Ely, IA 52227 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 52227: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ely, IA 52227

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Linn County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.896, Longitude -91.567
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 52227 has segments in 2 Counties (Johnson, Linn).

  • Businesses Addresses: 46
  • PO Box Addresses: 191
  • Residential Addresses: 934
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 86
    • Single Family Addresses: 848

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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Ely, IA 52227 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,110
Population in Households 3,110
Population in Familes 2,549
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 111
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $96,867
Average Household Income $102,809
Per Capita Income $37,520


Total Housing Units 1,199 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 913 (76.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 222 (18.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 64 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $225,658
Average Home Value $235,405


Total Households 1,135
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 801
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 2.38% 2.03%
Households 2.34% 1.95%
Families 2.19% 1.85%
Median Household Income   0.86%
Per Capita Income   1.47%

Ely, IA 52227 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 52227 to the other 961 ZIP Codes in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 195 80th
Population Density # 196 80th
Diversity Index # 354 64th
Median Household Income # 11 99th
Per Capita Income # 77 92nd

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