Ellis County KS Information


Ellis County Subdivisions

Ellis County KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 29,721
Population in Households 28,688
Population in Familes 20,735
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,033
Population Density1 33
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 12,309
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 7,046
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 13,267 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,335 (55.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,974 (37.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 958 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $157,456
Average Home Value $175,348


Median Household Income $45,643
Average Household Income $61,064
Per Capita Income $25,609
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.7% 0.52%
Households 0.53% 0.41%
Families 0.46% 0.36%
Median Household Income   3.05%
Per Capita Income   2.08%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Ellis County KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ellis County to the other 105 counties and county equivalents in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 21 81st
Population Density1 # 24 78th
Diversity Index2 # 49 54th
Median Household Income # 59 45th
Per Capita Income # 47 56th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kansas Census Data Comparison Tool.