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Situation & Outlook Report

Ames, IA MSA (11180)
- Geographic-Demographic-Economic Characteristics -- access other areas
- access this document via http://proximityone.com/cbsa/1/cbsa11180.htm
- Updated: 04/26/18 .. see about topic updates.

Contents of this Report
This document is organized into these sections:
1. Recent Trends & Outlook
2. Overview & Updates
3. Reference & Thematic Pattern Maps
3.1. Lay of the Land
3.2. Neighborhood Patterns of Economic Prosperity
4. Population Characteristics & Trends
4.1. Component City Characteristics
4.2. Component County Characteristics
4.3. General Demographic Characteristics
5. Housing Characteristics & Trends
5.1. Total Housing Units
5.2. General Housing Characteristics
5.3. Residential Construction; Housing Units Authorized & Value
5.4. Housing Price Index
6. Economic Characteristics & Trends
6.1. Economic Profile
6.2. Establishments, Employment & Earnings by Sector (QCEW)
6.3. Establishments, Employment & Earnings by Sector (CBP)
6.4. General Economic Characteristics
6.5. Gross Domestic Product
6.6. Fortune 1000 Companies
6.7. Labor Market Characteristics & Trends
7. Social & Education Characteristics
7.1. General Social Characteristics
7.2. Component School District Characteristics
7.3. Component Higher Education Institution Characteristics
8. GeoPolitics
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  Statistical Release Dates
  Related Resources
  Using this Document
  About Metros & Principal Cities
  Glossary

Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) - larger metros
The nation's 382 metro areas contained approximately 277.1 million people in 2016, representing approximately 86 percent of the nation's population. This was an increase of approximately 2.3 million people from 2015.

Micropolitan Statistical Areas (MISAs) - smaller metros
The nation’s 551 micro areas contained approximately 27.7 million people in 2016, representing approximately nine percent of the nation’s population. This is an increase of approximately 16,000 people from 2015.

Use the county interactive table to examine metro by county demographic change 2010-2016, the how and why of change and what these patterns suggest about the future.

Use the CBSA/metro interactive table to examine metro demographic change 2010-2016, the how and why of change and what these patterns suggest about the future.

Updates ... this report updates frequently. Selected updates are listed below. Register to receive update notifications.
  • 04.26.18 New 2016 County Business Patterns/Establishment attributes; section 6.3
  • 03.01.18 New 2017 Housing Price Index; new, extended structure; section 5.4
  • 01.19.18 New 2016 Metro/CBSA demographic-economic interactive tables; rank/compare metros
    .. General demographics .. Social .. Economic .. Housing
  • Economic profile and personal income; section 6.1; annual/November.
  • Population by county; annual series 2010-2016 (section 4.2.) annual/July.
  • Population by county; links for individual counties (section 4.2.) annual/July.
      -- includes annual data 2010-2016.
      -- includes components of change; race/origin; single year of age; age group summaries.
  • Total population and components of change; annual/March.
  • Census tracts overview section; annual/December.
  • General Demographics section updated/extended; annual/December.
  • Gross Domestic Product section; section 6.5; annual/September.
  • Higher education institutions; annual/February.
  • Overview lead narrative on population components of change; annual/March.
  • Metro & county demographic component detailed annual estimates; annual/March.
  • School districts in metro & K-12 enrollment; annual/August.
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1. Recent Trends & Outlook
This section provides a summary of recent business, demographic, economic trends; year-ahead & outlook to 2030.

The Recent Trends & Outlook section narrative is updated quarterly and is published in the subscriber edition. The narrative covers topics about this metro such as .. assessing the implications of next jobs report, impact of the Fed's action on the interest rate, which sectors are expanding or contracting, how housing market conditions are changing and more on insights to help your planning and decision-making.

Projections to 2030. The following table presents the most recent ProximityOne population projections to 2030 by metro county and and the metro overall. ProximityOne develops annual population estimates and projections by single year of age by county to 2030. We also develop custom estimates and projections. Contact us for further information (leave message in text box). Or call us at 888.364.7656. These projections are updated periodically and make use of other demographic-economic data presented in this document. See terms of use.

Ames, IA [11180] CBSA by County Population Estimates & Projections to 2030
http://proximityone.com/outlook2030.htm
-- Vintage: 01/09/18 -- Model: 1.0.2 -- Report: 1.1 -- Run: 01/22/18
-- County -- 7/1/20102010%7/1/20202020%7/1/20302030%2010-302010-30%
  Story, IA [19169]89,634100.00101,844100.00116,250100.0026,61629.69
  Region Total89,634100.00101,844100.00116,250100.0026,61629.69
 

  2. Overview & Update

Population. The total population of Ames, IA MSA changed from 89,634 in 2010 to 97,090 in 2016, a change of 7,456 (8.3%). Among all metros, Ames, IA MSA was ranked number 394 in 2016, based on total population. It ranked 199 based population change from 2010 to 2016 and ranked 74 based population percent change from 2010 to 2016. See section 4. for additional details on population.

Personal Income. The total personal income of Ames, IA MSA changed from 2,889,183 ($000s) in 2010 to 3,734,930 ($000s) in 2016, a change of 845,747 ($000s) (29.3%). The per capita personal income changed from $32,233 in 2010 to $38,469 in 2016, a change of $6,236 (19.3%). See section 6.1. for additional details on personal income.

Gross Domestic Product. This metro ranked number 132 among the 382 MSAs based on 2016 per capita real GDP. The real per capita GDP changed from $41,358 in 2010 to $44,881 in 2016 a change of $3,523 (8.52%).

.. Real GDP The real GDP changed from $3,707M in 2010 to $4,358M in 2016 a change of $651M ( 17.56%).

.. Current $ GDP The current dollar GDP changed from $3,755M in 2010 to $5,021M in 2016 a change of $1,266M ( 33.72%).

.. Quantity Index The all industry GDP quantity index changed from 100.180 in 2010 to 117.758 in 2016 a change of 17.578 ( 17.546%).

GDP is the most comprehensive measure of metro economic activity. GDP is the sum of the GDP originating in all industries in the metro. See section 6.5. for additional details on GDP.

Employment Situation (updated monthly). The Ames, IA MSA labor force changed from 58,556 in November 2016 to 58,814 in November 2017, a change of 258 (0.4%). The unemployment rate changed from 1.67% in November 2016 to 1.49% in November 2017, a change of -0.18 (-10.52%). See section 6.7. for additional details on the employment situation.
 
