/
/
waukee
Last updated September 24 2020 at 4:36 PM

109 Apartments for rent in Waukee, IA

📍
Check out 109 verified apartments for rent in Waukee, IA with rents starting as low as $700. Some apartments for rent in Waukee might offer rent specials. Look out for the
$
rent special icon!
Verified
15 Units Available
PrairieGrass Apartments
500 NE Horizon Dr
Waukee, IA
Studio
$840
623 sqft
1 Bedroom
$875
820 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,010
1135 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 12:28 PM
VIRTUAL AND SELF-GUIDED TOURS AVAILABLE - CALL OR EMAIL OUR LEASING TEAM TODAY! PrairieGrass offers a new level of lifestyle in Waukee.
$
Verified
6 Units Available
The Bricks Waukee East
1400 SE Bishop Dr , Waukee, IA
Hemingway
1 Bedroom
$869
654 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$920
941 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 03:17 PM
The Bricks Waukee East homes offer a new way of living in Waukee, Iowa.
$
Verified
13 Units Available
Winhall at William's Pointe
1205 SE University Avenue
Waukee, IA
1 Bedroom
$917
731 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,101
1109 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,247
1354 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 12:23 PM
Welcome to Winhall Apartments! Start exploring our community by viewing our floor plans, photo gallery, amenities & neighborhood.
$
Verified
17 Units Available
Autumn Ridge
1150 SE Olson Dr
Waukee, IA
1 Bedroom
$895
840 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$995
1001 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$995
1229 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 12:14 PM
Great location, just minutes from Waukee High School, Centennial Park, and Jethro's BBQ. Apartments feature quartz countertops, washers and dryers and 9-foot ceilings. Community includes 24-hour maintenance, BBQ grills and pool.
Verified
5 Units Available
Country Court
395 4th St , Waukee, IA
Downtown Waukee
1 Bedroom
Ask
2 Bedrooms
$715
800 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 09:23 AM
Featuring large living spaces, open floor plans, and a simple, centralized location, this development is walking distance from the YMCA and local farmer's market. Amenities include ample closets, new kitchens, and a full appliance package.
$
Verified
Contact for Availability
Redwood Waukee
835 NE Redwood Boulevard
Waukee, IA
2 Bedrooms
$1,350
1368 sqft
Last updated September 17 at 09:05 PM
Residential community west of Des Moines and just blocks from Grant Ragan Elementary School. Spacious living areas with vaulted ceilings, pass-through kitchens, air conditioning and hardwood flooring.
1 Unit Available
1340 SE Bishop Drive
1340 SE Bishop Dr
Waukee, IA
3 Bedrooms
$1,475
1467 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 10:54 AM
Cove at Kettlestone Townhomes in Waukee feature: - 3 Bedrooms - 2 Bathrooms - 2 Car Garage Attached - 1467 Square Feet - Granite - All Appliances Included - Patio - Pet Friendly 2 pets per unit maximum.
1 Unit Available
382 N Warrior Ln
382 N Warrior Ln
Waukee, IA
3 Bedrooms
$1,750
1558 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 09:42 AM
382 N Warrior Ln Available 10/01/20 3 Bedroom, 2.5 Bath, New Construction in Waukee - Brand new 3 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom home in a great location of Waukee, This raised ranch, home features more than 1500 sq ft of finished space.
1 Unit Available
130 Melrose Dr
130 Melrose Drive , Waukee, IA
Windfield
5 Bedrooms
$2,195
2198 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 09:42 AM
130 Melrose Dr Available 10/30/20 Short term lease available on this 5 Bed 3 Bath Executive Home!!! - Short term lease available between 6 and 9 months. Call our office for more information.
1 Unit Available
580 Westgate Dr
580 SE Westgate Drive , Waukee, IA
Westgate
3 Bedrooms
$1,595
1394 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 09:41 AM
Beautiful 3 Bedroom Home - Recently Updated Split Level 3 Bed 2 1/2 bath Split Level 1394Sq Ft $1595 Monthly Rent New Paint & Carpet Stainless Steel Appliances Unfinished Basement (RLNE5851719)
1 Unit Available
275 Terrace Drive
275 Terrace Drive , Waukee, IA
Windfield
4 Bedrooms
$1,800
1486 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 09:41 AM
275 Terrace Drive Available 11/13/20 4 Bedroom, 3.5 Bath Home in Waukee - This 4 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom home is located in Waukee with a finished basement and a 2 car attached garage.
1 Unit Available
1355 SE Florence Drive #512
1355 Florence Drive
Waukee, IA
2 Bedrooms
$995
968 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 09:41 AM
