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People

Total Population 3,459
Male Share of the Population 48.2%
Female Share of the Population 51.8%
Senior Citizens 21.3%
Employed Population 16+ 1,651
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 44.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 31.1%
Median Earnings25+ $23,528
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $23,889

Wealth

Median Family Income $51,779
% Above Poverty Level 84.3%
% Below Poverty Level 15.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 13 minutes
% Working from Home 6.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 15.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 40.5%
Median Gross Rent $535
Median House Value $96,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.8%
US/American 1.3%
English 7%
Irish 7.6%

Ely Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 77 miles N of Duluth, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 212 miles N of St. Paul, Minnesota
County St Louis
Metro Area Duluth - Superior
Standard Zip Codes 55731
Phone Area Codes 218
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 47.903
Longitude -91.866

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 WINTON POWER PLANT
Distance 5.1 miles
Jan Temp -9 to 14 F
Apr Temp 26 to 49 F
Jul Temp 56 to 78 F
Oct Temp 33 to 50 F
Annual Precip 27.9 inches
Station BABBITT 2 SE
Distance 15.4 miles
Jan Temp -3 to 16 F
Apr Temp 30 to 51 F
Jul Temp 56 to 77 F
Oct Temp 35 to 52 F
Annual Precip 27.6 inches
Station TOWER 3 S
Distance 22.1 miles
Jan Temp -14 to 16 F
Apr Temp 22 to 51 F
Jul Temp 48 to 77 F
Oct Temp 26 to 52 F
Annual Precip 29.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Babbitt 1,456 $48,125

Ely Public Libraries

Library
Ely Public Library
30 S 1ST AVE E
Ely, Minnesota
(218) 365-5140
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Ely High Schools

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600 E. HARVEY ST.
218-365-6166
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 385 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.2

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