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10180 Abilene, TX MSA
10220 Ada, OK MISA
10300 Adrian, MI MISA
10420 Akron, OH MSA
10460 Alamogordo, NM MISA
10500 Albany, GA MSA
10540 Albany, OR MSA
10580 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY MSA
10620 Albemarle, NC MISA
10660 Albert Lea, MN MISA
10700 Albertville, AL MISA
10740 Albuquerque, NM MSA
10760 Alexander City, AL MISA
10780 Alexandria, LA MSA
10820 Alexandria, MN MISA
10860 Alice, TX MISA
10900 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ MSA
10940 Alma, MI MISA
10980 Alpena, MI MISA
11020 Altoona, PA MSA
11060 Altus, OK MISA
11100 Amarillo, TX MSA
11140 Americus, GA MISA
11180 Ames, IA MSA
11220 Amsterdam, NY MISA
11260 Anchorage, AK MSA
11380 Andrews, TX MISA
11420 Angola, IN MISA
11460 Ann Arbor, MI MSA
11500 Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL MSA
11540 Appleton, WI MSA
11580 Arcadia, FL MISA
11620 Ardmore, OK MISA
11660 Arkadelphia, AR MISA
11680 Arkansas City-Winfield, KS MISA
11700 Asheville, NC MSA
11740 Ashland, OH MISA
11780 Ashtabula, OH MISA
11820 Astoria, OR MISA
11860 Atchison, KS MISA
11900 Athens, OH MISA
11940 Athens, TN MISA
11980 Athens, TX MISA
12020 Athens-Clarke County, GA MSA
12060 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA MSA
12100 Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ MSA
12120 Atmore, AL MISA
12140 Auburn, IN MISA
12180 Auburn, NY MISA
12220 Auburn-Opelika, AL MSA
12260 Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC MSA
12300 Augusta-Waterville, ME MISA
12380 Austin, MN MISA
12420 Austin-Round Rock, TX MSA
12460 Bainbridge, GA MISA
12540 Bakersfield, CA MSA
12580 Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD MSA
12620 Bangor, ME MSA
12660 Baraboo, WI MISA
12680 Bardstown, KY MISA
12700 Barnstable Town, MA MSA
12740 Barre, VT MISA
12780 Bartlesville, OK MISA
12820 Bastrop, LA MISA
12860 Batavia, NY MISA
12900 Batesville, AR MISA
12940 Baton Rouge, LA MSA
12980 Battle Creek, MI MSA
13020 Bay City, MI MSA
13060 Bay City, TX MISA
13100 Beatrice, NE MISA
13140 Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX MSA
13180 Beaver Dam, WI MISA
13220 Beckley, WV MSA
13260 Bedford, IN MISA
13300 Beeville, TX MISA
13340 Bellefontaine, OH MISA
13380 Bellingham, WA MSA
13420 Bemidji, MN MISA
13460 Bend-Redmond, OR MSA
13500 Bennettsville, SC MISA
13540 Bennington, VT MISA
13620 Berlin, NH-VT MISA
13660 Big Rapids, MI MISA
13700 Big Spring, TX MISA
13720 Big Stone Gap, VA MISA
13740 Billings, MT MSA
13780 Binghamton, NY MSA
13820 Birmingham-Hoover, AL MSA
13900 Bismarck, ND MSA
13940 Blackfoot, ID MISA
13980 Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA MSA
14010 Bloomington, IL MSA
14020 Bloomington, IN MSA
14100 Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA MSA
14140 Bluefield, WV-VA MISA
14180 Blytheville, AR MISA
14220 Bogalusa, LA MISA
14260 Boise City, ID MSA
14300 Bonham, TX MISA
14340 Boone, IA MISA
14380 Boone, NC MISA
14420 Borger, TX MISA
14460 Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH MSA
14500 Boulder, CO MSA
14540 Bowling Green, KY MSA
14580 Bozeman, MT MISA
14620 Bradford, PA MISA
14660 Brainerd, MN MISA
14700 Branson, MO MISA
14720 Breckenridge, CO MISA
14740 Bremerton-Silverdale, WA MSA
14780 Brenham, TX MISA
14820 Brevard, NC MISA
14860 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT MSA
15020 Brookhaven, MS MISA
15060 Brookings, OR MISA
15100 Brookings, SD MISA
15140 Brownsville, TN MISA
15180 Brownsville-Harlingen, TX MSA
15220 Brownwood, TX MISA
15260 Brunswick, GA MSA
15340 Bucyrus, OH MISA
15380 Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY MSA
15420 Burley, ID MISA
15460 Burlington, IA-IL MISA
15500 Burlington, NC MSA
15540 Burlington-South Burlington, VT MSA
15580 Butte-Silver Bow, MT MISA
15620 Cadillac, MI MISA
15660 Calhoun, GA MISA
15680 California-Lexington Park, MD MSA
15700 Cambridge, MD MISA
15740 Cambridge, OH MISA
15780 Camden, AR MISA
15820 Campbellsville, KY MISA
15860 Ca±on City, CO MISA
15900 Canton, IL MISA
15940 Canton-Massillon, OH MSA
15980 Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL MSA
16020 Cape Girardeau, MO-IL MSA
16060 Carbondale-Marion, IL MSA
16100 Carlsbad-Artesia, NM MISA
16140 Carroll, IA MISA
16180 Carson City, NV MSA
16220 Casper, WY MSA
16260 Cedar City, UT MISA
16300 Cedar Rapids, IA MSA
16340 Cedartown, GA MISA
16380 Celina, OH MISA
16420 Central City, KY MISA
16460 Centralia, IL MISA
16500 Centralia, WA MISA
16540 Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA MSA
16580 Champaign-Urbana, IL MSA
16620 Charleston, WV MSA
16660 Charleston-Mattoon, IL MISA
16700 Charleston-North Charleston, SC MSA
16740 Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC MSA
16820 Charlottesville, VA MSA
16860 Chattanooga, TN-GA MSA
16940 Cheyenne, WY MSA
16980 Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI MSA
17020 Chico, CA MSA
17060 Chillicothe, OH MISA
17140 Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN MSA
17200 Claremont-Lebanon, NH-VT MISA
17220 Clarksburg, WV MISA
17260 Clarksdale, MS MISA
17300 Clarksville, TN-KY MSA
17340 Clearlake, CA MISA
17380 Cleveland, MS MISA
17420 Cleveland, TN MSA
17460 Cleveland-Elyria, OH MSA
17500 Clewiston, FL MISA
17540 Clinton, IA MISA
17580 Clovis, NM MISA
17660 Coeur d'Alene, ID MSA
17700 Coffeyville, KS MISA
17740 Coldwater, MI MISA
17780 College Station-Bryan, TX MSA
17820 Colorado Springs, CO MSA
17860 Columbia, MO MSA
17900 Columbia, SC MSA
17980 Columbus, GA-AL MSA
18020 Columbus, IN MSA
18060 Columbus, MS MISA
18100 Columbus, NE MISA
18140 Columbus, OH MSA
18180 Concord, NH MISA
18220 Connersville, IN MISA
18260 Cookeville, TN MISA
18300 Coos Bay, OR MISA
18380 Cordele, GA MISA
18420 Corinth, MS MISA
18460 Cornelia, GA MISA
18500 Corning, NY MISA
18580 Corpus Christi, TX MSA
18620 Corsicana, TX MISA
18660 Cortland, NY MISA
18700 Corvallis, OR MSA
18740 Coshocton, OH MISA
18780 Craig, CO MISA
18820 Crawfordsville, IN MISA
18860 Crescent City, CA MISA
18880 Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL MSA
18900 Crossville, TN MISA
18980 Cullman, AL MISA
19000 Cullowhee, NC MISA
19060 Cumberland, MD-WV MSA
19100 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX MSA
19140 Dalton, GA MSA
19180 Danville, IL MSA
19220 Danville, KY MISA
19260 Danville, VA MISA
19300 Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL MSA
19340 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL MSA
19380 Dayton, OH MSA
19420 Dayton, TN MISA
19460 Decatur, AL MSA
19500 Decatur, IL MSA
19540 Decatur, IN MISA
19580 Defiance, OH MISA
19620 Del Rio, TX MISA
19660 Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL MSA
19700 Deming, NM MISA
19740 Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO MSA
19760 DeRidder, LA MISA
19780 Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA MSA
19820 Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI MSA
19860 Dickinson, ND MISA
19940 Dixon, IL MISA
19980 Dodge City, KS MISA
20020 Dothan, AL MSA
20060 Douglas, GA MISA
20100 Dover, DE MSA
20140 Dublin, GA MISA
20180 DuBois, PA MISA
20220 Dubuque, IA MSA
20260 Duluth, MN-WI MSA
20300 Dumas, TX MISA
20340 Duncan, OK MISA
20380 Dunn, NC MISA
20420 Durango, CO MISA
20460 Durant, OK MISA
20500 Durham-Chapel Hill, NC MSA
20540 Dyersburg, TN MISA
20580 Eagle Pass, TX MISA
20660 Easton, MD MISA
20700 East Stroudsburg, PA MSA
20740 Eau Claire, WI MSA
20780 Edwards, CO MISA
20820 Effingham, IL MISA
20900 El Campo, TX MISA
20940 El Centro, CA MSA
20980 El Dorado, AR MISA
21020 Elizabeth City, NC MISA
21060 Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY MSA
21120 Elk City, OK MISA
21140 Elkhart-Goshen, IN MSA
21180 Elkins, WV MISA
21220 Elko, NV MISA
21260 Ellensburg, WA MISA
21300 Elmira, NY MSA
21340 El Paso, TX MSA
21380 Emporia, KS MISA
21420 Enid, OK MSA
21460 Enterprise, AL MISA
21500 Erie, PA MSA
21540 Escanaba, MI MISA
21580 Espa±ola, NM MISA
21640 Eufaula, AL-GA MISA
21660 Eugene, OR MSA
21700 Eureka-Arcata-Fortuna, CA MISA
21740 Evanston, WY MISA
21780 Evansville, IN-KY MSA
21820 Fairbanks, AK MSA
21840 Fairfield, IA MISA
21860 Fairmont, MN MISA
21900 Fairmont, WV MISA
21980 Fallon, NV MISA
22020 Fargo, ND-MN MSA
22060 Faribault-Northfield, MN MISA
22100 Farmington, MO MISA
22140 Farmington, NM MSA
22180 Fayetteville, NC MSA
22220 Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO MSA
22260 Fergus Falls, MN MISA
22280 Fernley, NV MISA
22300 Findlay, OH MISA
22340 Fitzgerald, GA MISA
22380 Flagstaff, AZ MSA
22420 Flint, MI MSA
22500 Florence, SC MSA
22520 Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL MSA
22540 Fond du Lac, WI MSA
22580 Forest City, NC MISA
22620 Forrest City, AR MISA
22660 Fort Collins, CO MSA
22700 Fort Dodge, IA MISA
22780 Fort Leonard Wood, MO MISA
22800 Fort Madison-Keokuk, IA-IL-MO MISA
22820 Fort Morgan, CO MISA
22840 Fort Payne, AL MISA
22860 Fort Polk South, LA MISA
22900 Fort Smith, AR-OK MSA
23060 Fort Wayne, IN MSA
23140 Frankfort, IN MISA
23180 Frankfort, KY MISA
23240 Fredericksburg, TX MISA
