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Where is Ely NV located? See more.

Ely is located in Nevada. It is 290 miles North of Las Vegas, 153 miles west of Delta, Utah, 105 miles north of Pioche, Nevada, 139 miles south of Wells, and 120 miles south of West Wendove

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What is the weather like in Ely? See more.

The Western Climate Center reports that average January temperatures are a maximum of 39.3 ºF (4.1 ºC) and a minimum of 10.6 ºF (?11.9 ºC). Average July temperatures are a maximum of 87.2 ºF (30.7 ºC) and a minimum of 48.3 ºF (9.1 ºC).

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What is the population in Ely? See more.

As of the census of 2000, there were 4,041 people, 1,727 households, and 1,065 families residing in the city.

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What is there to do in Ely? See more.

Ely is a tourism center, and is home of the Nevada Northern Railway Museum. Nearby are Great Basin National Park, Cave Lake State Park, and Ward Charcoal Ovens State Historic Park, as well as the state parks of Lincoln County, Nevada. It is also well know for hunting and fishing.

The railroad museum features the Ghost Train of Old Ely, a working steam engine passenger train that travels the historic tracks from Ely to the Robinson mining district.

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What is the main source of employment? See more.

Among the most common occupations in Ely are Management, professional, and related occupations, 27%. Service occupations, 24%. and Sales and office occupations, 22%. Approximately 55 percent of workers in Ely, Nevada work for companies, 35 percent work for the government and 3 percent are self-employed.

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What is the average income in Ely? See more.

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Ely, Nevada is $31,306, and the median income of households in Ely was $36,408.

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What is the housing market like? See more.

Ely Housing - Owner-occupied homes 71.2% - Median cost of a home $71,300 - Median mortgage payment $519 - Renter-occupied homes 28.8% - Vacant housing 21.7% - Median monthly rent $444.

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