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Waukee Jobs Overview

9,493
Job Openings
3.2%
Unemployment Rate
$47,170
Median Base Salary
19k
Population

Waukee has the 1600th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 37.7% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Waukee is part of the Des Moines metro area. Unemployment in the Des Moines area is 3%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. Des Moines has the 61st largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Waukee is below average at $47,170, and the median cost of a home in Waukee is $187,900, which is above the national average. 50% of workers in Waukee hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 97% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Waukee. 85% of Waukee workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 7% carpool, and 6% walk. People in Waukee spend an average of 19 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.