23300 Freeport, IL MISA
23340 Fremont, NE MISA
23380 Fremont, OH MISA
23420 Fresno, CA MSA
23460 Gadsden, AL MSA
23500 Gaffney, SC MISA
23540 Gainesville, FL MSA
23580 Gainesville, GA MSA
23620 Gainesville, TX MISA
23660 Galesburg, IL MISA
23700 Gallup, NM MISA
23780 Garden City, KS MISA
23820 Gardnerville Ranchos, NV MISA
23860 Georgetown, SC MISA
23900 Gettysburg, PA MSA
23940 Gillette, WY MISA
23980 Glasgow, KY MISA
24020 Glens Falls, NY MSA
24060 Glenwood Springs, CO MISA
24100 Gloversville, NY MISA
24140 Goldsboro, NC MSA
24220 Grand Forks, ND-MN MSA
24260 Grand Island, NE MSA
24300 Grand Junction, CO MSA
24330 Grand Rapids, MN MISA
24340 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI MSA
24380 Grants, NM MISA
24420 Grants Pass, OR MSA
24460 Great Bend, KS MISA
24500 Great Falls, MT MSA
24540 Greeley, CO MSA
24580 Green Bay, WI MSA
24620 Greeneville, TN MISA
24640 Greenfield Town, MA MISA
24660 Greensboro-High Point, NC MSA
24700 Greensburg, IN MISA
24740 Greenville, MS MISA
24780 Greenville, NC MSA
24820 Greenville, OH MISA
24860 Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC MSA
24900 Greenwood, MS MISA
24940 Greenwood, SC MISA
24980 Grenada, MS MISA
25060 Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS MSA
25100 Guymon, OK MISA
25180 Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV MSA
25200 Hailey, ID MISA
25220 Hammond, LA MSA
25260 Hanford-Corcoran, CA MSA
25300 Hannibal, MO MISA
25420 Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA MSA
25460 Harrison, AR MISA
25500 Harrisonburg, VA MSA
25540 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT MSA
25580 Hastings, NE MISA
25620 Hattiesburg, MS MSA
25700 Hays, KS MISA
25720 Heber, UT MISA
25740 Helena, MT MISA
25760 Helena-West Helena, AR MISA
25780 Henderson, NC MISA
25820 Hereford, TX MISA
25840 Hermiston-Pendleton, OR MISA
25860 Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC MSA
25880 Hillsdale, MI MISA
25900 Hilo, HI MISA
25940 Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC MSA
25980 Hinesville, GA MSA
26020 Hobbs, NM MISA
26090 Holland, MI MISA
26140 Homosassa Springs, FL MSA
26220 Hood River, OR MISA
26260 Hope, AR MISA
26300 Hot Springs, AR MSA
26340 Houghton, MI MISA
26380 Houma-Thibodaux, LA MSA
26420 Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX MSA
26460 Hudson, NY MISA
26500 Huntingdon, PA MISA
26540 Huntington, IN MISA
26580 Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH MSA
26620 Huntsville, AL MSA
26660 Huntsville, TX MISA
26700 Huron, SD MISA
26740 Hutchinson, KS MISA
26780 Hutchinson, MN MISA
26820 Idaho Falls, ID MSA
26860 Indiana, PA MISA
26900 Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN MSA
26940 Indianola, MS MISA
26960 Ionia, MI MISA
26980 Iowa City, IA MSA
27020 Iron Mountain, MI-WI MISA
27060 Ithaca, NY MSA
27100 Jackson, MI MSA
27140 Jackson, MS MSA
27160 Jackson, OH MISA
27180 Jackson, TN MSA
27220 Jackson, WY-ID MISA
27260 Jacksonville, FL MSA
27300 Jacksonville, IL MISA
27340 Jacksonville, NC MSA
27380 Jacksonville, TX MISA
27420 Jamestown, ND MISA
27460 Jamestown-Dunkirk-Fredonia, NY MISA
27500 Janesville-Beloit, WI MSA
27540 Jasper, IN MISA
27600 Jefferson, GA MISA
27620 Jefferson City, MO MSA
27660 Jennings, LA MISA
27700 Jesup, GA MISA
27740 Johnson City, TN MSA
27780 Johnstown, PA MSA
27860 Jonesboro, AR MSA
27900 Joplin, MO MSA
27920 Junction City, KS MISA
27940 Juneau, AK MISA
27980 Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI MSA
28020 Kalamazoo-Portage, MI MSA
28060 Kalispell, MT MISA
28100 Kankakee, IL MSA
28140 Kansas City, MO-KS MSA
28180 Kapaa, HI MISA
28260 Kearney, NE MISA
28300 Keene, NH MISA
28340 Kendallville, IN MISA
28380 Kennett, MO MISA
28420 Kennewick-Richland, WA MSA
28500 Kerrville, TX MISA
28540 Ketchikan, AK MISA
28580 Key West, FL MISA
28620 Kill Devil Hills, NC MISA
28660 Killeen-Temple, TX MSA
28700 Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA MSA
28740 Kingston, NY MSA
28780 Kingsville, TX MISA
28820 Kinston, NC MISA
28860 Kirksville, MO MISA
28900 Klamath Falls, OR MISA
28940 Knoxville, TN MSA
29020 Kokomo, IN MSA
29060 Laconia, NH MISA
29100 La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN MSA
29180 Lafayette, LA MSA
29200 Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN MSA
29260 La Grande, OR MISA
29300 LaGrange, GA MISA
29340 Lake Charles, LA MSA
29380 Lake City, FL MISA
29420 Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ MSA
29460 Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL MSA
29500 Lamesa, TX MISA
29540 Lancaster, PA MSA
29620 Lansing-East Lansing, MI MSA
29660 Laramie, WY MISA
29700 Laredo, TX MSA
29740 Las Cruces, NM MSA
29780 Las Vegas, NM MISA
29820 Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV MSA
29860 Laurel, MS MISA
29900 Laurinburg, NC MISA
29940 Lawrence, KS MSA
29980 Lawrenceburg, TN MISA
30020 Lawton, OK MSA
30060 Lebanon, MO MISA
30140 Lebanon, PA MSA
30220 Levelland, TX MISA
30260 Lewisburg, PA MISA
30280 Lewisburg, TN MISA
30300 Lewiston, ID-WA MSA
30340 Lewiston-Auburn, ME MSA
30380 Lewistown, PA MISA
30420 Lexington, NE MISA
30460 Lexington-Fayette, KY MSA
30580 Liberal, KS MISA
30620 Lima, OH MSA
30660 Lincoln, IL MISA
30700 Lincoln, NE MSA
30780 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR MSA
30820 Lock Haven, PA MISA
30860 Logan, UT-ID MSA
30880 Logan, WV MISA
30900 Logansport, IN MISA
30940 London, KY MISA
30980 Longview, TX MSA
31020 Longview, WA MSA
31060 Los Alamos, NM MISA
31080 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA MSA
31140 Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN MSA
31180 Lubbock, TX MSA
31220 Ludington, MI MISA
31260 Lufkin, TX MISA
31300 Lumberton, NC MISA
31340 Lynchburg, VA MSA
31380 Macomb, IL MISA
31420 Macon-Bibb County, GA MSA
31460 Madera, CA MSA
31500 Madison, IN MISA
31540 Madison, WI MSA
31580 Madisonville, KY MISA
31620 Magnolia, AR MISA
31660 Malone, NY MISA
31680 Malvern, AR MISA
31700 Manchester-Nashua, NH MSA
31740 Manhattan, KS MSA
31820 Manitowoc, WI MISA
31860 Mankato-North Mankato, MN MSA
31900 Mansfield, OH MSA
31930 Marietta, OH MISA
31940 Marinette, WI-MI MISA
31980 Marion, IN MISA
32000 Marion, NC MISA
32020 Marion, OH MISA
32100 Marquette, MI MISA
32140 Marshall, MN MISA
32180 Marshall, MO MISA
32220 Marshall, TX MISA
32260 Marshalltown, IA MISA
32280 Martin, TN MISA
32300 Martinsville, VA MISA
32340 Maryville, MO MISA
32380 Mason City, IA MISA
32460 Mayfield, KY MISA
32500 Maysville, KY MISA
32540 McAlester, OK MISA
32580 McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX MSA
32620 McComb, MS MISA
32660 McMinnville, TN MISA
32700 McPherson, KS MISA
32740 Meadville, PA MISA
32780 Medford, OR MSA
32820 Memphis, TN-MS-AR MSA
32860 Menomonie, WI MISA
32900 Merced, CA MSA
32940 Meridian, MS MISA
32980 Merrill, WI MISA
33020 Mexico, MO MISA
33060 Miami, OK MISA
33100 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL MSA
33140 Michigan City-La Porte, IN MSA
33180 Middlesborough, KY MISA
33220 Midland, MI MSA
33260 Midland, TX MSA
33300 Milledgeville, GA MISA
33340 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI MSA
33420 Mineral Wells, TX MISA
33460 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI MSA
33500 Minot, ND MISA
33540 Missoula, MT MSA
33580 Mitchell, SD MISA
33620 Moberly, MO MISA
33660 Mobile, AL MSA
33700 Modesto, CA MSA
33740 Monroe, LA MSA
33780 Monroe, MI MSA
33860 Montgomery, AL MSA
33940 Montrose, CO MISA
33980 Morehead City, NC MISA
34020 Morgan City, LA MISA
34060 Morgantown, WV MSA
34100 Morristown, TN MSA
34140 Moscow, ID MISA
34180 Moses Lake, WA MISA
34220 Moultrie, GA MISA
34260 Mountain Home, AR MISA
34300 Mountain Home, ID MISA
34340 Mount Airy, NC MISA
34380 Mount Pleasant, MI MISA
34420 Mount Pleasant, TX MISA
34460 Mount Sterling, KY MISA
34500 Mount Vernon, IL MISA
34540 Mount Vernon, OH MISA
34580 Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA MSA
34620 Muncie, IN MSA
34660 Murray, KY MISA
34700 Muscatine, IA MISA
34740 Muskegon, MI MSA
34780 Muskogee, OK MISA
34820 Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC MSA
34860 Nacogdoches, TX MISA
34900 Napa, CA MSA
34940 Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL MSA
34980 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN MSA
35020 Natchez, MS-LA MISA
35060 Natchitoches, LA MISA
35100 New Bern, NC MSA
35140 Newberry, SC MISA
35220 New Castle, IN MISA
35260 New Castle, PA MISA
35300 New Haven-Milford, CT MSA
35380 New Orleans-Metairie, LA MSA
35420 New Philadelphia-Dover, OH MISA
35440 Newport, OR MISA
35460 Newport, TN MISA
35500 Newton, IA MISA
35580 New Ulm, MN MISA
35620 New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA MSA
35660 Niles-Benton Harbor, MI MSA
35700 Nogales, AZ MISA
35740 Norfolk, NE MISA
35820 North Platte, NE MISA
35840 North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL MSA
35860 North Vernon, IN MISA
35900 North Wilkesboro, NC MISA
35940 Norwalk, OH MISA
35980 Norwich-New London, CT MSA
36020 Oak Harbor, WA MISA
36100 Ocala, FL MSA
36140 Ocean City, NJ MSA
