Pleasant Hill 10,025 American city in Iowa
Bondurant 7,293 City in Polk County, Iowa, United States of America
Polk City 4,961 American city in Iowa
Windsor Heights 4,735 City in Polk County, Iowa, United States
Saylorville 3,301 City in Polk County, Iowa, United States of America
Mitchellville 2,273 City in Iowa, United States
Elkhart 952 American city in Iowa
Runnells 498 City in Polk County, Iowa, United States
Alleman 447 City in Polk County, Iowa, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Ankeny distances to largest Iowa cities