Ely demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)5462591
Median age39.537.537.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)57%51%55%
Speak English93%70%79%
Speak Spanish4%21%13%
Ely, NV has a population of 4,169 and is the 7,254th largest city in the United States. The population density is 546 per sq mi which is 2089% higher than the Nevada average and 503% higher than the national average. The median age in Ely is 40 which is approximately 5% higher than the Nevada average of 38. In Ely, 57% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 93% speak English and 4% speak Spanish. 43% of Ely residents were born in Nevada, 53% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 3% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Ely is 2089% higher than Nevada.
  • The median age in Ely is 5% higher than Nevada.
  • In Ely 85.18% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Ely 0.58% of the population is African American.
  • In Ely 0.72% of the population is Asian.

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Ely population breakdown by race

African American0.58%8.58%12.63%
American Indian8.80%1.12%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.22%0.65%0.18%
Mixed race0.74%4.54%3.06%
Other race3.77%9.18%4.75%
In Ely, 15.2% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Ely age breakdown

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Source: The Ely, NV demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).