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Average Rent in Ankeny, IA

Avg. RentAnnual Change
Ankeny Studio - $1,043-16%
Ankeny 1 Bed - $1,308+4%
Ankeny 2 Beds - $1,601+2%
Last updated 6/24/2024

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See what Ankeny, IA has to offer.

Local Reviews

I like how clean it is. I like that it's pet and kid friendly. I like the location being close to schools and restaurants

It is newer. There are a lot of young families. I feel safe. I like that there is a park within walking distance.

None This is a normal area to live. Most people are nice and caring Happy to live here and thankfully good people by me

We love our neighbors and how easy it is to visit. the variety of restaurants. It's safe and open.

That people give me entertained by watching them do crazy things. Nice looking area with the ponds and dogs

The neighbors are friendly. The police station is close. Gas stations are near by, and great food. It's a small town I love that.

Demographics

Education

High School

22%

Associate's

33%

Bachelor's

33%

Master's

10%

Doctorate

3%

Family Size

2 people

39%

3 people

16%

4 people

29%

5 people

12%

6+ people

5%

Household Income

0-50k

31%

50-100k

33%

100-150k

20%

150-200k

9%

200k+

7%

Age

0-10

16%

10-20

18%

20-45

40%

45-65

17%

65+

9%

Affordability

Percentage: 3/53/5

Renters gave this area a 3 out of 5 for affordability

Last updated 6/24/2024

*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Rent Trends

Average rent in Southwest Ankeny, Ankeny, IA

In Ankeny, IA, as of 2024, the average rent for apartments ranges from $1,043 to $1,601. Specifically, the average rent for a studio apartment in Southwest Ankeny, Ankeny, IA is $1,043. For those seeking a 1-bedroom apartments, the average rent is $1,308. And for a 2-bedroom apartment, renters can expect to pay an average of $1,601.

Annual Rent Change Over the Past 12 Months

Studio

-16%

Changed from $1,242 to $1,043
1 Bed

+4%

Changed from $1,258 to $1,308
2 Beds

+2%

Changed from $1,570 to $1,601
Last updated 6/24/2024

Cost of Living

Compared to State Average

2.9%

Compared to National Average

6%

The cost of living in Southwest Ankeny, Ankeny, IA is 2.9% higher than the state average and 6% lower than the national average. Southwest Ankeny, Ankeny, IA housing is 30.4% less expensive than the U.S average, while utilities are about 1.9% more pricey. When it comes to basic necessities such as food and clothing, groceries are around 3% less in Southwest Ankeny, Ankeny, IA than in the rest of the country.

Healthcare services such as doctor check-ups and dentistry cost 1.2% more here compared to the U.S. average.
Cost of Living in Southwest Ankeny, Ankeny, IACompared to State AverageCompared to National Average
Housing
5.7%
30.4%
Utilities
14.2%
1.9%
Food
0.4%
3%
Transportation
2.6%
0.2%
Healthcare
3.6%
1.2%

Compare Other Cities

CityStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Urbandale$1,139-42%
Johnston$1,052+17%
Ankeny$1,043-16%
Waukee$974+24%
Des Moines$962+11%
Clive$900--
Grimes$895-10%
Pleasant Hill$8620%
West Des Moines$850+2%
Altoona$771+30%
Ames$735+5%
Indianola$625--
Bondurant$575+7%
Marshalltown$550-4%
Newton$495--
City1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Johnston$1,309+16%
Ankeny$1,308+4%
Waukee$1,234+22%
Grimes$1,230+43%
Altoona$1,228+33%
Indianola$1,177--
Des Moines$1,120+7%
West Des Moines$1,052-3%
Newton$1,050+100%
Norwalk$1,035-6%
Clive$1,025--
Pleasant Hill$987-2%
Bondurant$965+8%
Grinnell$900--
Urbandale$880-2%
Ames$840+7%
City2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Ankeny$1,601+2%
Waukee$1,559+15%
Johnston$1,486+8%
Altoona$1,395+42%
Clive$1,350--
Pleasant Hill$1,280+2%
Perry$1,270--
Bondurant$1,200+7%
West Des Moines$1,1720%
Norwalk$1,130-12%
Indianola$1,112+53%
Des Moines$1,087+10%
Ames$990+14%
Urbandale$9720%
Grimes$970+2%
Pella$775--
Marshalltown$750+3%
Newton$710+9%

