Ankeny Jobs

  • CDL Truck Driver - Team Dedicated. We Train!

    C.R. England - Ankeny, IA

    C.R. England is now hiring Team Truck Drivers for our Dedicated Division As a Dedicated Team, you will carry freight for one customer, and one customer only. Dedicated Team...

    from C.R. England - 7 days ago
  • Dedicated Truck Driver CDL

    Nussbaum - Ankeny, IA

    What kind of trucking job does Nussbaum offer? Dedicated Truck Driver Position. Excellent home time. Strong Pay! Consistent, predictable freight. We require 1 year of driving...

    from Nussbaum - 5 days ago
  • CDL Truck Driver (Class A) - Local/Regional: Des Moines

    Holland - Ankeny, IA

    Come discover your direction at Holland! Holland, Inc,. is a recognized leader in next-day delivery, quality handling, and on-time performance in the LTL industry. Holland is...

    from Holland, Inc - 25 days ago
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Ankeny, Iowa

Ankeny is a city in Polk County, Iowa, United States. The population was 27,118 at the 2000 census. A special census taken by the city in 2005 counted 36,162 residents. It is part of the Des Moines metropolitan area.

Ankeny Economy

Major employers in Ankeny include Deere & Company's Des Moines Works, Perishable Distributors of Iowa , Tone's Spices, and the Ankeny school district. Casey's General Stores are headquartered in Ankeny. In recent years, several "big box" retailers have opened stores along Delaware Avenue near Interstate 35, including Home Depot, Kohl's, Menards, SuperTarget, and a Wal-Mart SuperCenter. Several large car dealerships are located at the interchange of I-35 and Oralabor Road .

Ankeny Careers

Among the most common occupations in Ankeny are Management, professional, and related occupations, 39%; Sales and office occupations, 31%; and Service occupations, 11%. Approximately 79 percent of workers in Ankeny, Iowa work for companies, 13 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

Ankeny Industries

The leading industries in Ankeny, Iowa are Educational, health and social services, 20%; Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing, 14%; and Retail trade, 13%. Simply Hired's Ankeny job listings indicate that the following industries in Ankeny are hiring the most workers:

Ankeny Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Ankeny, Iowa is $35,652, and the median income of households in Ankeny was $55,162.

Average Salaries in Ankeny, IA

Ankeny, IA


According to our Ankeny Trends data, the number of Ankeny, Iowa jobs has increased by 115% since September 2013.
Ankeny job trends

Ankeny Employment Statistics

Population of Ankeny
Total population 27,117
Male 48.46%
Female 51.54%
Median age 31.9
Ankeny Housing
Owner-occupied homes 71.8%
Median cost of a home $128,600
Median mortgage payment $825
Renter-occupied homes 28.2%
Vacant housing 5.0%
Median monthly rent $596
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $42,220
Median for all female full-time $29,083
Household Income
Less than $10,000 4%
$10,000 to $14,999 4%
$15,000 to $24,999 9%
$25,000 to $34,999 11%
$35,000 to $49,999 17%
$50,000 to $74,999 24%
$75,000 to $99,999 17%
$100,000 to $149,999 10%
$150,000 to $199,999 2%
$200,000 or more 2%
Less than 9th grade 1%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3%
High school graduate 23%
Some college, no degree 23%
Associate's degree 10%
Bachelor's degree 29%
Graduate degree 10%
Marital Status
Never married 26%
Currently married 62%
Separated 1%
Widowed 3%
Divorced 8%
White 98%
Black or African American 1%
Asian 1%
Other 1%
Ankeny Commute
Carpool 7.5%
Public transportation 1.8%
Average travel time 20 minutes