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Based on the data from 2000 / 2016 when the population of Ames, Iowa was 50,731 / 66,190

Most common industries

Most common industries (%)

Most common industries for males (%)

Most common industries for females (%)

Most common industries

Industry

All

Males

Females

Educational services30.7%
(8,876)
29.1%
(4,544)
32.6%
(4,332)
Accommodation and food services8.2%
(2,360)
7.7%
(1,207)
8.7%
(1,153)
Health care6.4%
(1,847)
3.0%
(465)
10.4%
(1,382)
Professional, scientific, and technical services6.0%
(1,729)
7.5%
(1,167)
4.2%
(562)
Public administration4.6%
(1,317)
4.6%
(724)
4.5%
(593)
Construction4.2%
(1,215)
6.3%
(989)
1.7%
(226)
Food and beverage stores3.4%
(990)
3.3%
(521)
3.5%
(469)
Administrative and support and waste management services2.7%
(779)
3.1%
(490)
2.2%
(289)
Finance and insurance2.4%
(688)
1.7%
(262)
3.2%
(426)
Arts, entertainment, and recreation2.0%
(587)
2.0%
(315)
2.0%
(272)
Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries2.0%
(573)
1.8%
(275)
2.2%
(298)
Social assistance1.9%
(558)
0.4%
(66)
3.7%
(492)
Department and other general merchandise stores1.9%
(553)
1.5%
(238)
2.4%
(315)
Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations1.9%
(538)
1.7%
(264)
2.1%
(274)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting1.4%
(401)
2.2%
(336)
0.5%
(65)
Real estate and rental and leasing1.4%
(391)
1.5%
(237)
1.2%
(154)
Machinery1.3%
(386)
2.2%
(341)
0.3%
(45)
Data processing, libraries, and other information services1.1%
(331)
1.0%
(150)
1.4%
(181)
Food1.0%
(278)
1.0%
(153)
0.9%
(125)
Repair and maintenance0.9%
(268)
1.4%
(224)
0.3%
(44)
Personal and laundry services0.9%
(267)
0.1%
(23)
1.8%
(244)
Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers0.9%
(250)
1.4%
(213)
0.3%
(37)
Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers0.8%
(222)
1.1%
(166)
0.4%
(56)
Motor vehicle and parts dealers0.8%
(221)
1.2%
(187)
0.3%
(34)
Broadcasting and telecommunications0.6%
(160)
0.6%
(95)
0.5%
(65)
Clothing and accessories, including shoe, stores0.5%
(156)
0.3%
(45)
0.8%
(111)
Nonmetallic mineral products0.5%
(146)
0.8%
(117)
0.2%
(29)
Computer and electronic products0.5%
(140)
0.6%
(96)
0.3%
(44)
Radio, TV, and computer stores0.5%
(138)
0.5%
(73)
0.5%
(65)
Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores0.5%
(136)
0.2%
(30)
0.8%
(106)
Printing and related support activities0.4%
(115)
0.3%
(48)
0.5%
(67)
Gasoline stations0.4%
(114)
0.3%
(49)
0.5%
(65)
Metal and metal products0.4%
(113)
0.7%
(107)
0.0%
(6)
Chemicals0.4%
(108)
0.4%
(61)
0.4%
(47)
U. S. Postal service0.4%
(107)
0.5%
(74)
0.2%
(33)
Utilities0.4%
(104)
0.5%
(80)
0.2%
(24)
Truck transportation0.3%
(94)
0.4%
(67)
0.2%
(27)
Electrical equipment, appliances, and components0.3%
(89)
0.4%
(70)
0.1%
(19)
Miscellaneous manufacturing0.3%
(88)
0.5%
(80)
0.1%
(8)
Other direct selling establishments0.3%
(83)
0.4%
(57)
0.2%
(26)
Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers0.3%
(82)
0.5%
(75)
0.1%
(7)
Transportation equipment0.3%
(81)
0.4%
(70)
0.1%
(11)
Health and personal care, except drug, stores0.3%
(80)
0.2%
(24)
0.4%
(56)
Pharmacies and drug stores0.3%
(76)
0.2%
(33)
0.3%
(43)
Book stores and news dealers0.3%
(76)
0.1%
(14)
0.5%
(62)
Farm supplies merchant wholesalers0.2%
(72)
0.3%
(42)
0.2%
(30)
Paper0.2%
(67)
0.3%
(45)
0.2%
(22)
Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores0.2%
(60)
0.2%
(29)
0.2%
(31)
Office supplies and stationery stores0.2%
(59)
0.3%
(41)
0.1%
(18)
Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers0.2%
(57)
0.4%
(57)
0.0%
(0)
Plastics and rubber products0.2%
(55)
0.2%
(37)
0.1%
(18)
Sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores0.2%
(48)
0.3%
(40)
0.1%
(8)
Groceries and related products merchant wholesalers0.2%
(46)
0.2%
(31)
0.1%
(15)
Hardware, plumbing and heating equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers0.1%
(43)
0.3%
(43)
0.0%
(0)
Private households0.1%
(42)
0.0%
(0)
0.3%
(42)
Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers0.1%
(42)
0.3%
(42)
0.0%
(0)
Rail transportation0.1%
(39)
0.3%
(39)
0.0%
(0)
Music stores0.1%
(36)
0.2%
(31)
0.0%
(5)
Furniture and related product manufacturing0.1%
(29)
0.1%
(14)
0.1%
(15)
Recyclable material merchant wholesalers0.1%
(28)
0.1%
(22)
0.0%
(6)
Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers0.1%
(27)
0.2%
(27)
0.0%
(0)
Warehousing and storage0.1%
(21)
0.1%
(21)
0.0%
(0)
Management of companies and enterprises0.1%
(20)
0.1%
(16)
0.0%
(4)
Alcoholic beverages merchant wholesalers0.1%
(18)
0.1%
(18)
0.0%
(0)
Motor vehicles, parts and supplies merchant wholesalers0.1%
(16)
0.1%
(16)
0.0%
(0)

