Ankeny is a carefully planned suburb on the northern edge of the Des Moines metro area. This safe suburb is a uniquely fantastic place to live, work, and raise a family. One of the key advantages Ankeny residents enjoy is the easy access to metropolitan amenities while living in a comfortable small town atmosphere. The efficient Des Moines area infrastructure makes getting anywhere a breeze, allowing residents to trade some of their daily commute for personal time with family and doing the things they enjoy.
There are a variety of living options to choose from in Ankeny, from traditional neighborhoods and planned communities to condos and loft style living. There are also a number of conveniently located shopping centers packed full of all the leading retailers. In a 2012 citizen survey 94% of residents said they felt safe in Ankeny, and 95% said emergency medical and fire services were good or excellent. To find out more about Ankeny real estate opportunities contact Coldwell today!
Benefits of Ankeny:
Sports, like the Otter Creek golf club, culture, recreation, and shopping all conveniently located
Living in Ankeny makes the hassle of long commutes a thing of the past
Ankeny has a regional airport and is located at the intersection of Interstate 35 and 80, providing convenient nationwide access
34 miles of trails, 35 parks, ranging from small playgrounds to massive recreation complexes, and two aquatic centers
Low cost of living and high median income of approximately $72,000
Large industries bring jobs to Ankeny because of the highly trained Iowa workforce and high quality of life
Superior Ankeny schools offer a first class education ranked at the top of the nationally renowned Iowa schools. The city has a high school graduation rate of 96.4% and an 87% college attendance rate. Contact us for more information on Ankeny and the homes in our inventory!