Ames is located in Story County, IA. The population is 59,941, making Ames the largest city in Story County and the 7th largest city in the state of Iowa.
There are 8 public schools in Ames with an average Homefacts rating of B+. The total crime rate for Ames is low , and there are 59 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Ames is low and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Ames property reports are available for any property address.