Ames, IA (S Duff Ave / E Lincoln Way)








About Ames, IA (S Duff Ave / E Lincoln Way)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

S Duff Ave / E Lincoln Way median real estate price is $83,122, which is more expensive than 26.0% of the neighborhoods in Iowa and 14.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in S Duff Ave / E Lincoln Way is currently $868, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 48.3% of Iowa neighborhoods.

S Duff Ave / E Lincoln Way is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Ames, Iowa.

S Duff Ave / E Lincoln Way real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the S Duff Ave / E Lincoln Way neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 7.8% in S Duff Ave / E Lincoln Way. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 55.9% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Ames, the S Duff Ave / E Lincoln Way neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

One of the unique characteristics of the S Duff Ave / E Lincoln Way neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of residents here is lower than that found in 97.7% of the neighborhoods in America. Also of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the S Duff Ave / E Lincoln Way neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the S Duff Ave / E Lincoln Way community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, an extraordinary 42.4% of the residents of the S Duff Ave / E Lincoln Way neighborhood are currently enrolled in college. This is such a large part of life in this neighborhood that the neighborhood changes a great deal with the change of semesters and is far quieter during the summer when many students are away.

Also, there is an especially high percentage of incarcerated people (1.1%) living in the S Duff Ave / E Lincoln Way neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work (19.5% ride the bus) than 97.2% of all American neighborhoods. If you like the idea of leaving your car and home and hopping the bus to work, this might be a good neighborhood for you to consider.

Also, would you like to be able to ride your bike to work? If you are attracted to the idea of getting a little exercise of the two-wheeled type while reducing your carbon footprint, bicycling to work might be the answer. But which neighborhood you live in can make this either impossible, or alternatively, a great and realistic option. NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that the S Duff Ave / E Lincoln Way neighborhood is a fantastic option for bicycle commuters, as 4.3% of commuters here do ride their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount than we found in 96.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the S Duff Ave / E Lincoln Way neighborhood has more Czechoslovakian and Norwegian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Czechoslovakian ancestry and 9.2% have Norwegian ancestry.

S Duff Ave / E Lincoln Way is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 12.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Chinese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world, with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents. In the S Duff Ave / E Lincoln Way neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 98.4% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the S Duff Ave / E Lincoln Way neighborhood in Ames are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 97.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 0.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the S Duff Ave / E Lincoln Way neighborhood, 51.5% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 21.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (16.1%), and 10.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the S Duff Ave / E Lincoln Way neighborhood is English, spoken by 72.6% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese, Spanish and Polish.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the S Duff Ave / E Lincoln Way neighborhood in Ames, IA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (27.9%). There are also a number of people of Asian ancestry (22.3%), and residents who report Irish roots (13.0%), and some of the residents are also of Norwegian ancestry (9.2%), along with some English ancestry residents (6.7%), among others. In addition, 25.4% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in S Duff Ave / E Lincoln Way neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (53.5% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (69.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (19.5%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source
Real Estate Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q3 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Average Home Values

 

Median Home Value:
Locked

Median Real Estate Taxes:
Locked ( effective rate)

Neighborhood Home Prices

blankimg

Rental Market

 

Average Market Rent:
/ per month

GROSS RENTAL YIELD:
Locked

MEDIAN MONTHLY RENT BY NUMBER OF BEDROOMS

blankimg
blankimg

Setting

 
blankimg

Neighborhood Look and Feel

blankimg

Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Ames, IA (S Duff Ave / E Lincoln Way) HOMES

blankimg

TYPE OF Ames, IA (S Duff Ave / E Lincoln Way) HOMES

blankimg

SIZE OF Ames, IA (S Duff Ave / E Lincoln Way) HOMES

blankimg

SIZE OF Ames, IA (S Duff Ave / E Lincoln Way) HOMES

blankimg

homeownership

 
blankimg

Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source
Demographics Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2020.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Lifestyle

 
blankimg

Special character

 
blankimg

Age / Marital Status

 

Gender Ratio

blankimg

Military & College Status

 
blankimg

Employment Industries in S Duff Ave / E Lincoln Way

 
info
blankimg

Commute to work

 

Means Of Transport blankimg

Vehicles Per Household

blankimg

Migration & Mobility

 

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 

Diversity Index

(100 is the most diverse)


More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

blankimg

Occupations

 
info

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (top 20)

blankimg

Languages Spoken (top 20)

blankimg

Unemployment Rate

 
info
blankimg

Average Income

 

Per Capita Income

blankimg

Median Household Income

blankimg

Education

 

Percent with College Degree

blankimg

Percent with Advanced Degree

blankimg

income & education

 
info
blankimg

Neighborhood Crime Data

Source
Crime Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Neighborhood Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total
Number of Crimes
Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Violent Crime Index By Type

Murder
Index
Rape
Index
Robbery
Index
Assault
Index

100 is safest

100 is safest

100 is safest

100 is safest

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
LOCKED
LOCKED
2.67
National Median: 4
    S Duff Ave / E Lincoln Way
    Ames
    Iowa

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in

in S Duff Ave / E Lincoln Way

1 in

in Ames

1 in 375

in Iowa

Ames VIOLENT CRIMES

Population:
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total
Rate per 1,000

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population:
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total
Rate per 1,000

Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
Burglary
Index
Theft
Index
Motor Vehicle
Theft

100 is safest

100 is safest

100 is safest

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
LOCKED
LOCKED
17.34
National Median: 21
    S Duff Ave / E Lincoln Way
    Ames
    Iowa

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in

in S Duff Ave / E Lincoln Way

1 in

in Ames

1 in 58

in Iowa

Ames Property CRIMES

Population:
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total
Rate per 1,000

United States Property CRIMES

Population:
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total
Rate per 1,000

Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
LOCKED
LOCKED
13
National Median: 28.3
    S Duff Ave / E Lincoln Way
    Ames
    Iowa

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source
School Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IA* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Ames High School
1921 Ames High Drive
Ames, IA 50010
09-12
Ames Middle School
3915 Mortensen Road
Ames, IA 50014
06-08
Mitchell Elementary School
3521 Jewel Dr
Ames, IA 50010
KG-05
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

AMES COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Iowa

(10 is best)

Better than of IA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures
Support Expenditures
Student
Staff
General Administration
School Administration
Operation
Transportation
Other
Total Support
Non-instructional Expenditures
Total Expenditures

comparable neighborhoods nearby Icon info alt