Ankeny, IA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 10,803 housing units in Ankeny. This represents a 54.7% growth from 6,983 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 10,635 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 168 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Ankeny is about 71.7%. Ankeny's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 4.9%. Average household size is 2.57 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Ankeny were built after 1980.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.40%
One Bedroom9.30%
Two Bedrooms28.20%
Three Bedrooms42.30%
Four Bedrooms17.30%
Five Bedrooms or more2.40%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.75
Median year structure was built1982
Median Value of occupied units$128,600
Median Price asked for vacant units$161,300

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.11
Median year structure was built1977
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$541

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.60%
Second Mortgage7.50%
Home Equity Loan10.70%
Simple Mortgage63.60%
Debt Free17.70%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs18.3%