Ames, New York

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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

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
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
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
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
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Ames Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 173 100%
Male 87 50.3%
Female 86 49.7%
Under 18 45 26%
18+ 128 74%
65+ 27 15.6%
Median Age 35.9
Average Family Size 3.02
White 172 99.4%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 1 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Ames Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 167
Growth -6
Growth % -3.5%

Ames Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 24.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.1%
Polish 11.5%
English 11.5%
Dutch 8.2%
Italian 7.4%
Scottish 5.7%
Irish 4.9%
Welsh 4.1%
US/American 2.5%
French Canadian 2.5%
Canadian 2.5%
Norwegian 1.6%
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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 Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Ames 173 $38,750
Canajoharie 2,257 $44,250
Cherry Valley 592 $41,375
Fort Plain 2,288 $40,302
Nelliston 622 $35,875
Palatine Bridge 706 $46,667
Sharon Springs 547 $45,000
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