Ely, Minnesota

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Population in 2013: 3,455 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.2%
 
Males: 1,717  (49.7%)
Females: 1,738  (50.3%)
Median resident age:  45.3 years
Minnesota median age:  42.9 years

Zip codes: 55731.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,744 (it was $27,615 in 2000)
Ely:

$37,744
MN:

$58,906
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,590 (it was $16,855 in 2000)

Ely city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $88,201 (it was $57,300 in 2000)
Ely:

$88,201
MN:

$178,400
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $122,286; Detached houses: $127,238; In 2-unit structures: $84,440; Mobile homes: $14,929

Median gross rent in 2012: $551.

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Ely races chart
  • White alone - 3,289 (95.1%)
  • Two or more races - 54 (1.6%)
  • Hispanic - 39 (1.1%)
  • Black alone - 32 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 23 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 22 (0.6%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.03%)

Races in Ely detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Ely: 98.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (20.9%), Swedish (9.1%), Norwegian (6.7%), Irish (6.3%), Polish (4.6%), English (4.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1430 feet

Land area: 2.72 square miles.

Population density: 1,271 people per square mile   (low).

Ely,MN real estate house value index trend

Ely, Minnesota map

For population 25 years and over in Ely:

  • High school or higher: 93.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ely city:

  • Never married: 34.9%
  • Now married: 44.3%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

51 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.5%
Minnesota:  7.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $744 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $692 (0.8%)

Ely satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Duluth, MN (78.6 miles , pop. 86,918).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (212.5 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (466.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Winton, MN (1.8 miles) , Babbitt, MN (4.0 miles ), Soudan, MN (4.3 miles ), Tower, MN (4.6 miles ), Hoyt Lakes, MN (5.4 miles ), Aurora, MN (5.6 miles ), Biwabik, MN (5.8 miles ), McKinley, MN (6.1 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $69,000
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $50,200
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $75,500
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $45,100
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $54,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $83,300
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $127,900
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $127,900
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $241,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 47.90 N, Longitude: 91.86 W

Area code: 218

Ely household income distribution Ely home values distribution

Crime rates in Ely by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 62124N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
per 100,000 159.452.626.453.4108.1N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Robberies 000010200000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.027.00.056.10.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 2241031030112
per 100,000 53.152.6105.7267.081.127.30.086.00.028.928.757.4
Burglaries 1919182139811125924
per 100,000 504.8500.0475.4560.71053.8218.8308.6344.1145.1260.257.4114.9
Thefts 1028694929453835456645467
per 100,000 2709.92263.22482.82456.62539.91449.32328.21548.61624.61850.21548.61924.2
Auto thefts 1542131025411324
per 100,000 398.5105.352.8347.1270.254.7140.3114.7319.186.757.4114.9
Arson 000000010000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.028.70.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 295.5175.7168.6246.2289.8N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Ely detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.01
Minnesota average:

1.66
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.8%
Minnesota:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -280 (-7.0%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (14%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)

Work and jobs in Ely: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Ely, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Ely-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Minnesota state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 251.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 260.5 miles away from Ely center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 278.3 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 443.0 miles away from the city center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 250.4 miles away from Ely center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 468.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)
Ely topographic map

Birthplace of: Jessica Biel - Actress, Jeff Anderson (politician) - Minnesota politician, Matt Dean - Politician, Daren Streblow - Stand-up comedian.

Hospitals and medical centers in Ely:

  • ELY BLOOMENSON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Government - Local, provides emergency services, 328 WEST CONAN STREET)
  • ELY BLOOMENSON HOSPITAL HHA (328 WEST CONAN STREET)
  • BOUNDARY WATERS CARE CENTER (200 WEST CONAN STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Ely:

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College/University in Ely:

  • Vermilion Community College (Full-time enrollment: 646; Location: 1900 E Camp St; Public; Website: www.vcc.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ely:

  • University of Minnesota-Duluth (about 76 miles; Duluth, MN; Full-time enrollment: 10,612)
  • The College of Saint Scholastica (about 77 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 3,762)
  • Lake Superior College (about 79 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 3,768)
  • University of Wisconsin-Superior (about 83 miles; Superior, WI; FT enrollment: 2,302)
  • Bemidji State University (about 144 miles; Bemidji, MN; FT enrollment: 4,316)
  • Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (about 150 miles; Shell Lake, WI; FT enrollment: 2,414)
  • Central Lakes College-Brainerd (about 155 miles; Brainerd, MN; FT enrollment: 3,371)

Public high school in Ely:

Public elementary/middle schools in Ely:

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Library in Ely:

  • ELY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $246,047; Location: 30 S 1ST AVE E; 33,480 books; 15,555 e-books; 1,572 audio materials; 2,370 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 4 other licensed databases; 74 print serial subscriptions; 9 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Ely: Saint Louis County Sheriffs Department (A), Ely Police Department (B), Ely Fire Department (C), Ely City Hall (D), Ely-Winton History Museum (E), Ely Public Library (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Ely include: Ely Baptist Church (A), Ely Gospel Tabernacle Church (B), Saint Anthonys Catholic Church (C), United Methodist Church (D), First Lutheran Church (E), Grace Lutheran Church (F), First Presbyterian Church (G), Praise Fellowship Center (H), Word Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Ely Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lake: Miners Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Ely include: Semer Park (1), Whiteside Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Ely Winton Historical Society (Museums; 1900 East Camp Street), Molter Dorothy Memorial Foundation (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 2002 East Sheridan Street), Ely Motel Budget Host (1047 East Sheridan Street), Echo Trail Outfitters (Tours & Charters; 2154 Echo Trail).

