Ames, Iowa 

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Housing in Ames, Iowa

The median home cost in Ames is $186,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 30.8%. Home Appreciation in Ames is up 2.3%. Browse Ames Real Estate

Average Age of Homes
- The median age of Ames real estate is 32 years old
The Rental Market in Ames
- Renters make up 56.3% of the Ames population
- 1.1% of houses and apartments in Ames, are available to rent
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Local Listings in Ames, IA
 $215,000 
513 Ash Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 | 1630 SqFt
 $215,000 
513 Ash Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 | 1630 SqFt
 $207,900 
5319 Rowling Dr # UX3NKS
Bed 3 | Bath 2.5 | 1648 SqFt
 $187,900 
5319 Rowling Dr # W51S70
Bed 2 | Bath 2.0 | 1229 SqFt

HOUSING BY YEAR BUILT

  HOUSINGAmes, IowaUnited States
  Median Home Age3440
  Median Home Cost$186,700$219,700
  Home Appr. Last 12 months2.3%7.7%
  Home Appr. Last 5 yrs.21.9%37.0%
  Home Appr. Last 10 yrs.30.8%28.2%
  Property Tax Rate$15.30$11.78
  Property Taxes Paid$2,861$2,279
  Homes Owned37.6%56.0%
  Housing Vacant4.4%12.2%
  Homes Rented58.0%31.8%
  AVERAGE RENT FOR HOME OR APARTMENT
  Average Rent$1,259$1,391
  Studio Apartment$673$821
  1 Bedroom Home or Apartment$763$930
  2 Bedroom Home or Apartment$923$1,148
  3 Bedroom Home or Apartment$1,255$1,537
  4 Bedroom Home or Apartment$1,538$1,791
  VACANT HOUSING
  Vacant For Rent1.1%2.1%
  Vacant Rented0.9%0.5%
  Vacant For Sale0.3%1.0%
  Vacant Sold0.1%0.5%
  Vacant Vacation0.5%4.0%
  Vacant Other1.4%4.2%
  VALUE OF OWNER-OCCUPIED HOUSING
  Less Than $20,0003.4%3.5%
  $20,000 to $39,9992.6%3.1%
  $40,000 to $59,9990.6%3.9%
  $60,000 to $79,9990.8%5.4%
  $80,000 to $99,9992.2%6.3%
  $100,000 to $149,99920.5%14.7%
  $150,000 to $199,99925.3%14.6%
  $200,000 to $299,99927.2%18.7%
  $300,000 to $399,99911.9%11.0%
  $400,000 to $499,9992.9%6.2%
  $500,000 to $749,9992.2%7.0%
  $750,000 to $999,9990.2%2.7%
  $1,000,000 to $1,499,9990.0%1.5%
  $1,500,000 to $1,999,9990.0%0.5%
  $2,000,000 and over0.1%0.7%
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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
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    NEW LISTINGS IN AMES IA
    $215,000
    513 Ash Ave
    Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 |

    $207,900
    5319 Rowling Dr # UX3NKS
    Bed 3 | Bath 2.5 |

    $187,900
    5319 Rowling Dr # W51S70
    Bed 2 | Bath 2.0 |

    $197,900
    5319 Rowling Dr # SXSHIK
    Bed 2 | Bath 2.0 |

    $164,900
    3901 Ontario St
    Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

    $204,900
    1604 Carroll Ave
    Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 |


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