Ankeny, IA

53,413 Population
29.4 square miles 1,819.4 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
1.7%
was 1.7%
 
Population Density
1,819.4
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
48.1%
was 48.1%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
4.1%
was 4.2%
 
Percent Under 18
27.8%
was 27.7%
 
Percent 65 and Over
8.5%
was 8.6%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
2.2
was 2.3
Ranked 4th Lowest in IA
Percent Living in Poverty
7.8%
was 7.8%
 
Median Household Income
$76,760
was $75,465
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
38.7
36.6
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
221.5
was 85.7
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
1,189.6
was 1,388.6
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
21,261
was 20,572
 
Median Rent
$906
was $837
 
Total Building Permits
994
was 1,025
 
Occupied Housing Units
19,876
was 19,569
 
Homeownership Rate
72.9%
was 72.8%
 
Single Family Building Permits
849
was 937
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
723.7
was 700.2
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
20.5%
was 15.8%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
145
was 88
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.7
was 2.6
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
49.9
was 54.5
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
20.2
was 21.6
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
98.1%
was 97.9%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
95.2%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.7%
was 99.8%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
97.4%
was 97.3%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
45.9%
was 45.7%
 

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