Unemployment in Ames

Unemployment by year (%)

Unemployment by year (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.9%Males
  • 8.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 12.8%Males
  • 2.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 7.6%Males
  • 3.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 13.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 4.7%Males
  • 4.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 6.9%Males
  • 8.1%Females
  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 5.6%Males
  • 4.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 6.9%Males
  • 7.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 9.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 4.4%Males
  • 3.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 6.7%Males
  • 11.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 21.8%Males
  • 10.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 14.7%Males
  • 4.0%Females
Unemployment in 2015:
Ames:

2.1%
Iowa:

3.3%
Unemployment in 2014:
Ames:

2.7%
Iowa:

4.4%
Unemployment in 2013:
Ames:

3.1%
Iowa:

4.8%
Unemployment in 2012:
Ames:

3.3%
Iowa:

5.0%
Unemployment in 2011:
Ames:

3.6%
Iowa:

5.6%
Unemployment in 2010:
Ames:

3.7%
Iowa:

6.0%
Unemployment in 2009:
Ames:

4.2%
Iowa:

6.4%
Unemployment in 2008:
Ames:

2.9%
Iowa:

4.2%
Unemployment in 2007:
Ames:

2.5%
Iowa:

3.7%
Unemployment in 2006:
Ames:

2.3%
Iowa:

3.7%
Unemployment in 2005:
Ames:

2.7%
Iowa:

4.3%
Unemployment in 2004:
Ames:

3.3%
Iowa:

4.5%
Unemployment in 2003:
Ames:

3.2%
Iowa:

4.5%
Unemployment in 2002:
Ames:

2.9%
Iowa:

4.0%
Unemployment in 2001:
Ames:

2.4%
Iowa:

3.3%
Unemployment in 2000:
Ames:

2.0%
Iowa:

2.6%
Unemployment in 1999:
Ames:

2.4%
Iowa:

