People in Ames, Iowa

The population in Ames is 65,060. There are 2,672 people per square mile aka population density. The median age in Ames is 23.5, the US median age is 37.4. The number of people per household in Ames is 2.3, the US average of people per household is 2.6.

Family in Ames
- 33.7% are married
- 4.5% are divorced
- 33.7% are married with children
- 7.2% have children, but are single
Race in Ames

- 82.0% are white
- 3.3% are black
- 8.9% are asian
- 0.2% are native american
- 0.0% claim Other
- 3.2% claim Hispanic Ethnicity

ESTIMATED TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE

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  PEOPLEAmes, IowaUnited States
  Population65,060321,418,820
  Population - 201057,343308,745,538
  Population - 200050,731285,036,114
  Population - 199047,198251,960,433
  Pop. 1990 to Now37.85%27.57%
  Pop. 2000 to Now28.25%12.76%
  Pop. Density2,67291
  Land Area243,531,905
  Water Area0264,837
  Median Age23.537.4
  Female Population47.28%50.81%
  Male Population52.72%49.19%
  RACE
  White82.04%62.77%
  Black3.26%12.24%
  Asian8.87%4.95%
  Native American0.20%0.66%
  Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.03%0.16%
  Other0.000180.00195
  Two or More Races2.38%2.13%
  Hispanic3.20%16.90%
  Non-Hispanic96.80%83.10%
  FAMILY
  Households23,566116,211,000
  Family Households10,35076,958,100
  Non Family Households13,21639,253,000
  Household Size2.252.63
  Married Population33.71%50.58%
  Single Population66.30%49.42%
  Now Married33.49%48.41%
  Married but Separated0.22%2.17%
  Never Married59.61%32.55%
  Widowed2.22%5.95%
  Divorced4.46%10.92%
  Married, w/children33.75%31.68%
  Married, no children51.36%41.44%
  Single, w/children7.22%16.94%
  Single, no children7.67%9.95%
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    From California to Iowa - 9/30/2012
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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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