Ellenton is a city located in Manatee County Florida. With a 2020 population of 4,099, it is the 503rd largest city in Florida and the 7455th largest city in the United States. Ellenton is currently declining at a rate of -0.36% annually and its population has decreased by -28.76% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,754 in 2020. Spanning over 5 miles, Ellenton has a population density of 1,228 people per square mile.
The average household income in Ellenton is $65,007 with a poverty rate of 10.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,151 per month, and the median house value is $159,100. The median age in Ellenton is 50.3 years, 44.7 years for males, and 51.8 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Ellentonwas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 23.25%.
79.14% of Ellenton residents speak only English, while 20.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 19.61% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Ellenton is White, with 5.98% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Ellenton is Multiple, with 21.33% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.05%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Ellenton
91.99% of Ellenton residents were born in the United States, with 32.08% having been born in Florida. 1.76% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.