2.6%
Unemployment in 1998:
Ames:

2.8%
Iowa:

2.7%
Unemployment in 1997:
Ames:

2.8%
Iowa:

3.1%
Unemployment in 1996:
Ames:

3.0%
Iowa:

3.5%
Unemployment in 1995:
Ames:

3.1%
Iowa:

3.4%
Unemployment in 1994:
Ames:

3.1%
Iowa:

3.5%
Unemployment in 1993:
Ames:

3.4%
Iowa:

4.0%
Unemployment in 1992:
Ames:

4.0%
Iowa:

4.5%
Unemployment in 1991:
Ames:

4.3%
Iowa:

4.7%
Unemployment in 1990:
Ames:

4.2%
Iowa:

4.4%

Time leaving home to go to work

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2016 (%)

12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.:
Ames:

1.9% (650)
Iowa:

4.6% (69,424)
5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.:
Ames:

0.8% (260)
Iowa:

3.9% (59,585)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.:
Ames:

3.8% (1,269)
Iowa:

5.2% (78,733)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.:
Ames:

3.3% (1,123)
Iowa:

8.3% (124,633)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.:
Ames:

4.5% (1,531)
Iowa:

11.5% (173,456)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.:
Ames:

10.9% (3,679)
Iowa:

15.5% (233,577)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.:
Ames:

14.7% (4,969)
Iowa:

16.2% (245,075)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.:
Ames:

11.0% (3,714)
Iowa:

8.6% (129,858)
8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.:
Ames:

7.7% (2,608)
Iowa:

3.6% (54,503)
9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.:
Ames:

11.1% (3,735)
Iowa:

4.2% (62,855)
10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.:
Ames:

5.0% (1,683)
Iowa:

2.2% (33,224)
11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.:
Ames:

0.6% (193)
Iowa:

1.2% (18,262)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.:
Ames:

14.5% (4,888)
Iowa:

7.4% (111,083)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.:
Ames:

10.2% (3,426)
Iowa:

7.6% (114,406)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2000 (%)

12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.:
Ames:

1.5% (423)
Iowa:

3.2% (47,736)
5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.:
Ames:

0.7% (198)
Iowa:

2.9% (42,797)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.:
Ames:

2.0% (563)
Iowa:

4.6% (68,195)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.:
Ames:

3.1% (881)
Iowa:

7.5% (110,529)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.:
Ames:

7.2% (2,039)
Iowa:

11.2% (164,470)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.:
Ames:

11.0% (3,116)
Iowa:

14.2% (208,547)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.:
Ames:

19.8% (5,608)
Iowa:

17.7% (260,172)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.:
Ames:

10.7% (3,034)
Iowa:

8.3% (121,843)
8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.:
Ames:

5.8% (1,650)
Iowa:

3.6% (53,363)
9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.:
Ames:

8.1% (2,289)
Iowa:

3.6% (53,533)
10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.:
Ames:

3.4% (971)
Iowa:

1.7% (25,691)
11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.:
Ames:

1.9% (539)
Iowa:

0.9% (13,464)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.:
Ames:

10.1% (2,866)
Iowa:

8.0% (117,038)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.:
Ames:

11.4% (3,224)
Iowa:

7.7% (112,601)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2016 (%) - Males

    12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m. - Males:
    Ames:

    3.8% (650)
    Iowa:

    5.7% (45,426)
    5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m. - Males:
    Ames:

    1.5% (260)
    Iowa:

    4.9% (38,975)
    5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Males:
    Ames:

    3.4% (582)
    Iowa:

    6.2% (49,744)
    6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. - Males:
    Ames:

    4.9% (844)
    Iowa:

    10.4% (83,141)
    6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Males:
    Ames:

    5.5% (935)
    Iowa:

    12.7% (101,273)
    7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Males:
    Ames:

    12.0% (2,051)
    Iowa:

    14.9% (118,738)
    7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Males:
    Ames:

    15.5% (2,641)
    Iowa:

    13.7% (109,582)
    8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Males:
    Ames:

