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People

Total Population 176
Male Share of the Population 49.4%
Female Share of the Population 50.6%
Senior Citizens 21%
Employed Population 16+ 78
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 71.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 27.3%
Median Earnings25+ $48,750
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $26,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree $41,607

Wealth

Median Family Income $98,542
% Above Poverty Level 100%
% Below Poverty Level %

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 30 minutes
% Working from Home 12.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 15.6%
Median Gross Rent $0
Median House Value $92,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.2%
US/American 0%
English 13.1%
Irish 36.4%

Ames Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 33 miles W of Schenectady, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 147 miles N of Newark, New Jersey
County Montgomery
Metro Area Albany - Schenectady - Troy
Standard Zip Codes 13317
Phone Area Codes 518
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.837
Longitude -74.601

Ames Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CHERRY VALLEY 2 NNE
Distance 6.8 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 29 F
Apr Temp 33 to 53 F
Jul Temp 58 to 78 F
Oct Temp 38 to 58 F
Annual Precip 45.7 inches
Station COBLESKILL 2 ESE
Distance 14.6 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 30 F
Apr Temp 33 to 54 F
Jul Temp 59 to 80 F
Oct Temp 38 to 59 F
Annual Precip 35.7 inches
Station LITTLE FALLS CITY RSVR
Distance 20.8 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 26 F
Apr Temp 32 to 52 F
Jul Temp 57 to 80 F
Oct Temp 36 to 57 F
Annual Precip 42 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Ames, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Browns Hollow (13317)

Buel (13317)

Flat Creek (13317)

Mapletown (13317)

Marshville (13317)

Sprout Brook (13317)

Van Deusenville (13317)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Fort Plain 2,027 $38,309
Nelliston 583 $53,750
Palatine Bridge 806 $62,500
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