Ellis, Kansas Population 2024

1,919

Ellis is a city located in Ellis County Kansas. Ellis has a 2024 population of 1,919. Ellis is currently declining at a rate of -0.57% annually and its population has decreased by -2.09% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,960 in 2020.

The average household income in Ellis is $161,536 with a poverty rate of 12.77%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Ellis is 34.7 years, 36.5 years for males, and 34.1 years for females.

Ellis Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Ellis was:

  • White: 94.85%
  • Two or more races: 3.16%
  • Asian: 0.99%
  • Black or African American: 0.61%
  • Native American: 0.24%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.14%
  • Other race:
State
Kansas
Land Area (mi²)
1.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,159.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.09% (-41)
The current population of Ellis, Kansas is 1,919 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,960.

Ellis, Kansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,00894.85%
Two or more races673.16%
Asian210.99%
Black or African American130.61%
Native American50.24%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander30.14%
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Ellis Population by Race

Ellis Population Pyramid 2024

Ellis Median Age

34.7

Total

36.5

Male

34.1

Female

Ellis Adults

There are 1,478 adults, (336 of whom are seniors) in Ellis.

Ellis Age Dependency

85.4

Age Dependency Ratio

29.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56

Child Dependency Ratio

Ellis Sex Ratio

Female1,07350.68%
Male1,04449.32%

Ellis Population by Age

Ellis Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8902.3476.923.1
Married4053.2194.35.7
Non Family3581.0251.748.3
Female792.7793.76.3
Male484.1789.610.4
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3.15

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

76.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ellis Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Ellis Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ellis Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 28.93%.

Ellis Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$46,530

Average Earnings

$50,614

Average Male

$42,500

Average Female

Ellis Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ellis Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Ellis Language

97.75% of Ellis residents speak only English, while 2.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.69% of the population.

Ellis Language

Ellis Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,9051467.66%
Hispanic13711785.4%
Multiple673856.72%
Black22100%
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12.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.15%

Male Poverty Rate

14.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ellis

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ellis is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ellis is White, with 7.66% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.78%.

Ellis Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade67.39%
High School9.07%
Some College4.75%
Bachelors or Greater1.33%
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Ellis Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed6.02%
Male Employed1.05%
Male Unemployed
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Ellis Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ellis Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ellis Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.8%

Male Marriage Rate

50.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Ellis Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Ellis Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Ellis Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ellis Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

92

Number of Veterans

77

Male Veterans

15

Female Veterans

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Ellis Veterans by War

count

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Ellis Veterans by Age

count

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Ellis Veterans by Race

Ellis Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

34.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ellis Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.6%

Labor Force Participation

66.2%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Ellis Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Ellis Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Ellis Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

77.18%

Born in Ellis

98.82%

Native Born

1.18%

Foreign Born

0.09%

Non Citizen

1.09%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.82% of Ellis residents were born in the United States, with 77.18% having been born in Kansas. 0.09% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Ellis Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,864-11-0.59%
20281,875-11-0.58%
20271,886-11-0.58%
20261,897-11-0.58%
20251,908-11-0.57%
20241,919-11-0.57%
20231,930-11-0.57%
20221,941-11-0.56%
20211,952-8-0.41%
20201,960-66-3.26%
20192,026-8-0.39%
20182,034-15-0.73%
20172,049-23-1.11%
20162,072-13-0.62%
20152,085-8-0.38%
20142,093-12-0.57%
20132,105-10-0.47%
20122,115160.76%
20112,099231.11%
20102,076
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Ellis Population by Year