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
 $377,000 
2719 Northridge Cir
Bed 5 | Bath 5.0 | 1950 SqFt
 $377,000 
2719 Northridge Cir
Bed 5 | Bath 5.0 | 1950 SqFt
 $365,346 
3720 Coy St
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0 | 1470 SqFt
 $355,115 
3709 Coy St
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 | 1825 SqFt
COMMUTE TIME TO WORK

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  TRANSPORTATIONAmes, IowaUnited States
  Commute Time17.625.71
  COMMUTE MODE
  Auto (alone)75.30%76.41%
  Carpool9.54%9.59%
  Mass Transit2.35%5.06%
  Bicycle0.44%0.59%
  Walk5.77%2.78%
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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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