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Latitude: 42.025494 Longitude: -93.627594


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Overview
Population:58,965
Pop. Change:16%
State: Iowa
Metro Area: Ames Metro Area
County: Story County
City:Ames
Zip Code:50014, 50010, ... 4 more
Real Estate:For Sale
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Ames's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Interesting Facts about Ames, Iowa

As of 2012, Ames's population is 58,965 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 16.36 percent.

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The median home cost in Ames is $141,800. Home appreciation the last year has been 0.31 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Ames's cost of living is 2.80% Lower than the U.S. average.

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Ames public schools spend $5,894 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $5,691. There are about 13.8 students per teacher in Ames.

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The unemployment rate in Ames is 3.80 percent(U.S. avg. is 8.60%). Recent job growth is Negative. Ames jobs have Decreased by 2.10 percent.


Ranked #12 Emerging Metropolitan Areas
Ranked #39 Best Green Cities
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Map Of Ames

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Average Commute time is 17 minutes. The National Average is 28 minutes.

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Ames's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes