Ames is located close to the center of New York. Ames is part of Montgomery County. Ames has 0.13 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Ames population is 176, which has grown 1.73% since 2000. The population growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 3.26% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Ames median household income is $86,250 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 165.38% since 2000. The income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 35.25% and is much higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Ames median house value is $92,100 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 27.74% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 90.79% and is much lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Ames is close to the state average in quality.