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People

Total Population 1,994
Male Share of the Population 50.5%
Female Share of the Population 49.5%
Senior Citizens 5.7%
Employed Population 16+ 1,164
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 61.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 34.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $105,000
% Above Poverty Level 97.1%
% Below Poverty Level 2.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 20%
Median Gross Rent $666
Median House Value $185,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.9%
US/American 0%
English 5.7%
Irish 21.8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Ely Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 9 miles S of Cedar Rapids, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 202 miles W of Chicago, Illinois
County Linn
Metro Area Cedar Rapids
Standard Zip Codes 52227
Phone Area Codes 319
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.873
Longitude -91.585

Ely Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CEDAR RAPIDS AP
Distance 6.8 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 27 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 33.4 inches
Station CEDAR RAPIDS NO 1
Distance 11 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 28 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 64 F
Annual Precip 36.6 inches
Station VINTON
Distance 29.4 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 26 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 34.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cedar Rapids 128,829 $71,979
Fairfax 2,300 $100,500

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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