Waukee is a city in Dallas County, Iowa, United States. The population was 13,790 at the 2010 U.S. Census; rapid growth has been measured since as it is estimated there were 24,089 people living in Waukee in 2019. It is part of the Des Moines – West Des Moines Metropolitan Statistical Area.
In 2017, Apple Inc. chose Waukee as the location of a massive $1.38 billion data center campus.
Waukee was laid out as a town in 1869. It is thought to be named after The Milwaukee Railroad. Waukee was incorporated on December 23, 1878.
Waukee is located at 41°36′32″N 93°51′55″W (41.608974, -93.865320). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 12.99 square miles (33.64 km2), of which 12.97 square miles (33.59 km2) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.05 km2) is water. It is known for its Waukee Stadium.
Humid continental climate is a climatic region typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters.