Example image of eyePlorer eyePlorer map for 'Ames, Iowa': Des Moines, Iowa Iowa Story County, Iowa U.S. state Ames, Iowa Combined statistical area United States metropolitan area United States micropolitan area 2000 United States Census Nevada, Iowa Agriculture Design Engineering Iowa State University Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine Atanasoff–Berry Computer Land-grant university Iowa Department of Transportation Ames Straw Poll President of the United States Republican Party (United States) Straw poll Jeffrey Zaslow The Girls from Ames The Wall Street Journal Cedar Rapids and Missouri River Railroad First Transcontinental Railroad Massachusetts Oakes Ames United States House of Representatives Skunk River United States Census Bureau Interstate 35 U.S. Route 30 U.S. Route 69 Union Pacific Railroad Squaw Creek (Iowa) Humid continental climate Köppen climate classification Census Population density African American Asian American Native Americans in the United States Race and ethnicity in the United States Census Marriage Per capita income Poverty in the United States Boone County, Iowa Democratic Party (United States)