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Portsmouth, NH vs Ames, IA

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- 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

 Portsmouth, NHAmes, IAUnited States

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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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