Ames Information

Ames Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Ames, IA

General Ames Information

State: Iowa

County: Story County

Close cities: Gilbert, IA, Cambridge, IA, Ames, IA, Nevada, IA, Slater, IA, Luther, IA, Huxley, IA, Kelley, IA

Ames Population (census data)
Total 54,745 (+6.5% since 2000)
Male 28,587 (52.2%)
Female 26,158 (47.8%)

Population Density: 2,538 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 87.1 (US Avg is 100)

Incorporated in 1869

Land Area: 21.6 square miles

Median Household Income: $42,624

Zip Codes: 50012, 50013, 50011, 50010, and 50014.

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Ames Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (86.3%)
  • Chinese (3.1%)
  • Black (2.6%)
  • Hispanic (2.0%)
  • Korean (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Other Asian (1.2%)
  • Asian Indian (1.2%)
  • Other race (0.8%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (33.4%)
  • Irish (11.4%)
  • English (10.2%)
  • Norwegian (8.6%)
  • Swedish (4.1%)
  • Dutch (3.3%)
Foriegn Born: 5,204 people (9.5%)
  • Asia (70.3%)
  • Europe (17.6%)
  • Latin America (12.1%)

Ames School Information

High Schools
Ames High School (1921 Ames High Drive, Ames, IA, 50010 - Ames Community School District District)
Middle Schools
Ames Middle School (3915 Mortensen Road, Ames, IA, 50014 - Ames Community School District District)
Elementary Schools
Abbie Sawyer Elementary School (4316 Ontario Street, Ames, IA, 50010 - Ames Community School District District)
Edwards Elementary School (3622 Woodland Street, Ames, IA, 50010 - Ames Community School District District)
Fellows Elementary School (1400 McKinley, Ames, IA, 50010 - Ames Community School District District)
Kate Mitchell Elementary School (3521 Jewel Drive, Ames, IA, 50010 - Ames Community School District District)
Meeker Elementary School (300 20th Street, Ames, IA, 50010 - Ames Community School District District)
Other/Private Schools
Willson Beardshear School (920 Carroll Avenue, Ames, IA, 50010 - Ames Community School District District)

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