Ely, Nevada Population 2024

3,994

Ely is a city located in White Pine County Nevada. Ely has a 2024 population of 3,994. It is also the county seat of White Pine County. Ely is currently growing at a rate of 0.4% annually and its population has increased by 1.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,930 in 2020.

The average household income in Ely is $86,759 with a poverty rate of 9.45%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Ely is 38.7 years, 40 years for males, and 36.9 years for females.

Ely Demographics

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

  • White: 85.67%
  • Native American: 5.86%
  • Other race: 3.23%
  • Two or more races: 2.5%
  • Black or African American: 1.82%
  • Asian: 0.91%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Nevada
Land Area (mi²)
7.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
523.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.63% (64)
The current population of Ely, Nevada is 3,994 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,930.

Ely, Nevada Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,39085.67%
Native American2325.86%
Other race1283.23%
Two or more races992.5%
Black or African American721.82%
Asian360.91%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Native American

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Ely Population by Race

Ely Population Pyramid 2024

Ely Median Age

38.7

Total

40

Male

36.9

Female

Ely Adults

There are 3,011 adults, (694 of whom are seniors) in Ely.

Ely Age Dependency

70.8

Age Dependency Ratio

30

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Ely Sex Ratio

Female1,98750.21%
Male1,97049.79%

Ely Population by Age

Ely Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,7432.2362.837.2
Married8302.6477.122.9
Non Family6051.3551.248.8
Female1883.1436.763.3
Male1202.3462.537.5

2.56

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

62.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ely Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1244.48%
9th to 12th Grade1093.94%
High School Graduate99535.96%
Some College62322.52%
Associates Degree46516.81%
Bachelors Degree31911.53%
Graduate Degree1324.77%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Ely Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ely Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,1111,983334
Hispanic55747890
Native American1291299
Other Race1179286
2+ Races68485
Asian362317
Black27140

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 73.5%.

Ely Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$55,564$55,843$55,100
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$52,727$53,636$46,538
Some College$55,990$56,580$51,650
Bachelors Degree$64,783$56,932$67,156
Graduate Degree$55,272$0$55,190

$55,564

Average Earnings

$55,843

Average Male

$55,100

Average Female

Ely Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ely Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Ely Language

93.34% of Ely residents speak only English, while 6.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.22% of the population.

Ely Language

Ely Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,84633311.7%
Hispanic831242.89%
Other1281814.06%
Black50612%
Multiple9911.01%
Native23210.43%

9.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.65%

Male Poverty Rate

12.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ely

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ely is Other, with 14.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ely is Native, with 0.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.14%.

Ely Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.21%
High School13.65%
Some College4.39%
Bachelors or Greater2.66%

Ely Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed18.75%
Female Employed5.99%
Male Employed3.4%
Female Unemployed0%

Ely Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ely Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$77,076$86,759
Families$96,667$94,028
Married Families$111,250$-999,999,999
Non Families$42,569$55,292

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ely Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.6%

Male Marriage Rate

47.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Ely Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 55-64.

Ely Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ely Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

304

Number of Veterans

299

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam182
Korea74
Second Gulf War16
First Gulf War11
World War II0

Ely Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+135
65 to 74105
55 to 6442
35 to 5417
18 to 345

Ely Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2629.99%
Hispanic417.35%
2+ Races2128%
Asian1130.56%
Black515.63%
Native American53.88%

Ely Veterans by Race

Ely Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

53.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ely Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.3%

Labor Force Participation

66.6%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Ely Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Ely Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Ely Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

57.19%

Born in Ely

98.16%

Native Born

1.84%

Foreign Born

1.26%

Non Citizen

0.58%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.16% of Ely residents were born in the United States, with 57.19% having been born in Nevada. 1.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Ely Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,074160.39%
20284,058160.4%
20274,042160.4%
20264,026160.4%
20254,010160.4%
20243,994160.4%
20233,978160.4%
20223,962-16-0.4%
20213,978481.22%
20203,930-59-1.48%
20193,989300.76%
20183,959-13-0.33%
20173,972-76-1.88%
20164,048-93-2.25%
20154,141-64-1.52%
20144,205-33-0.78%
20134,238-1-0.02%
20124,239-28-0.66%
20114,267180.42%
20104,2492085.15%
20004,041-715-15.03%
19904,756-126-2.58%
19804,88270616.91%
19704,1761583.93%
19604,01846012.93%
19503,558-582-14.06%
19404,1401,09535.96%
19303,04500%
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Ely Population by Year