Ankeny is a city located in Polk County Iowa. Ankeny has a 2020 population of 73,676. Ankeny is currently growing at a rate of 2.94% annually and its population has increased by 60.71% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 45,845 in 2010.
The average household income in Ankeny is $105,133 with a poverty rate of 5.34%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,073 per month, and the median house value is $220,100. The median age in Ankeny is 32.4 years, 32.3 years for males, and 32.4 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Ankenywas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 62.60%.
93.21% of Ankeny residents speak only English, while 6.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.26% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Ankeny is Hispanic, with 24.48% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Ankeny is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.79%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Ankeny
95.79% of Ankeny residents were born in the United States, with 71.46% having been born in Iowa. 1.67% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.
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