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in Ames, Iowa, United States

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Overview
Score
8/10
Cost of Living Score
6.5%
less than national average
Comparison to Iowa
25th
most expensive in Iowa
0.8%
less than Iowa average
Cost of Food
local_dining Food
Score
10/10
Cost of Transportation
directions_bus Transportation
Score
9/10
Cost of Housing
home Housing
Score
8/10
Cost of Health Care
local_hospital Health Care
Score
10/10

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Employment
Score
8/10
Score
56
Employment Rate
Unemployment
Score
10/10
Score
2%
Unemployment Rate

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Upward Mobility
Score
10/10
Score
51.1%
Upward Mobility Rate
Overview
Score
7/10
Score
0.02%
Crime Rate
City:
Ames
Violent Crime:
107
Property Crime:
1,077
Population:
66,333
Total:
1,184
Violent Crime
Score
6/10
Score
0.02%
Violent Crime Rate
City:
Ames
Murder:
1
Robbery:
15
Assault:
52
Total:
107

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Property Crime
Score
7/10
Score
0.02%
Property Crime Rate
City:
Ames
Burglary:
164
Larceny:
867
Vehicle Theft:
46
Arson:
1
Total:
1,077

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