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The economy of Ely, MN employs 1,675 people. The economy of Ely, MN is specialized in Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction; Accommodation & Food Service; and Construction, which employ respectively 7.23; 2.11; and 1.59 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Ely, MN are Retail trade (288), Accommodation & Food Service (285), and Healthcare & Social Assistance (188), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction ($71,484), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting ($56,500), and Educational Services ($37,273).

Median household income in Ely, MN is $35,288. Males in Ely, MN have an average income that is 1.43 times higher than the average income of females, which is $42,506. The income inequality of Ely, MN (measured using the Gini index) is 0.398 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Ely, MN. In St. Louis County, MN the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 55-64 and 55-64, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 122 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $7,759. Beltrami County, MN has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Minnesota.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Ely, MN is from the county of St. Louis County, MN.

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Ely, MN is home to a population of 3,441 people, from which 99% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Ely, MN is composed of 3,389 White residents (98.5%), 19 Two+ residents (0.55%), 16 Asian residents (0.46%), 11 Black residents (0.32%), and 6 Native residents (0.17%). The most common foreign languages in Ely, MN are German (64 speakers), Other Slavic (16 speakers), and Serbo-Croatian (9 speakers), but compared to other places, Ely, MN has a relative high number of German (64 speakers), Scandinavian (8 speakers), and Other Slavic (16 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Ely, MN awarded 211 degrees. The student population of Ely, MN is skewed away from females, with 161 male students and 50 female students. Most students in Ely, MN are White (197 and 93.4%), followed by Two or more races (6 and 2.84%), Hispanic or Latino (5 and 2.37%), and Black or African American (3 and 1.42%). The largest universities in Ely, MN by number of graduates are Vermilion Community College (211 and 100%), N/A (N/A and N/A), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in Ely, MN are General Natural Resources & Conservation (27 and 12.8%), Natural Resource Law Enforcement & Protective Services (26 and 12.3%), and Wildlife, Fish, & Wildlands Science (24 and 11.4%). The median tuition costs in Ely, MN are N/A for private four year colleges, and N/A and N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Ely, MN is $93,400, which is 0.46 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $89,800 to $93,400, a 4.01% increase. The homeownership rate of Ely, MN is 65.1%, which is higher than the national average of 63.6%. People in Ely, MN have an average commute time of 10.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Ely, MN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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