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Income/capita 17%
Household income 39%
Unemployment 46%
IndexAnkenyIowaNational
Income per capita$34,840$28,872$29,829
Median household income$76,760$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$93,478$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$44,753$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$50,317$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$32,772$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate2.5%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level7.8%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Ankeny is 17% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Ankeny is 39% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Ankeny is 46% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Ankeny is 48% lower than the national average

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      $Input your household income
      $51,168$76,760$153,520
      City
      $36,376$54,570$109,140
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Ankeny median earnings by income bracket

      Ankeny employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.8%1.9%
      Manufacturing sector12.0%2.0%
      Financial & insurance services13.2%14.1%
      Wholesale & retail services17.6%11.8%
      Public administration5.5%4.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.7%1.9%
      Education, health & social services12.3%36.7%
      Other23.0%23.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Johnston, IA19,491$95,56573%
      Alleman, IA499$90,83364%
      Clive, IA17,022$90,50264%
      Polk City, IA4,115$90,21663%
      Grimes, IA10,422$83,12550%
      Ankeny, IA53,413$76,76039%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Doral, FL53,426$74,17434%
      Cathedral City, CA53,268$41,69625%
      Wheaton, IL53,568$91,24165%
      Pensacola, FL53,250$45,93117%
      Richland, WA53,227$69,83326%
      Ankeny, IA53,413$76,76039%
      Source: The Ankeny, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).