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Ely is a city in Linn County, in the Cedar Rapids metro area.
The latitude of Ely is 41.873N. The longitude is -91.585W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 738 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,149.
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37% of Ely residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ely ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ely was $20,936, compared with $21,587 nationally.
26% of Ely residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Ely, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $537. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,115.
Linn County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ely political report.
The average commute time for Ely workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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