Ankeny is located close to the center of Iowa. Ankeny is part of Polk County. Ankeny has 29.33 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Ankeny population is 49,488, which has grown 82.50% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 5.19% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Ankeny median household income is $75,069 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 36.09% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 33.56% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Ankeny median house value is $172,700 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 34.29% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 53.09% and is lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Ankeny is much better than the state average in quality. The Ankeny area code is 515.