Ellis County, Texas Population 2018

Ellis County, Texas's estimated population is 173,620 with a growth rate of 8.36% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Ellis County, Texas is the 25th largest county in Texas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017173,62013,3958.36%
2016160,225-8,156-4.84%
2016168,3815,0963.12%
2015163,2854,1002.58%
2014159,1853,1982.05%
2013155,9872,2751.48%
2012153,7121,3160.86%
2011152,3962,0321.35%
2010150,36465,19776.55%
199085,16725,42442.56%
198059,74313,10528.10%
197046,6383,2437.47%
196043,395-2,250-4.93%
195045,645-2,088-4.37%
194047,733-6,203-11.50%
193053,936-1,764-3.17%
192055,7002,0713.86%
191053,6293,5707.13%
190050,05918,28557.55%
189031,77410,48049.22%
188021,29413,780183.39%
18707,5142,26843.23%
18605,2464,257430.43%
18509890.00%

Ellis County, Texas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White130,401
Black or African American15,097
Some Other Race7,206
Two or More Races4,451
American Indian and Alaska Native1,954
Asian1,057
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander59

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

Ellis County, Texas Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Ellis County, Texas Median Age

35.9


Total

34.7


Male

36.8


Female

Ellis County, Texas Adults

There are 116,644 adults, (18,907 of which are seniors) in Ellis County, Texas.

Ellis County, Texas Age Dependency

64

Age Dependency Ratio

19.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Ellis County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

81,201

50.68%

Male

79,024

49.32%

Ellis County, Texas Households and Families

Ellis County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ellis County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.9%17.1%
All72.2%27.8%
Non Family58%42%
Male51.2%48.8%
Female50%50%

72.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ellis County, Texas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All53,8032.9472.2
Married33,3533.4182.9
Non Family11,7291.2458
Female6,6743.4550
Male2,0473.4751.2

3.35

Average Family Size

2.94

Average Household Size

4.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ellis County, Texas Households

Ellis County, Texas Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7,0386.92%
9th to 12th Grade8,6398.49%
High School Graduate29,03228.53%
Some College26,97426.51%
Associates Degree7,7517.62%
Bachelors Degree15,91215.64%
Graduate Degree6,4236.31%

Ellis County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White70,21264,79018,158
Hispanic20,37611,3751,269
Black9,0968,1752,302
Other Race3,9062,085159
Multiple Races2,0391,369246
Native American826517105
Asian733620310
Islander262614

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 53.85%.

Ellis County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,046$46,300$32,141
Less Than High School$25,622$28,671$17,469
High School Grad$33,443$40,593$26,730
Some College$40,110$50,439$30,351
Bachelors Degree$52,836$67,992$46,482
Graduate Degree$60,017$71,035$55,264

$40,046

Average Earnings

$46,300

Average Male

$32,141

Average Female

Ellis County, Texas Language

Ellis County, Texas Language by Age

Ellis County, Texas Language

81.67% of Ellis County, Texas residents speak only English, while 18.33% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 17.10% of the population.

Ellis County, Texas Poverty

Ellis County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic39,5547,80019.72%
White100,3406,9256.90%
Black14,7742,60117.61%
Other7,0371,50621.40%
Multiple4,40891220.69%
Native1,83255430.24%
Asian1,028484.67%

11.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.21%

Male Poverty Rate

11.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ellis County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ellis County, Texas is Native, with 30.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ellis County, Texas is Asian, with 4.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.84%.

Ellis County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.09%
High School9.76%
Some College7.14%
Bachelors or Greater2.00%

Ellis County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed27.60%
Male Unemployed21.28%
Male Employed5.73%
Female Employed5.65%

Ellis County, Texas Income

Ellis County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$64,382$79,420
Families$73,532$87,988
Married Families$84,130$98,552
Non Families$36,272$44,340

Ellis County, Texas Marital Status

Ellis County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.9%

Male Marriage Rate

55.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Ellis County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

Ellis County, Texas 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 45To54.

Ellis County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Ellis County, Texas Veterans

Ellis County, Texas Veterans by War

10,134

Number of Veterans

9,530

Male Veterans

604

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam4,140
First Gulf War2,133
Second Gulf War1,262
Korea552
World War II407

Ellis County, Texas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 742,720
35 to 542,696
55 to 642,357
75+1,729
18 to 34632

Ellis County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8,7089.04%
Black1,0389.75%
Hispanic7182.85%
2 or More1415.69%
Other1012.01%
Indian957.61%
Asian394.97%
Hawaiian1246.15%

Ellis County, Texas Veterans by Education

4.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ellis County, Texas Employment Status

Ellis County, Texas Employment by Age

66.4%

Labor Force Participation

62.7%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Ellis County, Texas Employment by Race

Ellis County, Texas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Ellis County, Texas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Grand Prairie 175484190682151988.66%
Mansfield 5635865631927316.45%
Cedar Hill 450284834333157.36%
Waxahachie2960334345474216.02%
Midlothian1869023689499926.75%
Ennis18516192217053.81%
Red Oak1076212522176016.35%
Glenn Heights 112751233610619.41%
Ovilla 3482397349114.10%
Venus 2933344451117.42%
Ferris 243425731395.71%
Palmer20002071713.55%
Italy18571918613.28%
Oak Leaf13021395937.14%
Maypearl9311016859.13%
Garrett802828263.24%
Milford728747192.61%
Bardwell649683345.24%
Pecan Hill626652264.15%
Alma331363329.67%
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