    10.2% (1,735)
    Iowa:

    8.0% (63,377)
    8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m. - Males:
    Ames:

    7.5% (1,281)
    Iowa:

    2.6% (20,574)
    9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m. - Males:
    Ames:

    11.4% (1,957)
    Iowa:

    3.3% (26,465)
    10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m. - Males:
    Ames:

    4.9% (843)
    Iowa:

    2.0% (15,901)
    11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m. - Males:
    Ames:

    0.8% (137)
    Iowa:

    0.9% (7,392)
    12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m. - Males:
    Ames:

    7.9% (1,346)
    Iowa:

    7.2% (57,079)
    4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. - Males:
    Ames:

    10.7% (1,831)
    Iowa:

    7.5% (59,448)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2016 (%) - Females

    5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Females:
    Ames:

    4.1% (687)
    Iowa:

    4.1% (28,989)
    6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. - Females:
    Ames:

    1.7% (279)
    Iowa:

    5.8% (41,492)
    6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Females:
    Ames:

    3.6% (596)
    Iowa:

    10.1% (72,183)
    7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Females:
    Ames:

    9.8% (1,628)
    Iowa:

    16.1% (114,839)
    7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Females:
    Ames:

    14.0% (2,328)
    Iowa:

    19.0% (135,493)
    8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Females:
    Ames:

    11.9% (1,979)
    Iowa:

    9.3% (66,481)
    8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m. - Females:
    Ames:

    8.0% (1,327)
    Iowa:

    4.8% (33,929)
    9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m. - Females:
    Ames:

    10.7% (1,778)
    Iowa:

    5.1% (36,390)
    10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m. - Females:
    Ames:

    5.0% (840)
    Iowa:

    2.4% (17,323)
    11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m. - Females:
    Ames:

    0.3% (56)
    Iowa:

    1.5% (10,870)
    12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m. - Females:
    Ames:

    21.3% (3,542)
    Iowa:

    7.6% (54,004)
    4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. - Females:
    Ames:

    9.6% (1,595)
    Iowa:

    7.7% (54,958)

Travel time to work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 87.0%
Number of people working at home: 1,192 (3.5% of all workers)
Daytime population change due to commuting: +8,028 (+15.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 22,997 (81.3%)

Travel time to work (in minutes) by means of transportation (%)

Less than 30 minutes - public transportation:
Ames:

84.2% (1,448)
Iowa:

60.2% (9,050)
Less than 30 minutes - other means:
Ames:

87.8% (22,539)
Iowa:

81.8% (1,133,018)
30 to 44 minutes - public transportation:
Ames:

14.0% (241)
Iowa:

22.4% (3,361)
30 to 44 minutes - other means:
Ames:

5.5% (1,413)
Iowa:

11.2% (155,193)
45 to 59 minutes - public transportation:
Ames:

1.0% (17)
Iowa:

7.5% (1,131)
45 to 59 minutes - other means:
Ames:

4.7% (1,202)
Iowa:

3.5% (48,782)
60 or more minutes - public transportation:
Ames:

0.8% (14)
Iowa:

9.8% (1,479)
60 or more minutes - other means:
Ames:

2.1% (527)
Iowa:

3.5% (47,965)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2016 (%)

Working at home in 2016 - Ames

Working at home in 2016 - Iowa

Less than 5 minutes:
Ames:

3.5% (1,486)
Iowa:

6.8% (102,761)
5 to 9 minutes:
Ames:

15.6% (6,700)
Iowa:

17.2% (259,751)
10 to 14 minutes:
Ames:

26.7% (11,481)
Iowa:

18.6% (280,600)
15 to 19 minutes:
Ames:

16.1% (6,928)
Iowa:

16.9% (255,116)
20 to 24 minutes:
Ames:

14.9% (6,402)
Iowa:

14.1% (213,178)
25 to 29 minutes:
Ames:

5.3% (2,289)
Iowa:

6.2% (93,995)
30 to 34 minutes:
Ames:

