In 2017, Ames, IA had a population of 95.9k people with a median age of 25.9 and a median household income of $52,671. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Ames, IA grew from 94,834 to 95,888, a 1.11% increase and its median household income grew from $51,201 to $52,671, a 2.87% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Ames, IA are White (Non-Hispanic) (84.5%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (7.31%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (2.68%), White (Hispanic) (2.53%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.87%). N/A% of the people in Ames, IA speak a non-English language, and 92.6% are U.S. citizens.
The median property value in Ames, IA is $172,900, and the homeownership rate is 51.6%. Most people in Ames, IA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 16.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Ames, IA is 2 cars per household.