With a population of more than 63,000, Ankeny is one of the fastest-growing cities in the Midwest. Incorporated in 1903, the city is located just north of Des Moines, Iowa's capital city. Ankeny was named one of the Top 100 Places to Live by Money magazine, Bloomberg Businessweek’s Best Places to Raise Kids, and Family Circle’s Top 10 Best Towns for Families. Ankeny also has been designated a Playful City USA community by KaBOOM!. Ankeny offers an enviable quality of life with pedestrian friendly neighborhoods, numerous recreational and cultural amenities, a thriving business community and access to higher learning. The vibrant community and its leaders are active and engaged. More information can be found at www.ankenyiowa.gov. The City of Ankeny is an Equal Opportunity Employer.