Move in Special! 2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom Condo in Waukee - MOVE-IN SPECIAL: 1/2 off rent on your first full month if moved in by October 1st!! This spacious 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo includes a 1 car detached garage! The condo is conveniently off
Results within 1 mile of Waukee
Verified
11 Units Available
Mansions at Jordan Creek
355 88th St
West Des Moines, IA
1 Bedroom
$930
835 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,145
1163 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,480
1415 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 04:31 PM
A modern community located near the park and area schools. Tucked into a residential area. These homes are larger with ample storage and nine-foot ceilings. On-site pool, fire pit and gym. Pet-friendly.
Verified
1 Unit Available
Two Rivers Home Rentals
6900 Westown Parkway
West Des Moines, IA
4 Bedrooms
$1,995
1637 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 12:05 PM
Find studio, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments for rent at Two Rivers Home Rentals in West Des Moines. View photos, descriptions and more!
1 Unit Available
9035 Coneflower Dr
9035 Coneflower Drive
West Des Moines, IA
3 Bedrooms
$1,495
2300 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 12:41 PM
Find studio, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments for rent at 9035 Coneflower Dr in West Des Moines. View photos, descriptions and more!
1 Unit Available
1048 Opal Way
1048 Opal Way
West Des Moines, IA
2 Bedrooms
$1,225
1158 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 10:54 AM
The Village at Maple Bend Townhomes feature: - 2 Bedrooms - 2.5 Bathrooms - Attached 2-Car Garage - 1,158 Square Feet - All appliances included - Granite - Pet Friendly 2 pets per unit maximum. Maximum combined weight limit of 50lbs per unit.
1 Unit Available
8474 Cody Drive
8474 Cody Drive
West Des Moines, IA
2 Bedrooms
$1,350
1632 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 09:42 AM
8474 Cody Drive Available 10/01/20 WAUKEE SCHOOL DISTRICT!! 2 Bedroom, 2.5 Bath Townhome in West Des Moines - DISCLAIMER: As of recent, there have been some fraudulent marketing efforts from persons NOT on our Real Property Management team.
1 Unit Available
9160 Greenspire Dr #114
9160 Greenspire Drive
West Des Moines, IA
2 Bedrooms
Ask
3 Bedrooms
$1,525
1557 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 09:42 AM
9160 Greenspire Dr #114 Available 10/08/20 Adorable 3 Bdrm 2.5 Bath Townhome - Working from home? Need extra space? You are going to fall in love with this three level townhome as soon as you walk in the front door.
1 Unit Available
567 86th Street
567 86th Street
West Des Moines, IA
2 Bedrooms
$1,095
1302 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 09:41 AM
WHIRLPOOL TUB!!! 2 Bedroom, 1.5 Bath Townhome in West Des Moines - DISCLAIMER: As of recent, there have been some fraudulent marketing efforts from persons NOT on our Real Property Management team.
1 Unit Available
8610 EP True Pkwy #13001
8610 Ep True Parkway
West Des Moines, IA
2 Bedrooms
$1,450
1438 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 09:41 AM
2 Bedroom, 2 Bath Townhome in West Des Moines. 1/2 OFF First Months Rent! - Take 1/2 off of your first full months rent if lease signed by Sept. 15th.
1 Unit Available
654 Villa Court
654 Villa Ct
West Des Moines, IA
3 Bedrooms
$1,550
1632 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 09:41 AM
654 Villa Court Available 10/21/20 3 Bedroom, 2.5 Bath Town Home in West Des Moines - This 3 bedroom townhome has a 2 car attached garage and is an end unit. The main floor features a large living room with a gas fireplace.
1 Unit Available
9140 Greenspire Drive #117
9140 Greenspire Drive
West Des Moines, IA
2 Bedrooms
$1,500
1557 sqft
Last updated April 4 at 11:14 AM
$500 off first months rent!! 2 Bedroom 2 Bath Townhome in West Des Moines - $500 off first month's rent!! This 2 bedroom, 2.5 bath townhome in West Des Moines has it all! 2 car attached garage with a locker room area when you enter.
1 Unit Available
9055 Coneflower Drive #114
9055 Coneflower Drive
West Des Moines, IA
2 Bedrooms
Ask
3 Bedrooms
$1,395
1480 sqft
Last updated May 14 at 09:36 AM
9055 Coneflower Drive #114 Available 08/14/20 WAUKEE SIDE OF WEST DES MOINES! 3 Bedroom, 2.5 Bath Townhome in West Des Moines - Click below to view our virtual tour! https://my.matterport.
Results within 5 miles of Waukee
Verified
10 Units Available
92 West
1770 92nd St.
West Des Moines, IA
1 Bedroom
$860
830 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$940
1053 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,112
1262 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 12:34 PM
Find studio, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments for rent at 92 West in West Des Moines. View photos, descriptions and more!

