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Portsmouth, NH vs Ames, IA

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Highlights
- Ames spends 25.6% less per student than Portsmouth.
- The Student Teacher Ratio is 49.0% higher in Ames than in Portsmouth. (lower means fewer students in each classroom).
- Ames had 2.0% more residents who had graduated High School compared to Portsmouth

Education
 Portsmouth, NHAmes, IAUnited States
 $15,692$11,680$12,383
 $15,065$9,999$10,574
 $9,548$7,089$6,428
 9.814.616.8
 3852243.5538.1
 163.3350.8403.2
 1.2%0.6%5.4%
 3.1%1.8%7.2%
 95.6%97.6%87.3%
 13.9%14.2%20.8%
 7.6%7.3%8.3%
 57.9%62.7%30.9%
 16.4%19.2%8.4%
 3.1%2.0%2.0%
 2.6%10.2%1.4%

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Reviews for Portsmouth    7 Reviews
Beautiful city - 5/11/2010
I was up in Portsmouth a couple years ago visiting from Florida. I loved how I was able to prk the car, get out and have numerous bars/restaurants, clothing stores, etc... Read More

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Portsmouth, NH - 11/13/2009
Portsmouth is full of history, art, interesting shops, restaurants and the best... Read More

Culture & Recreation - 9/21/2007
Portsmouth is a beautiful historic town settled right on the seacoast. Excellent restaurants, great cafes and shops, and picturesque streets make this a wonderful city... Read More

Reviews for Ames    12 Reviews
From California to Iowa - 9/30/2012
Hello, I am in San Jose Ca, but am seriously thinking of moving somewhere much slower for a better quality of living. I've just turned 59, so I'm kinda preparing for... Read More

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Good and Bad - 2/5/2012
Like every other city Ames has both good and bad points. The good points are: low cost of living, very friendly people, lots of outdoor activities and quite a few events... Read More

Cost of Living in Ames, Iowa - 12/18/2010
Ames enjoys a high quality of life at a very affordable cost, substantially lower than many other communities. The presence of Iowa State University, a large (28,000... Read More

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ZIPS IN PORTSMOUTH, NEW HAMPSHIRE
03801
ZIPS IN AMES, IOWA
50010 50014 50012 50011

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