Ellis County, Kansas Population 2022

Ellis County, Kansas's estimated population is 28,274 with a growth rate of -0.33% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Ellis County, Kansas is the 21st largest county in Kansas. The 2010 Population was 28,424 and has seen a growth of -0.53% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18701,3360.00%
18806,1794,843362.50%
18907,9421,76328.53%
19008,6266848.61%
191012,1703,54441.09%
192014,1381,96816.17%
193015,9071,76912.51%
194017,5081,60110.06%
195019,0431,5358.77%
196021,2702,22711.69%
197024,7303,46016.27%
198026,0981,3685.53%
199026,004-94-0.36%
201028,4242,4209.31%
201128,7653411.20%
201229,0893241.13%
201329,030-59-0.20%
201428,963-67-0.23%
201528,999360.12%
201628,942-57-0.20%
201728,735-207-0.72%
201828,646-89-0.31%
201928,553-93-0.32%
202028,460-93-0.33%
202128,367-93-0.33%
202228,274-93-0.33%
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Ellis County, Kansas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White26,70192.88%
Black or African American3771.31%
American Indian and Alaska Native610.21%
Asian4821.68%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander650.23%
Some Other Race2070.72%
Two or More Races8542.97%
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Ellis County, Kansas Population by Race

Ellis County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2022

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Ellis County, Kansas Median Age

33.2


Total

32.9


Male

33.5


Female

Ellis County, Kansas Adults

There are 22,555 adults, (4,466 of whom are seniors) in Ellis County, Kansas.

Ellis County, Kansas Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

24.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Ellis County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

14,556

50.63%

Male

14,191

49.37%

Ellis County, Kansas Population by Age

Ellis County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ellis County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.1%8.9%
All62.8%37.2%
Male47.9%52.1%
Non Family37%63%
Female35.1%64.9%

62.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ellis County, Kansas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,6862.3662.8
Married5,536391.1
Male3402.7747.9
Female9983.0835.1
Non Family4,8121.4337

2.93

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

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Ellis County, Kansas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2541.43%
9th to 12th Grade7354.14%
High School Graduate4,39424.74%
Some College3,95022.24%
Associates Degree1,6789.45%
Bachelors Degree4,36324.57%
Graduate Degree2,38613.43%
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Ellis County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ellis County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Other Race165165161
Asian267267211
2+ Races339310178
Islander491919
White16,30215,5206,078
Hispanic779647239
Black18815957
Native American39318

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 97.58%.

Ellis County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,610$44,325$35,671
Less Than 9th Grade$26,005$25,760$
High School Graduate$32,423$41,156$18,602
Some College$38,150$43,446$27,416
Bachelors Degree$43,262$53,393$38,144
Graduate Degree$51,908$51,018$52,924

$40,610

Average Earnings

$44,325

Average Male

$35,671

Average Female

Ellis County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ellis County, Kansas Language by Age

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Ellis County, Kansas Language

93.65% of Ellis County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 6.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.11% of the population.

Ellis County, Kansas Language

Ellis County, Kansas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black33316950.75%
Hispanic1,58136823.28%
Native581118.97%
Multiple84112514.86%
White24,7483,37013.62%
Other41NaN%

14.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.86%

Male Poverty Rate

15.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ellis County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ellis County, Kansas is Black, with 50.75% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.12%.

Ellis County, Kansas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.66%
High School13.05%
Some College11.58%
Bachelors or Greater4.21%

Ellis County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed8.32%
Male Unemployed64.04%
Female Employed15.45%
Female Unemployed64.68%

Ellis County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ellis County, Kansas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,053$73,466
Families$81,128$87,254
Married Families$90,439-
Non Families$31,596$50,296
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Income by Household Type

Ellis County, Kansas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.1%

Male Marriage Rate

48.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Ellis County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

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Ellis County, Kansas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Ellis County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

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Ellis County, Kansas Marital Status

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1,316

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War388
First Gulf War212
Vietnam483
Korea150
World War II26

Ellis County, Kansas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34275
35 to 54236
55 to 64142
65 to 74367
75+296

Ellis County, Kansas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2956.11%
Native American610.17%
2+ Races153.41%
Hispanic80.72%

Ellis County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Ellis County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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7.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ellis County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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72.6%

Labor Force Participation

70.1%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Ellis County, Kansas Employment by Age

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Ellis County, Kansas Employment by Race

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Ellis County, Kansas Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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79.27%

Born in Ellis County, Kansas

96.72%

Native Born

3.28%

Foreign Born

1.47%

Non Citizen

1.80%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.72% of Ellis County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 79.27% having been born in Kansas. 1.47% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Ellis County, Kansas Place of Birth

  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

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