Median Rent in Waukee

Last updated Sep. 2020
The median rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Waukee is $943, while the median rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,160.
Studio
$797
1 Bed
$943
2 Beds
$1,160
3+ Beds
$1,573
Find More Rentals By

Bedrooms

Waukee 1 Bedroom ApartmentsWaukee 2 Bedroom Apartments

Bedrooms

Find More Rentals in Nearby
Find an apartment for rent in Waukee, IA

Searching for an apartment for rent in Waukee, IA? Look no further! Apartment List will help you find a perfect apartment near you. There are 109 available rental units listed on Apartment List in Waukee. Click on listings to see photos, floorplans, amenities, prices and availability, and much more!

The median rent in Waukee is $797 for a studio, $943 for a one-bedroom apartment, and $1,160 for a two-bedroom apartment. If you are looking for a deal, keep an eye out for a red pulsing icon that indicates rent specials.

Tired of browsing? Take our personalized quiz. You’ll answer a couple of simple questions and we’ll put together a list of Waukee apartments that are best for you. We’ll also factor in your commute, budget, and preferred amenities. Looking for a pet-friendly rental, or an apartment with in-unit washer and dryer? No problem, we’ll provide you with apartments that match that criteria.

You can trust ApartmentList.com to help you find your next Waukee, IA apartment rental! After all, everyone deserves a home they love.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Frequently Asked Questions
How much is rent in Waukee?
In Waukee, the median rent is $797 for a studio, $943 for a 1-bedroom, $1,160 for a 2-bedroom, and $1,573 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Waukee, check out our monthly Waukee Rent Report.
How much is rent in Waukee?
In Waukee, the median rent is $797 for a studio, $943 for a 1-bedroom, $1,160 for a 2-bedroom, and $1,573 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Waukee, check out our monthly Waukee Rent Report.
How can I find a cheap apartment in Waukee?
You can get the best deal by searching by apartments that are offering move-in specials in Waukee.
How can I find a cheap apartment in Waukee?
You can get the best deal by searching by apartments that are offering move-in specials in Waukee.
How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in Waukee?
You can use the pet-friendly filter to find Waukee apartments that allow pets.
How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in Waukee?
You can use the pet-friendly filter to find Waukee apartments that allow pets.
How can I tour apartments during the COVID-19 pandemic?
While some Waukee properties may not allow visitors at this time, most are open for business by phone or email. Please reach out to them directly for virtual touring options. Additionally, some properties may offer video and 3D tours, which can be found on the listing details page.
How can I tour apartments during the COVID-19 pandemic?
While some Waukee properties may not allow visitors at this time, most are open for business by phone or email. Please reach out to them directly for virtual touring options. Additionally, some properties may offer video and 3D tours, which can be found on the listing details page.
How much should I pay for rent in Waukee?
The answer to this question depends on your household income and a couple of other factors. You can use our Rent Calculator to figure out how much you should spend on rent in Waukee.
How much should I pay for rent in Waukee?
The answer to this question depends on your household income and a couple of other factors. You can use our Rent Calculator to figure out how much you should spend on rent in Waukee.
How can I find off-campus housing in Waukee?
You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Waukee. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include Des Moines Area Community College, Des Moines University-Osteopathic Medical Center, Drake University, Grand View University, and Iowa State University.
How can I find off-campus housing in Waukee?
You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Waukee. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include Des Moines Area Community College, Des Moines University-Osteopathic Medical Center, Drake University, Grand View University, and Iowa State University.
City GuideWaukee
The creator of the largest cheese sculpture ever (925 pound cheddar cheese block!), Sarah Kaufmann, lives in Waukee. She is also known to carve blocks of cheddar in the likenesses of some celebrities including Jay Leno, Katie Couric and Matt Lauer. Now, let's get to know the "Cheese Lady's" hometown!
The creator of the largest cheese sculpture ever (925 pound cheddar cheese block!), Sarah Kaufmann, lives in Waukee. She is also known to carve blocks of cheddar in the likenesses of some celebrities including Jay Leno, Katie Couric and Matt Lauer. Now, let's get to know the "Cheese Lady's" hometown!

