From a total population of 56,510, Ames has a median age of 23.5. The average age of males, in Ames, is 23.3 while the average age of females is 23.8. When you compare this to median age of Iowa, Ames is 14.5 years younger.
The median income of individuals, in Ames, is $24,082 while the average household income is $42,373. When comparing the median income of people living in Ames to the rest of Iowa, the average income in Ames is $3,539 less.