Ellis County, Texas Population 2024

230,332

Ellis County, Texas's estimated 2024 population is 230,332 with a growth rate of 4.1% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Ellis County, Texas is the 25th largest county in Texas. The 2010 population was 150,408 and has seen a growth of 53.14% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029275,7079,0753.4%
2028266,6329,0753.52%
2027257,5579,0753.65%
2026248,4829,0753.79%
2025239,4079,0753.94%
2024230,3329,0754.1%
2023221,2579,0754.28%
2022212,1829,0754.47%
2021203,1078,8124.54%
2020194,2959,5305.16%
2019184,7655,6713.17%
2018179,0945,6603.26%
2017173,4345,0673.01%
2016168,3675,0363.08%
2015163,3314,0922.57%
2014159,2393,2672.09%
2013155,9722,1931.43%
2012153,7791,3600.89%
2011152,4192,0111.34%
2010150,408
199085,16725,42442.56%
198059,74313,10528.1%
197046,6383,2437.47%
196043,395-2,250-4.93%
195045,645-2,088-4.37%
194047,733-6,203-11.5%
193053,936-1,764-3.17%
192055,7002,0713.86%
191053,6293,5707.13%
190050,05918,28557.55%
189031,77410,48049.22%
188021,29413,780183.39%
18707,5142,26843.23%
18605,2464,257430.43%
1850989-274,718-99.64%
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2024 Growth Rate
4.1% (9,075)
County Website
Ellis County
State
Texas
County Seat
2010 Population
150,408
Area
936 mi²
Density
246 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
53.14% (79,924)
Founded
1850

Ellis County, Texas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White135,60469.36%
Black or African American24,58412.57%
Two or more races20,59710.54%
Other race11,6135.94%
Native American1,5680.8%
Asian1,4200.73%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander1230.06%
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Ellis County, Texas Population by Race

Ellis County, Texas Population Pyramid 2024

Ellis County, Texas Median Age

36.2

Total

35.3

Male

37

Female

Ellis County, Texas Adults

There are 144,016 adults, (25,194 of whom are seniors) in Ellis County, Texas.

Ellis County, Texas Age Dependency

64.5

Age Dependency Ratio

21.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Ellis County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female98,24550.25%
Male97,26449.75%

Ellis County, Texas Population by Age

Ellis County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All65,6862.9575.924.1
Married39,9533.486.813.2
Non Family13,5031.1759.240.8
Female8,6213.4855.244.8
Male3,6093.3367.132.9
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3.33

Average Family Size

2.95

Average Household Size

75.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ellis County, Texas 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 County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ellis County, Texas 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 94.33%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 48.61%.

Ellis County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$52,399

Average Earnings

$62,157

Average Male

$43,411

Average Female

Ellis County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ellis County, Texas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Ellis County, Texas Language

81.15% of Ellis County, Texas residents speak only English, while 18.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 17.37% of the population.

Ellis County, Texas Language

Ellis County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic53,3076,36611.94%
White108,8905,6355.17%
Black24,1583,29513.64%
Other11,5662,32020.06%
Multiple20,3241,5677.71%
Native1,5271016.61%
Asian1,408936.61%
Islander1178976.07%
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8.2%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.5%

Male Poverty Rate

8.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ellis County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ellis County, Texas is Islander, with 76.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ellis County, Texas is White, with 5.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.96%.

Ellis County, Texas Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.47%
High School7.93%
Some College5.58%
Bachelors or Greater2.3%
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Ellis County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed14.71%
Male Unemployed11.49%
Female Employed6.09%
Male Employed2.12%
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Ellis County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ellis County, Texas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ellis County, Texas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

56.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.4%

Male Marriage Rate

55.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Ellis County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ellis County, Texas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

11,061

Number of Veterans

9,536

Male Veterans

1,525

Female Veterans

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Ellis County, Texas Veterans by War

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Ellis County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Ellis County, Texas Veterans by Race

Ellis County, Texas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.5%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ellis County, Texas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69%

Labor Force Participation

66.2%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Ellis County, Texas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Ellis County, Texas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Ellis County, Texas 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

69.91%

Born in Ellis County, Texas

92.29%

Native Born

7.71%

Foreign Born

4.68%

Non Citizen

3.03%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.29% of Ellis County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 69.91% having been born in Texas. 4.68% 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

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