Ankeny demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,8065591
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%
Ankeny, IA has a population of 53,413 and is the 752nd largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,806 per sq mi which is 3206% higher than the Iowa average and 1894% higher than the national average. The median age in Ankeny is 32 which is approximately 16% lower than the Iowa average of 38. In Ankeny, 60% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 94% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 72% of Ankeny residents were born in Iowa, 24% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 4% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Ankeny is 3206% 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 or African American.
  • In Ankeny 2.17% of the population is Asian.

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Ankeny population breakdown by race

Black or African American1.23%3.32%12.63%
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.

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