Ames strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Texas):
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Comparing Ames to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Texas (State):
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|Nearest Medium City||26 miles NE of Baytown, Texas (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||42 miles NE of Houston, Texas|
|Standard Zip Codes||77575|
|Phone Area Codes||936|
|Time Zone||Central (-6 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|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|
|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|
|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|
|Average Family Size||3.18|
|American Indian & Alaskan||3||0.3%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||17||1.6%|
|Est. 2005 Population||1,145|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||86.9%|
|French (except Basque)||1.7%|
According to the US Postal Service, Ames, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:Moss Bluff (77575)
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|1. Nicholls, Georgia||87||24.2%||13.3%||4.2%||27||$24,479||7.3%||44.6%||1,008||30%||53.6||1.4%||6.9|
|2. Elton, Louisiana||87||24.8%||14.1%||7.3%||31||$28,359||8.2%||44.2%||1,261||32%||61.1||0.9%||8.7|
|3. Marshallville, Georgia||86.2||26.1%||13.9%||8.9%||26||$24,375||7.2%||79.2%||1,335||29.5%||59.2||0.5%||12.7|
|4. Lake Hamilton, Florida||85.4||18.1%||14.8%||12.1%||28||$38,050||7.4%||28.9%||1,304||21.5%||74.4||1.7%||4.6|
|5. Simmesport, Louisiana||83.8||27.4%||14.2%||3.5%||28||$19,115||8.3%||47.9%||2,239||35.8%||54||1.6%||10.3|
|6. Interlachen, Florida||83.5||23.7%||14.8%||7.6%||39||$34,375||6%||21.6%||1,475||27.5%||50.2||4.5%||5.4|
|7. Groveland, Florida||82.7||20.5%||12.6%||9.1%||30||$37,857||6.9%||31.2%||2,360||18.8%||42.4||0.4%||8.1|
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