36220 Odessa, TX MSA
36260 Ogden-Clearfield, UT MSA
36300 Ogdensburg-Massena, NY MISA
36340 Oil City, PA MISA
36380 Okeechobee, FL MISA
36420 Oklahoma City, OK MSA
36460 Olean, NY MISA
36500 Olympia-Tumwater, WA MSA
36540 Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA MSA
36580 Oneonta, NY MISA
36620 Ontario, OR-ID MISA
36660 Opelousas, LA MISA
36700 Orangeburg, SC MISA
36740 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL MSA
36780 Oshkosh-Neenah, WI MSA
36820 Oskaloosa, IA MISA
36830 Othello, WA MISA
36840 Ottawa, KS MISA
36860 Ottawa-Peru, IL MISA
36900 Ottumwa, IA MISA
36940 Owatonna, MN MISA
36980 Owensboro, KY MSA
37020 Owosso, MI MISA
37060 Oxford, MS MISA
37080 Oxford, NC MISA
37100 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA MSA
37120 Ozark, AL MISA
37140 Paducah, KY-IL MISA
37220 Pahrump, NV MISA
37260 Palatka, FL MISA
37300 Palestine, TX MISA
37340 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL MSA
37420 Pampa, TX MISA
37460 Panama City, FL MSA
37500 Paragould, AR MISA
37540 Paris, TN MISA
37580 Paris, TX MISA
37620 Parkersburg-Vienna, WV MSA
37660 Parsons, KS MISA
37740 Payson, AZ MISA
37780 Pecos, TX MISA
37800 Pella, IA MISA
37860 Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL MSA
37900 Peoria, IL MSA
37940 Peru, IN MISA
37980 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD MSA
38060 Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ MSA
38100 Picayune, MS MISA
38180 Pierre, SD MISA
38220 Pine Bluff, AR MSA
38240 Pinehurst-Southern Pines, NC MISA
38260 Pittsburg, KS MISA
38300 Pittsburgh, PA MSA
38340 Pittsfield, MA MSA
38380 Plainview, TX MISA
38420 Platteville, WI MISA
38460 Plattsburgh, NY MISA
38500 Plymouth, IN MISA
38540 Pocatello, ID MSA
38580 Point Pleasant, WV-OH MISA
38620 Ponca City, OK MISA
38700 Pontiac, IL MISA
38740 Poplar Bluff, MO MISA
38780 Portales, NM MISA
38820 Port Angeles, WA MISA
38840 Port Clinton, OH MISA
38860 Portland-South Portland, ME MSA
38900 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA MSA
38920 Port Lavaca, TX MISA
38940 Port St. Lucie, FL MSA
39020 Portsmouth, OH MISA
39060 Pottsville, PA MISA
39140 Prescott, AZ MSA
39220 Price, UT MISA
39260 Prineville, OR MISA
39300 Providence-Warwick, RI-MA MSA
39340 Provo-Orem, UT MSA
39380 Pueblo, CO MSA
39420 Pullman, WA MISA
39460 Punta Gorda, FL MSA
39500 Quincy, IL-MO MISA
39540 Racine, WI MSA
39580 Raleigh, NC MSA
39660 Rapid City, SD MSA
39700 Raymondville, TX MISA
39740 Reading, PA MSA
39780 Red Bluff, CA MISA
39820 Redding, CA MSA
39860 Red Wing, MN MISA
39900 Reno, NV MSA
39940 Rexburg, ID MISA
39980 Richmond, IN MISA
40060 Richmond, VA MSA
40080 Richmond-Berea, KY MISA
40100 Rio Grande City, TX MISA
40140 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA MSA
40180 Riverton, WY MISA
40220 Roanoke, VA MSA
40260 Roanoke Rapids, NC MISA
40300 Rochelle, IL MISA
40340 Rochester, MN MSA
40380 Rochester, NY MSA
40420 Rockford, IL MSA
40460 Rockingham, NC MISA
40540 Rock Springs, WY MISA
40580 Rocky Mount, NC MSA
40620 Rolla, MO MISA
40660 Rome, GA MSA
40700 Roseburg, OR MISA
40740 Roswell, NM MISA
40760 Ruidoso, NM MISA
40780 Russellville, AR MISA
40820 Ruston, LA MISA
40860 Rutland, VT MISA
40900 Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA MSA
40940 Safford, AZ MISA
40980 Saginaw, MI MSA
41060 St. Cloud, MN MSA
41100 St. George, UT MSA
41140 St. Joseph, MO-KS MSA
41180 St. Louis, MO-IL MSA
41220 St. Marys, GA MISA
41260 St. Marys, PA MISA
41400 Salem, OH MISA
41420 Salem, OR MSA
41460 Salina, KS MISA
41500 Salinas, CA MSA
41540 Salisbury, MD-DE MSA
41620 Salt Lake City, UT MSA
41660 San Angelo, TX MSA
41700 San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX MSA
41740 San Diego-Carlsbad, CA MSA
41760 Sandpoint, ID MISA
41780 Sandusky, OH MISA
41820 Sanford, NC MISA
41860 San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA MSA
41940 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA MSA
42020 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA MSA
42100 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA MSA
42140 Santa Fe, NM MSA
42200 Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA MSA
42220 Santa Rosa, CA MSA
42300 Sault Ste. Marie, MI MISA
42340 Savannah, GA MSA
42380 Sayre, PA MISA
42420 Scottsbluff, NE MISA
42460 Scottsboro, AL MISA
42540 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA MSA
42620 Searcy, AR MISA
42660 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA MSA
42680 Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL MSA
42700 Sebring, FL MSA
42740 Sedalia, MO MISA
42780 Selinsgrove, PA MISA
42820 Selma, AL MISA
42860 Seneca, SC MISA
42900 Seneca Falls, NY MISA
42940 Sevierville, TN MISA
42980 Seymour, IN MISA
43020 Shawano, WI MISA
43060 Shawnee, OK MISA
43100 Sheboygan, WI MSA
43140 Shelby, NC MISA
43180 Shelbyville, TN MISA
43220 Shelton, WA MISA
43260 Sheridan, WY MISA
43300 Sherman-Denison, TX MSA
43320 Show Low, AZ MISA
43340 Shreveport-Bossier City, LA MSA
43380 Sidney, OH MISA
43420 Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ MSA
43460 Sikeston, MO MISA
43500 Silver City, NM MISA
43580 Sioux City, IA-NE-SD MSA
43620 Sioux Falls, SD MSA
43660 Snyder, TX MISA
43700 Somerset, KY MISA
43740 Somerset, PA MISA
43760 Sonora, CA MISA
43780 South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI MSA
43900 Spartanburg, SC MSA
43940 Spearfish, SD MISA
43980 Spencer, IA MISA
44020 Spirit Lake, IA MISA
44060 Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA MSA
44100 Springfield, IL MSA
44140 Springfield, MA MSA
44180 Springfield, MO MSA
44220 Springfield, OH MSA
44260 Starkville, MS MISA
44300 State College, PA MSA
44340 Statesboro, GA MISA
44420 Staunton-Waynesboro, VA MSA
44460 Steamboat Springs, CO MISA
44500 Stephenville, TX MISA
44540 Sterling, CO MISA
44580 Sterling, IL MISA
44620 Stevens Point, WI MISA
44660 Stillwater, OK MISA
44700 Stockton-Lodi, CA MSA
44740 Storm Lake, IA MISA
44780 Sturgis, MI MISA
44860 Sulphur Springs, TX MISA
44900 Summerville, GA MISA
44920 Summit Park, UT MISA
44940 Sumter, SC MSA
44980 Sunbury, PA MISA
45000 Susanville, CA MISA
45020 Sweetwater, TX MISA
45060 Syracuse, NY MSA
45140 Tahlequah, OK MISA
45180 Talladega-Sylacauga, AL MISA
45220 Tallahassee, FL MSA
45300 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL MSA
45340 Taos, NM MISA
45380 Taylorville, IL MISA
45460 Terre Haute, IN MSA
45500 Texarkana, TX-AR MSA
45520 The Dalles, OR MISA
45540 The Villages, FL MSA
45580 Thomaston, GA MISA
45620 Thomasville, GA MISA
45660 Tiffin, OH MISA
45700 Tifton, GA MISA
45740 Toccoa, GA MISA
45780 Toledo, OH MSA
45820 Topeka, KS MSA
45860 Torrington, CT MISA
45900 Traverse City, MI MISA
45940 Trenton, NJ MSA
45980 Troy, AL MISA
46020 Truckee-Grass Valley, CA MISA
46060 Tucson, AZ MSA
46100 Tullahoma-Manchester, TN MISA
46140 Tulsa, OK MSA
46180 Tupelo, MS MISA
46220 Tuscaloosa, AL MSA
46300 Twin Falls, ID MISA
46340 Tyler, TX MSA
46380 Ukiah, CA MISA
46460 Union City, TN-KY MISA
46500 Urbana, OH MISA
46520 Urban Honolulu, HI MSA
46540 Utica-Rome, NY MSA
46620 Uvalde, TX MISA
46660 Valdosta, GA MSA
46700 Vallejo-Fairfield, CA MSA
46740 Valley, AL MISA
46780 Van Wert, OH MISA
46820 Vermillion, SD MISA
46860 Vernal, UT MISA
46900 Vernon, TX MISA
46980 Vicksburg, MS MISA
47020 Victoria, TX MSA
47080 Vidalia, GA MISA
47180 Vincennes, IN MISA
47220 Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ MSA
47240 Vineyard Haven, MA MISA
47260 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC MSA
47300 Visalia-Porterville, CA MSA
47340 Wabash, IN MISA
47380 Waco, TX MSA
47420 Wahpeton, ND-MN MISA
47460 Walla Walla, WA MSA
47540 Wapakoneta, OH MISA
47580 Warner Robins, GA MSA
47620 Warren, PA MISA
47660 Warrensburg, MO MISA
47700 Warsaw, IN MISA
47780 Washington, IN MISA
47820 Washington, NC MISA
47900 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV MSA
47920 Washington Court House, OH MISA
47940 Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA MSA
47980 Watertown, SD MISA
48020 Watertown-Fort Atkinson, WI MISA
48060 Watertown-Fort Drum, NY MSA
48100 Wauchula, FL MISA
48140 Wausau, WI MSA
48180 Waycross, GA MISA
48220 Weatherford, OK MISA
48260 Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH MSA
48300 Wenatchee, WA MSA
48460 West Plains, MO MISA
48500 West Point, MS MISA
48540 Wheeling, WV-OH MSA
48580 Whitewater-Elkhorn, WI MISA
48620 Wichita, KS MSA
48660 Wichita Falls, TX MSA
48700 Williamsport, PA MSA
48780 Williston, ND MISA
48820 Willmar, MN MISA
48900 Wilmington, NC MSA
48940 Wilmington, OH MISA
48980 Wilson, NC MISA
49020 Winchester, VA-WV MSA
49080 Winnemucca, NV MISA
49100 Winona, MN MISA
49180 Winston-Salem, NC MSA
49220 Wisconsin Rapids-Marshfield, WI MISA
49260 Woodward, OK MISA
49300 Wooster, OH MISA
49340 Worcester, MA-CT MSA
49380 Worthington, MN MISA
49420 Yakima, WA MSA
49460 Yankton, SD MISA
49620 York-Hanover, PA MSA
49660 Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA MSA
49700 Yuba City, CA MSA
49740 Yuma, AZ MSA
49780 Zanesville, OH MISA
49820 Zapata, TX MISA