Waukee is a small city in Iowa which was first given the name Shirley but later on was changed to Waukee, derived from Milwaukee, Wisconsin (a sister city in name, as you may say). Recently the Real Estate Blog Movoto named Waukee the best place in the state of Iowa in January 2014. The 81 cities in Iowa with a population of over 5,000 were ranked based on the following criteria: crime rate, cost of living, unemployment, high school diploma attainment rate as well as home value, rental pricing and median household value. The city was ranked number one not just because the famous MLB player, Hal Manders, is a notable local however, this is based on the city's A+ ranking in education both for being the fastest growing school district in the state and having 95 percent high school diploma attainment rate which also explains the 4.2 percent of unemployment rate.

Waukee is located within the Dallas County and is 14 miles West of Des Moines, Iowa (center to center) and 109 miles east of Omaha, Nebraska. Relatively a 15-45 minute round trip travel to and from the capital city (Des Moines), depending on the mode of transportation. It is located within the Dallas County and a part of the Des Moines metro area with a population of 13,790 based on the 2010 Census. The city has something for everyone and is conveniently near to schools, a zoo, to museums, local recreational parks, large arena or event centers, upscale shopping and dining facilities. The city offers a multitude of recreational activities like hiking and biking that you may enjoy all year round.

Moving to Waukee

Want to be a part of the community? When looking for a possible new home you'll have to take note of the necessary information such as the location of the property and how convenient the place will be for you. One of the most important things to consider is the affordability, as well as the quality of the property. Housing units in Waukee may vary from detached houses, townhouses, 3-5 unit structures to mobile homes and condo units. Apartment rentals are relatively more expensive in Waukee than Des Moines Metro which is the most populated city in Iowa based from a survey from 2011. Should you be interested in living in this "round-the-clock" suburban living city, (who wouldn't want to live in this city) finding the right home may it be a furnished apartment or a duplex for rent will take 30-45 days to close on it before you can move in. The time to start looking for the right home is now, so you would have a decent amount of time to search then add another 30-45 days to close. Just like all the other procedure in getting a house financing is required. It is also a must to know the payment conditions and if payments in advance or down payments are required. So make sure to review your information such as credit score / profile, income, debts and budget for it takes about 30 days to get together and meet with a lender to make sure your financing is in order. You may also take the time to talk to a realty agent to help you in looking for a lender and help you make that right house in mind a reality in this best place to live in.

Moving to Waukee
+

Want to be a part of the community? When looking for a possible new home you'll have to take note of the necessary information such as the location of the property and how convenient the place will be for you. One of the most important things to consider is the affordability, as well as the quality of the property. Housing units in Waukee may vary from detached houses, townhouses, 3-5 unit structures to mobile homes and condo units. Apartment rentals are relatively more expensive in Waukee than Des Moines Metro which is the most populated city in Iowa based from a survey from 2011. Should you be interested in living in this "round-the-clock" suburban living city, (who wouldn't want to live in this city) finding the right home may it be a furnished apartment or a duplex for rent will take 30-45 days to close on it before you can move in. The time to start looking for the right home is now, so you would have a decent amount of time to search then add another 30-45 days to close. Just like all the other procedure in getting a house financing is required. It is also a must to know the payment conditions and if payments in advance or down payments are required. So make sure to review your information such as credit score / profile, income, debts and budget for it takes about 30 days to get together and meet with a lender to make sure your financing is in order. You may also take the time to talk to a realty agent to help you in looking for a lender and help you make that right house in mind a reality in this best place to live in.

Neighborhoods

Though there aren't any neighborhoods in Waukee, Downtown is the core identity of Waukee, combining a mixture of public and private land uses places for public gathering, streetscaping and still preserving the community's history and character through a strategically situated public art. Sixth Street is The "New" Main street of Waukee, it is the "spine" of Downtown comprised of retail and service businesses around, boutique office space and higher density residential area that creates a "round-the-clock" activity and commerce in the city. This area also offers a lot of home rentals and apts for rent that opens opportunities for people to live in this "one-stop-shop kind of city. Transportation would not be a problem for local buses and taxi cabs are available going around the city. The local government transformed the Downtown area into a regional pedestrian trail allowing the residents within Waukee and even nearby communities a direct pedestrian access to Downtown.

