Ames, Iowa 

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Housing in Ames, Iowa

The median home cost in Ames is $183,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 28.1%. Home Appreciation in Ames is up 3.0%.

Average Age of Homes
- The median age of Ames real estate is 34 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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MEDIAN MONTHLY RENT BY NUMBER OF BEDROOMS

HOUSING BY YEAR BUILT

  HOUSINGAmes, IowaUnited States
  3440
  $183,400$231,200
  3.0%6.7%
  22.0%35.6%
  28.1%27.4%
  $15.30$11.78
  $2,806$2,724
  37.6%56.0%
  4.4%12.2%
  58.0%31.8%
  VACANT HOUSING
  1.1%2.1%
  0.9%0.5%
  0.3%1.0%
  0.1%0.5%
  0.5%4.0%
  1.4%4.2%
  VALUE OF OWNER-OCCUPIED HOUSING
  3.4%3.5%
  2.6%3.1%
  0.6%3.9%
  0.8%5.4%
  2.2%6.3%
  20.5%14.7%
  25.3%14.6%
  27.2%18.7%
  11.9%11.0%
  2.9%6.2%
  2.2%7.0%
  0.2%2.7%
  0.0%1.5%
  0.0%0.5%
  0.1%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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