Ankeny Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) is a private business organization. AEDC's mission is to support and grow the business community in the area. This mission has remained the same for over 50 years. We are proud to have played a part of making Ankeny the sixth largest community in the state with a population of 67,882 in 2021.
Ankeny is located at the crossroads of the nation at the intersection of I-35 and I-80. It features the third busiest airport in the state, an abundant talent pool, two colleges within the city limits and four universities within a 25 minute drive. It is a community dedicated to quality of life, education and business success.
All of this combines into a unique mix that is Ankeny. We invite you to explore our vibrant community and discover for yourself why so many businesses select and stay in Ankeny.