Ankeny, Iowa Population 2024

75,762

Ankeny is a city located in Polk County Iowa. Ankeny has a 2024 population of 75,762. Ankeny is currently growing at a rate of 2.39% annually and its population has increased by 10.82% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 68,363 in 2020.

The average household income in Ankeny is $117,347 with a poverty rate of 4.74%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Ankeny is 33.3 years, 32.8 years for males, and 34 years for females.

Ankeny Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Ankeny was:

  • White: 90.69%
  • Two or more races: 4.3%
  • Asian: 3.25%
  • Black or African American: 1.09%
  • Other race: 0.59%
  • Native American: 0.08%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
30.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,514.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
10.82% (7,399)
The current population of Ankeny, Iowa is 75,762 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 68,363.

Ankeny, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White62,02490.69%
Two or more races2,9394.3%
Asian2,2233.25%
Black or African American7481.09%
Other race4040.59%
Native American540.08%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Ankeny Population by Race

Ankeny Population Pyramid 2024

Ankeny Median Age

33.3

Total

32.8

Male

34

Female

Ankeny Adults

There are 49,953 adults, (7,705 of whom are seniors) in Ankeny.

Ankeny Age Dependency

61.9

Age Dependency Ratio

18.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Ankeny Sex Ratio

Female34,41950.33%
Male33,97349.67%

Ankeny Population by Age

Ankeny Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All26,5252.5571.328.7
Married14,8323.287.112.9
Non Family9,0771.3449.350.7
Female1,9273.0858.341.7
Male6893.1856.543.5
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3.12

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

71.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ankeny Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Ankeny Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ankeny Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 67.35%.

Ankeny Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$62,465

Average Earnings

$75,633

Average Male

$52,569

Average Female

Ankeny Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ankeny Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Ankeny Language

91.96% of Ankeny residents speak only English, while 8.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.73% of the population.

Ankeny Language

Ankeny Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White59,9972,8234.71%
Black65316825.73%
Hispanic2,5101505.98%
Asian2,216813.66%
Multiple2,866170.59%
Other39461.52%
Native4012.5%
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4.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.86%

Male Poverty Rate

5.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ankeny

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ankeny is Black, with 25.73% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ankeny is Multiple, with 0.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.55%.

Ankeny Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade6.99%
High School5.71%
Some College3.96%
Bachelors or Greater1.74%
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Ankeny Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed29.79%
Male Unemployed22.19%
Female Employed3.64%
Male Employed1.76%
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Ankeny Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ankeny Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ankeny Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

57.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.9%

Male Marriage Rate

55.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Ankeny Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Ankeny Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Ankeny Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ankeny Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,904

Number of Veterans

2,711

Male Veterans

193

Female Veterans

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Ankeny Veterans by War

count

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Ankeny Veterans by Age

count

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Ankeny Veterans by Race

Ankeny Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.6%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ankeny Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

76.2%

Labor Force Participation

73.6%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Ankeny Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Ankeny Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Ankeny Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

70.68%

Born in Ankeny

95.05%

Native Born

4.95%

Foreign Born

2.47%

Non Citizen

2.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.05% of Ankeny residents were born in the United States, with 70.68% having been born in Iowa. 2.47% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Ankeny Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202984,6121,7702.14%
202882,8421,7702.18%
202781,0721,7702.23%
202679,3021,7702.28%
202577,5321,7702.34%
202475,7621,7702.39%
202373,9921,7702.45%
202272,2221,7702.51%
202170,4522,0893.06%
202068,3631,0151.51%
201967,3482,0633.16%
201865,2852,9264.69%
201762,3593,7476.39%
201658,6122,5034.46%
201556,1092,8085.27%
201453,3012,5154.95%
201350,7862,4265.02%
201248,3601,3192.8%
201147,0411,2012.62%
201045,84018,72369.05%
200027,1178,63546.72%
199018,4823,05319.79%
198015,4296,27868.6%
19709,1516,187208.74%
19602,9642,164270.5%
1940800
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Ankeny Population by Year