Commuting in Ames, Iowa

The typical American commute has been getting longer each year since 2010. The average one-way commute in Ames, takes 18 minutes. That's shorter than the US average of 26 minutes.

How people in Ames get to work:
- 75% drive their own car alone
- 10% carpool with others
- 5% work from home
- 2% take mass transit
Local Listings in Ames, IA
 $169,900 
3901 Ontario St
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1017 SqFt
 $169,900 
3901 Ontario St
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1017 SqFt
 $205,000 
700 Ken Maril Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 | 1274 SqFt
 $184,500 
619 Carroll Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0 | 1622 SqFt

COMMUTE TIME TO WORK

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  TRANSPORTATIONAmes, IowaUnited States
  Commute Time16.4426.38
  COMMUTE MODE
  Auto (alone)68.92%76.44%
  Carpool5.05%9.16%
  Mass Transit8.27%5.13%
  Bicycle3.39%0.59%
  Walk9.81%2.73%
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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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    NEW LISTINGS IN AMES IA
    $169,900
    3901 Ontario St
    Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

    $205,000
    700 Ken Maril Rd
    Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 |

    $184,500
    619 Carroll Ave
    Bed 4 | Bath 3.0 |

    $159,900
    1223 Scholl Rd
    Bed 2 | Bath 2.0 |

    $160,000
    305 S Wilmoth Ave
    Bed 1 | Bath 1.0 |

    $203,000
    2611 Cleveland Dr
    Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

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