3.1. Lay of the Land - goto top

Counties are labeled with county name and state-county FIPS code.

 
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3.2. Patterns of Economic Prosperity by Neighborhood go top

Median household income by census tract (see color/data legend at left of map).

 
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4. Population Characteristics & Trends - goto top

Population and Components of Change by Year
  Area7/1/20107/1/20117/1/20127/1/20137/1/20147/1/20157/1/20162010-16a2010-16b
Total population 89,634 90,864 91,799 93,569 95,366 96,346 97,090 7,456 8.3
  Births  992 904 957 951 880 886 5,570 928
  Deaths  494 437 477 536 490 502 2,936 489
  -- Natural Increase  498 467 480 415 390 384 2,634 439
  Net Migration  764 474 1,303 1,389 610 403 4,943 824
  -- Intl Migration  652 645 783 853 894 875 4,702 784
  -- Domestic Migration  112 -171 520 536 -284 -472 241 40

4.1. Component City Characteristics go top
Principal Cities (about principal cities); Click link to view city profile.

The largest city in each metropolitan area is designated a "principal city." Additional cities qualify if specified requirements are met concerning population size and employment. The title of each metropolitan area consists of the names of up to three of its principal cities and the name of each state into which the metropolitan area extends.

  •   Ames

Cities are places of population concentration. Incorporated cities have governmental powers assigned by the corresponding state. Metros, or CBSAs, contain one or more incorporated city. The Census Bureau develops annual estimates of the population for all cities using a model-based estimatin procedure (in contrast to sample survey-based population estimates developed through the American Comunity Survey (ACS). The model based estimates developed for all cities time lag of only a little over a year. In contrast, the ACS-based estimates for cities under 65,000 population have a time lag of four years and are estimates for a 5-year time period. For example, in January 2018, the 7/1/16 estimates are the most recent model-based population data for all cities, whereas the 2016 ACS estimates (centric to mid-2014) are the recent ACS-survey population estimates for all cities.

Places, the more general term for places of population concentration, includes incorporated cities and census designated places (CDPs) .. approximately 29,549 areas. Postcensal population estimates are not developed for CDPs.

Cities 10,000 population and over; click link to view city profile.
  Area7/1/20107/1/20117/1/20127/1/20137/1/20147/1/20157/1/2016Chg 10-16%Chg 10-16
  Ames, IA (1901855) 59,062 60,252 61,297 62,857 64,488 65,504 66,191 7,129 12.1

All places interactive tables General Demographics | Social | Economic | Housing
All places time series population estimates interactive table.

 
4.2. Component County Characteristics - goto top

Metropolitan areas are defined as one or more contiguous counties/county equivalent areas based on a set of demographic-economic criteria. Counties and county equivalent areas comprising the metro are shown below. For multi-county metros, this section provides insights into how the population is changing by county. Many metros changed geographic composition (counties included in the metro) between the Census 2010 vintage and the current vintage. hese changes, if any, are also shown below (county is marked with **). Click county code link to view county components of change.

  Area7/1/20107/1/20117/1/20127/1/20137/1/20147/1/20157/1/2016Chg 10-16%Chg 10-16
  Story County, IA (19169) 89,634 90,864 91,799 93,569 95,366 96,346 97,090 7,456 8.3
Number of county/county equivalent areas: 1

All counties demographic-economic interactive tables General Demographics | Social | Economic | Housing
All counties time series population estimates interactive table.

 
4.3. General Demographic Characteristics - goto top
    - based on Census American Community Survey 1-year estimates; http://proximityone.com/acs2016.htm
    - see related all ACS 2016 1 year metros General Demographic Characteristics interactive table: http://proximityone.com/cbsa161dp1.htm

  Item20152016Chg15-16%Chg15-16
Total population 96,021 97,090 1,069 1.1
    Male 49,556 49,721 165 0.3
    Female 46,465 47,369 904 1.9
    Under 5 years 4,361 4,414 53 1.2
    5 to 9 years 4,542 3,919 -623 -13.7
    10 to 14 years 4,508 4,347 -161 -3.6
    15 to 19 years 12,585 12,756 171 1.4
    20 to 24 years 20,910 20,006 -904 -4.3
    25 to 34 years 12,003 13,347 1,344 11.2
    35 to 44 years 8,733 8,819 86 1.0
    45 to 54 years 9,132 9,395 263 2.9
    55 to 59 years 4,743 5,146 403 8.5
    60 to 64 years 4,260 3,815 -445 -10.4
    65 to 74 years 5,376 6,109 733 13.6
    75 to 84 years 3,450 3,194 -256 -7.4
    85 years and over 1,418 1,823 405 28.6
    Median age (years) 25.7 26.9 1.2 4.7
    18 years and over 79,745 81,542 1,797 2.3
    21 years and over 65,304 63,917 -1,387 -2.1
    62 years and over 13,363 13,322 -41 -0.3
    65 years and over 10,244 11,126 882 8.6
  Race/Origin
    One race 94,133 94,548 415 0.4
        White 83,870 84,190 320 0.4
        Black or African American 786 1,423 637 81.0
        American Indian and Alaska Native 718 178 -540 -75.2
        Asian 8,455 8,417 -38 -0.4
        Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0 0 0...
        Some other race 304 340 36 11.8
    Two or more races 1,888 2,542 654 34.6
    Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 2,989 3,190 201 6.7
        Mexican 1,655 1,372 -283 -17.1
    Not Hispanic or Latino 93,032 93,900 868 0.9
        White alone  81,311 81,467 156 0.2
        Black or African American alone 725 1,342 617 85.1
  Citizen, 18 and over 73,732 73,774 42 0.1
    Male 37,310 37,100 -210 -0.6
    Female 36,422 36,674 252 0.7

5. Housing Characteristics & Trends - goto top

5.1. Total Housing Units - goto top

 
5.2. General Housing Characteristics - goto top
    - based on Census American Community Survey 1-year estimates; http://proximityone.com/acs2016.htm
    - see related all ACS 2016 1 year metros Housing Characteristics interactive table: http://proximityone.com/cbsa161dp4.htm