Hotels: Holiday Inn Sunspree Resort (400 North Pioneer Road), Adventure Inn (1145 East Sheridan Street), Silver Rapids Lodge Restaurant & Campground (459 Kawishiwi Trail), Four Star Motel (1145 East Sheridan Street), Shagawa Inn (1973 West Shagawa Road), Lakeland Motel (1403 East Sheridan Street), Miners' Inn (45 West Chapman Street), Motel Ely-Budget Host (1047 East Sheridan Street), Paddle Inn (1314 East Sheridan Street).

St. Louis County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 52.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

52.7
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.341. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.341
U.S.:

6.575

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 29.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.6
U.S.:

32.0

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00000. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00000
U.S.:

0.01468

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ely that have no violations reported:

  • ELY (Address: 209 East Chapman Street , Population served: 3,616, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 14.5%
(14.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  1.9 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  48.4%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.8%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Ely in 2010:

  • 165 people in college/university student housing
  • 51 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults
243 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000
8 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000

Ely, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

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Ely compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with branches in Ely (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Ely Branch at 104 East Chapman Street, branch established on 1907/03/13; Ely Mb Branch at 22 E Chapman St, branch established on 1907/03/13. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Frandsen Bank & Trust: 102 East Sheridan Branch at 102 East Sheridan, branch established on 1960/08/17. Info updated 2012/03/26: Bank assets: $1,439.6 mil, Deposits: $1,194.5 mil, headquarters in Lonsdale, MN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 38 total offices, Holding Company: Frandsen Financial Corporation
  • Boundary Waters Bank: at 601 East Sheridan Street, branch established on 1999/04/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $110.5 mil, Deposits: $100.7 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Bw Bancorp

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Ely, Minnesota:

  • Super 8 Motel, 1605 East Sheridan St, Ely, MN 55731 , Phone: (218) 365-2873
  • Grand Ely Lodge Resort & Conference Center, 400 N Pioneer Rd, Ely, MN 55731 , Phone: (218) 365-6565
  • Adventure Inn, 1145 E Sheridan St, Ely, MN 55731 , Phone: (218) 365-3140, Fax: (218) 365-3140
  • Motel Ely Budget Host, 1047 E Sheridan St, Ely, MN 55731 , Phone: (218) 365-3237, Fax: (218) 365-3099
  • West Gate Motel, 110 N 2ND Ave W, Ely, MN 55731 , Phone: (218) 365-4513, Fax: (218) 365-4513
  • Smitty's On Snowbank, 14564 Snow Lodge Rd, Ely, MN 55731 , Phone: (218) 365-6032, Fax: (218) 365-6032
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Ely, Minnesota

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Ely travel time to work - commute Ely mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (58%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Utility gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Ely city (based on St. Louis County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 53.04%
Here: 53.0%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchAssemblies of God
Adherents49.0%21.9%4.8%3.2%3.1%
Congregations14.8%19.1%9.7%5.5%4.2%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Baptist General ConferenceEpiscopal Church The Evangelical Covenant ChurchOther
Adherents2.8%2.1%1.7%1.6%9.8%
Congregations4.2%6.4%4.2%3.4%28.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 39
St. Louis County:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
St. Louis County:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 106
St. Louis County:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 176
Here:

8.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.7%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
St. Louis County:

25.3%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.3%
State:

13.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$5,522$33,1321$1,333
Other Government Administration 3$11,426$45,7040$0
Police Protection - Officers 6$18,622$37,2440$0
Firefighters 0$0 38$5,301
Streets and Highways 11$27,350$29,8360$0
Sewerage 2$6,190$37,1400$0
Water Supply 3$6,190$24,7600$0
Electric Power 3$9,173$36,6920$0
Local Libraries 3$7,468$29,8720$0
Other and Unallocable 2$5,238$31,4280$0
Totals for Government 35$97,179$33,31939$6,634

Ely government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $1,868,000 ($540.67)
    Regular Highways: $855,000 ($247.47)
    Police Protection: $735,000 ($212.74)
    General - Other: $532,000 ($153.98)
    Sewerage: $493,000 ($142.69)
    Water Utilities: $362,000 ($104.78)
    Air Transportation: $342,000 ($98.99)
    Financial Administration: $248,000 ($71.78)
    Fire Protection: $175,000 ($50.65)
    Libraries: $174,000 ($50.36)
    Parks & Recreation: $154,000 ($44.57)
    Central Staff Services: $57,000 ($16.50)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $155,000 ($44.86)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $5,351,000 ($1548.77)
    Water Utilities: $1,232,000 ($356.58)
    Libraries: $28,000 ($8.10)
    General - Other: $19,000 ($5.50)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,725,000 ($499.28)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

