Ames, NY Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 73 housing units in Ames. This represents a 7.4% growth from 68 in 1990.

Of those housing units, none were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 73 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Ames is about 75.4%. Ames's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 5.5%. Average household size is 2.48 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Ames were built after 1939.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.70%
One Bedroom5.50%
Two Bedrooms15.10%
Three Bedrooms52.10%
Four Bedrooms19.20%
Five Bedrooms or more5.50%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.69
Median year structure was built1939
Median Value of occupied units$72,100
Median Price asked for vacant units$95,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.82
Median year structure was built1939

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage6.70%
Home Equity Loan4.40%
Simple Mortgage33.30%
Debt Free55.60%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs19.5%