Ely, IA

2,133 Population
1.4 square miles 1,480.6 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.1%
was 0.1%
 
Population Density
1,480.6
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
48.7%
was 46.5%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
0.9%
was 0.6%
 
Percent Under 18
29.7%
was 30.5%
 
Percent 65 and Over
7.6%
was 5.7%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
2.7%
was 2.9%
 
Median Household Income
$95,804
was $96,667
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
30.3
30.2
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
--
No Data Available
Violent Crimes per 100,000
--
No Data Available
Property Crimes per 100,000
--
No Data Available

 Housing

Total Housing Units
763
was 704
 
Median Rent
$684
was $666
 
Total Building Permits
28
was 20
 
Occupied Housing Units
745
was 704
 
Homeownership Rate
81.3%
was 83.4%
 
Single Family Building Permits
20
was 8
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
529.6
was 488.7
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
11.5%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
8
was 12
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.9
was 2.8
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
38.4
was 31.1
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
13.6
was 11.7
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
100%
was 100%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
97.4%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
97.6%
was 98.0%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
37.4%
was 34.2%
 

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