Ankeny is a city located in Polk County Iowa. With a 2020 population of 71,569, it is the 6th largest city in Iowa and the 518th largest city in the United States . Ankeny is currently growing at a rate of 3.03% annually and its population has increased by 57.01% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 45,582 in 2010. Ankeny reached it's highest population of 71,569 in 2021. Spanning over 30 miles, Ankeny has a population density of 2,375 people per square mile.
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.