Map Layers

Ames, IA Real Estate

Ames, Iowa is located in Story County. Nearby cities and towns include Kelley, Gilbert, Nevada, Huxley, Cambridge, Slater, Luther, Story City, Roland, Sheldahl, Boone, Madrid, Alleman, Randall, Maxwell, McCallsburg, Colo, Elkhart, Polk City, Collins, Fraser, Garden City, Zearing, Jewell Junction, Ellsworth, Woodward, Stanhope, Ankeny, Ogden, Granger, Pilot Mound, Radcliffe, Stratford, St. Anthony, Bouton, State Center, Rhodes, Saylorville, Johnston, Bondurant, and Clemons. Ames is an urban community with a population of 59,901. The median household income is $41,078. In Ames, 37% of residents are married, and families with children reside in 18% of the households. Half the population of Ames commutes 12 minutes or less to work, with 64% of residents holding white collar jobs and 36% residents holding blue collar jobs. The median age of homes in Ames, IA is 28 years, with 41% of those homes owned, 54% rented, and 5% not occupied. In the previous year, 3 Ames properties were sold. The median sale price of a home in Ames in the previous year was $98,027.

Ames, IA Real Estate Listings


About Schools in Ames, IA

Ames offers a range of educational opportunities with 6 elementary schools, one middle school and one high school.

Contact a Coldwell Banker® real estate agent to learn more about the schools and school districts in Ames, IA.


Careers near Ames, IA

Are you Ready for a Career in Real Estate?

See if your personality and goals are right for real estate.


Ames, IA Local Market & Demographic Data

Married vs. single

Ames, IA
  • 63% Single
  • 37% Married
  • 45% Single
  • 55% Married

Male VS. Female

Ames, IA
  • 47% Female
  • 53% Male
  • 50% Female
  • 50% Male

Average Age of Citizens in Ames, IA

  • 33
  • 39
  • Ames, IA
  • Iowa

Average Age of Homes in Ames, IA

  • 28
  • 41
  • Ames, IA
  • Iowa

Vacant Homes in Ames, IA

  • 5%
  • 9%
  • Ames, IA
  • Iowa

Average INCOME of Citizens

  • $59,550
  • $62,861
  • Ames, IA
  • Iowa

Owned Homes vs. Rented Homes

Ames, IA
  • 41% Owned
  • 54% Rented
  • 64% Owned
  • 27% Rented