Who lives in Ely?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Under 5 years 180 5.3%
5-9 years 79 2.3%
10-14 years 107 3.1%
15-17 years 100 2.9%
18-24 years 441 13.0%
25-34 years 404 11.9%
35-44 years 370 10.9%
45-54 years 427 12.6%
55-64 years 595 17.5%
65-74 years 425 12.5%
75-84 years 204 6.0%
85 years and older suppressed
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Male 1,770 52.1%
Female 1,628 47.9%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
White 3,307 97.3%
Of Color 91 2.7%
Black or African American suppressed
American Indian and Alaskan Native suppressed
Asian or Pacific Islander suppressed
Other suppressed
Two or more races 18 0.5%
Hispanic or Latino suppressed
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Language spoken (2014-2018)
Population (5 years and older) 3,218 100.0%
English only 3,142 97.6%
Language other than English suppressed
Speaks English less than "very well" suppressed
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Total population for whom disability status is determined 3,362 100.0%
Population with a disability 459 13.7%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Foreign-born residents suppressed
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Residence one year ago (2014-2018)
Population (1 year and over in US) 3,350 100.0%
Same residence 2,798 83.5%
Different residence in the U.S. 536 16.0%
Different residence outside the U.S. suppressed

What's Ely's quality of life?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Household income (2018 dollars) (2014-2018)
Total households 1,632 100.0%
Less than $35,000 674 41.3%
$35,000-$49,999 316 19.4%
$50,000-$74,999 275 16.9%
$75,000-$99,999 134 8.2%
$100,000 or more 233 14.3%
Median household income (2018 dollars) $40,591 100%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All people for whom poverty status is determined 3,169 100.0%
Less than $35,000 674 41.3%
With income below poverty 341 10.8%
With income 100%-149% of poverty 305 9.6%
With income 150%-199% of poverty 376 11.9%
With income 200% of poverty or higher 2,147 67.8%
17 years and younger (percent of people under age 18) suppressed
18-24 (percent of people age 18-24) suppressed
25-34 (percent of people age 25-34) suppressed
35-44 (percent of people age 35-44) suppressed
45-54 (percent of people age 45-54) suppressed
55-64 (percent of people age 55-64) suppressed
18-64 (percent of people age 18-64) 292 9.2%
65 years and older (percent of people age 65+) 485 15.3%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Health coverage (2014-2018)
Total population age 65 and under for whom health insurance coverage status is determined 3,362 100.0%
Population 65 and under without health insurance coverage 233 6.9%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Total housing units (2014-2018)
Total housing units 1,984 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Owned and Rental Housing (2014-2018)
Vacant housing units (seasonal units included) 352 17.7%
Occupied housing units 1,632 82.3%
Average household size 1.9
Owner-occupied 1,078 54.3%
Average household size 2.2
Renter-occupied 554 27.9%
Average household size 1.5
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Year built (2014-2018)
2000 or later 99 5.0%
1970-1999 450 22.7%
1940-1969 525 26.5%
1939 or earlier 910 45.9%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Households (2014-2018)
Total households 1,632 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Households by type (2014-2018)
Family households 806 49.4%
With children under 18 years 271 16.6%
Married-couple family households 670 41.1%
With children under 18 years 187 11.5%
Single-person family households 136 8.3%
With children under 18 years 84 5.1%
Nonfamily households 826 50.6%
Householder living alone 722 44.2%
65 years and over 293 18.0%
Households with one or more children under 18 years 271 16.6%
Households with one or more people 65 years and over 558 34.2%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Year householder moved into unit (2014-2018)
Moved in 2010 or later 704 43.1%
Moved in 2000-2009 414 25.4%
Moved in 1990-1999 183 11.2%
Moved in 1989 or earlier 183 11.2%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All households for which cost burden is calculated 1,589 100.0%
Cost-burdened households 484 30.5%
Owner households for which cost burden is calculated 1,069 100.0%
Cost-burdened owner households 268 25.1%
Renter households for which cost burden is calculated 520 100.0%
Cost-burdened renter households 216 41.5%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Rent paid (2014-2018)
Households paying rent 520
Median rent paid (2018 dollars) $496
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Vehicles per household (2014-2018)
No vehicles 110 6.7%
1 vehicle available 663 40.6%
2 vehicles available 525 32.2%
3 or more vehicles available 334 20.5%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Transportation to work (2014-2018)
Workers (16 years and older) 1,844 100.0%
Car, truck, or van (including passengers) 1,272 69.0%
Public transportation suppressed
Walked, biked, worked at home, or other 572 31.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Travel time to work (2014-2018)
Total workers age 16+ (not home based) 1,740 100.0%
Less than 10 minutes 1,176 67.6%
10-19 minutes 278 16.0%
20-29 minutes 76 4.4%
30 minutes or longer 210 12.1%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Educational attainment (2014-2018)
Population (25 years and older) 2,491 100.0%
Less than high school 165 6.6%
High school diploma or GED 695 27.9%
Some college or associate’s degree 954 38.3%
Bachelor’s Degree 517 20.8%
Graduate or professional Degree 160 6.4%
High school graduate or higher 2,326 93.4%
Bachelor’s degree or higher 677 27.2%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Working Adults (2014-2018)
Total civilian non-institutionalized population, age 18-64 2,216 100.0%
Working age adults who are employed 1,753 79.1%
Civilian labor force 1,859 100.0%
Unemployed 106 5.7%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Total employed workers (LEHD) (2017)
Total employed workers 1,495 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Worker age (2017)
Age 29 or younger 364 24.4%
Age 30 to 54 725 48.5%
Age 55 or older 406 27.1%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by earnings (2017)
$15,000 per year or less 554 37.0%
$15,001 to $39,999 per year 512 34.2%
$40,000 or more per year 430 28.8%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by industry of employment (2017)
Accommodation and food services 298 19.9%
Administration & support, waste management, and remediation 19 1.3%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 17 1.1%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 48 3.2%
Construction 57 3.8%
Educational services 181 12.1%
Finance and insurance 40 2.7%
Health care and social assistance 201 13.5%
Information 21 1.4%
Management of companies and enterprises suppressed
Manufacturing 65 4.4%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 19 1.3%
Other services (excluding public administration) 61 4.1%
Professional, scientific, and technical services 70 4.7%
Public administration 132 8.8%
Real estate and rental and leasing 27 1.8%
Retail trade 202 13.5%
Transportation and warehousing 22 1.5%
Utilities suppressed
Wholesale trade 16 1.1%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by race (2017)
White alone 1,434 95.9%
Black or African American alone 16 1.1%
American Indian or Alaska Native alone 13 0.9%
Asian alone 18 1.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander alone suppressed
Two or more race groups 14 0.9%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by educational attainment (2017)
Less than high school 79 5.3%
High school or equivalent, no college 324 21.6%
Some college or associate degree 430 28.7%
Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree 298 20.0%