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People

Total Population 1,216
Male Share of the Population 51.3%
Female Share of the Population 48.7%
Senior Citizens 9.2%
Employed Population 16+ 372
Age of the Population 26

Families

% of people married 39%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 4.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $36,429
% Above Poverty Level 65.3%
% Below Poverty Level 34.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 18.5%
Median Gross Rent $704
Median House Value $60,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 56.2%
US/American 0%
English 0%
Irish 0%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Ames Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 26 miles NE of Baytown, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 42 miles NE of Houston, Texas
County Liberty
Standard Zip Codes 77575
Phone Area Codes 936
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.053
Longitude -94.743

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 LIBERTY
Distance 3.5 miles
Jan Temp 40 to 61 F
Apr Temp 56 to 77 F
Jul Temp 73 to 92 F
Oct Temp 57 to 81 F
Annual Precip 60.5 inches
Station HOUSTON SAN JACINTO DAM
Distance 26.1 miles
Jan Temp 40 to 63 F
Apr Temp 57 to 79 F
Jul Temp 72 to 94 F
Oct Temp 58 to 81 F
Annual Precip 53.2 inches
Station BEAUMONT RESEARCH CTR
Distance 27.6 miles
Jan Temp 41 to 61 F
Apr Temp 58 to 78 F
Jul Temp 74 to 93 F
Oct Temp 58 to 81 F
Annual Precip 57.3 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Moss Bluff (77575)

Moss Hill (77575)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Daisetta 738 $53,047
Dayton 7,413 $63,011
Devers 416 $51,250
Hardin 854 $55,521

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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