Latest Data (2015)
Population 65,060
Nationwide Rank 547

Quick Facts

Ames, Iowa is the 547th largest city in the United States as of 2015.

Ames, Iowa is a city.

Ames, Iowa is as large as it has ever been. In 2015 Ames had its largest population ever.

Ames, Iowa is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 65% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Ames, Iowa Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities

Rank Name Growth
2000-2015
541 Cedar Park, Texas 152.4%
542 Laguna Niguel, California 4.6%
543 Harlingen, Texas 11.8%
544 San Clemente, California 29.6%
545 Schenectady, New York 5.7%
546 Broomfield, Colorado 64.4%
547 Ames, Iowa 27.7%
548 Shawnee, Kansas 33.7%
549 Conway, Arkansas 48.7%
550 East Orange, New Jersey -6.8%
551 Skokie, Illinois 2.3%
552 Daytona Beach, Florida 1.4%
553 Tamarac, Florida 15.6%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2015 65,060 547
2014 63,266 559
2013 61,792 568
2012 60,634 577
2011 60,177 574
2010 58,965 579
2009 56,657 599
2008 55,911 596
2007 55,392 596
2006 53,838 619
2005 52,415 634
2004 52,477 623
2003 52,021 625
2002 51,990 617
2001 50,697 624
2000 50,927 612
1990 47,362 562