Ellis County, Texas Population 2022

Ellis County, Texas's estimated population is 202,286 with a growth rate of 2.96% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Ellis County, Texas is the 26th largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 150,367 and has seen a growth of 34.53% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18509890.00%
18605,2464,257430.43%
18707,5142,26843.23%
188021,29413,780183.39%
189031,77410,48049.22%
190050,05918,28557.55%
191053,6293,5707.13%
192055,7002,0713.86%
193053,936-1,764-3.17%
194047,733-6,203-11.50%
195045,645-2,088-4.37%
196043,395-2,250-4.93%
197046,6383,2437.47%
198059,74313,10528.10%
199085,16725,42442.56%
2010150,36765,20076.56%
2011152,3732,0061.33%
2012153,7391,3660.90%
2013155,9282,1891.42%
2014159,2043,2762.10%
2015163,2924,0882.57%
2016168,3325,0403.09%
2017173,4055,0733.01%
2018179,0065,6013.23%
2019184,8265,8203.25%
2020190,6465,8203.15%
2021196,4665,8203.05%
2022202,2865,8202.96%
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Ellis County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White140,10078.06%
Black or African American18,81310.48%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,3340.74%
Asian1,2880.72%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander800.04%
Some Other Race6,6413.70%
Two or More Races11,2286.26%
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Ellis County, Texas Population by Race

Ellis County, Texas Population Pyramid 2022

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Ellis County, Texas Median Age

36.4


Total

35.1


Male

37.4


Female

Ellis County, Texas Adults

There are 131,651 adults, (22,983 of whom are seniors) in Ellis County, Texas.

Ellis County, Texas Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

21.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44

Child Dependency Ratio

Ellis County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

90,884

50.64%

Male

88,600

49.36%

Ellis County, Texas Population by Age

Ellis County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ellis County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.9%15.1%
All74.8%25.2%
Male66.5%33.5%
Non Family60.3%39.7%
Female51.9%48.1%

74.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ellis County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All59,3992.9974.8
Married36,9723.4884.9
Male2,6003.5366.5
Female7,5243.3851.9
Non Family12,3031.1960.3

3.38

Average Family Size

2.99

Average Household Size

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Ellis County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6,2725.42%
9th to 12th Grade9,2307.97%
High School Graduate31,74027.42%
Some College30,15126.04%
Associates Degree9,1097.87%
Bachelors Degree19,95217.23%
Graduate Degree9,3218.05%
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Ellis County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ellis County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Islander684841
Asian844680417
Black12,27811,2353,664
White75,18269,69922,336
2+ Races4,9173,688818
Native American848672101
Other Race4,0412,633430
Hispanic25,31816,7472,252

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.71%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 60.29%.

Ellis County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,376$53,455$36,568
Less Than 9th Grade$29,982$34,989$20,104
High School Graduate$38,325$43,817$30,230
Some College$45,466$59,391$32,720
Bachelors Degree$58,211$70,536$52,106
Graduate Degree$63,801$79,080$59,834

$45,376

Average Earnings

$53,455

Average Male

$36,568

Average Female

Ellis County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ellis County, Texas Language by Age

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Ellis County, Texas Language

81.63% of Ellis County, Texas residents speak only English, while 18.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 17.19% of the population.

Ellis County, Texas Language

Ellis County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander682029.41%
Black18,4672,77215.01%
Native1,28615011.66%
Hispanic47,1435,43411.53%
Multiple11,0208968.13%
White105,8815,7665.45%
Asian1,273403.14%
Other1,358NaN%

8.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.14%

Male Poverty Rate

9.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ellis County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ellis County, Texas is Islander, with 29.41% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.77%.

Ellis County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade10.31%
High School7.95%
Some College6.01%
Bachelors or Greater2.01%

Ellis County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.73%
Male Unemployed12.69%
Female Employed5.45%
Female Unemployed18.21%

Ellis County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ellis County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$79,834$98,447
Families$89,870$108,852
Married Families$103,203$119,127
Non Families$40,175$51,321
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Income by Household Type

Ellis County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.4%

Male Marriage Rate

55.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Ellis County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Ellis County, Texas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Ellis County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Ellis County, Texas Marital Status

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9,984

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War2,616
First Gulf War2,369
Vietnam3,287
Korea459
World War II210

Ellis County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 341,279
35 to 542,951
55 to 641,680
65 to 742,317
75+1,757

Ellis County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8,3187.98%
Black1,2729.10%
Native American706.56%
Asian323.53%
Other Race1092.32%
2+ Races1832.76%
Hispanic9633.11%

Ellis County, Texas Veterans by Race

Ellis County, Texas Veterans by Education

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3.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ellis County, Texas Veterans by Education

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67.5%

Labor Force Participation

65.2%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Ellis County, Texas Employment by Age

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Ellis County, Texas Employment by Race

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Ellis County, Texas 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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71.17%

Born in Ellis County, Texas

92.43%

Native Born

7.57%

Foreign Born

4.46%

Non Citizen

3.11%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.43% of Ellis County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 71.17% having been born in Texas. 4.46% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Ellis County, Texas 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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