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Overview for Ames, IA

65,522 people live in Ames, where the median age is 23.4 and the average individual income is $29,347. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

65,522

Total Population

23.4 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$29,347

Average individual Income

Around Ames, IA

There's plenty to do around Ames, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

54
Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
90
Biker's Paradise
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Uni-Mart, Marmalade Moon, and Little Woods Herbs & Teas.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $$ 1.88 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.8 miles 4 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 0.85 miles 14 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining 1.49 miles 6 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining 1.19 miles 17 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining · $ 1.31 miles 42 reviews 4.8/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Ames, IA

Ames has 24,633 households, with an average household size of 2.21. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Ames do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 65,522 people call Ames home. The population density is 2,375.77 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

65,522

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

23.4

Median Age

53.42 / 46.58%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
24,633

Total Households

2.21

Average Household Size

$29,347

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Ames, IA

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The following schools are within or nearby Ames. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Edwards Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Mitchell Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Northwood Pre-School
PUBLIC
PreK - K
No rating available
Sawyer Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Fellows Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Meeker Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Ames Christian School
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available

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