Ellis County, Kansas Population 2018

Ellis County, Kansas's estimated population is 28,689 with a growth rate of -1.18% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Ellis County, Kansas is the 21st largest county in Kansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201728,689-343-1.18%
201629,0322090.73%
201628,823-106-0.37%
201528,929-5-0.02%
201428,934-78-0.27%
201329,012-62-0.21%
201229,0743221.12%
201128,7523281.15%
201028,4242,4209.31%
199026,004-94-0.36%
198026,0981,3685.53%
197024,7303,46016.27%
196021,2702,22711.69%
195019,0431,5358.77%
194017,5081,60110.06%
193015,9071,76912.51%
192014,1381,96816.17%
191012,1703,54441.09%
19008,6266848.61%
18907,9421,76328.53%
18806,1794,843362.50%
18701,3360.00%

Ellis County, Kansas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White27,621
Two or More Races595
Asian408
Black or African American314
Some Other Race54
American Indian and Alaska Native40

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Ellis County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2018

0%5%10%15% Male Population0%5%10%15% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Ellis County, Kansas Median Age

32


Total

31.3


Male

33


Female

Ellis County, Kansas Adults

There are 22,819 adults, (4,094 of which are seniors) in Ellis County, Kansas.

Ellis County, Kansas Age Dependency

55.1

Age Dependency Ratio

21.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Ellis County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

14,503

49.96%

Male

14,529

50.04%

Ellis County, Kansas Households and Families

Ellis County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ellis County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.7%13.3%
All63.9%36.1%
Male63%37%
Female56.8%43.2%
Non Family41.6%58.4%

63.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ellis County, Kansas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,6822.3863.9
Married5,2482.9886.7
Non Family5,0721.4141.6
Female9243.5756.8
Male4383.9863

3.01

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

8.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ellis County, Kansas Households

Ellis County, Kansas Education

Ellis County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4722.69%
9th to 12th Grade6993.99%
High School Graduate4,62326.39%
Some College4,50225.70%
Associates Degree1,2417.08%
Bachelors Degree4,19723.96%
Graduate Degree1,78210.17%

Ellis County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White16,52715,6925,727
Hispanic55527577
Asian17815249
Multiple Races1539142
Black13713478
Native American401812
Other Race23231

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 56.93%.

Ellis County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,437$41,269$30,196
Less Than High School$28,906$34,329$10,184
High School Grad$30,381$34,186$25,558
Some College$30,996$42,164$23,651
Bachelors Degree$39,934$43,734$35,851
Graduate Degree$53,000$57,350$50,504

$35,437

Average Earnings

$41,269

Average Male

$30,196

Average Female

Ellis County, Kansas Language

Ellis County, Kansas Language by Age

Ellis County, Kansas Language

92.83% of Ellis County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 7.17% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.59% of the population.

Ellis County, Kansas Poverty

Ellis County, Kansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White25,3163,30713.06%
Hispanic1,50539926.51%
Multiple51123646.18%
Asian34419757.27%
Other543157.41%
Black2983010.07%

14.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.35%

Male Poverty Rate

14.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ellis County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ellis County, Kansas is Other, with 57.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ellis County, Kansas is Black, with 10.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.09%.

Ellis County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.18%
Some College8.54%
High School4.34%
Bachelors or Greater4.32%

Ellis County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed47.18%
Male Unemployed37.95%
Female Employed12.67%
Male Employed11.32%

Ellis County, Kansas Income

Ellis County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,140$64,791
Families$68,674$83,552
Married Families$80,198$
Non Families$26,745$36,775

Ellis County, Kansas Marital Status

Ellis County, Kansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.9%

Male Marriage Rate

45.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Ellis County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

Ellis County, Kansas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Ellis County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Ellis County, Kansas Veterans

Ellis County, Kansas Veterans by War

1,679

Number of Veterans

1,556

Male Veterans

123

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam639
First Gulf War312
Second Gulf War219
Korea159
World War II91

Ellis County, Kansas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74451
75+403
55 to 64348
35 to 54326
18 to 34151

Ellis County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,6047.37%
Black6534.95%
Hispanic232.39%
Indian820.00%
2 or More20.58%

Ellis County, Kansas Veterans by Education

5.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ellis County, Kansas Employment Status

Ellis County, Kansas Employment by Age

71.1%

Labor Force Participation

68.6%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Ellis County, Kansas Employment by Race

Ellis County, Kansas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Ellis County, Kansas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Hays20541210274862.37%
Ellis20622050-12-0.58%
Victoria1214122170.58%
Schoenchen207206-1-0.48%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990