Community - Ames

It’s hard to be bored in Ames! There is truly something for everyone including acres of parks and woodlands, shopping, sporting events, museums and many community activities.

• The population of Ames is close to 61,000 residents and is the home to Iowa State University, which has a total enrollment of 33,241 students.

• CyRide, the bus system in Ames, is one of the nation’s best. Running 362 days a year, it is used by residents, students and visitors throughout the city and provides safe, inexpensive and reliable transportation.

• Ames is fortunate to be home to Mary Greeley Medical Center, McFarland Clinic PC, and many other healthcare facilities. Dozens of specialized healthcare services are available without driving to a larger city.

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