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Ames Demographic Information

  • Age Ranges  
    0-9: 8.28%
    10-17: 6.32%
    18-29: 48.65%
    30-39: 10.17%
    40-49: 9.74%
    50-64: 9.40%
    65 & Over: 7.44%
  • Population  
    Land Area: 21.57 sq mi
    Total Population: 59,274
    Population Density Ranking (National): 56th percentile
    Population Density Ranking (State): 83rd percentile
    Population Growth Rate: 0
    Population Growth Rate Ranking (National): 27th percentile
    Population Growth Rate Ranking (State): 54th percentile
  • Income  
    Median Income: $36,942
    Average Income Households W/ Children: $66,639
    Median Income Ranking (National): 40th percentile
    Median Income Ranking (State): 37th percentile
    Average Income Households W/ Children Ranking (National): 70th percentile
    Average Income Households W/ Children Ranking (State): 82nd percentile
  • Households  
    Married: 41st percentile
    Single: 59th percentile
    Married With Children: 18th percentile
    Married With No Children: 23rd percentile
    Single With Children: 4th percentile
    Single With No Children: 54th percentile
  • Schools  
    School District Name: AMES COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT
    Student/Teacher Ratio: 14.47 : 1

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