  Item20152016Chg15-16%Chg15-16
Total housing units 38,558 39,130 572 1.5
    Occupied housing units (households) 37,264 37,350 86 0.2
    Vacant housing units 1,294 1,780 486 37.6
Homeowner vacancy rate 2.00 0.00 -2.00 -100.0
Rental vacancy rate 0.70 3.30 2.60 371.4
Units in Structure
    1-unit, detached 20,641 21,053 412 2.0
    1-unit, attached 1,427 1,509 82 5.7
    2 units 1,748 1,556 -192 -11.0
    3 or 4 units 1,372 1,529 157 11.4
    5 to 9 units 2,404 2,890 486 20.2
    10 to 19 units 3,989 5,612 1,623 40.7
    20 or more units 5,090 3,881 -1,209 -23.8
    Mobile home 1,868 1,100 -768 -41.1
    Boat, RV, van, etc. 19 0 -19 -100.0
Year Structure Built
    Built 2014 or later 210 887 677 322.4
    Built 2010 or 2013 1,937 1,497 -440 -22.7
    Built 2000 to 2009 7,336 5,372 -1,964 -26.8
    Built 1990 to 1999 7,080 8,345 1,265 17.9
    Built 1980 to 1989 2,710 3,385 675 24.9
    Built 1970 to 1979 5,639 5,820 181 3.2
    Built 1960 to 1969 3,326 5,440 2,114 63.6
    Built 1950 to 1959 3,032 2,417 -615 -20.3
    Built 1940 to 1949 2,084 776 -1,308 -62.8
    Built 1939 or earlier 5,204 5,191 -13 -0.2
Total housing units - Median rooms 5 6 0 1.9
    Occupied housing units - Owner-occupied 19,868 19,327 -541 -2.7
    Occupied housing units - Renter-occupied 17,396 18,023 627 3.6
Average household size of owner-occupied unit 2.55 2.49 -0.06 -2.4
Average household size of renter-occupied unit 2.00 2.19 0.19 9.5
Year Moved into Unit; Occupied Housing Units
    Moved in 2015 or later 5,664 12,906 7,242 127.9
    Moved in 2010 to 2014 16,048 9,029 -7,019 -43.7
    Moved in 2000 to 2009 8,349 8,639 290 3.5
    Moved in 1990 to 1999 3,683 3,734 51 1.4
    Moved in 1980 to 1989 1,611 1,037 -574 -35.6
    Moved in 1979 or earlier 1,909 2,005 96 5.0
Year Vehicles; Occupied Housing Units
    No vehicles available 1,117 2,819 1,702 152.4
    1 vehicle available 12,655 12,137 -518 -4.1
    2 vehicles available 15,030 12,915 -2,115 -14.1
    3 or more vehicles available 8,462 9,479 1,017 12.0
House Heating; Occupied Housing Units
    Utility gas -2 22,344 22,346 -1117300.0
    Bottled, tank, or LP gas -2 2,949 2,951 -147550.0
    Electricity -2 11,131 11,133 -556650.0
    Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. -2 500 502 -25100.0
    Coal or coke -2 0 2 -100.0
    Wood -2 129 131 -6550.0
    Solar energy -2 0 2 -100.0
    occupants per room - 1.00 or less 36,819 -8 -36,827 -100.0
    occupants per room - 1.01 to 1.50 96 -8 -104 -108.3
    occupants per room - 1.51 or more 349 -8 -357 -102.3
Housing Value; Occupied Housing Units
    Less than $50,000 1,440 1,039 -401 -27.8
    $50,000 to $99,999 1,361 1,473 112 8.2
    $100,000 to $149,999 4,787 4,822 35 0.7
    $150,000 to $199,999 4,252 3,792 -460 -10.8
    $200,000 to $299,999 4,192 5,036 844 20.1
    $300,000 to $499,999 3,075 2,795 -280 -9.1
    $500,000 to $999,999 638 364 -274 -42.9
    $1,000,000 or more 123 6 -117 -95.1
    Median (dollars) 177,400 173,800 -3,600 -2.0
Mortgage Status; Owner-occupied units - total 19,868 19,327 -541 -2.7
    Occupied housing units -Housing units with a mortgage 12,452 -8 -12,460 -100.1
    Occupied housing units - Housing units without a mortgage 7,416 -8 -7,424 -100.1
Rent; Occupied units paying rent 16,473 17,592 1,119 6.8
    Less than $500 1,283 1,270 -13 -1.0
    $500 to $999 10,950 10,858 -92 -0.8
    $1,000 to $1,499 3,183 3,726 543 17.1
    $1,500 to $1,999 774 1,514 740 95.6
    $2,000 to $2,499 146 55 -91 -62.3
    $2,500 to $2,999 86 0 -86 -100.0
    $3,000 or more 51 169 118 231.4
    Median (dollars) 832 867 35 4.2
GRAPI; Occupied units paying rent (excl units where GRAPI not computed) 15,260 17,456 2,196 14.4
    Less than 15.0 percent 1,803 2,516 713 39.5
    15.0 to 19.9 percent 2,639 1,475 -1,164 -44.1
    20.0 to 24.9 percent 1,568 2,117 549 35.0
    25.0 to 29.9 percent 1,135 1,091 -44 -3.9
    30.0 to 34.9 percent 1,083 954 -129 -11.9
    35.0 percent or more 7,032 9,303 2,271 32.3

5.3. Residential Construction; Housing Units Authorized & Value - goto top

Based on Census Building Permits (http://proximityone.com/metro_residentialconstruction.htm, these data provide insights into the trending quality, type and value of new residential construction. See web section for footnote and related information. These data are updated monthly. The table presents the most recent 12 months.

  ItemAug15Sep15Oct15Nov15Dec15Jan16Feb16Mar16Apr16May16Jun16Jul16
Total Residential Units 6 6 92 37 62 1 4 21 15 97 6 4
  in 1 unit bldgs 6 3 9 5 7 1 4 21 6 12 6 4
  in 2 unit bldgs 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  in 3-4 unit bldgs 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  in 5+ unit bldgs 0 0 81 32 55 0 0 0 9 85 0 0
  Bldgs with 5+ units 0 0 3 1 2 0 0 0 1 3 0 0
  Percent Coverage 83 83 83 83 83 83 83 83 82 82 82 82
Value ($000), Total Units 1,668 1,680 11,688 11,289 7,587 450 1,145 5,960 3,371 13,637 2,035 1,200
  1 unit structures 1,668 1,080 2,681 1,834 2,251 450 1,145 5,960 2,338 4,287 2,035 1,200
  2 unit structures 0 0 330 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  3-4 unit structures 0 600 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  5+ unit structures 0 0 8,677 9,455 5,336 0 0 0 1,033 9,350 0 0

5.4. Housing Price Index - goto top

Based on the FHFA (Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac) Housing Price Index (http://proximityone.com/hpi.htm), these non seasonally adjusted data provide insights into movement of single-family housing prices. The data are updated quarterly and feature a short lag between the date of availability and quarterly reference date. See related interactive table to compare areas. See related 5-Digit ZIP Code HPI interactive table.
This table shows annual HPI values for the U.S., CBSA state, CBSA and CBSA component counties for the base year 2000 = 100. The rightmost column shows housing value appreciation between 2010 and 2017.

    Housing Price Index:20102011201220132014201520162017HPA 10-17
   United States 126.86 121.29 118.99 123.23 130.83 136.39 143.64 151.78 19.64
   State: Iowa 119.64 130.26 122.93 144.24 125.08 152.52 125.52 155.21 29.73
   Metro: Ames, IA MSA 119.39 117.94 118.43 121.36 127.37 130.42 137.17 142.30 19.19
   Story County, IA 119.39 117.94 118.43 121.36 127.37 130.42 137.17 142.30 19.19

6. Economic Characteristics & Trends - goto top

6.1. Economic Profile - goto top

Based on BEA Regional Economic Information System (http://proximityone.com/reis.htm), these data provide a comprehensive overview of the local economy. See web section for footnote and related information.

