Ames, Iowa 

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Cost of Living in Ames, Iowa

Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Ames is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Ames, Iowa is more expensive.

Ames cost of living is 93.4

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.

The median home price in Ames is $186,700.

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 $337,000 

3032 Aspen Rd

Bed 4 | Bath 4.01944 SqFt
 $337,000 

3032 Aspen Rd

Bed 4 | Bath 4.01944 SqFt

COST OF LIVINGAmesIowaUSA
  Overall93.489.5100
  Grocery92.9100.5100
  Health121118.2100
  Housing94.773.6100
  Median Home Cost$186,700$141,000$219,700
  Utilities9,860.00%9,850.00%10,000.00%
  Transportation74.079.6100
  Miscellaneous95.098.9100
100=National Average
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    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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    ZIP CODES IN AMES, IOWA
    50010 50014 50012 50011

    NEW LISTINGS IN AMES IA
    $337,000
    3032 Aspen Rd
    Bed 4 | Bath 4.0

    $344,000
    411 Oliver Ave
    Bed 3 | Bath 3.0

    $377,985
    5417 Westfield Dr
    Bed 5 | Bath 2.5

    $249,900
    5411 Tennessee St
    Bed 3 | Bath 2.5

    $267,000
    832 Crystal St
    Bed 3 | Bath 3.0

    $439,000
    3018 Red Fox Rd
    Bed 5 | Bath 3.5


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