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.