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Living in Ankeny, Iowa:
Tips for Moving and Visiting

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If you've been wondering what it's like to live in or visit Ankeny, the Crowdsourced Explorer community can help. We asked two people living in Ankeny what someone who is considering moving to or visiting there should know. Here are their pros and cons, tips, and advice:


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Ankeny is a fast growing community. There are many job opportunities in the area. Des Moines, Iowa is just a few minutes away & all kinds of restaurants and entertainment.

Robert, says: 2023

Ankeny, IA is a suburb of Des Moines and lies about 10 miles north of downtown Des Moines. It is one of the fastest-growing communities in the state and has several shopping districts and other attractions for its residents to enjoy. The city’s mayor is Gary Lorenz, who has held that position since 2012.

Ashley, says: 2020

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