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Ames is a township in Athens County, in the Athens metro area.
The latitude of Ames is 39.436N. The longitude is -81.977W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 646 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,231.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Ames demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Athens County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 45761 ZIP code.
23% of Ames residents report German ancestry, and 15% 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 $14,575, compared with $21,587 nationally.
33% of Ames residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Ames, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $365. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $679.
Athens County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ames political report.
The average commute time for Ames workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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