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    One more reason Ames and ISU are better then the squawks and IC


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    Re: One more reason Ames and ISU are better then the squawks and IC

    Little brother syndrome? Nope, not us.



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    Re: One more reason Ames and ISU are better then the squawks and IC

    interesting that the Kansas picture is from a game against us at Hilton...




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    Re: One more reason Ames and ISU are better then the squawks and IC

    Wait a Minute: Iowa City Population is 152,900 and Ames' is 89,500?! I don't think so - what am I missing here?



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    Re: One more reason Ames and ISU are better then the squawks and IC

    Quote Originally Posted by cyowa View Post
    Wait a Minute: Iowa City Population is 152,900 and Ames' is 89,500?! I don't think so - what am I missing here?
    They're using the metropolitan area which covers all of story county. Ames population was around 60,000 in the 2010 census.



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    Re: One more reason Ames and ISU are better then the squawks and IC

    Quote Originally Posted by cyowa View Post
    Wait a Minute: Iowa City Population is 152,900 and Ames' is 89,500?! I don't think so - what am I missing here?
    They are probably referring to the "Ames metro area" which includes towns like Gilbert, Boone, Nevada, etc.

    EDIT: 87 beat me to it.



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    Re: One more reason Ames and ISU are better then the squawks and IC

    I don't think Ames MSA (its just story county) includes Boone, what you are referring to would be the Ames-Boone CSA which includes both MSA's and has a population of around 125,000 or so (can't remember exactly).



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    Re: One more reason Ames and ISU are better then the squawks and IC

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclone87 View Post
    I don't think Ames MSA (its just story county) includes Boone, what you are referring to would be the Ames-Boone CSA which includes both MSA's and has a population of around 125,000 or so (can't remember exactly).
    Thanks to all. Guess I should have known that. Live and learn.



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    Re: One more reason Ames and ISU are better then the squawks and IC

    Haha my sister went to #2 and the #1. Totally sending this to her.


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    Re: One more reason Ames and ISU are better then the squawks and IC

    MSA populations calculations are BS because they go based on pop and not density. You can continue to annex land and technically add pop while not really doing anything.

    Oh my I am a dork....


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    Re: One more reason Ames and ISU are better then the squawks and IC

    I've been to 4 of them, seems reasonable in the my sampling. I've been to #1 & #2 and from everything I've heard #3 is similar to #2.



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