In 2020, Ames, IA had a population of 66.4k people with a median age of 23.5 and a median household income of $50,783. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Ames, IA grew from 66,023 to 66,361, a 0.512% increase and its median household income grew from $48,105 to $50,783, a 5.57% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Ames, IA are White (Non-Hispanic) (78.1%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (11.4%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.36%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.01%), and White (Hispanic) (2.34%).
None of the households in Ames, IA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
89.9% of the residents in Ames, IA are U.S. citizens.
In 2020, the median property value in Ames, IA was $213,500, and the homeownership rate was 41.2%. Most people in Ames, IA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 16.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Ames, IA was 2 cars per household.