Ellis County, Kansas Population 2019

Ellis County, Kansas's estimated population is 28,689 with a growth rate of -0.46% 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
201728,689-134-0.46%
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
White27,354
Two or More Races653
Asian404
Black or African American269
Some Other Race119
American Indian and Alaska Native53
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander25

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Ellis County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2019

5001,0001,5002,000 Male Population5001,0001,5002,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Ellis County, Kansas Median Age

32


Total

31.2


Male

32.9


Female

Ellis County, Kansas Adults

There are 22,657 adults, (4,102 of whom are seniors) in Ellis County, Kansas.

Ellis County, Kansas Age Dependency

55.6

Age Dependency Ratio

22.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Ellis County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

14,408

49.89%

Male

14,469

50.11%

Ellis County, Kansas Households and Families

Ellis County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Ellis County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89%11%
All61.9%38.1%
Male59.4%40.6%
Female44.7%55.3%
Non Family38.7%61.3%

61.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ellis County, Kansas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,6472.3861.9
Non Family5,1181.4838.7
Married5,0722.9289
Female1,0043.4244.7
Male4534.1459.4

2.97

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

7.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

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 Grade3982.31%
9th to 12th Grade7694.47%
High School Graduate4,18424.30%
Some College4,36625.35%
Associates Degree1,3778.00%
Bachelors Degree4,29724.95%
Graduate Degree1,83010.63%

Ellis County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White16,38815,5345,837
Hispanic475269136
Multiple Races16610346
Asian1239868
Other Race626254
Native American532515
Black412525
Islander25

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 87.10%.

Ellis County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,637$42,926$30,702
Less Than High School$21,838$29,703$10,689
High School Grad$33,507$38,580$25,147
Some College$30,138$42,895$22,736
Bachelors Degree$39,666$45,820$36,021
Graduate Degree$53,389$65,142$49,205

$36,637

Average Earnings

$42,926

Average Male

$30,702

Average Female

Ellis County, Kansas Language

Ellis County, Kansas Language by Age

Ellis County, Kansas Language

93.51% of Ellis County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 6.49% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.91% of the population.

Ellis County, Kansas Poverty

Ellis County, Kansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White25,1283,70914.76%
Hispanic1,51352634.77%
Multiple58924741.94%
Asian33724372.11%
Black2407832.50%
Other1104843.64%

16.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.90%

Male Poverty Rate

16.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ellis County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ellis County, Kansas is Asian, with 72.11% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ellis County, Kansas is White, with 14.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.05%.

Ellis County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.85%
Some College11.19%
High School7.74%
Bachelors or Greater4.66%

Ellis County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed77.17%
Male Unemployed56.96%
Female Employed13.83%
Male Employed11.58%

Ellis County, Kansas Income

Ellis County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$49,562$70,088
Families$73,107$86,672
Married Families$83,355$
Non Families$27,226$45,610

Ellis County, Kansas Marital Status

Ellis County, Kansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.8%

Male Marriage Rate

43.7%

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 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Ellis County, Kansas Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Ellis County, Kansas Veterans

Ellis County, Kansas Veterans by War

1,596

Number of Veterans

1,471

Male Veterans

125

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam617
First Gulf War288
Second Gulf War256
Korea145
World War II104

Ellis County, Kansas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74454
75+403
55 to 64289
35 to 54271
18 to 34179

Ellis County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5557.23%
Black2816.09%
Hispanic191.96%
Indian1018.87%
2 or More30.83%

Ellis County, Kansas Veterans by Education

7.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ellis County, Kansas Employment Status

Ellis County, Kansas Employment by Age

70.1%

Labor Force Participation

68.2%

Employment Rate

2.8%

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