Ely, Iowa

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Ely, Iowa
City
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Location of Ely, Iowa
Location of Ely, Iowa
Coordinates: 41°52′32″N 91°34′59″W / 41.87556°N 91.58306°W / 41.87556; -91.58306Coordinates: 41°52′32″N 91°34′59″W / 41.87556°N 91.58306°W / 41.87556; -91.58306
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Linn
Area[1]
 • Total 1.44 sq mi (3.73 km2)
 • Land 1.44 sq mi (3.73 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 738 ft (225 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 1,776
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 1,880
 • Density 1,233.3/sq mi (476.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 52227
Area code(s) 319
FIPS code 19-25365
GNIS feature ID 0456356

Ely is a city in Linn County, Iowa, United States. The population was 1,776 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Cedar Rapids Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

Ely was laid out in 1872 as an outgrowth on the Burlington, Cedar Rapids and Northern Railway.[4]

National Register of Historic Places[edit]

The following properties in Ely are listed on the National Register of Historic Places:

Geography[edit]

Ely is located at 41°52′32″N 91°34′59″W / 41.87556°N 91.58306°W / 41.87556; -91.58306 (41.875431, -91.583061).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.44 square miles (3.73 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1910 161 —    
1920 174 +8.1%
1930 172 −1.1%
1940 170 −1.2%
1950 155 −8.8%
1960 226 +45.8%
1970 275 +21.7%
1980 425 +54.5%
1990 517 +21.6%
2000 1,149 +122.2%
2010 1,776 +54.6%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 1,776 people, 628 households, and 466 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,233.3 inhabitants per square mile (476.2/km2). There were 650 housing units at an average density of 451.4 per square mile (174.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.5% White, 0.3% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.5% Asian, 0.6% from other races, and 1.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.3% of the population.

There were 628 households of which 48.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.9% were married couples living together, 7.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 25.8% were non-families. 18.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.83 and the average family size was 3.29.

The median age in the city was 33.2 years. 32.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 33.2% were from 25 to 44; 22.2% were from 45 to 64; and 5.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.5% male and 49.5% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 1,149 people, 424 households, and 315 families residing in the city. The population density was 848.1 people per square mile (328.6/km²). There were 434 housing units at an average density of 320.3 per square mile (124.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.09% White, 0.35% African American, 0.26% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 0.09% from other races, and 1.04% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.96% of the population.

There were 424 households, of which 42.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.8% were married couples living together, 9.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.7% were non-families. 17.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.71 and the average family size was 3.10.

In the city the population was spread out with 29.2% under the age of 18, 9.6% from 18 to 24, 34.0% from 25 to 44, 20.5% from 45 to 64, and 6.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 98.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $57,250, and the median income for a family was $62,500. Males had a median income of $41,292 versus $29,286 for females. The per capita income for the city was $20,936. About 2.4% of families and 5.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.0% of those under age 18 and 8.5% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-23. 
  4. ^ The History of Linn County, Iowa: Containing a History of the County, Its Cities, Towns, &c. Western Historical Company. 1878. p. 584. 
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  6. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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