- Economic Development
- Why Waukee?
Waukee is known for its hometown feel, well-educated and skilled workforce, safe and connected neighborhoods and excellent school system. Just 15 minutes to downtown Des Moines, Waukee is a rapidly growing community with broad access to diverse workforce, key transportation lines and big city offerings. In addition, we’re growing great amenities right here in our city, making it a highly desirable place to live, work and play. Waukee offers a friendly environment for development and seeks businesses in FinTech, Insurance, Financial Services, Distribution.
Waukee is one of the fastest-growing communities in the state of Iowa with desirable demographics and household incomes for business investors.
Explore key demographic statistics for Waukee from population growth to jobs to spending to housing.
Business sectors that are particularly suited to Waukee
Waukee endeavors to reduce the risks associated with development, to get you to the market quicker, and to add to your bottom line.
Quality of Life
Given its affordable housing, extraordinary schools, and exceptional community involvement, it’s no surprise that Waukee is consistently ranked a “Best Place to Live.”
Waukee is centrally located and conveniently connected to customers and suppliers throughout the state and the country.
Waukee is a ready-to-work community that is open to opportunity.