Ely Saint Louis County, Minnesota

Ely: City in Minnesota, United States

About

Ely is a city located in the county of Saint Louis in the U.S. state of Minnesota. Its population at the 2010 census was 3,460 and a population density of 459 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 3,325 inhabitants.

Ely Quick Facts

Population : 3,325 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Minnesota (United States)
County : Saint Louis County
Postal code : 55731
Phone Area Codes : 218
Area : 7.54 km2
Altitude : 1,427 feet / 435 meters
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 04:32:10 (2nd October 2022)
Density : 441 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -4.06% (2010-2020)
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Location of Ely on Minnesota map.
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Geography

Ely is located at 47°54'12"N 91°52'2"W (47.9032400, -91.8670900).

Ely map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Ely decreased by 4.06% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 3,460 - census
2011 3,467 0.2% estimation process
2012 3,442 -0.73% estimation process
2013 3,449 0.2% estimation process
2014 3,455 0.17% estimation process
2015 3,398 -1.68% estimation process
2016 3,380 -0.53% estimation process
2017 3,373 -0.21% estimation process
2018 3,379 0.18% estimation process
2019 3,355 -0.72% estimation process
2020 3,325 -0.9% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 60,813
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 58,849
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 3.3%
April 1, 2020 Population : 62,613
April 1, 2010 Population : 58,849
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.2%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 23.1%
People over 65 (%) : 16.7%
Female persons, % : 51.0%
White only, percent : 97.0%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.4%
Asians alone % : 0.6%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : Z
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.2%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 1.6%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 95.6%
2015-2019 Veterans : 3,225
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 0.8%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 26,007

Ely zip code is 55731. County name: St. Louis, County fips: 27137

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Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 26,007
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 69.9%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $112,000
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,015
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $313
2015-2019 median gross rent : $651
Permits for construction, 2020 : 20
2015-2019 Households : 22,573
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.63
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 89.8%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 1.6%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 81.9%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 73.9%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 81.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 14.4%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 12.8%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 8.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 53.3%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 48.7%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 101,889
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 320,210
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 924,050
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 1,015,103
2012 total retail sales per capita : $17,071
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 20.6
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $41,526
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $22,398
Percentage of people living in poverty : 21.4%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 1,197
2019 total employment : 23,288
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 811,808
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : -3.4%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 4,112
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 4,873
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,695
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,628
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 165
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 4,511
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 571
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 4,083
2010 population per square mile : 135.6
2010 land area in square miles : 433.95

People born in Ely (6)

People born in Ely, including actress, model, producer, and singer Jessica Biel, comedian Daren Streblow, Minnesota politician Jeff Anderson, .

List

  • Matt Dean (Minnesota politician) he was born in 15/04/1966
  • Joseph Mihelič he was born in 14/03/1902
  • Donald G. Denning he was born in 18/12/1909

Schools in Ely

College & universities near Ely, MN

Code Name City ZIP
175157 Vermilion Community College Ely (MN) 55731-1918

Post offices near Ely

Post Office Name City ZIP
Ely Post Office Ely (MN) 55731

Other places with the same name (3)

  • Ely , Nevada city in and county seat of White Pine County, Nevada, United States. with a population of 4,014 people.
  • Ely , Iowa city in Linn County, Iowa, United States with a population of 2,382 people.

Other cities in Saint Louis County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Saint Louis County , MN. (more)

City Name Population Title
Hibbing 15,716 City in Saint Louis County, Minnesota, United States
Hermantown 9,504 City in St.
Virginia 8,299 City in St.
Chisholm 4,803 City in Minnesota, United States
Grant 4,107 City in Washington County, Minnesota
Eveleth 3,536 City in Saint Louis County, Minnesota, United States
Proctor 3,006 City in St.
Mountain Iron 2,816 City in St.
Grand Lake 2,790 Township in St.
Lakewood 2,271 Urban township in St.
Duluth 2,121 City in Minnesota, United States; county seat of St.
Hoyt Lakes 1,927 City in St.
Gilbert 1,761 City in Saint Louis County, Minnesota, United States
Babbitt 1,471 City in St.
Fredenberg 1,339 Township in St.
Buhl 969 City in Saint Louis County, Minnesota, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Ely distances to largest Minnesota cities