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Race distribution in Ames

2015 2000
  • Races in Ames, IA (2015)

    • 51,36781.8%White alone
    • 5,7869.2%Asian alone
    • 1,9753.1%Black alone
    • 1,8993.0%Hispanic
    • 1,6842.7%Two or more races
    • 850.1%American Indian alone
    • 190.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
  • Races in Ames, IA (2000)

    • 43,76286.3%White alone
    • 3,9027.7%Asian alone
    • 1,3232.6%Black alone
    • 1,0022.0%Hispanic
    • 5871.2%Two or more races
    • 640.1%American Indian alone
    • 690.1%Other race alone
    • 220.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
2015 2000
  • Races in Iowa (2015)

    • 2,710,47786.8%White alone
    • 174,3185.6%Hispanic
    • 104,3483.3%Black alone
    • 68,1342.2%Asian alone
    • 51,4951.6%Two or more races
    • 8,8190.3%American Indian alone
    • 3,2870.1%Other race alone
    • 3,0210.10%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
  • Races in Iowa (2000)

    • 2,710,34492.6%White alone
    • 82,4732.8%Hispanic
    • 60,7442.1%Black alone
    • 36,3451.2%Asian alone
    • 25,4720.9%Two or more races
    • 7,9550.3%American Indian alone
    • 2,1030.07%Other race alone
    • 8880.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Income and house value in Ames

  • Median household income in 2015
  • $46,018White non-Hispanic householders
  • $140,354American Indian and Alaska Native householders
  • $19,735Asian householders
  • $32,171Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders
  • $26,535Two or more races householders
  • $20,580Hispanic or Latino race householders
  • Median 2015 house value
  • $194,441White Non-Hispanic householders
  • $228,445Black or African American householders
  • $21,571American Indian or Alaska Native householders
  • $272,487Asian householders
  • $168,525Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders
  • $188,449Some other race householders
  • $239,231Two or more races householders
  • $195,639Hispanic or Latino householders

Household income for White non-Hispanic householders

Ames household income for White non-Hispanic householders

Household income for Black householders

Ames household income for Black householders

Household income for Asian householders

Ames household income for Asian householders

Household income for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders

Ames household income for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders

Household income for Some other race householders

Ames household income for Some other race householders

Household income for Two or more races householders

Ames household income for Two or more races householders

Household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Ames household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Median age by race in Ames

  • 23.0Median age for White / Caucasian residents
  • 22.4Males
  • 23.6Females
  • 20.0Median age for Black or African American residents
  • 20.4Males
  • 19.2Females
  • 18.9Median age for American Indian / Alaska Native residents
  • 16.1Males
  • 51.5Females
  • 23.4Median age for Asian residents
  • 24.0Males
  • 20.9Females
  • 27.5Median age for Other race residents
  • 22.6Median age for Two or more races residents
  • 30.9Males
  • 22.3Females
  • 23.1Median age for White alone, not Hispanic / Latino residents
  • 22.6Males
  • 23.6Females
  • 21.8Median age for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 20.9Males
  • 27.5Females

Owner/renter occupied households by race in Ames

  • House owners and renters - White / Caucasian residents
  • 9,53643.8%Owner occupied
  • 12,22856.2%Renter occupied
  • 43.8%
    56.2%
  • House owners and renters - Black or African American residents
  • 7513.4%Owner occupied
  • 48486.6%Renter occupied
  • 13.4%
    86.6%
  • House owners and renters - American Indian / Alaska Native residents
  • 8100.0%Renter occupied
  • House owners and renters - Asian residents
  • 56119.0%Owner occupied
  • 2,38581.0%Renter occupied
  • 19.0%
    81.0%
  • House owners and renters - Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander residents
  • 31100.0%Renter occupied
  • House owners and renters - Other race residents
  • 1616.5%Owner occupied
  • 8183.5%Renter occupied
  • 16.5%
    83.5%
  • House owners and renters - Two or more races residents
  • 7914.4%Owner occupied
  • 47085.6%Renter occupied
  • 14.4%
    85.6%
  • House owners and renters - White alone, not Hispanic / Latino residents
  • 9,46544.2%Owner occupied
  • 11,95655.8%Renter occupied
  • 44.2%
    55.8%
  • House owners and renters - Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 17231.9%Owner occupied
  • 36768.1%Renter occupied
  • 31.9%
    68.1%

