Ames CDP, Nebraska
Population 20


While many may refer to the city of Ames as a city, it actually is a census designated place (CDP). It is a rural city located in eastern Nebraska near the Platte River. Ames is one of 10 cities in Dodge County.

Ames, NE is a Place (Census Designated):
Often referred to as cities, places can be categorized as Census Designated Places (CDP) or legal entities. The places that are legal entities provide governmental functions. CDPs have no governmental authority and exist only for statistical purposes. They are similar to legal entities in that they are a concentrated population identifiable by a name. Neither cross state lines, but may extend across county lines. A CDP may not extend into a legal entity.
Need a wider view? Ames, NE is a part of the Fremont, NE Micro Area.

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Total Population


The climate estimates use Ames, NE weather from 1971 to 2000 at the nearest official weather station which is located at FREM.

Average Daily Temperatures by Month (°F)

Average Monthly Precipitation (Inches)

Summer High Temps

This weather station's average summer high temps are higher than 56% of other weather stations.

Winter Low Temps

This weather station's average winter low temps are lower than 76% of other weather stations.

Precipitation Levels

This weather station's average precipitation levels are lower than 61% of other weather stations.

Entity Info

State2013 ACSNE
Summary Level2013 ACS160 (place)
Logical Record Number2010 Census0205686
Logical Record Number2013 ACS0005848
Region2013 ACS2
Division2013 ACS4
State FIPS2013 ACS31
Place FIPS2013 ACS01220
Metro Micro Politan Statistical Area Principal City Indicator2010 CensusN
New England City & Town Area Principal City Indicator2010 CensusN
Name2010 CensusAmes CDP
Name2013 ACSAmes CDP, Nebraska
Functional Status Code2010 CensusS
Legal Statistical Area Description Code2013 ACS57
State ANSI2010 Census01779792
Place ANSI2010 Census02630666
Full GEOID2013 ACS16000US3101220
GEOID2013 ACS3101220
Population2010 Census24
Population2013 ACS20
Housing Units2010 Census14
Housing Units2013 ACS23
Land Area2013 ACS0.3 square miles
Water Area2013 ACS0.0 square miles
Population Density2013 ACS61.2 people per sq. mile
Minimum Bounding Rectangle Or Bounding Box2013 ACS[41.444934,-96.632744], [41.454013,-96.619037],
Centroid Or Center Coordinates2013 ACS41.4489687456, -96.626285813723
FIPS Place Class Code2010 CensusU1
Place Size Code2010 Census02