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 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 67,355 inhabitants.

The city was created 167 years ago in 1853.


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

Ankeny Iowa 20080104 City Hall image
Ankeny Iowa 20080104 City Hall


Ankeny forecast: A chance of rain showers after 9am. Cloudy, with a high near 60. South wind 8 to 12 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts less than a tenth of an inch possible. more

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Ankeny Quick Facts

Population : 67,355 (2019)
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 : 21:13:59 (14th May 2021)
Postal code : 50021
Density : 885 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 32.33% (2010-2019)
Weather : 60℉ Chance Rain Showers 7-days weather


The population of Ankeny increased by 32.33% in 9 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

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

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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.


College & universities near Ankeny

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

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

Other cities in Polk County

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

City Name Population Title
Des Moines 214,237 City in and county seat of Polk County, Iowa, United States, and Iowa federated state capital city
West Des Moines 67,899 City in Polk County, Iowa, United States
Urbandale 44,379 City in Polk and Dallas counties, Iowa, United States
Johnston 22,582 City in Iowa, United States
Altoona 19,221 City in Polk County, Iowa, United States
Clive 17,242 Human settlement in Iowa, United States of America
Grimes 14,804 City in Iowa, United States
Pleasant Hill 10,019 American city in Iowa
Bondurant 6,958 City in Polk County, Iowa, United States of America
Polk City 4,961 American city in Iowa
Windsor Heights 4,809 City in Polk County, Iowa, United States
Mitchellville 2,258 City in Iowa, United States
Elkhart 918 American city in Iowa
Runnells 504 City in Polk County, Iowa, United States
Alleman 452 City in Polk County, Iowa, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Ankeny distances to largest Iowa cities

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