Ely government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $165,000 ($47.76)
  • Charges - Sewerage: $544,000 ($157.45)
    Regular Highways: $119,000 ($34.44)
    All Other: $87,000 ($25.18)
    Parks & Recreation: $29,000 ($8.39)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $4,000,000 ($1157.74)
    Water Utilities: $229,000 ($66.28)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $30,000 ($8.68)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $510,000 ($147.61)
    Interest Earnings: $32,000 ($9.26)
    Special Assessments: $3,000 ($0.87)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $2,056,000 ($595.08)
    Water Utilities: $312,000 ($90.30)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,676,000 ($485.09)
    All Other: $208,000 ($60.20)
    Water Utilities: $75,000 ($21.71)
  • Tax - Property: $1,145,000 ($331.40)
    NEC: $89,000 ($25.76)

Ely government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $3,277,000 ($948.48)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $3,870,000 ($1120.12)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,575,000 ($455.86)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $4,915,000 ($1422.58)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $657,000 ($190.16)

Ely government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $5,340,000 ($1545.59)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $140,000 ($40.52)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ely:

  • WELY (1450 AM; 1 kW; ELY, MN; Owner: BOUNDARY WATERS BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WNMT (650 AM; 10 kW; NASHWAUK, MN; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO NETWORK, L.L.C.)
  • WDSM (710 AM; 10 kW; SUPERIOR, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJC (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DULUTH, MN; Owner: WWJC, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KDAL (610 AM; 5 kW; DULUTH, MN; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ely:

  • WELY-FM (94.5 FM; ELY, MN; Owner: BOUNDARY WATERS BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • W269AC (101.7 FM; ELY, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • K208CR (89.5 FM; ELY, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • K280AT (103.9 FM; ELY, MN; Owner: RANGE PAGING, INC)
  • W288AI (105.5 FM; ELY, MN; Owner: IRON RANGE BCNG, INC.)
  • KAOD (106.7 FM; BABBITT, MN; Owner: RED ROCK RADIO CORP.)
  • K237CE (95.3 FM; ELY, MN; Owner: HEARTLAND CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS,INC)
  • WEVE-FM (97.9 FM; EVELETH, MN; Owner: IRON RANGE BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ely:

  • K28DW (Channel 28; ELY, MN; Owner: MARGIE P. REED)
  • K30DX (Channel 30; ELY, MN; Owner: HARRY W. REED, II)
  • K32DH (Channel 32; ELY, MN; Owner: HARRY W. REED, II)
  • K34DS (Channel 34; ELY, MN; Owner: HARRY W. REED, II)
  • K36CY (Channel 36; ELY, MN; Owner: HARRY W. REED, II)
  • K38DH (Channel 38; ELY, MN; Owner: HARRY W. REED, II)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Ely, Minnesota:
  • Fatal accident count: 4
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 4
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 9
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Minnesota average:
  • Fatal accident count: 73
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 114
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 79
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 187
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 9

Ely fatal accident list:

Dec 21, 2009 09:20 AM, Camp St 0469000152, 1st Ave E, Lat: 47.90409, Lon: -91.86548, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 1, 1992 07:00 PM, M48, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 16, 1988 02:25 AM, 105, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 2
Sep 2, 1987 04:15 AM, 169, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Ely)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 41 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Ely, MN)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ely)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Ely)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$103,27613$134,31743$119,0567$204,86414$192,1762$56,220
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$04$137,4980$01$237,9200$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$23,6302$175,59018$139,2863$68,1704$210,2180$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$23,6302$120,18513$155,8151$77,4102$253,4050$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$100,2200$04$119,5730$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0153.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$70,6172$107,5550$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$51,3301$36,6701$36,670
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$44,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$48,8900$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$44,0000$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0153.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 11
  • Hazardous Condition: 13
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 5

Incident types - Ely

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ely, MN
Most common first names in Ely, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John15878.2 years
Mary12482.8 years
Frank10479.2 years
Joseph8377.7 years
William4573.1 years
Frances4484.6 years
George4278.4 years
Robert4173.7 years
Louis3576.9 years
Ann2979.0 years
Most common last names in Ely, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Maki3879.4 years
Johnson2579.3 years
Grahek2278.9 years
Pucel2180.1 years
Anderson2178.8 years
Deyak1678.3 years
Carlson1475.9 years
Erickson1378.6 years
Starkman1379.7 years
Hill1281.7 years
Businesses in Ely, MN
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Super 81
Dairy Queen1U-Haul1
FedEx1UPS1
H&R Block1YMCA2
Pizza Hut1
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Eugine W. Goad (1)
  • Roger Lyle Summers (1)
  • Travis Edward Cunningham (1)
  • Roger E. Luehrs (1)

Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2015.



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