Demographics

People

Total Population2,078
Male Share of the Population50.1%
Female Share of the Population49.9%
Senior Citizens10.5%
Employed Population 16+1,173
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married56.5%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher36.3%
Median Earnings25+$50,179
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$35,625
Median Earnings With High School Degree$40,625

Wealth

Median Family Income$102,826
% Above Poverty Level96.1%
% Below Poverty Level3.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home4%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.4%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone18.8%
Median Gross Rent$720
Median House Value$214,500

Ancestry

Irish18.8%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)12.8%
Czech10.8%
English9.1%
Norwegian5.7%
Dutch2.4%
Polish2%
French Except Basque1.6%
Swiss1.3%
Belgian1.3%
Italian1.2%
Scottish0.8%
Danishn0.8%
Swedish0.8%
Austrian0.4%
Arab0.3%
Finnish0.3%
German0.2%
Canadian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Welsh0.1%
Nigerian0.1%
African0.1%
Russian0.1%
Icelander0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Luxemburger0.1%
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Ely Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyLinn County
Standard Zip Codes52227
Phone Area Codes319
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude41.87
Approximate Longitude-91.58

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)

StationCEDAR RAPIDS AP
Distance6.8 miles
Jan Temp10 to 27 F
Apr Temp38 to 60 F
Jul Temp63 to 85 F
Oct Temp40 to 63 F
Annual Precip33.4 inches
StationCEDAR RAPIDS NO 1
Distance11 miles
Jan Temp12 to 28 F
Apr Temp39 to 62 F
Jul Temp64 to 85 F
Oct Temp43 to 64 F
Annual Precip36.6 inches
StationVINTON
Distance29.4 miles
Jan Temp9 to 26 F
Apr Temp37 to 61 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp40 to 63 F
Annual Precip34.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Cedar Rapids131,360$76,662
Fairfax2,596$108,977
Mount Vernon4,454$99,132
North Liberty18,357$93,088
Solon2,581$105,086
Swisher917$97,031

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