Ely, Iowa 

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Population

2,148

+32.3% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.8%

Median Income

$97,955

Median Home Price

$230,600

Best Places to Live in Ely, Iowa

Small city - East-central Iowa, along Cedar River. June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Ely, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Arts and culture
-Attractive downtown
-Cost of living
Cons
-Entertainment
-Recent job weakness
-Harsh winters

Local Listings in Ely
 $210,000 
1500 Rock Island Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 2000 SqFt
 $375,000 
3025 Ridgeview Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 4 | 3020 SqFt
 $235,000 
1210 Pacific St
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 2303 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Cedar Rapids Metro Area

Cedar Rapids is a typically Midwestern agricultural and industrial center, the center of which is built on an island at the “rapids” of the Cedar River. Downtown is modern in appearance, with attractive parks and waterfront areas. Arts and culture amenities are better than average for a small city, with a symphony and an art museum that holds the largest collection of works by native son Grant Wood. There are a couple of small colleges in town and some minor league sports.


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QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: Iowa
County: Linn County
Metro Area: Cedar Rapids Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning conservative
City: Ely
Zip Codes: 52227
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 594 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Ely is 2.8% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Ely jobs have increased by 1.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Ely's cost of living is 3.5% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Ely's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Ely, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Linn county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Ely's population is 2,148 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 32.3%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Ely is $230,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.0%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Ely public schools spend $10,983 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.7 students per teacher in Ely. More Education


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NEW LISTINGS IN ELY
$210,000
1500 Rock Island Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$375,000
3025 Ridgeview Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$235,000
1210 Pacific St
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$279,900
2080 Southbrook Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$949,500
625 Old School Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 5

$225,000
1205 Pacific St
Bed 3 | Bath 3

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