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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 $259,500 

2015 North Dakota Ave

Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1396 SqFt
 $259,500 

2015 North Dakota Ave

Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1396 SqFt

COST OF LIVINGAmesIowaUSA
  93.489.5100
  92.9100.5100
  121118.2100
  94.773.6100
  $186,700$141,000$219,700
  98.698.5100
  7479.6100
  9598.9100
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
    $475,000
    2130 McCarthy Rd
    Bed 4 | Bath 3

    $260,000
    5217 Schubert St
    Bed 4 | Bath 4

    $549,900
    3333 Bayberry Cir
    Bed 4 | Bath 4

    $229,000
    2725 Burr Oak Cir
    Bed 3 | Bath 3

    $149,000
    2812 Arbor St
    Bed 3 | Bath 1

    $389,000
    621 Wilder Ave
    Bed 5 | Bath 4

    $599,900
    2337 170th St
    Bed 7 | Bath 5


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