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Demographics

People

Total Population3,441
Male Share of the Population48.8%
Female Share of the Population51.2%
Senior Citizens20.8%
Employed Population 16+1,618
Age of the Population44

Families

% of people married43.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher26.1%
Median Earnings25+$24,491
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$24,673

Wealth

Median Family Income$52,760
% Above Poverty Level85%
% Below Poverty Level15%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time12 minutes
% Working from Home7.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work20.6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone40.5%
Median Gross Rent$528
Median House Value$93,400

Ancestry

German31.8%
Finnish18.8%
Norwegian15%
Slovene13.3%
Irish9.3%
Swedish9.2%
English6.1%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)4.3%
Polish4.3%
Italian2.7%
Scottish2.2%
French Except Basque1.8%
Danishn1.7%
Croatian1.7%
Dutch1.5%
Canadian1.4%
Welsh1%
Austrian0.6%
Russian0.6%
Luxemburger0.6%
Czech0.6%
Hungarian0.6%
Australian0.3%
Swiss0.3%
Nigerian0.3%
Romanian0.3%
African0.3%
Ukrainian0.2%
Slovak0.2%
Iranian0.2%
Lithuanian0.1%
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Ely Almanac

CategoryValue
County St. Louis County
Standard Zip Codes55731
Phone Area Codes218
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude47.9
Approximate Longitude-91.85

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)

StationWINTON POWER PLANT
Distance5.1 miles
Jan Temp-9 to 14 F
Apr Temp26 to 49 F
Jul Temp56 to 78 F
Oct Temp33 to 50 F
Annual Precip27.9 inches
StationBABBITT 2 SE
Distance15.4 miles
Jan Temp-3 to 16 F
Apr Temp30 to 51 F
Jul Temp56 to 77 F
Oct Temp35 to 52 F
Annual Precip27.6 inches
StationTOWER 3 S
Distance22.1 miles
Jan Temp-14 to 16 F
Apr Temp22 to 51 F
Jul Temp48 to 77 F
Oct Temp26 to 52 F
Annual Precip29.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Babbitt1,582$51,935
Tower615$89,583
Winton123$73,750

Ely Public Libraries

Ely Public Library
224 E CHAPMAN ST
Ely, Minnesota
(218) 365-5140

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Ely Hospitals

Ely Bloomenson Comm Hospital
(Non-profit)
328 West Conan Street
(218) 365-3270

Ely Public Schools

Memorial High School
600 E Harvey St
ZIP: 55731
(218) 365-6166
High
Total Enrollment 161
Memorial Middle School
600 E Harvey St
ZIP: 55731
(218) 365-6166
Middle
Total Enrollment 125
Washington Elementary
600 E Harvey St
ZIP: 55731
(218) 365-6166
Primary
Total Enrollment 268
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