Ely, Nevada Population 2020

3,784

Ely is a city located in Nevada. With a 2020 population of 3,784, it is the 14th largest city in Nevada and the 5563rd largest city in the United States. Ely is currently declining at a rate of -2.07% annually and its population has decreased by -11.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,255 in 2010. Ely reached it's highest population of 4,882 in 1980. Spanning over 8 miles, Ely has a population density of 496 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ely is $67,269 with a poverty rate of 15.74%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $651 per month, and the median house value is $139,100. The median age in Ely is 38.1 years, 38.2 years for males, and 38.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 104.5 males.

Ely Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Ely was:

  • White: 87.10%
  • Native American: 7.36%
  • Other race: 2.39%
  • Asian: 1.40%
  • Two or more races: 1.01%
  • Black or African American: 0.69%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.05%
The current population of Ely, Nevada is 3,784, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,944.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,255.

Ely, Nevada Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,53987.10%
American Indian and Alaska Native2997.36%
Some Other Race972.39%
Asian571.40%
Two or More Races411.01%
Black or African American280.69%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander20.05%

Ely Population Pyramid 2020

Ely Median Age

38.1


Total

38.2


Male

38.1


Female

Ely Adults

There are 3,020 adults, (734 of whom are seniors) in Ely.

Ely Age Dependency

77.7

Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Ely Sex Ratio

Female

1,987

48.90%

Male

2,076

51.10%

Ely Households and Families

Ely Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ely Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.4%21.6%
All64.6%35.4%
Male59.7%40.3%
Non Family57.8%42.2%
Female39.3%60.7%

64.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,7362.364.6
Non Family7411.1457.8
Married7373.0278.4
Female1913.7139.3
Male673.1959.7

3.03

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

9.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ely Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1957.01%
9th to 12th Grade1896.80%
High School Graduate99735.85%
Some College60621.79%
Associates Degree33512.05%
Bachelors Degree30811.08%
Graduate Degree1515.43%

Ely Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,1591,922429
Hispanic4243186
Native American13111114
Other Race7436
Asian472610
Multiple Races1717
Black88
Islander22

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 asian people with a rate of 21.28%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,382$51,083$32,558
Less Than High School$18,958$$
High School Grad$32,098$33,601$27,011
Some College$49,375$66,228$32,596
Bachelors Degree$63,879$79,327$45,536
Graduate Degree$61,528$$

$38,382

Average Earnings

$51,083

Average Male

$32,558

Average Female

Ely Language

Ely Language by Age

Ely Language

88.54% of Ely residents speak only English, while 11.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.29% of the population.

Ely Poverty

Ely Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,93641414.10%
Native29913143.81%
Hispanic686598.60%
Other973536.08%
Black231460.87%
Multiple411331.71%

15.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.37%

Male Poverty Rate

18.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ely

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ely is Black, with 60.87% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ely is Hispanic, with 8.60% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.65%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.27%
Some College9.90%
High School8.95%
Bachelors or Greater3.51%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed44.44%
Male Unemployed21.62%
Female Employed16.01%
Male Employed2.94%

Ely Income

Ely Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$58,200$67,269
Families$64,750$75,682
Married Families$71,756-
Non Families$34,650$46,202

Ely Marital Status

Ely Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.7%

Male Marriage Rate

49.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Ely Married by Age and Sex

Ely Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Ely Marital Status by Race

Ely Veterans

244

Number of Veterans

205

Male Veterans

39

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam96
Korea48
First Gulf War44
Second Gulf War19
World War II12
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7480
75+77
35 to 5465
18 to 3413
55 to 649
Name Veterans % of Total
White2147.95%
Indian2012.50%
Hispanic143.20%
Other78.64%
Black314.29%

$Ely Veterans by Education

6.01%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ely Employment Status

59.3%

Labor Force Participation

56.4%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Ely Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

43.37%

Born in Nevada

96.48%

Native Born

3.52%

Foreign Born

2.88%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.48% of Ely residents were born in the United States, with 43.37% having been born in Nevada. 2.88% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,784-80-2.07%
20193,864-80-2.03%
20183,944-26-0.65%
20173,970-80-1.98%
20164,050-96-2.32%
20154,146-67-1.59%
20144,213-33-0.78%
20134,2460.00%
20124,246-32-0.75%
20114,278190.45%
20104,2592180.53%
20004,041-715-1.62%
19904,756-126-0.26%
19804,8827061.57%
19704,1761580.39%
19604,0184601.22%
19503,558-582-1.50%
19404,1401,0953.12%
19303,0450.00%