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Ames is a town in Major County.

The community was named for Henry S. Ames, railroad official.

The latitude of Ames is 36.245N. The longitude is -98.185W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,211 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 196.


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Median household income
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$26,563
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Ames demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Hoyle

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22% of Ames residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ames ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ames was $12,566, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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6% of Ames residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Ames, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $269.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $567.


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Major County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ames political report.

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The average commute time for Ames workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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