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Demographic Statistics

Ames, Iowa,

Number

Percent

Total population50,731100.0
SEX AND AGE
Male26,49152.2
Female24,24047.8
Under 5 years2,2374.4
5 to 9 years1,9503.8
10 to 14 years1,9533.8
15 to 19 years6,88013.6
20 to 24 years14,70029.0
25 to 34 years7,19214.2
35 to 44 years4,8519.6
45 to 54 years4,4358.7
55 to 59 years1,4442.8
60 to 64 years1,1962.4
65 to 74 years1,9573.9
75 to 84 years1,3632.7
85 years and over5731.1
Median age (years)23.6(X)
18 years and over43,32085.4
Male
22,68144.7
Female
20,63940.7
21 years and over33,72166.5
62 years and over4,6129.1
65 years and over3,8937.7
Male
1,5803.1
Female
2,3134.6
RACE
One race50,04298.6
White
44,30887.3
Black or African American
1,3432.6
American Indian and Alaska Native
750.1
Asian
3,9067.7
Asian Indian
6291.2
Chinese
1,5853.1
Filipino
820.2
Japanese
1190.2
Korean
7281.4
Vietnamese
1390.3

Other Asian 1

6241.2
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
220.0
Native Hawaiian
80.0
Guamanian or Chamorro
20.0
Samoan
60.0

Other Pacific Islander 2

60.0
Some other race
3880.8
Two or more races6891.4

Race alone or in combination with one or more other races 3

White44,86688.4
Black or African American1,5413.0
American Indian and Alaska Native2060.4
Asian4,2098.3
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander640.1
Some other race5781.1
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE
Total population50,731100.0
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)1,0022.0
Mexican
4490.9
Puerto Rican
1540.3
Cuban
230.0
Other Hispanic or Latino
3760.7
Not Hispanic or Latino49,72998.0
White alone
43,76286.3
RELATIONSHIP
Total population50,731100.0
In households41,60982.0
Householder
18,08535.6
Spouse
7,58715.0
Child
8,19116.1
Own child under 18 years
7,08714.0
Other relatives
8041.6
Under 18 years
1470.3
Nonrelatives
6,94213.7
Unmarried partner
8491.7
In group quarters9,12218.0
Institutionalized population
1860.4
Noninstitutionalized population
8,93617.6
HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE
Total households18,085100.0
Family households (families)8,96949.6
With own children under 18 years
4,02822.3
Married-couple family
7,58742.0
With own children under 18 years
3,28618.2
Female householder, no husband present
9625.3
With own children under 18 years
5953.3
Nonfamily households9,11650.4
Householder living alone
5,16328.5
Householder 65 years and over
1,0705.9
Households with individuals under 18 years4,14922.9
Households with individuals 65 years and over2,56414.2
Average household size2.30(X)
Average family size2.85(X)
HOUSING OCCUPANCY
Total housing units18,757100.0
Occupied housing units18,08596.4
Vacant housing units6723.6
For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use
490.3
Homeowner vacancy rate (percent)1.2(X)
Rental vacancy rate (percent)3.3(X)
HOUSING TENURE
Occupied housing units18,085100.0
Owner-occupied housing units8,33746.1
Renter-occupied housing units9,74853.9
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.52(X)
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.11(X)
(X) Not applicable
1 Other Asian alone, or two or more Asian categories.
2 Other Pacific Islander alone, or two or more Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander categories.
3 In combination with one or more other races listed. The six numbers may add to more than the total population and the six percentages may add to more than 100 percent because individuals may report more than one race.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 1, Matrices P1, P3, P4, P8, P9, P12, P13, P,17, P18, P19, P20, P23, P27, P28, P33, PCT5, PCT8, PCT11, PCT15, H1, H3, H4, H5, H11, and H12.

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