Waukee is a medium-sized city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 26,495 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Waukee is the 23rd largest community in Iowa. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Waukee, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Waukee, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Waukee’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Waukee does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $101,138.00.
Waukee real estate is some of the most expensive in Iowa, although Waukee house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Also of interest is that Waukee has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 15.03% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Because of many things, Waukee is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Waukee a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Waukee has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Waukee’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
As is often the case in a small city, Waukee doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Waukee. 56.28% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Waukee in 2018 was $48,451, which is wealthy relative to Iowa and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $193,804 for a family of four.
Waukee is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Waukee home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Waukee residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Waukee include German, Irish, English, Norwegian, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Waukee is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.