What you need to know about Ames, IA
Home to Iowa State University, Ames provides residents with a wide array of amenities that range from walking trails and golf courses to woodland parks and a vibrant downtown full of restaurants and cultural experiences. Ames is the setting for one of two national locations of the United States Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. It’s been ranked one of the best college towns in the country and many students come to study veterinary medicine.
Up by 10.48%
Median Home Price
Higher than the state average
Ready to move to Ames? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in Ames.
The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Ames rates.
Median Household Income
Lower than the national average
Being a great place to live and being a great place to work often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Ames.
10-24 Years old
Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Ames.