Poverty in Ely, Nevada

What is the poverty rate in Ely, Nevada?
The poverty rate in Ely is 16.1%. One out of every 6.2 residents of Ely lives in poverty.

How many people in Ely, Nevada live in poverty?
655 of 4,067 Ely residents reported income levels below the poverty line in the last year.

How does the poverty rate in Ely compare to the rest of Nevada?
The Poverty Rate across the state of Nevada is 14.2%, meaning Ely has a moderately higher than average percentage of residents below the poverty line when compared to the rest of Nevada.

Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Ely, Nevada Poverty Rate By Race

Race Population Poverty Rate National Poverty Rate Population

White

3,078

11.5% 10.3% 74.6%

What's the Poverty Rate in Ely, Nevada By Race?

11.5% of White residents of Ely, Nevada live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of white residents in Ely, Nevada is the same as than the national average. 355 of 3,078 white Nevadans live below the poverty line. Approximately 74.6% of the total population of Ely, Nevada are white.

Ely, Nevada Poverty Rate By Sex

What is the poverty rate for men vs women living in Ely, Nevada?

Male

The Poverty Rate for men who live in Ely, Nevada is 15.9%.

Female

The Poverty Rate for women who live in Ely, Nevada is 16.4%.

Poverty Rate Disparity for Male vs Female Residents of Ely, Nevada

Female residents of Ely, Nevada are slightly(3%) more likely to live in poverty than males.

345 of 2,173 males in Ely live below the poverty line.

310 of 1,894 females in Ely live below the poverty line.

Ely, Nevada Poverty Rate By School Enrollment

Understanding where poverty hits hardest in Ely can be better understood by segmenting poverty by whether or not the resident is in school or not.

  • Enrolled in School in Ely, Nevada have a Poverty Rate of 31.6%.
  • Not Enrolled in School in Ely, Nevada have a Poverty Rate of 10.4%.

Poverty for younger ages in Ely is seen as the most undesirable for the future of the community.

  • Enrolled in Nursery School in Ely, Nevada have a Poverty Rate of 17.2%.
  • Enrolled in Elementary School(Grades 1-4) in Ely, Nevada have a Poverty Rate of 22.0%.

Poverty for developing children and young adults in Ely can have drastic impacts on graduation and college attendance rates.

  • Enrolled in Middle School(Grade 5-8) in Ely, Nevada have a Poverty Rate of 43.5%.
  • Enrolled in High School (Grades 9-12) in Ely, Nevada have a Poverty Rate of 40.9%.

Adult students in college, graduate or professional schools generally bring employers, revenue and higher living wages post-graduation and are seen as a positive to the community.

  • Enrolled in Undergraduate School in Ely, Nevada have a Poverty Rate of 14.8%.
  • Enrolled in Graduate or Professional School in Ely, Nevada have a Poverty Rate of 19.2%.
Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Ely, Nevada Poverty Rate By Age

What's the Poverty Rate By Age in Ely, Nevada?

Ely, Nevada Poverty Rate Distribution by Age

Breakdown of Ely, Nevada Poverty Rate By Age

Age Poverty Rate

Children Under 6

16.7%

Children 6 to 11 Years Old

22.9%

Adolescents 12 to 17 Years Old

37.8%

Adults 18 to 59 Years Old

15.2%

Adults 60 to 74 Years Old

7.6%

75 to 84 Years Old

15.7%

Over 85 Years Old

0.0%

Ely, Nevada Poverty Rate By Place of Birth

What is the poverty rate for residents of Ely, Nevada born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

US Citizen

The Poverty Rate for residents of Ely, Nevada who were born citizens of the United States is 16.0%.

Foreign

The Poverty Rate for residents of Ely, Nevada who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 20.0%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Ely, Nevada born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Foreign-born residents of Ely, Nevada have a higher poverty rate than those who were born US citizens.

Of the 3,917 residents of Ely, Nevada who were born citizens of the United States, 625 (16.0%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 30 (20.0%) of 150 residents of Ely, Nevada who were born citizens of a country other than the US reported income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Poverty Rate in Ely, Nevada

The poverty rate in Ely is 16.1%.
Ely is in White Pine County.
Nevada Poverty Rate by City
Here is a comparison of Poverty Rate by city(minimum 1,000 residents) in White Pine County.
City Poverty Rate
Ely 16.1%
McGill 1.7%

Nevada Poverty Rate By County

Research & Reports

USA National Poverty Rate by County

Poverty Rate

USA Poverty Rate Statistics

View Poverty Report

National Poverty Statistics

Where are the most poverty-stricken areas in your state? We breakdown over 3,000 counties nationwide and show the rank the best and worst communities by poverty rate in your area.

See Poverty Statistics
Nevada Poverty Rate Statistics

Poverty Rate

USA Poverty Rate Statistics

View Poverty Report

Nevada Poverty Statistics

Which areas have the highest rate of poverty in Nevada? We breakdown the poverty rate by city and county across Nevada and rank communities with the highest and lowest concentrations of residents living below the poverty line.

Nevada Poverty Statistics
Nevada Social Security Statistics

Nevada Social Security

Nevada Social Security Statistics

Nevada Social Security

Social Security Payments in Nevada

How are the Social Security Payments distributed throughout Nevada? We breakdown social security benefits by city and county statewide and rank communities with the most and least social security income per capita.

Nevada Social Security
Nevada Food Stamp Statistics

Food Stamps

Nevada Food Stamp Statistics.

Nevada Food Stamps

Food Stamp Recipients in Nevada

Which areas receive the most food stamp public assistance in Nevada? We breakdown food stamps by city and county statewide and rank communities with the most and least food and nutrional supplements given to residents.

Nevada Food Stamps

Welfare Info