Total Population 4,206
Male Share of the Population 49.7%
Female Share of the Population 50.3%
Senior Citizens 18.6%
Employed Population 16+ 1,565
Age of the Population 42


% of people married 44.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0


Median Family Income $62,982
% Above Poverty Level 84.1%
% Below Poverty Level 15.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 14 minutes
% Working from Home 0.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 12.2%
% Using Public Transportation 1.1%


People Living Alone 35.8%
Median Gross Rent $686
Median House Value $120,400


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 31.1%
US/American 0%
English 9.9%
Irish 7.9%

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

Ely Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 182 miles SW of West Jordan, Utah (center to center)
Nearest Large City 213 miles N of Las Vegas, Nevada
County White Pine
Standard Zip Codes 89301
P.O. Box Zip Codes 89315
Phone Area Codes 775
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.247
Longitude -114.887

Ely Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Station ELY
Distance 4.2 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 40 F
Apr Temp 26 to 58 F
Jul Temp 47 to 87 F
Oct Temp 28 to 63 F
Annual Precip 9.9 inches
Station MCGILL
Distance 11.9 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 39 F
Apr Temp 29 to 56 F
Jul Temp 54 to 86 F
Oct Temp 33 to 63 F
Annual Precip 8.7 inches
Distance 38.6 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 40 F
Apr Temp 31 to 56 F
Jul Temp 57 to 85 F
Oct Temp 36 to 61 F
Annual Precip 13.6 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Ely, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Cherry Creek (89301)

Currie (89301)

Ely Colony (89301)

Lane (89301)

Preston (89301)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Ely Public Libraries

White Pine County Library
Ely, Nevada
(775) 289-3737

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Ely Hospitals

Ely Outpatient Clinic/William B. Ririe Hospital
6 Steptoe Circle
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Ely High Schools

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