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  • Writer's pictureTom Fowler

Waukee, Iowa is a Family-Centric Community

The City of Waukee is recognized as the fastest-growing (large) city in Iowa. It is located in Dallas County—one of the fastest-growing counties in the U.S. Waukee offers a friendly, community-oriented vibe featuring quality schools, parks, trails, entertainment, and enrichment opportunities. Frequent community events draw thousands of residents and visitors each year, and all these make it an excellent residential neighborhood. Visit this link for more information.

Waukee Community School District

The Waukee Community School District (WCSD) is currently the seventh-largest school district in Iowa, serving more than 11,500 students from Waukee, Clive, Urbandale, West Des Moines, and open enrolled students from other communities outside the 55 square miles of district boundaries. For more than 100 years, the district has been committed to delivering a rigorous, relevant curriculum and promoting high levels of engagement. Read more about Johnston, Iowa is an Up-and-Coming Neighborhood here.

Dining and Entertainment

The City of Waukee continues to break commercial development records year after year. In 2000, Waukee had approximately 5,000 residents and was considered a "bedroom community." With a current population nearing 23,000, more dining and entertainment establishments have recognized the business potential of becoming more of a destination community. Waukee's Kettestone Development features new dining options and will soon be the home of a 40-acre entertainment district called "The Quarter."



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