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Prairie West - Ames, Iowa 50010

Ames, IA 50010

$970 - $1260

2-3 Beds 1 Baths Pets OK

Prairie View, Ames, IA (Prairie View)

$970 - $1260

74 units | 2-3 Beds | 1 Baths

Brighton Park - Ames, Iowa 50014

Ames, IA 50014

$620 - $825

1-2 Beds 1 Baths Pets OK

South Fork, Ames, IA (South Fork)


$620 - $825

61 units | 1-2 Beds | 1 Baths

Avondale Trace - Ankeny, Iowa 50021

Ankeny, IA 50021

$995 - $1145

2-3 Beds 2 Baths Pets OK

Avondale, Ankeny, IA (Avondale)

$995 - $1145

64 units | 2-3 Beds | 2 Baths

Watermark at Jordan Creek - West Des Moines, Iowa 50266

West Des Moines, IA 50266

$975 - $1515

1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths Pets OK

Newport, West Des Moines, IA (Newport)

$975 - $1515

176 units | 1-3 Beds | 1-2 Baths

Adam Ridge - Johnston, Iowa 50131

Johnston, IA 50131

$995 - $1145

2-3 Beds 2 Baths Pets OK

Adam Ridge, Johnston, IA (Adam Ridge)

$995 - $1145

112 units | 2-3 Beds | 2 Baths

Westchester Square - Des Moines, Iowa 50310

Des Moines, IA 50310

$729 - $848

1-2 Beds 1-2 Baths Pets OK

Meredith, Des Moines, IA (Meredith, Northwest Des Moines)

$729 - $848

168 units | 1-2 Beds | 1-2 Baths

Broadway Heights Apartments - Des Moines, Iowa 50317

Des Moines, IA 50317

$650 - $1100

1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths Pets OK

East Des Moines, Des Moines, IA (East Des Moines, Northeast Des Moines)

$650 - $1100

156 units | 1-3 Beds | 1-2 Baths

Park Winds Apartments - Des Moines, Iowa 50317

Des Moines, IA 50317

$593 - $1026

1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths Pets OK

Douglas Acres, Des Moines, IA (Douglas Acres, East Des Moines...)

$593 - $1026

96 units | 1-3 Beds | 1-2 Baths

Saddlebrook - Urbandale, Iowa 50322

Urbandale, IA 50322

$895 - $1465

1-2 Bed 1-2 Bath Pets OK

Colby Woods, Urbandale, IA (Colby Woods, Urbandale)

$895 - $1465

1-2 Bed | 1-2 Bath

Westpointe Apartments and Townhomes - Urbandale, Iowa 50322

Charleston Court, Urbandale, IA (Charleston Court, Urbandale)

$610 - $1300

442 units | 0-3 Beds | 1 Baths

Urban Green - Des Moines, Iowa 50322

Des Moines, IA 50322

$619 - $749

1-2 Beds 1 Baths Pets OK

Urbandale, Des Moines, IA (Urbandale, Windsor Heights)


$619 - $749

97 units | 1-2 Beds | 1 Baths

Overview of Ames

Ames is best known for being home to Iowa State University, but the city in central Iowa offers its residents a high quality of life with big-city amenities. The population of Ames is 58,965 according to the 2010 census, which includes students attending Iowa State University who live in Ames throughout the school year. When Ames was incorporated in 1870, it had only 844 inhabitants. The city quickly grew into a thriving metropolitan area within Boone County after Iowa Agricultural College and Model Farm was established as a Land-Grant College. Ames apartments for rent provide easy access to the Iowa State campus, and are also conveniently located near the historic downtown district.

Living in Ames, IA

The main street cultural district in downtown Ames is a popular location for students and families, and is easily accessible from Ames apartments throughout the city. The district hosts numerous arts and community festivals throughout the year such as Tune in to Main Street, ArtWalk, Fourth of July Parade and Festival, and MusicWalk. It also includes more than 50 locally owned boutique retail shops and restaurant.

City residents can stay active by enjoying more than 700 acres of parks maintained by Ames Parks and Recreation. The parks department also oversees the Furman Aquatic Center, Ada Hayden Heritage Park and Homewood Golf Course, all of which are easily accessible from Ames rentals. The Ames City Auditorium hosts performances by local and national acts, and is also available for rental by Ames residents. Ames is emerging as a bicycle-friendly city: There are currently 22 miles of bicycle trails in the city for residents to enjoy in the spring, summer and fall.

Ames Work and Study

Ames is home to a diverse mix of employers that enjoy its strong local economy and centralized location within Iowa. Ames offers appealing business advantages such as a low corporate income tax, no personal property tax and a skilled and productive workforce. The top industries in Ames are animal health, advanced manufacturing, and food processing. Ames' major employers include Iowa State University, Iowa Department of Transportation, Mary Greeley Medical Center, McFarland Clinic PC and Sauer-Danfoss.

The Ames Community School District serves students in grades K-12. The city is home to the Iowa State University of Science and Technology, which is a public land-grant and space-grant research university. It is known for producing a number of highly skilled professionals in the fields of science and aeronautics. The university is a member of the Big 12 Conference, and the Iowa State Cyclones athletics department features varsity teams in numerous popular sports.

Rentals in Ames, IA, and Cost of Living

Ames residents can take advantage of Smart Energy programs designed to support sustainable living and help lower costs of living associated with utility bills. Smart Energy programs offer rebates to residents who wish to make energy-efficient home improvements. The cost of living in Ames is lower than the national average, and rentals have remained an affordable choice even though they typically have low vacancy rates since University of Iowa students often look for off-campus housing within the city. According to, the median gross rent in 2009 for Ames apartments was $727.

Ames Attractions and Special Events

Less than 25 miles away from Ames, the Iowa Arboretum, located in Madrid, Iowa, is situated on 378 scenic acres in the heart of Boone County. The arboretum includes 19 different collections of trees, shrubs and flowers, along with woodland trails alongside deep ravines and streams. The Iowa State University Museums are some of the most popular cultural attractions in Ames. In addition to the Brunnier Art Museum, Christian Petersen Art Museum and Farm House Museum, Iowa State operates the Art on Campus Program in addition to the Anderson Sculpture Garden as part of the campus collection of museums.

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