StatisticAnkenyIowaNational
Population53,4133,155,070328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)1,8065791
Median age32.038.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)60%60%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1854%44%43%
Speak English94%92%79%
Speak Spanish2%4%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Ankeny is 3069% higher than Iowa
  • The median age in Ankeny is 16% lower than Iowa
  • In Ankeny 94.09% of the population is White
  • In Ankeny 1.23% of the population is Black
  • In Ankeny 2.17% of the population is Asian

Compare Ankeny, IA Demographics

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      Ankeny population breakdown by race

      RaceAnkenyIowaNational
      White94.09%90.90%73.35%
      Black1.23%3.32%12.63%
      Asian2.17%2.14%5.22%
      American Indian0.00%0.32%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.08%0.18%
      Mixed race2.32%1.97%3.06%
      Other race0.19%1.27%4.75%
      In Ankeny, 2.6% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

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      Ankeny age breakdown

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      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Ankeny, IA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).