Ely is a city located in Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 3,348, it is the 195th largest city in Minnesota and the 5896th largest city in the United States. Ely is currently declining at a rate of -0.12% annually and its population has decreased by -3.24% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,460 in 2010. Ely reached it's highest population of 6,156 in 1930. Spanning over 3 miles, Ely has a population density of 1,145 people per square mile.
The average household income in Ely is $54,732 with a poverty rate of 10.76%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $496 per month, and the median house value is $99,100. The median age in Ely is 45.3 years, 44.1 years for males, and 49.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 108.7 males.