Homes For Sale In Ankeny, IA

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Ankeny, IA Real Estate Market Overview

Browse 405 homes for sale in Ankeny, IA. View properties, photos, nearby real estate with school and housing market information. The median list price of listings available in August 2023 was $315,470, while the average time on the real estate market was 49 days. Over 28 listings were sold over their listed price in August 2023 in Ankeny, IA. In the same period over 59 listings were sold below the listed price and 45 listings were sold for the listed price.

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Living In Ankeny, IA

What is it like to live in Ankeny, Iowa?

Ankeny is located in Polk County, Iowa. There are roughly 36,971 residents, living in 14,409 households. The average temperature for Ankeny this time of the year is low of 53F and high of 76F. On average, Ankeny gets about 3.2 inches of precipitation in September. Most residents are home owners (75%), have a post secondary degree (66%) and are single, no kids (35%).

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What type of housing is available in Ankeny, Iowa?

In Ankeny, many buildings are single detached homes, while the rest are mainly large apartment buildings and townhouses. This city offers mainly two bedroom and three bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy about three quarters of the dwellings in Ankeny while the remainder are rented. The average year of construction for buildings in this city is 1996.

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What are the advantages of living in Ankeny, Iowa?

Ankeny is reasonably good for those who need quiet surroundings, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic - although that is not the case closer to the airport (Ankeny Regional Airport), the railway line, Interstate 35 or Interstate 80. Parks are sparse, which makes it rather difficult to reach them. Despite that, there are a few green spaces nearby for residents to relax in, like Wagner Park.

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Are things conveniently located in Ankeny, Iowa?

There are only a limited number of high schools and primary schools in Ankeny and consequently they can be a rather long walk away. Apart from public schools, there are private elementary and high schools. With respect to food, getting to one of about 30 supermarkets on foot is possible for some, but not all, house buyers in Ankeny. There are also a few opportunities for those who value restaurants and cafes in close proximity.

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What does the transportation in Ankeny, Iowa look like?

Ankeny is especially car friendly. Parking is easy. On the other hand, Ankeny is not very transit friendly. Nonetheless, there are a few bus lines. It is challenging for pedestrians to navigate Ankeny as carrying out day-to-day needs is inconvenient.

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Homes For Sale Near Ankeny, IA

Schools Near Ankeny, IA

Elementary Schools

  • Cornell Elementary School

    5817 NE 3rd St

    Public District PK-4

  • Westwood Elementary School

    2920 NW 9th St

    Public District PK-5

  • Northeast Elementary School

    1705 NE Trilein Dr

    Public District PK-5

Middle Schools

  • Southview Middle School

    1020 SW Cherry St

    Public District 8-9

  • Woodside Middle School

    5810 NE 14th St

    Public District 5-8

  • Prairie Ridge Middle School

    1010 NW Prairie Ridge Dr

    Public District 6-7

High Schools

  • Ankeny High School

    1155 SW Cherry St

    Public District 10-12

  • Saydel High School

    5601 NE 7th St

    Public District 9-12

  • Ankeny Centennial High School

    2220 Nw State St

    Public District 10-12

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