Neighborhoods
+

Though there aren't any neighborhoods in Waukee, Downtown is the core identity of Waukee, combining a mixture of public and private land uses places for public gathering, streetscaping and still preserving the community's history and character through a strategically situated public art. Sixth Street is The "New" Main street of Waukee, it is the "spine" of Downtown comprised of retail and service businesses around, boutique office space and higher density residential area that creates a "round-the-clock" activity and commerce in the city. This area also offers a lot of home rentals and apts for rent that opens opportunities for people to live in this "one-stop-shop kind of city. Transportation would not be a problem for local buses and taxi cabs are available going around the city. The local government transformed the Downtown area into a regional pedestrian trail allowing the residents within Waukee and even nearby communities a direct pedestrian access to Downtown.

Living in Waukee

Waukee, once a rural community, has evolved from a rural town to a place with a suburban edge. The city boasts of its neighborhood and community that are nearly the same amenities of a larger city and yet still keeping the city's history and heritage. Safety and security wouldn't be much of a bother since, this may sound clich however, Waukee is said to be the second safest city in Iowa based on a crime survey in 2011. Emergency services like Waukee Police and Firefighters are very prompt once their services whenever they are needed. Of course that's why it was called the best place to live in the State of Iowa

Waukee is full of places that support a variety of lifestyles which fosters interaction within communities by offering different recreational activities, such as hiking and biking at the Racoon Valley Recreation Trail. The local parks include the Southfork Park, Centennial Park, Windfield Park, Ridge Pointe Park and Songbird Park. The Blank Park Zoo is also worth a visit. The city also provides several shopping centers with dry-cleaners, coffee / tea houses, convenient store, barber shops / beauty salons, post office and bistros for daily services for the residential neighborhood. Waukee offers a wide variety of restaurants from pizza to ice cream parlors and of course to the famous Rube's Steakhouse. Waukee is home to a nine-hole city-owned Sugar Creek Golf Course that has snack bars, pro shop and a club house. A new facility with seven parks was completed by YMCA that offers different sports such as disc golf, volleyball, basketball, trails and shelters for more outdoor recreational fun.

Waukee Public Library is now home to Painted Lady caterpillars and people gather each year to watch as they evolve into gorgeous butterflies. Summer marks the calendar with festivals such as the weekly Farmer's Market, the celebrations of 4th of July and the Jazz as well. During winter months, Winterfest are held annually at the Triangle Park featuring carriage and horse rides and pictures with Santa.

Living in Waukee
+

Waukee, once a rural community, has evolved from a rural town to a place with a suburban edge. The city boasts of its neighborhood and community that are nearly the same amenities of a larger city and yet still keeping the city's history and heritage. Safety and security wouldn't be much of a bother since, this may sound clich however, Waukee is said to be the second safest city in Iowa based on a crime survey in 2011. Emergency services like Waukee Police and Firefighters are very prompt once their services whenever they are needed. Of course that's why it was called the best place to live in the State of Iowa

Waukee is full of places that support a variety of lifestyles which fosters interaction within communities by offering different recreational activities, such as hiking and biking at the Racoon Valley Recreation Trail. The local parks include the Southfork Park, Centennial Park, Windfield Park, Ridge Pointe Park and Songbird Park. The Blank Park Zoo is also worth a visit. The city also provides several shopping centers with dry-cleaners, coffee / tea houses, convenient store, barber shops / beauty salons, post office and bistros for daily services for the residential neighborhood. Waukee offers a wide variety of restaurants from pizza to ice cream parlors and of course to the famous Rube's Steakhouse. Waukee is home to a nine-hole city-owned Sugar Creek Golf Course that has snack bars, pro shop and a club house. A new facility with seven parks was completed by YMCA that offers different sports such as disc golf, volleyball, basketball, trails and shelters for more outdoor recreational fun.

Waukee Public Library is now home to Painted Lady caterpillars and people gather each year to watch as they evolve into gorgeous butterflies. Summer marks the calendar with festivals such as the weekly Farmer's Market, the celebrations of 4th of July and the Jazz as well. During winter months, Winterfest are held annually at the Triangle Park featuring carriage and horse rides and pictures with Santa.