Economic Characteristics
  Item2010201120122013201420152016Chg10-16%Chg10-16
Personal income (thousands of dollars) 2,889,183 3,143,961 3,577,674 3,385,311 3,546,088 3,691,920 3,734,930 845,747 29.3
.Net earnings by place of residence 1,844,417 1,993,842 2,371,583 2,170,208 2,269,164 2,373,102 2,391,442 547,025 29.7
.Personal current transfer receipts 439,060 449,900 439,997 452,850 475,581 499,845 510,751 71,691 16.3
..Income maintenance benefits 1/ 35,867 35,980 36,511 36,692 34,568 33,548 33,296 -2,571 -7.2
..Unemployment insurance compensation 17,800 12,492 9,149 7,203 5,135 5,347 5,002 -12,798 -71.9
..Retirement and other 385,393 401,428 394,337 408,955 435,878 460,950 472,453 87,060 22.6
.Dividends, interest, and rent 2/ 605,706 700,219 766,094 762,253 801,343 818,973 832,737 227,031 37.5
.Population (persons) 3/ 89,634 90,864 91,799 93,569 95,366 96,346 97,090 7,456 8.3
.Per capita personal income 4/ 32,233 34,601 38,973 36,180 37,184 38,319 38,469 6,236 19.3
.Per capita net earnings 4/ 20,577 21,943 25,835 23,194 23,794 24,631 24,631 4,054 19.7
.Per capita pers current trans receipts 4/ 4,898 4,951 4,793 4,840 4,987 5,188 5,261 363 7.4
..Per capita income maint benefits 4/ 400 396 398 392 362 348 343 -57 -14.3
..Per capita unempl insurance comp 4/ 199 137 100 77 54 55 52 -147 -73.9
..Per capita retirement and other 4/ 4,300 4,418 4,296 4,371 4,571 4,784 4,866 566 13.2
.Per capita dividends, interest & rent 4/ 6,758 7,706 8,345 8,146 8,403 8,500 8,577 1,819 26.9
.Earnings by place of work 2,422,589 2,521,144 2,900,453 2,835,237 3,008,705 3,180,090 3,180,603 758,014 31.3
..Wages and salaries 1,738,191 1,778,270 1,866,728 1,933,714 2,074,191 2,174,098 2,204,205 466,014 26.8
..Supplements to wages and salaries 569,796 560,707 586,482 608,391 661,510 678,232 707,137 137,341 24.1
...Employer cont/empl pens/insur funds 5/ 437,288 423,789 446,517 463,214 506,671 520,202 545,728 108,440 24.8
...Employer cont/govt social insurance 132,508 136,918 139,965 145,177 154,839 158,030 161,409 28,901 21.8
..Proprietors income 114,602 182,167 447,243 293,132 273,004 327,760 269,261 154,659 135.0
...Farm proprietors income 20,137 49,535 46,768 25,068 8,414 4,612 -7,286 -27,423 -136.2
...Nonfarm proprietors income 94,465 132,632 400,475 268,064 264,590 323,148 276,547 182,082 192.8
Total employment (number of jobs) 59,042 59,735 59,857 61,209 62,125 63,527 63,835 4,793 8.1
.Wage and salary employment 48,851 49,411 49,775 51,048 51,938 53,058 53,130 4,279 8.8
.Proprietors employment 10,191 10,324 10,082 10,161 10,187 10,469 10,705 514 5.0
..Farm proprietors employment 6/ 769 768 759 768 764 770 765 -4 -0.5
..Nonfarm proprietors employment 9,422 9,556 9,323 9,393 9,423 9,699 9,940 518 5.5
Average earnings per job (dollars) 41,032 42,205 48,456 46,321 48,430 50,059 49,825 8,793 21.4
.Average wages and salaries 35,581 35,989 37,503 37,880 39,936 40,976 41,487 5,906 16.6
.Average nonfarm proprietors income 10,026 13,879 42,956 28,539 28,079 33,318 27,822 17,796 177.5

6.2. Establishments, Employment & Earnings by Sector (QCEW) - goto top

Based on BLS Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (http://proximityone.com/eee.htm), these data are updated quarterly and feature only a 7 month lag between the date of availability and quarterly reference date. See related interactive table to compare areas.

  SectorEstablishments
2016Q2
Employment
2016Q2
Avg Weekly Wages
2016Q2
Establishments
2017Q2
Employment
2017Q2
Avg Weekly Wages
2017Q2
 Total, all industries 2,527 45,602 873 2,557 45,819 911
 Total, all industries - Fed Govt 25 946 1,162 25 949 1,191
 Total, all industries - St Govt 28 ...... 27 ......
 Total, all industries - Local Govt 57 ...... 57 ......
 Total, all industries - Private 2,417 31,171 775 2,448 31,365 819
    Goods-producing 359 7,043 1,089 361 7,233 1,201
      Natural resources and mining 59 483 985 58 445 1,025
      Construction 204 2,169 978 204 2,141 1,016
      Manufacturing 96 4,391 1,155 99 4,647 1,303
    Service-providing 2,058 24,127 683 2,087 24,132 704
      Trade, transportation & utilities 507 6,873 643 505 6,879 651
      Information 49 577 811 50 600 830
      Financial activities 266 1,475 930 269 1,505 1,017
      Professional & business services 494 4,699 1,046 507 4,565 1,092
      Education and health services 266 4,389 762 265 4,473 770
      Leisure and hospitality 258 5,157 278 267 5,137 291
      Other services 218 958 552 224 973 580
 Total, all industries - Private 57 ...... 56 ......
.. cell value of '...' indicates value suppressed to maintain confidentiality.

Use the following links to access detailed QCEW data by detailed type of business (CSV files) .. &see notes on using these files.
..   2016Q2 ..   2016Q3 ..   2016Q4 ..   2017Q1 ..   2017Q2
 
6.3. Establishments, Employment & Earnings by Sector (CBP) - goto top

Based on Census County Business Patterns (http://proximityone.com/cbp2016.htm), these place of work data include all sectors except crop/animal production; rail transportation; postal service; pension, health, welfare & vacation funds; trusts, estates & agency accounts; private households; public administration. Most government operations are excluded. See related interactive table.
... this section updates with 2017 data in April 2019.

Establishments, Employment & Earnings by Sector
  SectorEstab
2014
Emp
2014
Avg Annual
Pay 2014
Estab
2015
Emp
2015
Avg Annual
Pay 2015
Estab
2016
Emp
2016
Avg Annual
Pay 2016
-- Total for all sectors 2,003 31,660 38,315 2,045 32,074 39,730 2,030 32,670 39,836
11 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting 14 148 60,730 16 197 65,360 16 172 52,017
21 - Mining, Quarrying & Oil/Gas Extraction 2 0... 2 0... 2 0...
22 - Utilities 6 87 57,011 7 114 57,281 9 114 62,237
23 - Construction 188 1,913 50,220 191 1,944 53,916 184 1,953 55,869
31 - Manufacturing 77 5,112 57,349 79 5,106 57,176 78 4,951 58,418
42 - Wholesale Trade 80 798 58,747 84 852 58,016 83 720 62,619
44 - Retail Trade 284 5,092 21,253 287 5,163 21,857 282 5,173 22,761
48 - Transportation and Warehousing 42 411 42,757 42 431 42,571 39 469 43,371
51 - Information 51 1,359 61,456 49 1,121 61,286 48 1,219 69,884
52 - Finance and Insurance 125 732 53,516 120 708 56,549 125 720 57,050
53 - Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 104 576 36,514 113 612 36,461 115 570 38,858
54 - Professional, Scientific & Tech Svcs 214 1,249 57,165 223 1,387 64,818 213 1,413 57,093
55 - Management of Companies/Enterprises 13 394 80,645 12 367 96,019 12 434 89,984
56 - Administrative and Support+ 102 1,152 33,825 109 1,316 32,461 107 1,454 26,922
61 - Educational Services 25 153 16,268 24 158 16,886 22 159 16,730
62 - Health Care and Social Assistance 187 5,246 44,776 197 5,273 47,979 197 5,626 46,823
71 - Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation 39 831 9,588 38 823 11,898 46 940 14,218
72 - Accommodation and Food Services 226 4,725 12,629 226 4,786 13,494 231 4,945 13,732
81 - Other Services (exc Public Admin) 223 1,616 25,714 224 1,650 26,312 218 1,553 28,173

 
6.4. General Economic Characteristics - goto top
    - based on Census American Community Survey 1-year estimates; http://proximityone.com/acs2016.htm
    - see related all ACS 2016 1 year metros Economic Characteristics interactive table: http://proximityone.com/cbsa161dp3.htm

