Ellis County KS Information


Ellis County Subdivisions

Ellis County KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 29,481
Daytime Population: Workers 16,913
Daytime Population: Residents 13,530
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 30,443
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.03
Population in Households 28,448
Population in Familes 20,493
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,033
Population Density2 33
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $49,337
Average Household Income $64,703
Per Capita Income $27,346


Total Housing Units 13,284 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,434 (56.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,879 (36.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 971 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $158,837
Average Home Value $173,627


Total Households 12,313
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 7,009
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.49% 0.38%
Households 0.46% 0.36%
Families 0.32% 0.28%
Median Household Income   1.0%
Per Capita Income   2.02%


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, 2017 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 Density # 24 78th
Diversity Index # 50 52nd
Median Household Income # 50 53rd
Per Capita Income # 36 67th

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