Ellis County, Kansas Population 2020

Ellis County, Kansas's estimated population is 28,769 with a growth rate of -0.62% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Ellis County, Kansas is the 20th largest county in Kansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201828,710-59-0.21%
201728,769-179-0.62%
201628,948-54-0.19%
201529,002390.13%
201428,963-67-0.23%
201329,030-56-0.19%
201229,0863241.13%
201128,7623381.19%
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%

How Many People Live in Ellis County, Kansas?

28,769

Ellis County, Kansas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White26,90493.16%
Two or More Races9653.34%
Black or African American3991.38%
Asian3071.06%
Some Other Race2050.71%
American Indian and Alaska Native550.19%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander430.15%

Ellis County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2020

Ellis County, Kansas Median Age

32.6


Total

31.8


Male

33.4


Female

Ellis County, Kansas Adults

There are 22,635 adults, (4,277 of whom are seniors) in Ellis County, Kansas.

Ellis County, Kansas Age Dependency

57.3

Age Dependency Ratio

23.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34

Child Dependency Ratio

Ellis County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

14,484

50.16%

Male

14,394

49.84%

Ellis County, Kansas Households and Families

Ellis County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ellis County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.4%11.6%
All61.3%38.7%
Male52.2%47.8%
Female45.6%54.4%
Non Family37.9%62.1%

61.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,5812.3961.3
Non Family5,1461.4937.9
Married5,1112.9788.4
Female9563.4345.6
Male3684.0152.2

3

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

6.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ellis County, Kansas Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4182.40%
9th to 12th Grade8554.90%
High School Graduate4,61726.46%
Some College4,03423.12%
Associates Degree1,4468.29%
Bachelors Degree4,19024.01%
Graduate Degree1,88910.83%

Ellis County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White16,36715,4455,640
Hispanic549352225
Multiple Races265202131
Asian23419592
Other Race142142133
Black743434
Islander43
Native American392310

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 93.66%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,468$43,949$30,799
Less Than High School$23,047$30,689$11,515
High School Grad$32,184$40,377$22,361
Some College$32,350$44,688$25,077
Bachelors Degree$40,369$48,429$37,811
Graduate Degree$50,917$59,509$41,875

$37,468

Average Earnings

$43,949

Average Male

$30,799

Average Female

Ellis County, Kansas Language

Ellis County, Kansas Language by Age

Ellis County, Kansas Language

93.99% of Ellis County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 6.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.77% of the population.

Ellis County, Kansas Poverty

Ellis County, Kansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White25,0113,82915.31%
Hispanic1,53036423.79%
Multiple92424926.95%
Black35712936.13%
Other1834122.40%
Asian2142813.08%

16.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.57%

Male Poverty Rate

16.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ellis County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ellis County, Kansas is Black, with 36.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ellis County, Kansas is Asian, with 13.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.66%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.04%
Some College12.00%
High School9.33%
Bachelors or Greater4.21%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed68.79%
Female Unemployed63.46%
Female Employed16.04%
Male Employed9.86%

Ellis County, Kansas Income

Ellis County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,700$71,720
Families$76,390$89,791
Married Families$87,149-
Non Families$28,917$46,206

Ellis County, Kansas Marital Status

Ellis County, Kansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.6%

Male Marriage Rate

44.4%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Ellis County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Ellis County, Kansas Veterans

1,608

Number of Veterans

1,429

Male Veterans

179

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam576
Second Gulf War381
First Gulf War317
Korea139
World War II96
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5227.15%
Black6020.76%
Hispanic232.31%
2 or More173.70%
Indian916.36%

$Ellis County, Kansas Veterans by Education

9.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.34%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ellis County, Kansas Employment Status

71.6%

Labor Force Participation

69.8%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

Ellis County, Kansas Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

79.57%

Born in Kansas

96.90%

Native Born

3.10%

Foreign Born

1.96%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.90% of Ellis County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 79.57% having been born in Kansas. 1.96% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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