6.5% (2,801)
Iowa:

8.8% (133,742)
35 to 39 minutes:
Ames:

2.2% (952)
Iowa:

2.1% (32,307)
40 to 44 minutes:
Ames:

2.5% (1,091)
Iowa:

2.0% (30,945)
45 to 59 minutes:
Ames:

4.0% (1,724)
Iowa:

3.8% (57,171)
60 to 89 minutes:
Ames:

1.9% (818)
Iowa:

2.1% (32,504)
90 or more minutes:
Ames:

0.6% (259)
Iowa:

1.3% (20,247)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2000 (%)

Working at home in 2000 - Ames

Working at home in 2000 - Iowa

Less than 5 minutes:
Ames:

6.1% (1,712)
Iowa:

6.8% (100,616)
5 to 9 minutes:
Ames:

24.8% (7,031)
Iowa:

18.5% (271,589)
10 to 14 minutes:
Ames:

30.5% (8,628)
Iowa:

19.3% (283,804)
15 to 19 minutes:
Ames:

15.5% (4,399)
Iowa:

16.0% (234,745)
20 to 24 minutes:
Ames:

6.5% (1,838)
Iowa:

12.5% (183,539)
25 to 29 minutes:
Ames:

1.3% (379)
Iowa:

4.6% (67,775)
30 to 34 minutes:
Ames:

3.4% (951)
Iowa:

7.6% (111,454)
35 to 39 minutes:
Ames:

0.9% (260)
Iowa:

1.5% (22,220)
40 to 44 minutes:
Ames:

1.6% (443)
Iowa:

1.7% (24,880)
45 to 59 minutes:
Ames:

4.3% (1,219)
Iowa:

3.4% (49,913)
60 to 89 minutes:
Ames:

1.1% (312)
Iowa:

2.0% (28,703)
90 or more minutes:
Ames:

0.8% (229)
Iowa:

1.4% (20,741)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2016 (%) - Males

    Less than 5 minutes - Males:
    Ames:

    2.7% (616)
    Iowa:

    6.5% (51,829)
    5 to 9 minutes - Males:
    Ames:

    15.8% (3,622)
    Iowa:

    16.4% (131,036)
    10 to 14 minutes - Males:
    Ames:

    28.3% (6,475)
    Iowa:

    17.9% (143,168)
    15 to 19 minutes - Males:
    Ames:

    16.7% (3,821)
    Iowa:

    16.9% (135,244)
    20 to 24 minutes - Males:
    Ames:

    12.4% (2,844)
    Iowa:

    13.8% (110,215)
    25 to 29 minutes - Males:
    Ames:

    5.7% (1,302)
    Iowa:

    6.1% (48,862)
    30 to 34 minutes - Males:
    Ames:

    5.6% (1,284)
    Iowa:

    9.5% (76,458)
    35 to 39 minutes - Males:
    Ames:

    2.2% (513)
    Iowa:

    2.2% (17,696)
    40 to 44 minutes - Males:
    Ames:

    3.2% (732)
    Iowa:

    2.2% (17,263)
    45 to 59 minutes - Males:
    Ames:

    3.8% (874)
    Iowa:

    4.2% (33,583)
    60 to 89 minutes - Males:
    Ames:

    2.9% (670)
    Iowa:

    2.7% (21,693)
    90 or more minutes - Males:
    Ames:

    0.7% (163)
    Iowa:

    1.8% (14,101)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2016 (%) - Females

    Less than 5 minutes - Females:
    Ames:

    4.3% (870)
    Iowa:

    7.2% (50,932)
    5 to 9 minutes - Females:
    Ames:

    15.4% (3,078)
    Iowa:

    18.1% (128,715)
    10 to 14 minutes - Females:
    Ames:

    25.0% (5,006)
    Iowa:

    19.3% (137,432)
    15 to 19 minutes - Females:
    Ames:

    15.5% (3,107)
    Iowa:

    16.9% (119,872)
    20 to 24 minutes - Females:
    Ames:

