Real Estate Market Update for

Ames, IA
$46,559
Median Household Income
2,467/sq mi
Local Population Density

Map Information for

Ames, IA

Area Overview for

Ames, IA
  • Population: 62,131
  • Median Age: 26.2 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 15 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 3
  • Sales Tax: 7.0%
  • Population Density: 2,467/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: 22.32%


* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average


Area Information for

Ames, IA
  • Closest Airport: Des Moines International
  • Closest College: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY
  • Closest Jr. College DES MOINES AREA CMNTY CLLG-BOONE CAMPUS
  • Median Household Income: $46,559
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 39.20%
  • Median Home Sales Price: $180,000
  • Closest Major Sports Team: IOWA CUBS (AAA)
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 23%

School Information for

Ames, IA
School Name Distance Type Grades School Rating Parent Rating
Ames High School 0.9 mi Public 9-12
Fellows Elementary School 1.3 mi Public K-5
Abbie Sawyer Elementary School 1.5 mi Public K-5
St Cecilia Elementary School 1.5 mi Catholic K-5
Ames Middle School 1.8 mi Public 6-8
Meeker Elementary School 1.8 mi Public K-5
Northwood Pre School Center 2.0 mi Public PRESCHOOL-K
Maranatha Christian Academy 2.1 mi Private 4-11
Ames Christian School 2.1 mi Private PRESCHOOL-6
Edwards Elementary School 2.3 mi Public K-5
Kate Mitchell Elementary School 3.8 mi Public K-5
Proximity to listed schools and their school district(s) does not guarantee enrollment eligibility. Please contact a local real estate professional or the local school district(s) for the most current information relating to schools in the area. Sources: Onboard Informatics © 2016. School Performance data by SchoolDigger.com. School Review data by Niche.com.

Demographic Information for

Ames, IA