Best Places to Live

Ames, IA

Population: 62,815
LIV
SCORE
612
Ames Chamber of Commerce

Home to Iowa State University and its Big 12 Conference sports affiliation, Ames features more than 30 distinct neighborhoods adorned with a large number of parks and arboretums. The community has an excellent health care network for its residents, namely with Mary Greeley Medical Center, Iowa Heart Center and McFarland Clinic PC.

Ames, IA Ranking Data

Civic
77
Demographics
28
Economy
62
Education
74
Health
85
Housing
55
Infrastructure
57