    17.8% (3,558)
    Iowa:

    14.5% (102,963)
    25 to 29 minutes - Females:
    Ames:

    4.9% (987)
    Iowa:

    6.3% (45,133)
    30 to 34 minutes - Females:
    Ames:

    7.6% (1,517)
    Iowa:

    8.1% (57,284)
    35 to 39 minutes - Females:
    Ames:

    2.2% (439)
    Iowa:

    2.1% (14,611)
    40 to 44 minutes - Females:
    Ames:

    1.8% (359)
    Iowa:

    1.9% (13,682)
    45 to 59 minutes - Females:
    Ames:

    4.2% (850)
    Iowa:

    3.3% (23,588)
    60 to 89 minutes - Females:
    Ames:

    0.7% (148)
    Iowa:

    1.5% (10,811)
    90 or more minutes - Females:
    Ames:

    0.5% (96)
    Iowa:

    0.9% (6,146)

Means of transportation to work

Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Ames

Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Iowa

Drove car alone:
Ames:

72.9% (30,795)
Iowa:

81.1% (1,287,249)
Carpooled:
Ames:

6.8% (2,853)
Iowa:

8.2% (130,598)
Bus or trolley bus:
Ames:

5.4% (2,300)
Iowa:

1.1% (16,770)
Ferryboat:
Ames:

0.1% (26)
Iowa:

0.0% (318)
Bicycle:
Ames:

1.9% (809)
Iowa:

0.5% (7,548)
Walked:
Ames:

8.1% (3,431)
Iowa:

3.5% (55,108)
Other means:
Ames:

0.4% (169)
Iowa:

0.9% (14,677)

Means of transportation to work in 2000 - Ames

Means of transportation to work in 2000 - Iowa

Drove car alone:
Ames:

65.4% (18,507)
Iowa:

78.6% (1,155,008)
Carpooled:
Ames:

9.1% (2,588)
Iowa:

10.8% (158,699)
Bus or trolley bus:
Ames:

6.0% (1,709)
Iowa:

0.9% (13,917)
Taxicab:
Ames:

0.0% (11)
Iowa:

0.0% (730)
Motorcycle:
Ames:

0.1% (31)
Iowa:

0.1% (766)
Bicycle:
Ames:

2.5% (716)
Iowa:

0.4% (5,244)
Walked:
Ames:

13.2% (3,740)
Iowa:

4.0% (58,088)
Other means:
Ames:

0.3% (99)
Iowa:

0.5% (7,153)

Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Ames (Males)

Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Iowa (Males)

    Drove car alone - Males:
    Ames:

    70.5% (15,442)
    Iowa:

    81.3% (681,293)
    Carpooled - Males:
    Ames:

    7.3% (1,592)
    Iowa:

    8.0% (66,786)
    Bus or trolley bus - Males:
    Ames:

    6.1% (1,336)
    Iowa:

    1.1% (8,915)
    Bicycle - Males:
    Ames:

    2.7% (583)
    Iowa:

    0.7% (5,763)
    Walked - Males:
    Ames:

    8.6% (1,873)
    Iowa:

    3.4% (28,311)
    Other means - Males:
    Ames:

    0.6% (139)
    Iowa:

    1.2% (9,874)

Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Ames (Females)

Means of transportation to work in 2016Travel time to work - Iowa (Females)

    Drove car alone - Females:
    Ames:

    75.5% (15,370)
    Iowa:

    80.9% (605,956)
    Carpooled - Females:
    Ames:

    6.1% (1,240)
    Iowa:

    8.5% (63,812)
    Bus or trolley bus - Females:
    Ames:

    4.8% (972)
    Iowa:

    1.0% (7,855)
    Ferryboat - Females:
    Ames:

    0.2% (35)
    Iowa:

    0.0% (112)
    Bicycle - Females:
    Ames:

    1.1% (231)
    Iowa:

    0.2% (1,785)
    Walked - Females:
    Ames:

