Waukee Real Estate & Homes for Sale in Iowa
Located in Dallas County and home to an estimated 17,700 residents, the City of Waukee, Iowa has received several accolades that boast its standing as one of the best communities in the state. In fact, CNN/Money listed Waukee as the twenty-second best place to live in America in 2013 and that same year the U.S. Census Projection notes that Waukee is the fastest growing city in Iowa. Other publications such as Movoto, Nerd Wallet, and Business Insider consider Waukee one of the safest places to live in Iowa and the best community to raise a family.
The City of Waukee was incorporated in 1878 and is thought to be named after Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Since its humble beginnings as a rural town, Waukee has always upheld its values as a family-friendly town that is committed to providing the best quality of life possible. Today, Waukee is an active suburb that offers this and so much more. Excellent schools, yearly community events, a thriving economy and an extensive parks and trails system are just a few of the many amenities that this city affords. Additionally, Waukee is a part of the Greater Des Moines Metropolitan Area and is only a 20 minute drive to the heart of Des Moines.
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