Ellis County, Texas Population 2021

Ellis County, Texas's estimated population is 196,466 with a growth rate of 3.05% 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 30.66% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021196,4665,8203.05%
2020190,6465,8203.15%
2019184,8265,8203.25%
2018179,0065,6013.23%
2017173,4055,0733.01%
2016168,3325,0403.09%
2015163,2924,0882.57%
2014159,2043,2762.10%
2013155,9282,1891.42%
2012153,7391,3660.90%
2011152,3732,0061.33%
2010150,36765,20076.56%
199085,16725,42442.56%
198059,74313,10528.10%
197046,6383,2437.47%
196043,395-2,250-4.93%
195045,645-2,088-4.37%
194047,733-6,203-11.50%
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%
18509890.00%
2021 Growth Rate
3.05%
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State
Founded
1850
County Seat
2010 Population
150,367
Growth Since 2010
30.66%
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Ellis County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White141,63681.51%
Black or African American17,58010.12%
Two or More Races6,5373.76%
Some Other Race5,4283.12%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,3860.80%
Asian1,1200.64%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander850.05%
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Ellis County, Texas Population by Race

Ellis County, Texas Population Pyramid $2021

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Ellis County, Texas Median Age

36.2


Total

35


Male

37.2


Female

Ellis County, Texas Adults

There are 127,214 adults, (21,930 of whom are seniors) in Ellis County, Texas.

Ellis County, Texas Age Dependency

65.1

Age Dependency Ratio

20.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Ellis County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

88,067

50.68%

Male

85,705

49.32%

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
Married84.4%15.6%
All74.4%25.6%
Male67.1%32.9%
Non Family60.4%39.6%
Female48.4%51.6%

74.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ellis County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All57,307374.4
Married36,1233.4984.4
Non Family12,0931.2260.4
Female6,7133.3448.4
Male2,3783.767.1

3.4

Average Family Size

3

Average Household Size

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Ellis County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6,6205.92%
9th to 12th Grade8,8087.88%
High School Graduate30,95227.70%
Some College28,80725.78%
Associates Degree9,3578.37%
Bachelors Degree18,79416.82%
Graduate Degree8,3997.52%
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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
White74,00968,94521,612
Hispanic23,92514,8631,844
Black11,28110,2252,814
Other Race3,4161,955317
2+ Races2,5801,952368
Native American811617156
Asian768645394
Islander745445

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.16%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 60.81%.

Ellis County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,643$52,639$37,330
Less Than 9th Grade$30,088$33,629$21,136
High School Graduate$37,711$43,145$30,674
Some College$44,183$55,690$35,866
Bachelors Degree$59,251$75,033$51,279
Graduate Degree$63,905$85,284$56,094

$44,643

Average Earnings

$52,639

Average Male

$37,330

Average Female

Ellis County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ellis County, Texas Language by Age

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Ellis County, Texas Language

81.95% of Ellis County, Texas residents speak only English, while 18.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.88% of the population.

Ellis County, Texas Language

Ellis County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic44,9516,03213.42%
White104,4765,9735.72%
Black17,1892,93017.05%
Multiple6,45694614.65%
Other5,35861611.50%
Native1,33918513.82%
Asian1,092585.31%
Islander742027.03%

8.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.86%

Male Poverty Rate

9.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ellis County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ellis County, Texas is Islander, with 27.03% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ellis County, Texas is Asian, with 5.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.83%.

Ellis County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.43%
High School8.22%
Some College5.87%
Bachelors or Greater1.83%

Ellis County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed21.53%
Male Unemployed15.19%
Female Employed5.67%
Male Employed3.91%

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$76,871$96,100
Families$86,150$106,326
Married Families$98,074$114,330
Non Families$39,423$51,641
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Income by Household Type

Ellis County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.7%

Male Marriage Rate

56.0%

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

Ellis County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Ellis County, Texas Marital Status

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10,718

Number of Veterans

9,679

Male Veterans

1,039

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3,667
First Gulf War2,803
Second Gulf War2,502
Korea511
World War II164

Ellis County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 543,548
65 to 742,541
75+1,850
55 to 641,739
18 to 341,040

Ellis County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9,0648.63%
Black1,34710.52%
Hispanic9653.29%
2+ Races1213.52%
Other Race822.06%
Native American636.19%
Asian415.07%

Ellis County, Texas Veterans by Race

Ellis County, Texas Veterans by Education

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4.07%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ellis County, Texas Veterans by Education

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66.8%

Labor Force Participation

64.4%

Employment Rate

3.4%

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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70.72%

Born in Ellis County, Texas

92.29%

Native Born

7.71%

Foreign Born

4.64%

Non Citizen

3.07%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.29% of Ellis County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 70.72% having been born in Texas. 4.64% 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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