Language usage in Ames

  • English speakers - Total
  • 87.2% of residents of Ames speak English at home.
  • 1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home
  • 93694.1%Speak English very well
  • 595.9%Speak English less than very well
  • 94.1%
    5.9%
  • 11.7% of residents speak other language at home
  • 2,86839.3%Speak English very well
  • 4,43460.7%Speak English less than very well
  • 39.3%
    60.7%
  • English speakers - Born in the United States
  • 97.8% of residents of Ames speak English at home.
  • 1.1% of residents speak Spanish at home
  • 19586.7%Speak English very well
  • 3013.3%Speak English less than very well
  • 86.7%
    13.3%
  • 1.0% of residents speak other language at home
  • 203100.0%Speak English very well
  • English speakers - Native, born elsewhere
  • 87.2% of residents of Ames speak English at home.
  • 16.2% of residents speak Spanish at home
  • 3981.3%Speak English very well
  • 918.8%Speak English less than very well
  • 81.3%
    18.8%
  • 2.4% of residents speak other language at home
  • 7100.0%Speak English very well
  • English speakers - Foreign born
  • 17.0% of residents of Ames speak English at home.
  • 3.5% of residents speak Spanish at home
  • 26493.6%Speak English very well
  • 186.4%Speak English less than very well
  • 93.6%
    6.4%
  • 81.5% of residents speak other language at home
  • 2,21633.4%Speak English very well
  • 4,42366.6%Speak English less than very well
  • 33.4%
    66.6%
White / Caucasian - Speak only English
Native:

98.5% (49,899)
Foreign born:

37.4% (590)
White / Caucasian - Speak another language
Native:

1.5% (760)
Foreign born:

62.6% (988)
Black or African American - Speak only English
Native:

95.1% (1,223)
Foreign born:

74.3% (440)
Black or African American - Speak another language
Native:

4.9% (63)
Foreign born:

25.7% (152)
Asian - Speak only English
Native:

71.4% (817)
Foreign born:

8.7% (578)
Asian - Speak another language
Native:

22.1% (253)
Foreign born:

91.5% (6,071)
Other race - Speak another language
Native:

63.2% (151)
Foreign born:

100.0% (15)
Two or more races - Speak only English
Native:

95.8% (1,149)
Foreign born:

6.6% (24)
Two or more races - Speak another language
Native:

4.3% (51)
Foreign born:

93.4% (340)
White alone, not Hispanic / Latino - Speak only English
Native:

98.7% (48,841)
Foreign born:

52.8% (590)
White alone, not Hispanic / Latino - Speak another language
Native:

1.3% (650)
Foreign born:

47.2% (527)
Hispanic or Latino - Speak only English
Native:

69.1% (983)
Foreign born:

8.4% (27)
Hispanic or Latino - Speak another language
Native:

30.9% (439)
Foreign born:

91.6% (293)

Foreign born residents in Ames

7,399 residents are foreign born (5.0% Asia).

This city:

11.5%
Iowa:

4.7%

Median age by place of birth - Ames

Place of birth - Ames
White (Caucasian)

Place of birth - Ames
Black or African American

Place of birth - Ames
American Indian / Alaska Native

Place of birth - Ames
Asian

Place of birth - Ames
Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander

Place of birth - Ames
Other race

Place of birth - Ames
Two or more races

Place of birth - Ames
White alone, not Hispanic / Latino

Place of birth - Ames
Hispanic or Latino

Year of entry for the foreign-born population - Ames

Year of entry for the foreign-born male population

Year of entry for the foreign-born female population

Place of birth by age - Ames

Marital status for residents in Ames

Marital status - White / Caucasian population 15 years and over
  • Males
  • 64.3%Never married
  • 30.9%Now married
  • 0.2%Separated
  • 1.2%Widowed
  • 3.4%Divorced
  • Females
  • 55.3%Never married
  • 32.6%Now married
  • 1.6%Separated
  • 4.0%Widowed
  • 6.4%Divorced
Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

50.7% (510)
Unmarried:

49.3% (496)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

21.8% (3,519)
Unmarried:

