Ellsworth County KS Information


Ellsworth County Subdivisions

Ellsworth County KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 6,398
Population in Households 5,415
Population in Familes 4,406
Population in Group Qrtrs 983
Population Density2 9
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $48,748
Average Household Income $61,412
Per Capita Income $24,975


Total Housing Units 3,239 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,858 (57.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 562 (17.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 819 (25.3%)
Median Home Value $86,176
Average Home Value $130,100


Total Households 2,420
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 1,597
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 -0.19% -0.38%
Households -0.21% -0.44%
Families -0.34% -0.52%
Median Household Income   1.06%
Per Capita Income   1.56%


Ellsworth County KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ellsworth County to the other 105 counties and county equivalents in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 56 48th
Population Density # 53 50th
Diversity Index # 43 60th
Median Household Income # 47 56th
Per Capita Income # 60 44th

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