Read More
City GuideWaukee
The creator of the largest cheese sculpture ever (925 pound cheddar cheese block!), Sarah Kaufmann, lives in Waukee. She is also known to carve blocks of cheddar in the likenesses of some celebrities including Jay Leno, Katie Couric and Matt Lauer. Now, let's get to know the "Cheese Lady's" hometown!
The creator of the largest cheese sculpture ever (925 pound cheddar cheese block!), Sarah Kaufmann, lives in Waukee. She is also known to carve blocks of cheddar in the likenesses of some celebrities including Jay Leno, Katie Couric and Matt Lauer. Now, let's get to know the "Cheese Lady's" hometown!

Waukee is a small city in Iowa which was first given the name Shirley but later on was changed to Waukee, derived from Milwaukee, Wisconsin (a sister city in name, as you may say). Recently the Real Estate Blog Movoto named Waukee the best place in the state of Iowa in January 2014. The 81 cities in Iowa with a population of over 5,000 were ranked based on the following criteria: crime rate, cost of living, unemployment, high school diploma attainment rate as well as home value, rental pricing and median household value. The city was ranked number one not just because the famous MLB player, Hal Manders, is a notable local however, this is based on the city's A+ ranking in education both for being the fastest growing school district in the state and having 95 percent high school diploma attainment rate which also explains the 4.2 percent of unemployment rate.

Waukee is located within the Dallas County and is 14 miles West of Des Moines, Iowa (center to center) and 109 miles east of Omaha, Nebraska. Relatively a 15-45 minute round trip travel to and from the capital city (Des Moines), depending on the mode of transportation. It is located within the Dallas County and a part of the Des Moines metro area with a population of 13,790 based on the 2010 Census. The city has something for everyone and is conveniently near to schools, a zoo, to museums, local recreational parks, large arena or event centers, upscale shopping and dining facilities. The city offers a multitude of recreational activities like hiking and biking that you may enjoy all year round.

Moving to Waukee

Want to be a part of the community? When looking for a possible new home you'll have to take note of the necessary information such as the location of the property and how convenient the place will be for you. One of the most important things to consider is the affordability, as well as the quality of the property. Housing units in Waukee may vary from detached houses, townhouses, 3-5 unit structures to mobile homes and condo units. Apartment rentals are relatively more expensive in Waukee than Des Moines Metro which is the most populated city in Iowa based from a survey from 2011. Should you be interested in living in this "round-the-clock" suburban living city, (who wouldn't want to live in this city) finding the right home may it be a furnished apartment or a duplex for rent will take 30-45 days to close on it before you can move in. The time to start looking for the right home is now, so you would have a decent amount of time to search then add another 30-45 days to close. Just like all the other procedure in getting a house financing is required. It is also a must to know the payment conditions and if payments in advance or down payments are required. So make sure to review your information such as credit score / profile, income, debts and budget for it takes about 30 days to get together and meet with a lender to make sure your financing is in order. You may also take the time to talk to a realty agent to help you in looking for a lender and help you make that right house in mind a reality in this best place to live in.

Moving to Waukee
+

Want to be a part of the community? When looking for a possible new home you'll have to take note of the necessary information such as the location of the property and how convenient the place will be for you. One of the most important things to consider is the affordability, as well as the quality of the property. Housing units in Waukee may vary from detached houses, townhouses, 3-5 unit structures to mobile homes and condo units. Apartment rentals are relatively more expensive in Waukee than Des Moines Metro which is the most populated city in Iowa based from a survey from 2011. Should you be interested in living in this "round-the-clock" suburban living city, (who wouldn't want to live in this city) finding the right home may it be a furnished apartment or a duplex for rent will take 30-45 days to close on it before you can move in. The time to start looking for the right home is now, so you would have a decent amount of time to search then add another 30-45 days to close. Just like all the other procedure in getting a house financing is required. It is also a must to know the payment conditions and if payments in advance or down payments are required. So make sure to review your information such as credit score / profile, income, debts and budget for it takes about 30 days to get together and meet with a lender to make sure your financing is in order. You may also take the time to talk to a realty agent to help you in looking for a lender and help you make that right house in mind a reality in this best place to live in.