    7.6% (1,544)
    Iowa:

    3.6% (26,797)
    Other means - Females:
    Ames:

    0.2% (35)
    Iowa:

    0.6% (4,803)

Private vehicle occupancy

Private vehicle occupancy in 2016 (%)

Drove alone:
Ames:

92.3% (23,635)
Iowa:

90.9% (1,286,536)
In 2 person carpool:
Ames:

6.5% (1,667)
Iowa:

7.0% (99,615)
In 3 person carpool:
Ames:

0.5% (124)
Iowa:

1.2% (17,105)
In 4 person carpool:
Ames:

0.6% (142)
Iowa:

0.5% (7,309)
In 5-6 person carpool:
Ames:

0.2% (47)
Iowa:

0.3% (3,698)
In 7+ person carpool:
Ames:

0.1% (18)
Iowa:

0.1% (1,577)

Private vehicle occupancy in 2000 (%)

Drove alone:
Ames:

87.7% (18,507)
Iowa:

87.9% (1,155,008)
In 2 person carpool:
Ames:

9.8% (2,076)
Iowa:

9.8% (128,891)
In 3 person carpool:
Ames:

1.3% (269)
Iowa:

1.4% (18,510)
In 4 person carpool:
Ames:

0.8% (162)
Iowa:

0.5% (6,602)
In 5-6 person carpool:
Ames:

0.1% (30)
Iowa:

0.2% (2,434)
In 7+ person carpool:
Ames:

0.2% (51)
Iowa:

0.2% (2,262)

Class of Workers

Class of Workers (%)

Employee of private company:
Ames:

49.1% (14,176)
Iowa:

66.6% (992,122)
Self-employed in own incorporated business:
Ames:

1.7% (495)
Iowa:

3.0% (44,330)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers:
Ames:

7.2% (2,089)
Iowa:

8.2% (121,940)
Local government workers:
Ames:

6.0% (1,731)
Iowa:

6.1% (90,430)
State government workers:
Ames:

28.7% (8,298)
Iowa:

5.8% (85,726)
Federal government workers:
Ames:

3.2% (919)
Iowa:

1.8% (27,176)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business:
Ames:

3.8% (1,099)
Iowa:

8.2% (121,579)
Unpaid family workers:
Ames:

0.3% (76)
Iowa:

0.4% (6,513)

Class of Workers (%) - Males

Employee of private company - Males:
Ames:

51.3% (8,002)
Iowa:

69.4% (541,460)
Self-employed in own incorporated business - Males:
Ames:

2.2% (343)
Iowa:

4.3% (33,311)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Males:
Ames:

5.1% (797)
Iowa:

4.4% (34,485)
Local government workers - Males:
Ames:

4.4% (683)
Iowa:

4.9% (37,971)
State government workers - Males:
Ames:

29.2% (4,557)
Iowa:

4.5% (35,484)
Federal government workers - Males:
Ames:

3.6% (561)
Iowa:

1.8% (14,242)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Males:
Ames:

3.8% (597)
Iowa:

10.3% (80,293)
Unpaid family workers - Males:
Ames:

0.4% (57)
Iowa:

0.4% (3,416)

Class of Workers (%) - Females

Employee of private company - Females:
Ames:

46.5% (6,174)
Iowa:

63.5% (450,662)
Self-employed in own incorporated business - Females:
Ames:

1.1% (152)
Iowa:

1.6% (11,019)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Females:
Ames:

9.7% (1,292)
Iowa:

12.3% (87,455)
Local government workers - Females:
Ames:

7.9% (1,048)
Iowa:

7.4% (52,459)
State government workers - Females:
Ames:

28.2% (3,741)
Iowa:

7.1% (50,242)
Federal government workers - Females:
Ames:

2.7% (358)
Iowa:

1.8% (12,934)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Females:
Ames:

3.8% (502)
Iowa:

5.8% (41,286)
Unpaid family workers - Females:
Ames:

0.1% (19)
Iowa:

0.4% (3,097)
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