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Living in Ames

Ames has an average Walk Score of 39 with 58,965 residents.

The most walkable Ames neighborhoods are Westside N.A., South Campus Area and Edwards.

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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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Rental info for Hickory Ridge in the Ames area
from $600
Studio
Walk Score 58
Rental info for Alliance Realty - Ames in the Ames area
from $565
Studio
Walk Score 53
Rental info for Campustown in the Ames area
from $439
1 bed
Walk Score 74
Rental info for Wessex Apartments in the Ames area
from $695
1 bed
Walk Score 12
Rental info for Copper Beech in the Ames area
from $660
1 bed
Walk Score 67
Rental info for Wyndham Heights Apartments in the Ames area
from $760
1 bed
Walk Score 15
Rental info for Alpine Apartment Homes in the Ames area
$575
3 bed
Walk Score 14
Rental info for South Duff Community Park in the Ames area
from $349
Studio
Walk Score 19
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Ames Neighborhoods

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Population

1 Westside N.A. 66 - - 638
2 South Campus Area 60 - - 5,569
3 Edwards 57 - - 2,467
4 Northeast 56 - - 591
5 South Ames Business 56 - - 2,062
6 Oak-Riverside 55 - - 746
7 Meeker North 44 - - 593
8 Somer Street 41 - - 1,677
9 Mitchel 25 - - 1,508
10 Grand-Summit 25 - - 622
11 College Creek 24 - - 2,312
12 Northridge 23 - - 1,182
13 University Village 22 - - 710
14 Bloomington Heights 15 - - 768
15 Gilbert 14 - - 524
16 Ontario 14 - - 1,363
17 Sawyer West 10 - - 2,097

Eating & Drinking

There are about 168 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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