Ellsworth, KS Profile: Facts & Data


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Ellsworth, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Ellsworth had a population of 2,892 as of July 1, 2018. Ellsworth ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Ellsworth is located at latitude 38.7328 and longitude -98.2285 in Ellsworth County. The formal boundaries for the City of Ellsworth (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Ellsworth County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,539 feet.

The City of Ellsworth (GNIS ID: 485570) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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


Total Population 2,892
Population in Households 1,985
Population in Familes 1,590
Population in Group Qrtrs 907
Population Density2 1,191
Diversity Index3 38


Median Household Income $45,410
Average Household Income $59,643
Per Capita Income $22,051


Total Housing Units 1,069 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 616 (57.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 279 (26.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 174 (16.3%)
Median Home Value $101,095
Average Home Value $114,123


Total Households 895
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 566
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.92% -0.72%
Households -1.3% -1.05%
Families -1.46% -1.19%
Median Household Income   0.68%
Per Capita Income   0.68%

Ellsworth, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ellsworth to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 95 86th
Population Density # 182 73rd
Diversity Index # 96 86th
Median Household Income # 432 36th
Per Capita Income # 559 17th

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