Waukee is a beloved city with nationally recognized schools, 19.2 miles of trails, a wealth of parks, well-kept roads, safe neighborhoods and caring people. It is a fast-growing city as well. Waukee’s population is currently estimated at more than 20,000 – a number that has doubled in the past decade.
Even with growth, Waukee offers a “hometown” atmosphere focused around families and friends. It offers convenient access to local and regional amenities found throughout the Des Moines Metropolitan Affordable, and engaging community programs provide enrichment for residents. The public safety departments are top-notch as well. Waukee was named to both Family Circle Magazine’s Ten Best Cities for Families List and to Money Magazine’s Best Places to Live List.