Compare Neighborhoods

Neighborhood1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Northeast Ankeny$1,440+15%
Northwest Ankeny$1,157+14%
Southeast Ankeny$1,070+9%
Neighborhood2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Northeast Ankeny$1,621+18%
Northwest Ankeny$1,462+14%

Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

30%

15-30 Mins

46%

30-40 Mins

18%

40-60 Mins

4%

60+ Mins

1%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 3939

Walk Score®

Walkable

No

Say 4 of 6 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 4 of 6 renters

Percentage: 4242

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 4 of 6 renters

Area Amenities

Top Score

Childcare

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

No need for a tantrum - childcare options abound in Southwest Ankeny Ankeny.

  1. A high number of daycares per resident
  2. 91% more daycares than average
  3. 64% more daycares than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Happy hour starts at six around here.

  1. Few bars and clubs per resident
  2. 89% more bars and clubs than average
  3. 46% more bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Parks

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Southwest Ankeny Ankeny is shrubby, not shabby.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. 90% more parks than average
  3. 43% more parks than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We'd be gym buddies with Southwest Ankeny Ankeny.

  1. A high number of gyms per resident
  2. 91% more gyms than average
  3. 70% more gyms than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

It's pawsible that your pets will fall in love with Southwest Ankeny Ankeny.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. 86% more pet facilities than average
  3. 10% more pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Southwest Ankeny Ankeny has the right frame of mind for art.

  1. Few fine art centers per resident
  2. 91% more fine art centers than average
  3. 50% more fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Grocery Stores

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not bad on the supermarket score. Southwest Ankeny Ankeny gets an average rating.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. 83% more grocery stores than average
  3. 27% more grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

An average foodie scene: not too cold and not too hot.

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. 54% more restaurants than average
  3. 59% fewer restaurants than areas of a similar size

Theaters

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Southwest Ankeny Ankeny sits in the middle of the pack for theater.

  1. Few theaters per resident
  2. 82% more theaters than average
  3. 33% fewer theaters than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Healthcare in Southwest Ankeny Ankeny doesn't tip the scales.

  1. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. 58% more medical facilities than average
  3. 73% fewer medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Coffee

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The coffee scene is lukewarm in Southwest Ankeny Ankeny.

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. 61% more coffee shops than average
  3. 80% fewer coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The retail inventory is low in Southwest Ankeny Ankeny.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. An average number of shops
  3. A standard number of shops compared to areas of a similar size

Amusement Parks

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

In need of a lift: Southwest Ankeny Ankeny is light on amusement parks.

  1. Few amusement parks per resident
  2. An average number of amusement parks
  3. A standard number of amusement parks compared to areas of a similar size

Hospitals

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Be patient when looking for a hospital around here.

  1. Few hospitals per resident
  2. An average number of hospitals
  3. A standard number of hospitals compared to areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Honk if you see a gas station.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. An average number of gas stations
  3. A standard number of gas stations compared to areas of a similar size

Area Features

Busy Streets

No

Say 6 of 6 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 6 of 6 renters

Area Has Litter

No

Say 6 of 6 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 6 of 6 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 6 of 6 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 6 of 6 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 6 of 6 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 5 of 6 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 5 of 6 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 5 of 6 renters

Well Lit

Yes

Say 5 of 6 renters

Maintained Yards

Yes

Say 5 of 6 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 4 of 6 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

Yes

Say 3 of 6 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 3 of 6 renters

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 3 of 6 renters

Tree Lined Streets

Yes

Say 3 of 6 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 5 of 6 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 5 of 6 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 5 of 6 renters

Schools

Percentage: 5/55/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Southwest Ankeny Ankeny

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Find Apartments in Nearby Cities

City1 Bed Price2 Beds Price
Ankeny, IA 1.5 miles$1,308$1,601
Des Moines, IA 7.7 miles$1,120$1,087
West Des Moines, IA 10.4 miles$1,052$1,172
Ames, IA 22.3 miles$840$990
Johnston, IA 4.7 miles$1,309$1,486
Urbandale, IA 7.5 miles$880$972
Moines, IA 8.5 miles------
Waukee, IA 15.2 miles$1,234$1,559
Altoona, IA 9.5 miles$1,228$1,395
Clive, IA 9.1 miles$1,025$1,350

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