Ely, MN

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2020 Population
3,338
1.53% 1-year decline
US Senator
Amy Klobuchar
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tina Smith
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
52.4
8.71% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
15.8%
38.3% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$37,317
8.86% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$119,400
17.2% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
1,818
3.96% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Ely, MN had a population of 3.34k people with a median age of 52.4 and a median household income of $37,317. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Ely, MN declined from 3,390 to 3,338, a −1.53% decrease and its median household income declined from $40,946 to $37,317, a −8.86% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Ely, MN are White (Non-Hispanic) (95.1%), Two+ (Hispanic) (1.98%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.11%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (0.989%), and Other (Hispanic) (0.33%).

None of the households in Ely, MN reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.6% of the residents in Ely, MN are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Ely, MN are Vermilion Community College (185 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Ely, MN was $119,400, and the homeownership rate was 58.2%.

Most people in Ely, MN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 13.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Ely, MN was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Ely, MN is home to a population of 3.34k people, from which 99.6% are citizens. As of 2020, 0.449% of Ely, MN residents were born outside of the country (15 people).

In 2020, there were 48.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.17k people) in Ely, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 66 Two+ (Hispanic) and 37 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.6%
2020 Citizenship
99.6%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99.6% of Ely, MN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Ely, MN was 99.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Ely, MN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    3.17k ± 141
  2. Two+ (Hispanic)
    66 ± 91.4
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    37 ± 29
2.58%
Hispanic Population
86 people

In 2020, there were 48.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.17k people) in Ely, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 66 Two+ (Hispanic) and 37 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.58% of the people in Ely, MN are hispanic (86 people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    59,137 ± 5,939 people
  2. Somalia
    37,027 ± 4,709 people
  3. India
    30,632 ± 4,285 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Minnesota was Mexico, the natal country of 59,137 Minnesota residents, followed by Somalia with 37,027 and India with 30,632.

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Foreign-Born Population

0.449%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
15 people
0.501%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
17 people

As of 2020, 0.449% of Ely, MN residents (15 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Ely, MN was 0.501%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    83 ± 98
  2. Vietnam
    76 ± 55
  3. Korea
    29 ± 31

Ely, MN has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.09 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Ely, MN employs 1.82k people. The largest industries in Ely, MN are Retail Trade (312 people), Educational Services (214 people), and Construction (213 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($66,250), Manufacturing ($64,137), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($45,625).

Males in Minnesota have an average income that is 1.28 times higher than the average income of females, which is $58,740. The income inequality in Minnesota (measured using the Gini index) is 0.458, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

1.82k
2020 Value
± 261
−3.96%
1 Year decline
± 19.9%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Ely, MN declined at a rate of −3.96%, from 1.89k employees to 1.82k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Ely, MN, are Sales & Related Occupations (300 people), Management Occupations (222 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (194 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Ely, MN.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

1.82k
2020 Value
± 261
−3.96%
1 Year decline
± 19.9%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Ely, MN declined at a rate of −3.96%, from 1.89k employees to 1.82k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Ely, MN, are Retail Trade (312 people), Educational Services (214 people), and Construction (213 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Ely, MN, though some of these residents may live in Ely, MN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$35,187
Median earning men ± $7,346
$26,062
Median earning women ± $2,544

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Information ($66,250), Manufacturing ($65,994), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($65,833).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Manufacturing ($62,581), Public Administration ($51,458), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($29,280).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Minnesota. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Minnesota.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Minnesota to other states, or from other states to Minnesota.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $27.9B
  2. $27.1B
  3. $25.3B

In 2020, the top outbound Minnesota product (by dollars) was Electronics with $27.9B, followed by Mixed freight ($27.1B) and Precision instruments ($25.3B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Minnesota products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$349B
2020 Value in Minnesota
$638B
Projected 2050 Value in Minnesota
82.9% growth

In 2020, total outbound Minnesota trade was $349B. This is expected to increase 82.9% to $638B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Minnesota trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Minnesota to other states, or from other states to Minnesota.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $26.1B
  2. $17.3B
  3. $14.7B

In 2020, the top outbound Minnesota domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Wisconsin with $26.1B, followed by Iowa with $17.3B and Illinois and $14.7B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Minnesota shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith are the senators currently representing the state of Minnesota. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Minnesota is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Minnesota

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Amy Klobuchar
Senator from Minnesota1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
Tina Smith
Senator from Minnesota2
Assumed office on January 3, 2018
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Al Franken.

Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith are the senators currently representing Minnesota.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Minnesota

Minnesota is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Minnesota have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Ely, MN awarded 185 degrees. The student population of Ely, MN in 2020 is skewed towards men, with 300 male students and 254 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Ely, MN are White (150 and 81.1%), followed by Black or African American (17 and 9.19%), Two or More Races (7 and 3.78%), and Hispanic or Latino (6 and 3.24%).

The largest universities in Ely, MN by number of degrees awarded are Vermilion Community College (185 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Ely, MN are Natural Resource Law Enforcement & Protective Services (42 and 22.7%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (36 and 19.5%), and General Natural Resources & Conservation (28 and 15.1%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2020 there were 554 students enrolled in Ely, MN, 54.2% men and 45.8% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 469 records, of which 47.3% were women and 52.7% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 36 degree-majors awarded
  2. 20 degree-majors awarded
  3. 14 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Ely, MN was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 36 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
185 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Vermilion Community College with 185 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2020, 121 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Ely, MN, which is 1.89 times more than the 64 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 150 degrees mean that there were 8.82 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 17 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($4,944) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($596) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($1,000) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.763% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.882% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (1.07M), Bachelors Degree (985k), and Some college (978k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Ely, MN was $119,400 in 2020, which is 0.52 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $101,900 to $119,400, a 17.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Ely, MN is 58.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Ely, MN have an average commute time of 13.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Ely, MN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$119,400
Median Property Value 2020
±$14,994
$1,031
Median Property Taxes
±$190

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Ely, MN the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Ely, MN compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

58.2%
Homeownership
2020
72.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 58.2% of the housing units in Ely, MN were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 68.1%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Census Tract 153
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

The following map shows all of the places in Ely, MN colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$37,317
Median Household Income
± $6,851
1.77k
Number of Households
± 331

In 2020, the median household income of the 1.77k households in Ely, MN declined from $37,317 from the previous year's value of $40,946.

The following chart displays the households in Ely, MN distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Ely, MN is from Minnesota.
0.458
2020 Wage GINI in Minnesota
0.463
2019 Wage GINI in Minnesota

In 2020, the income inequality in Minnesota was 0.458 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.05% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Minnesota was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Minnesota in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (68.9%)
  2. Walked (17.5%)
  3. Carpooled (8.73%)

In 2020, 68.9% of workers in Ely, MN drove alone to work, followed by those who walked to work (17.5%) and those who carpooled to work (8.73%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

13.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Ely, MN have a shorter commute time (13.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2.19% of the workforce in Ely, MN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Ely, MN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Ely, MN have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

15.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Ely, MN (486 out of 3.08k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 55 - 64, followed by Males 25 - 34 and then Females 65 - 74.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Ely, MN is White, followed by Native American and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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89.9% of the population of Ely, MN has health coverage, with 42.1% on employee plans, 15.4% on Medicaid, 14.9% on Medicare, 16.4% on non-group plans, and 1.06% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Minnesota was $8,871 in 2014. This is a 4.8% increase from the previous year ($8,465).

Primary care physicians in St. Louis County, MN see 777 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.27% decrease from the previous year (787 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1088 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 357 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Minnesota, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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777 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in St. Louis County, MN

Primary care physicians in St. Louis County, MN see an average of 777 patients per year. This represents a 1.27% decrease from the previous year (787 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in St. Louis County, MN in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Minnesota across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 13.1% under 18 years, 23.5% between 18 and 34 years, 42.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 21% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 52.4% were men and 47.6% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

10.1%
Uninsured
42.1%
Employer Coverage
15.4%
Medicaid
14.9%
Medicare
16.4%
Non-Group
1.06%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Ely, MN grew by 115% from 4.71% to 10.1%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Ely, MN changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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