The unemployment rate in Ames is 2.1% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Ames jobs have increased by 1.4%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Ames's cost of living is 23.9% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
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Major county voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats
Ames's population is 249 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 31.8%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 23.0 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Ames is Real Estate: $76,500
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.8%.
Ames public schools spend $10,356 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 11.9 students per teacher in Ames. More Education