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Living In Ely, IA

Ely, a small town in Iowa, has a population of slightly less than 3,000. Children under 5 account for a larger portion of the population here (8%) than nationally (6%), making it a great place to raise a family, while young professionals are less well-represented. Overall, the town's residents, at an average age of just over 33, skew decidedly younger than most cities in Iowa. Just 12% of residents rent in Ely, as the majority own their homes. With a relatively low average rent of $710 a month in the town, renting remains an affordable option, particularly compared to other cities in Iowa. Each month, renters in Ely will save around $100 compared to the state average.

Ely residents have a wide range of industries from which to choose, the most common four of which are manufacturing, healthcare, construction, and education. Together, these industries account for 27% of the labor force in the town. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many of the town's residents work in management, which ranks as the top profession in the town. With an average annual income of just over $109,000, 10th-highest in Iowa, Ely workers are generally well-compensated for their efforts. Ely's average income also compares favorably to the national average ($73,345). Compared to the national average (19%), Ely has a relatively high concentration of residents older than 25 with a Bachelor's or Associate's degree (25%). Furthermore, 2% have a Master's degree or Doctorate.

Ely has an average commute time of about 22 minutes. Driving a car or truck is the prevailing means of commuting to work, opted for by 48% of workers, while public transportation is not used. Walking isn't a common way to get to work.

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