78.2% (12,631)
Marital status - Black or African American population 15 years and over
  • Males
  • 64.8%Never married
  • 30.6%Now married
  • 0.7%Separated
  • 0.0%Widowed
  • 3.9%Divorced
  • Females
  • 57.3%Never married
  • 32.8%Now married
  • 0.0%Separated
  • 0.0%Widowed
  • 9.9%Divorced
Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

100.0% (58)
Unmarried:

0.0% (0)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

23.9% (141)
Unmarried:

76.1% (449)
Marital status - American Indian / Alaska Native population 15 years and over
  • Males
  • 100.0%Never married
  • 0.0%Now married
  • 0.0%Separated
  • 0.0%Widowed
  • 0.0%Divorced
  • Females
  • 33.3%Never married
  • 33.3%Now married
  • 0.0%Separated
  • 0.0%Widowed
  • 33.3%Divorced
Marital status - Asian population 15 years and over
  • Males
  • 66.8%Never married
  • 32.0%Now married
  • 0.3%Separated
  • 0.0%Widowed
  • 0.9%Divorced
  • Females
  • 49.2%Never married
  • 46.7%Now married
  • 1.3%Separated
  • 0.7%Widowed
  • 2.1%Divorced
Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

100.0% (62)
Unmarried:

0.0% (0)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

40.1% (713)
Unmarried:

59.9% (1,065)
Marital status - Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander population 15 years and over
  • Males
  • 100.0%Never married
  • 0.0%Now married
  • 0.0%Separated
  • 0.0%Widowed
  • 0.0%Divorced
  • Females
  • 0.0%Never married
  • 100.0%Now married
  • 0.0%Separated
  • 0.0%Widowed
  • 0.0%Divorced
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

100.0% (19)
Unmarried:

0.0% (0)
Marital status - Other race population 15 years and over
  • Males
  • 88.1%Never married
  • 0.0%Now married
  • 0.0%Separated
  • 0.0%Widowed
  • 11.9%Divorced
  • Females
  • 100.0%Never married
  • 0.0%Now married
  • 0.0%Separated
  • 0.0%Widowed
  • 0.0%Divorced
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

0.0% (0)
Unmarried:

100.0% (119)
Marital status - Two or more races population 15 years and over
  • Males
  • 78.2%Never married
  • 21.8%Now married
  • 0.0%Separated
  • 0.0%Widowed
  • 0.0%Divorced
  • Females
  • 87.2%Never married
  • 11.6%Now married
  • 0.2%Separated
  • 1.1%Widowed
  • 0.0%Divorced
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

11.9% (77)
Unmarried:

88.1% (571)
Marital status - White alone, not Hispanic / Latino population 15 years and over
  • Males
  • 64.1%Never married
  • 30.9%Now married
  • 0.3%Separated
  • 1.2%Widowed
  • 3.5%Divorced
  • Females
  • 55.7%Never married
  • 32.1%Now married
  • 1.7%Separated
  • 4.1%Widowed
  • 6.4%Divorced
Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

50.7% (510)
Unmarried:

49.3% (496)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

21.5% (3,378)
Unmarried:

78.5% (12,370)
Marital status - Hispanic or Latino population 15 years and over
  • Males
  • 78.0%Never married
  • 19.6%Now married
  • 0.3%Separated
  • 0.0%Widowed
  • 2.2%Divorced
  • Females
  • 68.2%Never married
  • 27.1%Now married
  • 0.0%Separated
  • 0.0%Widowed
  • 4.7%Divorced
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

19.3% (114)
Unmarried:

80.7% (478)

