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Living in Ames

Ames has an average Walk Score of 42 with 58,965 residents.

Ames is somewhat bikeable.

The most walkable Ames neighborhoods are Westside N.A., Northeast and Edwards.

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42 Walk Score of Ames, IA

Ames is a Car-Dependent city

Most errands require a car.

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Most errands require a car in Ames.

Ames Apartments for Rent

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Ames Neighborhoods

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Population

1 Westside N.A. 70 - 66 638
2 Northeast 65 - 83 591
3 Edwards 64 - 63 2,467
4 Oak-Riverside 60 - 87 746
5 South Ames Business 60 - 75 2,062
6 South Campus Area 54 - 82 5,569
7 Meeker North 54 - 79 593
8 Somer Street 50 - 85 1,677
9 College Creek 34 - 49 2,312
10 Northridge 31 - 76 1,182
11 Grand-Summit 28 - 70 622
12 University Village 26 - 62 710
13 Mitchel 25 - 49 1,508
14 Gilbert 20 - 69 524
15 Bloomington Heights 18 - 62 768
16 Ontario 14 - 50 1,363
17 Sawyer West 11 - 41 2,097

Eating & Drinking

There are about 158 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Ames.

People in Ames can walk to an average of 2 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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69 Bike Score of Ames, IA

Ames is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.

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