In 2017, Ames, IA had a population of 65k people with a median age of 23.1 and a median household income of $42,755. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Ames, IA grew from 64,073 to 65,005, a 1.45% increase and its median household income grew from $41,278 to $42,755, a 3.58% increase.
The population of Ames, IA is 80.2% White Alone, 10.2% Asian Alone, and 3.49% Hispanic or Latino. 12.4% of the people in Ames, IA speak a non-English language, and 89.6% are U.S. citizens.
The median property value in Ames, IA is $187,000, and the homeownership rate is 39.3%. Most people in Ames, IA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 15.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Ames, IA is 2 cars per household.