  Item20152016Chg15-16%Chg15-16
Labor Force; Population 16 years and over 81,860 83,232 1,372 1.7
    In labor force 53,270 57,581 4,311 8.1
    In labor force - Civilian labor force 53,166 57,551 4,385 8.2
    In labor force - Civilian labor force - Employed 50,910 54,884 3,974 7.8
    In labor force - Civilian labor force - Unemployed 2,256 2,667 411 18.2
    In labor force - Armed Forces 104 30 -74 -71.2
    Not in labor force 28,590 25,651 -2,939 -10.3
    In labor force - Civilian labor force 53,166 57,551 4,385 8.2
    In labor force - Unemployment Rate 4.2 4.6 0.4 9.5
Employment by Industry; Civilian employed population 16 years and over 50,910 54,884 3,974 7.8
    Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 645 1,297 652 101.1
    Construction 1,768 1,569 -199 -11.3
    Manufacturing 5,473 5,898 425 7.8
    Wholesale trade 863 1,024 161 18.7
    Retail trade 5,241 5,074 -167 -3.2
    Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 1,148 1,582 434 37.8
    Information 794 958 164 20.7
    Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing 2,131 4,078 1,947 91.4
    Prof, scientific & management, & admine and waste mgmt services 3,469 4,912 1,443 41.6
    Educational services, and health care and social assistance 19,595 17,970 -1,625 -8.3
    Arts, entertainment, & recreation, & accommodation & food services 6,407 5,047 -1,360 -21.2
    Other services, except public administration 1,143 2,852 1,709 149.5
    Public administration 2,233 2,623 390 17.5
Class of Worker; Civilian employed population 16 years and over 50,910 54,884 3,974 7.8
    Private wage and salary workers 33,001 36,506 3,505 10.6
    Government workers 16,155 14,925 -1,230 -7.6
    Self-employed in own not incorporated business workers 1,697 3,445 1,748 103.0
    Unpaid family workers 57 8 -49 -86.0
Household Income; Total households 37,264 37,350 86 0.2
    Less than $10,000 3,692 3,964 272 7.4
    $10,000 to $14,999 1,530 1,597 67 4.4
    $15,000 to $24,999 4,611 5,024 413 9.0
    $25,000 to $34,999 3,460 2,468 -992 -28.7
    $35,000 to $49,999 4,613 4,435 -178 -3.9
    $50,000 to $74,999 7,018 5,910 -1,108 -15.8
    $75,000 to $99,999 4,865 4,152 -713 -14.7
    $100,000 to $149,999 3,956 6,453 2,497 63.1
    $150,000 to $199,999 1,383 1,584 201 14.5
    $200,000 or more 2,136 1,763 -373 -17.5
Median household income (dollars) 50,811 53,371 2,560 5.0
Mean household income (dollars) 69,284 70,682 1,398 2.0
Earnings; Total households with earnings 30,733 32,585 1,852 6.0
    With earnings - Mean earnings (dollars) 67,861 67,357 -504 -0.7
    With Social Security 8,689 7,501 -1,188 -13.7
        Mean Social Security income (dollars) 17,636 19,901 2,265 12.8
    With retirement income 5,715 4,563 -1,152 -20.2
        Mean retirement income (dollars) 26,399 29,026 2,627 10.0
    With Supplemental Security Income 402 521 119 29.6
        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 8,220 11,778 3,558 43.3
    With cash public assistance income 413 565 152 36.8
        Mean cash public assistance income (dollars) 1,696 3,572 1,876 110.6
    With Food Stamp/SNAP benefits in the past 12 months 2,942 2,702 -240 -8.2
Familiy Income; Families 19,644 19,711 67 0.3
    Less than $10,000 272 365 93 34.2
    $10,000 to $14,999 343 113 -230 -67.1
    $15,000 to $24,999 2,168 812 -1,356 -62.5
    $25,000 to $34,999 1,318 1,187 -131 -9.9
    $35,000 to $49,999 1,788 2,603 815 45.6
    $50,000 to $74,999 3,786 3,597 -189 -5.0
    $75,000 to $99,999 3,601 3,179 -422 -11.7
    $100,000 to $149,999 3,421 4,847 1,426 41.7
    $150,000 to $199,999 1,126 1,480 354 31.4
    $200,000 or more 1,821 1,528 -293 -16.1
Median family income (dollars) 75,697 84,074 8,377 11.1
Mean family income (dollars) 94,200 97,262 3,062 3.3
Per capita income (dollars) 27,241 27,937 696 2.6
Per capita income (dollars) - Nonfamily households 17,620 17,639 19 0.1
Median nonfamily income (dollars) 32,183 23,618 -8,565 -26.6
Mean nonfamily income (dollars) 40,602 39,571 -1,031 -2.5
Median earnings for workers (dollars) 19,038 19,464 426 2.2
Median earnings for male full-time, year-round workers (dollars) 51,067 52,329 1,262 2.5
Median earnings for female full-time, year-round workers (dollars) 41,524 47,712 6,188 14.9
Insurance Coverage; Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population 95,242 96,402 1,160 1.2
    With health insurance coverage 92,887 93,900 1,013 1.1
    With private health insurance coverage  83,378 83,678 300 0.4
    With public health coverage  20,233 19,245 -988 -4.9
    No health insurance coverage 2,355 2,502 147 6.2

6.5. Gross Domestic Product - goto top

Based on BEA Metro Gross Domestic Products (GDP) estimates (http://proximityone.com/metrogdp.htm), these provide a comprehensive measure of the metro economic output. Gross domestic product (GDP) is the value of the goods and services produced by the metro’s economy less the value of the goods and services used up in production. GDP estimates, updated annually, are available for only Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs). Use the interactive table to rank, sort, compare metros.
... this section updates with 2017 data in November 2018.

  Item2010201120122013201420152016Change
2010-16
%Change
2010-16
Gross Domestic Product, per capita real GDP 41,358 41,966 45,369 43,800 43,789 44,668 44,881 3,523 8.52
Real GDP (millions) 3,707 3,813 4,165 4,098 4,176 4,304 4,358 651 17.56
GDP (current dollars, millions) 3,755 3,939 4,416 4,429 4,618 4,871 5,021 1,266 33.72
Real GDP Quantity Index, all industry 100.180 103.048 112.552 110.754 112.853 116.301 117.758......

6.6. Fortune 1000 Companies with Headquarters in Metro - goto top

The Fortune 1000 companies (http://proximityone.com/metros_fortune1000.htm) are the largest businesses in the U.S.

6.7. Labor Market Characteristics & Trends go top

Based on BLS Local Area Unemployment Statistics (http://proximityone.com/laus.htm), these data are updated monthly and feature only a 2 month lag between the date of availability and month reference date. See related annual labor force characteristics in section 6.4. See related interactive table to compare areas. The table shows most recent six months and data (not seasonally adjusted) for month one year earlier than most recent month.

  ItemNov16Jun17Jul17Aug17Sep17Oct17Nov17Change
11/16-11/17
%Change
11/16-11/17
Labor Force58,55654,71354,83755,62158,90959,09458,8142580.44
Employment57,57853,29453,54254,26057,71658,27657,9353570.62
Unemployment9781,4191,2951,3611,193818879-99-10.12
Unemployment Rate1.672.592.362.452.031.381.49-0.18-10.52

 
7. Social & Education Characteristics - goto top

7.1. General Social Characteristics - goto top
    - based on Census American Community Survey 1-year estimates; http://proximityone.com/acs2016.htm
    - see related all ACS 2016 1 year metros Social Characteristics interactive table: http://proximityone.com/cbsa161dp2.htm

  Item20152016Chg15-16%Chg15-16
Total households 37,264 37,350 86 0.2
    Family households (families) 19,644 19,711 67 0.3
    Nonfamily households 17,620 17,639 19 0.1
    Nonfamily households - Householder living alone 9,250 10,889 1,639 17.7
Average household size 2.29 2.34 0.05 2.2
Average family size 2.85 2.81 -0.04 -1.4
Population in households 85,435 87,565 2,130 2.5
Enrolled in School; Population 3 years and over enrolled in school 44,153 44,208 55 0.1
    Nursery school, preschool 1,015 709 -306 -30.1
    Kindergarten 1,216 809 -407 -33.5
    Elementary school (grades 1-8) 6,440 7,269 829 12.9
    High school (grades 9-12) 4,399 3,775 -624 -14.2
    College or graduate school 31,083 31,646 563 1.8
Educational Attainment; Population 25 years and over 49,115 51,648 2,533 5.2
    Less than 9th grade 557 232 -325 -58.3
    9th to 12th grade, no diploma 894 1,052 158 17.7
    High school graduate (includes equivalency) 8,331 9,545 1,214 14.6
    Some college, no degree 9,421 8,138 -1,283 -13.6
    Associate's degree 4,578 4,353 -225 -4.9
    Bachelor's degree 13,666 16,276 2,610 19.1
    Graduate or professional degree 11,668 12,052 384 3.3
    Percent high school graduate or higher 97.0 97.5 0.5 0.5
    Percent bachelor's degree or higher 51.6 54.8 3.2 6.2
Mobility/Migration; Residence one year age - Population 1 year and over 95,049 96,323 1,274 1.3
    Same house 64,926 65,742 816 1.3
    Different house in the U.S. 28,210 29,191 981 3.5
        Same county 16,570 14,991 -1,579 -9.5
        Different county 11,640 14,200 2,560 22.0
        Different county - Same state 7,011 9,505 2,494 35.6
        Different county - Different state 4,629 4,695 66 1.4
    Abroad 1,913 1,390 -523 -27.3
Nativity
    Native 86,642 87,314 672 0.8
        Born in United States 86,278 86,125 -153 -0.2
        Born in United States - State of residence 58,675 55,654 -3,021 -5.1
        Born in United States - Different state 27,603 30,471 2,868 10.4
        Born in PR, U.S. Island or born abroad to Americans 364 1,189 825 226.6
    Foreign born 9,379 9,776 397 4.2
Foreign-born population 9,379 9,776 397 4.2
    Naturalized U.S. citizen 2,210 1,818 -392 -17.7
    Not a U.S. citizen 7,169 7,958 789 11.0
Language Sooken at Home; Population 5 years and over 91,660 92,676 1,016 1.1
    English only 82,385 82,385 0 0.0
    Language other than English 9,275 10,291 1,016 11.0
    Language other than English - Speak English less than "very well" 4,867 4,683 -184 -3.8
    Spanish -2 -8 -6 300.0
    Spanish - Speak English less than "very well" -2 -8 -6 300.0
Computer Access; Total households 37,264 37,350 86 0.2
    With a computer 35,395 35,362 -33 -0.1
    With a computer - With a broadband Internet subscription 32,502 28,397 -4,105 -12.6

7.2. Component School District/Local Education Agency (LEA) Characteristics - goto top

Characteristics for 2015-16 School Year
  NameLEAIDLoGradeHiGradeSchoolsStudentsCity
Ames Comm School District1903540PK12 8   4,370     Ames, IA
Ballard Comm School District1904200PK12 4   1,674     Huxley, IA
Collins-Maxwell Comm School District1907900PK12 2   496     Maxwell, IA
Colo-Nesco Comm School District1907920PK12 4   507     Colo, IA
Gilbert Comm School District1912510PK12 4   1,426     Gilbert, IA
Nevada Comm School District1920250PK12 3   1,624     Nevada, IA
Roland-Story Comm School District1924870PK12 3   1,046     Story City, IA


Number in this metro: 7

7.3. Component Higher Education Institution Characteristics - goto top

This section is not available for this area in this version.

8. GeoPolitics - goto top

Metro breakout not available for this area in this version. See related:
  • 115th Congressional Districts demographic-economic interactive tables General demographics .. Social .. Economic .. Housing
  • State Legislative Districts (2016 cycle) interactive table

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