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46 1 Bedroom Apartments for rent in Ankeny, IA

Last updated October 21 at 3:19am UTC
Results within 5 miles of Ankeny, IA
Broadway Heights
4216 50th St
Des Moines, IA
Updated October 21 at 2:02am UTC
1 Bedroom
6300 Merle Hay Rd
Johnston, IA
Updated October 21 at 1:07am UTC
1 Bedroom
2220 E Walnut St
Des Moines, IA
Updated October 9 at 6:04pm UTC
1 Bedroom
Results within 10 miles of Ankeny, IA
Windsor Square by Broadmoor
900 65th St
Windsor Heights, IA
Updated October 21 at 3:18am UTC
1 Bedroom
Rocket Transfer Lofts
320 Southwest 7th Street
Des Moines, IA
Updated October 21 at 12:38am UTC
1 Bedroom
200 Des Moines Street
Des Moines, IA
Updated October 21 at 12:07am UTC
1 Bedroom
1440 Locust Street
Des Moines, IA
Updated October 21 at 1:25am UTC
1 Bedroom
The Vue
922 8th Street
Des Moines, IA
Updated October 21 at 12:01am UTC
1 Bedroom
Meadowlark Place
1250 Southeast 11th Street
Grimes, IA
Updated October 21 at 1:29am UTC
1 Bedroom
The Maxwell
915 Mulberry St
Des Moines, IA
Updated October 21 at 1:22am UTC
1 Bedroom
Weston Park Apartments
4200 Park Ave
Des Moines, IA
Updated October 21 at 3:18am UTC
1 Bedroom
92 West
1770 Northwest 92nd Street
Clive, IA
Updated October 21 at 12:58am UTC
1 Bedroom

October 2018 Ankeny Rent Report

Welcome to the October 2018 Ankeny Rent Report. Ankeny rents declined over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Ankeny rental market, including comparisons to similar cities nationwide.

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Rent Report

October 2018 Ankeny Rent Report

Welcome to the October 2018 Ankeny Rent Report. Ankeny rents declined over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Ankeny rental market, including comparisons to similar cities nationwide.

Ankeny rents decline sharply over the past month

Ankeny rents have declined 1.5% over the past month, and are down moderately by 0.6% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Ankeny stand at $750 for a one-bedroom apartment and $920 for a two-bedroom. This is the second straight month that the city has seen rent decreases after an increase in July. Ankeny's year-over-year rent growth lags the state average of -0.5%, as well as the national average of 0.9%.

Ankeny rents more affordable than many large cities nationwide

As rents have fallen moderately in Ankeny, many large cities nationwide have seen prices increase, in some cases substantially. Ankeny is also more affordable than most large cities across the country.

  • Ankeny's median two-bedroom rent of $920 is below the national average of $1,180. Nationwide, rents have grown by 0.9% over the past year compared to the 0.6% decline in Ankeny.
  • While rents in Ankeny fell moderately over the past year, many cities nationwide saw increases, including Phoenix (+2.6%), Atlanta (+1.4%), and San Francisco (+1.1%).
  • Renters will find more reasonable prices in Ankeny than most large cities. For example, San Francisco has a median 2BR rent of $3,110, which is nearly three-and-a-half times the price in Ankeny.

For more information check out our national report. You can also access our full data for cities and counties across the U.S. at this link.

Methodology - Recent Updates:

Data from private listing sites, including our own, tends to skew toward luxury apartments, which introduces sample bias when estimates are calculated directly from these listings. To address these limitations, we’ve recently made major updates to our methodology, which we believe have greatly improved the accuracy and reliability of our estimates.

Read more about our new methodology below, or see a more detailed post here.


Apartment List is committed to making our rent estimates the best and most accurate available. To do this, we start with reliable median rent statistics from the Census Bureau, then extrapolate them forward to the current month using a growth rate calculated from our listing data. In doing so, we use a same-unit analysis similar to Case-Shiller’s approach, comparing only units that are available across both time periods to provide an accurate picture of rent growth in cities across the country.

Our approach corrects for the sample bias inherent in other private sources, producing results that are much closer to statistics published by the Census Bureau and HUD. Our methodology also allows us to construct a picture of rent growth over an extended period of time, with estimates that are updated each month.

Read more about our methodology here.

About Rent Reports:

Apartment List publishes monthly reports on rental trends for hundreds of cities across the U.S. We intend these reports to be a source of reliable information that help renters and policymakers make sound decisions, and we invest significant time and effort in gathering and analyzing rent data. Our work is covered regularly by journalists across the country.

We are continuously working to improve our methodology and data, with the goal of providing renters with the information that they need to make the best decisions.