Neighborhoods

Though there aren't any neighborhoods in Waukee, Downtown is the core identity of Waukee, combining a mixture of public and private land uses places for public gathering, streetscaping and still preserving the community's history and character through a strategically situated public art. Sixth Street is The "New" Main street of Waukee, it is the "spine" of Downtown comprised of retail and service businesses around, boutique office space and higher density residential area that creates a "round-the-clock" activity and commerce in the city. This area also offers a lot of home rentals and apts for rent that opens opportunities for people to live in this "one-stop-shop kind of city. Transportation would not be a problem for local buses and taxi cabs are available going around the city. The local government transformed the Downtown area into a regional pedestrian trail allowing the residents within Waukee and even nearby communities a direct pedestrian access to Downtown.

Neighborhoods
+

Though there aren't any neighborhoods in Waukee, Downtown is the core identity of Waukee, combining a mixture of public and private land uses places for public gathering, streetscaping and still preserving the community's history and character through a strategically situated public art. Sixth Street is The "New" Main street of Waukee, it is the "spine" of Downtown comprised of retail and service businesses around, boutique office space and higher density residential area that creates a "round-the-clock" activity and commerce in the city. This area also offers a lot of home rentals and apts for rent that opens opportunities for people to live in this "one-stop-shop kind of city. Transportation would not be a problem for local buses and taxi cabs are available going around the city. The local government transformed the Downtown area into a regional pedestrian trail allowing the residents within Waukee and even nearby communities a direct pedestrian access to Downtown.

Living in Waukee

Waukee, once a rural community, has evolved from a rural town to a place with a suburban edge. The city boasts of its neighborhood and community that are nearly the same amenities of a larger city and yet still keeping the city's history and heritage. Safety and security wouldn't be much of a bother since, this may sound clich however, Waukee is said to be the second safest city in Iowa based on a crime survey in 2011. Emergency services like Waukee Police and Firefighters are very prompt once their services whenever they are needed. Of course that's why it was called the best place to live in the State of Iowa

Waukee is full of places that support a variety of lifestyles which fosters interaction within communities by offering different recreational activities, such as hiking and biking at the Racoon Valley Recreation Trail. The local parks include the Southfork Park, Centennial Park, Windfield Park, Ridge Pointe Park and Songbird Park. The Blank Park Zoo is also worth a visit. The city also provides several shopping centers with dry-cleaners, coffee / tea houses, convenient store, barber shops / beauty salons, post office and bistros for daily services for the residential neighborhood. Waukee offers a wide variety of restaurants from pizza to ice cream parlors and of course to the famous Rube's Steakhouse. Waukee is home to a nine-hole city-owned Sugar Creek Golf Course that has snack bars, pro shop and a club house. A new facility with seven parks was completed by YMCA that offers different sports such as disc golf, volleyball, basketball, trails and shelters for more outdoor recreational fun.

Waukee Public Library is now home to Painted Lady caterpillars and people gather each year to watch as they evolve into gorgeous butterflies. Summer marks the calendar with festivals such as the weekly Farmer's Market, the celebrations of 4th of July and the Jazz as well. During winter months, Winterfest are held annually at the Triangle Park featuring carriage and horse rides and pictures with Santa.

Living in Waukee
+

Waukee, once a rural community, has evolved from a rural town to a place with a suburban edge. The city boasts of its neighborhood and community that are nearly the same amenities of a larger city and yet still keeping the city's history and heritage. Safety and security wouldn't be much of a bother since, this may sound clich however, Waukee is said to be the second safest city in Iowa based on a crime survey in 2011. Emergency services like Waukee Police and Firefighters are very prompt once their services whenever they are needed. Of course that's why it was called the best place to live in the State of Iowa

Waukee is full of places that support a variety of lifestyles which fosters interaction within communities by offering different recreational activities, such as hiking and biking at the Racoon Valley Recreation Trail. The local parks include the Southfork Park, Centennial Park, Windfield Park, Ridge Pointe Park and Songbird Park. The Blank Park Zoo is also worth a visit. The city also provides several shopping centers with dry-cleaners, coffee / tea houses, convenient store, barber shops / beauty salons, post office and bistros for daily services for the residential neighborhood. Waukee offers a wide variety of restaurants from pizza to ice cream parlors and of course to the famous Rube's Steakhouse. Waukee is home to a nine-hole city-owned Sugar Creek Golf Course that has snack bars, pro shop and a club house. A new facility with seven parks was completed by YMCA that offers different sports such as disc golf, volleyball, basketball, trails and shelters for more outdoor recreational fun.

