Ely is a city located in Linn County Iowa. Ely has a 2020 population of 2,466. Ely is currently growing at a rate of 1.69% annually and its population has increased by 37.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,794 in 2010.
The average household income in Ely is $97,067 with a poverty rate of 3.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $737 per month, and the median house value is $216,400. The median age in Ely is 36.5 years, 36 years for males, and 36.9 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Elywas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 50.00%.
97.71% of Ely residents speak only English, while 2.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.05% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Ely is Black, with 12.50% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Ely is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.88%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Ely
99.33% of Ely residents were born in the United States, with 80.29% having been born in Iowa. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.