Waukee’s economy is thriving. The city’s long history of meaningful investment and financial stability has given the community an edge. Even as other communities are still recovering from the recession, Waukee has maintained a steady position of economic strength. The City of Waukee is strategic in its development decisions, and recognizes that its investments in infrastructure, education, and labor are vital to the success of area businesses and to the economy as a whole. Waukee has experienced phenomenal population growth over the last decade, and the draw for young, educated professionals is expected to continue in the coming years.