Waukee Public Library is now home to Painted Lady caterpillars and people gather each year to watch as they evolve into gorgeous butterflies. Summer marks the calendar with festivals such as the weekly Farmer's Market, the celebrations of 4th of July and the Jazz as well. During winter months, Winterfest are held annually at the Triangle Park featuring carriage and horse rides and pictures with Santa.

Rent Report
Waukee

September 2020 Waukee Rent Report

Welcome to the September 2020 Waukee Rent Report. Waukee rents increased over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Waukee rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the state and nation.

Waukee rents increase sharply over the past month

Waukee rents have increased 1.2% over the past month, but have decreased moderately by 1.2% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Waukee stand at $948 for a one-bedroom apartment and $1,166 for a two-bedroom. This is the second straight month that the city has seen rent increases after a decline in June. Waukee's year-over-year rent growth lags the state average of 0.9%, as well as the national average of 0.3%.

    Rents rising across cities in Iowa

    While rent decreases have been occurring in the city of Waukee over the past year, cities in the rest of the state are seeing the opposite trend. Rents have risen in 8 of the largest 10 cities in Iowa for which we have data. The state as a whole logged rent growth of 0.9% over the past year. Here's a look at how rents compare across some of the largest cities in the state.

    • Looking throughout the state, Iowa City is the most expensive of all Iowa's major cities, with a median two-bedroom rent of $1,127; of the 10 largest cities in Iowa that we have data for, Ankeny and Ames, where two-bedrooms go for $799 and $982, are the two other major cities in the state besides Waukee to see rents fall year-over-year (-4.7% and -1.6%).
    • Council Bluffs, Waterloo, and Cedar Rapids have all experienced year-over-year growth above the state average (3.4%, 2.7%, and 2.0%, respectively).

    Waukee rents more affordable than many large cities nationwide

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

    • Waukee's median two-bedroom rent of $1,166 is slightly below the national average of $1,195. Nationwide, rents have held steady over the past year.
    • While rents in Waukee fell moderately over the past year, many cities nationwide saw increases, including Phoenix (+1.7%) and Detroit (+0.8%).
    • Renters will find more reasonable prices in Waukee than most large cities. For example, San Francisco has a median 2BR rent of $2,956, which is more than two-and-a-half times the price in Waukee.

    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.

    Methodology:

    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.

    Read More

    September 2020 Waukee Rent Report

    Welcome to the September 2020 Waukee Rent Report. Waukee rents increased over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Waukee rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the state and nation.

    View full Rent Report

    September 2020 Waukee Rent Report

    Welcome to the September 2020 Waukee Rent Report. Waukee rents increased over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Waukee rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the state and nation.

    Waukee rents increase sharply over the past month

    Waukee rents have increased 1.2% over the past month, but have decreased moderately by 1.2% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Waukee stand at $948 for a one-bedroom apartment and $1,166 for a two-bedroom. This is the second straight month that the city has seen rent increases after a decline in June. Waukee's year-over-year rent growth lags the state average of 0.9%, as well as the national average of 0.3%.

      Rents rising across cities in Iowa

      While rent decreases have been occurring in the city of Waukee over the past year, cities in the rest of the state are seeing the opposite trend. Rents have risen in 8 of the largest 10 cities in Iowa for which we have data. The state as a whole logged rent growth of 0.9% over the past year. Here's a look at how rents compare across some of the largest cities in the state.

      • Looking throughout the state, Iowa City is the most expensive of all Iowa's major cities, with a median two-bedroom rent of $1,127; of the 10 largest cities in Iowa that we have data for, Ankeny and Ames, where two-bedrooms go for $799 and $982, are the two other major cities in the state besides Waukee to see rents fall year-over-year (-4.7% and -1.6%).
      • Council Bluffs, Waterloo, and Cedar Rapids have all experienced year-over-year growth above the state average (3.4%, 2.7%, and 2.0%, respectively).

      Waukee rents more affordable than many large cities nationwide

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

      • Waukee's median two-bedroom rent of $1,166 is slightly below the national average of $1,195. Nationwide, rents have held steady over the past year.
      • While rents in Waukee fell moderately over the past year, many cities nationwide saw increases, including Phoenix (+1.7%) and Detroit (+0.8%).
      • Renters will find more reasonable prices in Waukee than most large cities. For example, San Francisco has a median 2BR rent of $2,956, which is more than two-and-a-half times the price in Waukee.

      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.

      Methodology:

      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.