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Area Description

Located near the I-35 and I- 80 intersection, Ankeny is located just North of the Des Moines metro area. We are close to Saylorville Lake. Ankeny has its own Airport.

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Area Amenities

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   Ankeny's Sports Complex brings in many sporting events. We have a trail system that connects to the High Tressle Trail and bike system within Iowa. We have an excellent parks & recreation system. Craft sales and shopping are located in Ankeny with local restaurants to fulfill any appetite. Wonderful churches to attend. Every summer on the weekend following the fourth of July, we have our community event, Ankeny SummerFest, that runs Thursday through Sunday night. We bring bands every night, a Carnival, concessions, fun talent show and karoaoke contest, a parade on Saturday morning, family friendly events and fireworks on Sunday evening of SummerFest.

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Ankeny Community Theatre, Ankeny Community Band, Ankeny Community Schools present various plays, show choir,and sporting events as well.

Public transportation




DART, the busing system.

Medical Facilities


Mercy Clinic for urgent care needs and doctors and specialists; Unity Point Des Moines health doctors and specialists, Pediatric care, chiropractic care, eye doctors and dentists abound.

Climate

Monthly Temperatures / Rainfall

 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain
 Jan  11.0  21.0  31.0  0.9 "
 Feb  15.0  25.5  36.0  1.0 "
 Mar  26.0  37.0  48.0  2.2 "
 Apr  38.0  50.0  62.0  3.7 "
 May  50.0  61.5  73.0  4.9 "
 Jun  60.0  71.0  82.0  5.1 "
 Jul  64.0  75.5  87.0  5.1 "
 Aug  61.0  73.0  85.0  4.4 "
 Sep  52.0  64.5  77.0  3.1 "
 Oct  39.0  51.5  64.0  2.5 "
 Nov  28.0  38.0  48.0  2.0 "
 Dec  15.0  24.5  34.0  1.2 "


Spring temperatures are cold with averages in the upper 40's and highs in the low 60's. Nights are cold with lows in the upper 30's. Summer temperatures are mild with averages in the low 70's and highs in the mid 80's. Nights are cool with lows in the low 60's. Fall temperatures are cool with averages in the low 50's and highs in the low 60's. Nights are cold with lows in the upper 30's. Winter temperatures are cold with averages in the low 20's and highs in the low 30's. Nights are cold with lows in the low 10's.

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Cost of Living for Ankeny, IA

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Senior Assistance in Ankeny, IA

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