Ames (zip 50014), Iowa 

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Population

30,123

2% Growth

Unemployment Rate

1.5%

Median Income

$36,909

Avg. Home Price

$172,800

Best Places to Live in Ames (zip 50014), Iowa

College town - Central Iowa, 25 miles north of Des Moines
Pros
-College-town amenities
-Steady employment
-Cost of living
Cons
-Outdoor recreation
-Low diversity
-Harsh winters

Local Listings in 50014
 $196,000 
3412 Ontario St
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 960 SqFt
 $196,000 
3412 Ontario St
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 960 SqFt
 $159,900 
2812 Arbor St
Bed 3 | Bath 1.0 | 1273 SqFt
 $200,000 
2415 Timberland Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 | 1402 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Ames Metro Area

Home to land-grant Iowa State University, Ames is a pleasant college town a short distance north of Des Moines along I-35. Downtown is typical of most small college towns, clean, attractive and containing a variety of independent small businesses. The economic base is steady, anchored by the university and other state agencies and an assortment of mostly agricultural, pharmaceutical and biotech-related manufacturing and research facilities for companies like 3M, BASF, Ball Plastics and Boehringer Ingleheim.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Iowa
County: Story County
Metro Area: Ames Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat liberal
City: Ames
Zip Codes: Ames (zip 50014)
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 921 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Ames (zip 50014) is 1.5% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Ames (zip 50014) jobs have increased by 2.26%. Learn More...

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Ames (zip 50014)'s cost of living is 7.70% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Ames (zip 50014)'s Cost of Living

VOTING
Story county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Ames (zip 50014)'s population is 30,123 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 1.97%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 17 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Ames (zip 50014) is $165,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 12.60%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Ames (zip 50014)

SCHOOLS
Ames (zip 50014) public schools spend $11,680 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.6 students per teacher in Ames (zip 50014). Learn More...


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NEW LISTINGS IN 50014
$196,000
3412 Ontario St
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$159,900
2812 Arbor St
Bed 3 | Bath 1.0 |

$200,000
2415 Timberland Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 |

$170,000
3511 Coy St
Bed 4 | Bath 1.0 |

$169,500
4015 Toronto St
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$174,000
4907 Schubert St
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 |

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