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Waukee, Iowa
—  City  —
Location of Waukee, Iowa
Coordinates: 41°36′32″N 93°51′55″W / 41.60889°N 93.86528°W / 41.60889; -93.86528
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Dallas
 - Total 8.4 sq mi (21.8 km2)
 - Land 8.4 sq mi (21.7 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,030 ft (314 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 5,126
 - Density 610.9/sq mi (235.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 50263
Area code(s) 515
FIPS code 19-82695
GNIS feature ID 0462752

Waukee is a city in Dallas County, Iowa, United States. The population was 5,126 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Des MoinesWest Des Moines Metropolitan Statistical Area.



Waukee is located at 41°36′32″N 93°51′55″W / 41.60889°N 93.86528°W / 41.60889; -93.86528 (41.608974, -93.865320).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 8.4 square miles (21.8 km²), of which, 8.4 square miles (21.7 km²) of it is land and 0.12% is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 5,126 people, 1,927 households, and 1,445 families residing in the city. The population density was 610.9 people per square mile (235.9/km²). There were 2,087 housing units at an average density of 248.7/sq mi (96.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.17% White, 0.43% African American, 0.57% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.31% from other races, and 0.51% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.74% of the population.

There were 1,927 households out of which 43.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.8% were married couples living together, 8.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.0% were non-families. 21.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 3.12.

In the city the population was spread out with 30.4% under the age of 18, 5.5% from 18 to 24, 36.4% from 25 to 44, 19.9% from 45 to 64, and 7.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 98.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $58,024, and the median income for a family was $64,362. Males had a median income of $38,958 versus $30,898 for females. The per capita income for the city was $24,351. About 2.1% of families and 3.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.5% of those under age 18 and 6.6% of those age 65 or over.

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