Ancestries in Ames

  • Ancestries in Ames

    • 8,81727.6%German
    • 2,1956.9%Irish
    • 1,7495.5%Norwegian
    • 1,5945.0%American
    • 1,2834.0%English
    • 7992.5%European
    • 7252.3%Dutch
    • 6322.0%Swedish
    • 4611.4%French
    • 4471.4%Scottish
    • 4141.3%Czech
    • 3821.2%Italian
    • 3581.1%Danish
    • 2200.7%Nigerian
    • 2170.7%Scotch-Irish
    • 2030.6%Polish
    • 1840.6%Turkish
    • 1750.5%Czechoslovakian
    • 1740.5%African
    • 1570.5%Scandinavian
    • 1370.4%Northern European
    • 1340.4%British
    • 1070.3%Bulgarian
    • 970.3%Armenian
    • 750.2%Russian
    • 750.2%Jamaican
    • 600.2%Hungarian
    • 580.2%Portuguese
    • 540.2%French Canadian
    • 520.2%Kenyan
    • 510.2%Iranian
    • 480.2%Brazilian
    • 480.2%Slavic
    • 470.1%Swiss
    • 470.1%Welsh
    • 430.1%Ukrainian
    • 390.1%Egyptian
    • 360.1%Lebanese
    • 350.1%Greek
    • 320.1%Belgian
    • 300.09%Eastern European
    • 270.08%Lithuanian
    • 250.08%Sudanese
    • 240.08%Croatian
    • 210.07%Romanian
    • 180.06%Serbian
    • 140.04%Iraqi
    • 120.04%Finnish
    • 110.03%Austrian
    • 100.03%German Russian
    • 100.03%Moroccan
    • 90.03%Luxemburger
    • 80.03%Latvian
    • 80.03%Pennsylvania German
    • 80.03%Cajun
    • 70.02%Syrian
    • 50.02%Haitian

Geographical mobility in Ames

  • Geographical mobility - Same house 1 year ago (%)

    • 32,40659.9%White (Caucasian)
    • 90343.5%Black or African American
    • 5058.8%American Indian / Alaska Native
    • 4,65659.6%Asian
    • 31100.0%Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander
    • 12147.6%Other race
    • 73645.1%Two or more races
    • 31,05659.3%White alone, not Hispanic / Latino
    • 98152.3%Hispanic or Latino
  • Geographical mobility - Moved within same county (%)

    • 11,57821.4%White (Caucasian)
    • 43821.1%Black or African American
    • 1,78522.8%Asian
    • 5622.0%Other race
    • 59036.2%Two or more races
    • 11,38621.7%White alone, not Hispanic / Latino
    • 51127.2%Hispanic or Latino
  • Geographical mobility - Moved within same state (%)

    • 5,42910.0%White / Caucasian
    • 22110.6%Black or African American
    • 3564.6%Asian
    • 155.9%Other race
    • 1398.5%Two or more races
    • 5,34610.2%White alone, not Hispanic / Latino
    • 1508.0%Hispanic or Latino
  • Geographical mobility - Moved from different state (%)

    • 3,7677.0%White / Caucasian
    • 37718.2%Black or African American
    • 3541.2%American Indian / Alaska Native
    • 5320.9%Other race
    • 1559.5%Two or more races
    • 3,7267.1%White alone, not Hispanic / Latino
    • 1648.7%Hispanic or Latino
  • Geographical mobility - Moved from abroad (%)

    • 8841.6%White (Caucasian)
    • 1376.6%Black or African American
    • 1,02013.0%Asian
    • 93.5%Other race
    • 110.7%Two or more races
    • 8841.7%White alone, not Hispanic / Latino
    • 713.8%Hispanic or Latino

Children Nativity (place of birth) in Ames

  • Children under 6 years - Living with two parents
  • Both parents native
  • 1,96999.0%Native
  • 191.0%Foreign born
  • Both parents foreign born
  • 33475.6%Native
  • 10824.4%Foreign born
  • 75.6%
    24.4%
  • One native, one foreign-born parent
  • 100100.0%Native
  • Children under 6 years - Living with one parent
  • Native parent
  • 414100.0%Native
  • Foreign-born parent
  • 16100.0%Native
  • Children 6 to 17 years - Living with two parents
  • Both parents native
  • 2,72499.7%Native
  • 70.3%Foreign born
  • Both parents foreign born
  • 26451.6%Native
  • 24848.4%Foreign born
  • 51.6%
    48.4%
  • One native, one foreign-born parent
  • 166100.0%Native
  • Children 6 to 17 years - Living with one parent
  • Native parent
  • 83596.3%Native
  • 323.7%Foreign born
  • Foreign-born parent
  • 11268.3%Native
  • 5231.7%Foreign born
  • 68.3%
    31.7%
  • Place of birth for residents in Ames

