Ames, New York Population 2024

137

Ames is a city located in Montgomery County and Otsego County New York. Ames has a 2024 population of 137. Ames is currently declining at a rate of -0.72% annually and its population has decreased by -2.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 140 in 2020.

The average household income in Ames is $109,549 with a poverty rate of 0.6%. The median age in Ames is 35.9 years: 39.3 years for males, and 35.8 years for females.

Ames Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Ames was:

  • White: 93.98%
  • Two or more races: 6.02%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,048.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.14% (-3)
The current population of Ames, New York is 137 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 140.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White15693.98%
Two or more races106.02%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Ames Population by Race

Ames Population Pyramid 2024

Ames Median Age

35.9

Total

39.3

Male

35.8

Female

Ames Adults

There are 128 adults, (22 of whom are seniors) in Ames.

Ames Age Dependency

56.6

Age Dependency Ratio

20.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Ames Sex Ratio

Female8752.41%
Male7947.59%

Ames Population by Age

Ames Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All632.6398.41.6
Married522.941000
Non Family111.1890.99.1
Male0000
Female0000

2.94

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

98.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ames Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade86.84%
Associates Degree4235.9%
Bachelors Degree2622.22%
Graduate Degree97.69%
High School Graduate2117.95%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College119.4%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Ames Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ames Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White11110632
Hispanic333
2+ Races300

The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 100%.

Ames Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$77,083$99,063$0
Graduate Degree$91,563$0$0
High School Graduate$35,833$36,875$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$60,313$63,125$0
Some College$61,250$61,250$0

$60,313

Average Earnings

$63,125

Average Male

$0

Average Female

Ames Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ames Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Ames Language

97.39% of Ames residents speak only English, while 2.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.61% of the population.

Ames Language

Ames Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White15310.65%

0.6%

Overall Poverty Rate

0%

Male Poverty Rate

1.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ames

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ames is White, with 0.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ames is White, with 0.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 3.45%.

Ames Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School4.76%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Some College0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Ames Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Ames Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ames Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$121,250$122,573
Households$105,208$109,549
Married Families$121,250$-999,999,999
Non Families$37,083$47,982

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ames Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

76.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

78.5%

Male Marriage Rate

74.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Ames Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Ames Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Ames Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ames Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

6

Number of Veterans

5

Male Veterans

1

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam3
Korea1
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
World War II0

Ames Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+5
65 to 741
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640

Ames Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White64.8%

Ames Veterans by Race

Ames Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ames Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

72.7%

Labor Force Participation

72.7%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Ames Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Ames Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Ames Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

66.87%

Born in Ames

96.39%

Native Born

3.61%

Foreign Born

2.41%

Non Citizen

1.2%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.39% of Ames residents were born in the United States, with 66.87% having been born in New York. 2.41% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Ames Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202913400%
2028134-1-0.74%
2027135-1-0.74%
202613600%
2025136-1-0.73%
2024137-1-0.72%
2023138-1-0.72%
2022139-1-0.71%
202114000%
202014010.72%
2019139-1-0.71%
201814010.72%
2017139-1-0.71%
2016140-1-0.71%
201514100%
201414100%
2013141-2-1.4%
201214300%
2011143-2-1.38%
201014500%

Ames Population by Year