Ames, IA : What you need to know

Home to Iowa State University, Ames provides residents with a wide array of amenities that range from walking trails and golf courses to woodland parks and a vibrant downtown full of restaurants and cultural experiences. Ames is the setting for one of two national locations of the United States Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. It’s been ranked one of the best college towns in the country and many students come to study veterinary medicine.


Ames, IA City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 62815
Latest Population Increase 99.81
Median age 23.2
Median Household Income $41616
Median Home Price $174300
GreatSchools Rating
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Ames
0.6 °C
Humidity : 82%
Wind : 3.2 km/h
10 °C
Monday
12 °C
Tuesday
6 °C
Wednesday

Ames, IA Rankings

Ames , Schools

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Ames, IA Demographics

Population By Gender

  Population Men 52.6%
  Population Women 47.4%

 
TOTAL MILITARY : 0.1
In Ames

 
33% CIVILIAN VETERANS
In Ames

Median Population

Median age 23.2
Age 18 Over 87.6
Age 21 Over 66
Age 62 Over 11.1
Age 65 Over 8.7

Race

  Ethnicity White 84.1%
  Ethnicity Black 3.4%
  Ethnicity Asian 9.2%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 3%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.1%
  Ethnicity Other 0.4%

Economics

  Median Household Income 41616
  Median Home Price 174300
  Homes Owned 59
  Homes Rent 41
  Median Property Rent 785

Language

  English Only 87.6
  English Other 12.4
  English Poor 1600000

 
COMMUTE TIME : 16.1 MINUTES
in Ames

 
CLOSEST AIRPORT
within 60 miles of Ames

Commute Types

  Walked 10
  Worked at Home 2.8
  Public Transportation 9.1
  Other Means 3.4
  Drove Alone 68.5
  Carpooled 6.2

39/100
WALK SCORE
for Ames