    • Place of birth for the foreign-born population - Regions

      • 5,503Asia
      • 3,454Eastern Asia
      • 2,964China
      • 823South Central Asia
      • 674Europe
      • 662South Eastern Asia
      • 648Americas
      • 553Western Asia
      • 553Africa
      • 447Latin America
      • 356Eastern Europe
      • 291Western Africa
      • 264South America
      • 201Northern America
      • 144Southern Europe
      • 139Eastern Africa
      • 119Northern Europe
      • 103Caribbean
      • 80Northern Africa
      • 80Central America
      • 38Middle Africa
      • 28Western Europe
      • 21Oceania
      • 21Australia and New Zealand Subregion
      • 0Southern Africa
    • Place of birth for the foreign-born population - Countries

      • 2,834China
      • 728India
      • 406Korea
      • 271Nigeria
      • 265Malaysia
      • 201Canada
      • 161Turkey
      • 135Bulgaria
      • 130Taiwan
      • 118Spain
      • 117Brazil
      • 109Philippines
      • 109Vietnam
      • 90Russia
      • 89Indonesia
      • 84Japan
      • 75Jamaica
      • 73Mexico
      • 57Argentina
      • 56Kenya
      • 54Iran
      • 54Croatia
      • 50Egypt
      • 50Laos
      • 34Pakistan
      • 32Ukraine
      • 31Sweden
      • 30Denmark
      • 30Sudan
      • 27United Kingdom
      • 26Venezuela
      • 23Chile
      • 21Australia
      • 21Singapore
      • 21Bahamas
      • 20Ethiopia
      • 20Norway
      • 19Colombia
      • 19Thailand
      • 19Cameroon
      • 18Serbia
      • 18Portugal
      • 18Germany
      • 17Armenia
      • 15Saudi Arabia
      • 14Romania
      • 14Iraq
      • 12Jordan
      • 11England
      • 10Hungary
      • 10Netherlands
      • 9Ecuador
      • 8Italy
      • 7Syria
      • 7Sri Lanka
      • 7Guatemala
      • 5Haiti
      • 3Czechoslovakia
      • 2Cuba
      • 0Belgium
      • 0France
      • 0Israel
      • 0Burma
      • 0Kuwait
      • 0Lebanon
      • 0Cambodia
      • 0Yemen
      • 0Uzbekistan
      • 0Eritrea
      • 0Nepal
      • 0Bangladesh
      • 0Somalia
      • 0Kazakhstan
      • 0Afghanistan
      • 0Morocco
      • 0Hong Kong
      • 0South Africa
      • 0Ghana
      • 0Liberia
      • 0Bosnia and Herzegovina
      • 0Sierra Leone
      • 0Poland
      • 0New Zealand
      • 0Cabo Verde
      • 0Moldova
      • 0Macedonia
      • 0Scotland
      • 0Dominica
      • 0Dominican Republic
      • 0Grenada
      • 0Fiji
      • 0Lithuania
      • 0St. Vincent and the Grenadines
      • 0Trinidad and Tobago
      • 0West Indies
      • 0Latvia
      • 0Belize
      • 0Costa Rica
      • 0El Salvador
      • 0Ireland
      • 0Honduras
      • 0Nicaragua
      • 0Panama
      • 0Austria
      • 0Bolivia
      • 0Belarus
      • 0Albania
      • 0Azores Islands
      • 0Greece
      • 0Guyana
      • 0Peru
      • 0Uruguay
      • 0Switzerland
      • 0Barbados

    Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren in Ames

  • Grandparents (30 to 59 years)
  • White (Caucasian)
  • 2825.9%Responsible for grandchildren
  • 8074.1%Not responsible for grandchildren
  • 25.9%
    74.1%
  • White alone, not Hispanic / Latino
  • 2825.9%Responsible for grandchildren
  • 8074.1%Not responsible for grandchildren
  • 25.9%
    74.1%
  • Grandparents (60 years and over)
  • White (Caucasian)
  • 922.0%Responsible for grandchildren
  • 3278.0%Not responsible for grandchildren
  • 22.0%
    78.0%
  • White alone, not Hispanic / Latino
  • 922.0%Responsible for grandchildren
  • 3278.0%Not responsible for grandchildren
  • 22.0%
    78.0%
  • Zip codes: 50010, 50011, 50012, 50014.


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