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Ellis County

Population in 2012: 2,094 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +11.8%
 

Males: 997  (47.6%)
Females: 1,097  (52.4%)

Median resident age:  38.1 years
Kansas median age:  42.9 years

Zip codes: 67637.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $41,808 (it was $30,380 in 2000)
Ellis:

$41,808
Kansas:

$48,964
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $21,235

Ellis city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $88,123 (it was $54,200 in 2000)
Ellis:

$88,123
Kansas:

$128,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $88,693; Detached houses: $89,654; In 2-unit structures: $174,712; Mobile homes: $28,148

Median gross rent in 2011: $548.

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  • White alone - 1,980 (96.0%)
  • Hispanic - 61 (3.0%)
  • Two or more races - 14 (0.7%)
  • Black alone - 5 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.05%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.05%)

Races in Ellis detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Ellis: 81.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (52.3%), English (7.1%), Irish (7.0%), United States (6.3%), French (4.1%), Russian (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/10/1888

Elevation: 2117 feet

Land area: 1.24 square miles.

Population density: 1688 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Ellis:

  • High school or higher: 88.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.3%
  • Unemployed: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ellis city:

  • Never married: 22.1%
  • Now married: 55.7%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

27 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.4%
Kansas:  5.9%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Ellis, Kansas as of May 22, 2013.
The ratio of number of residents in Ellis to the number of sex offenders is 483 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,359 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $1,455 (1.8%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (148.3 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (451.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Hays, KS (3.7 miles ), WaKeeney, KS (4.3 miles ), Schoenchen, KS (4.4 miles ), Zurich, KS (4.6 miles) , Palco, KS (4.7 miles ), Brownell, KS (4.8 miles) , Victoria, KS (4.8 miles ), Liebenthal, KS (4.8 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $116,300
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $153,400
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $176,300
  • 2005: 22 buildings, average cost: $79,100
  • 2006: 13 buildings, average cost: $107,700
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $142,100
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $250,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $187,500
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $166,700
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $193,800
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $180,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 38.94 N, Longitude: 99.56 W

Area code: 785

Ellis household income distribution Ellis home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Ellis by Year
Type 2002 2006 2007 2008 2010 2011
Murders 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 010000
per 100,000 0.054.80.00.00.00.0
Robberies 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 031101
per 100,000 0.0164.454.152.10.048.2
Burglaries 003421
per 100,000 0.00.0162.2208.4102.548.2
Thefts 1321252078
per 100,000 686.71150.71352.11042.2358.6385.5
Auto thefts 023121
per 100,000 0.0109.6162.252.1102.548.2
Arson 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.9) 28.6136.992.973.830.933.6

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Crime rate in Ellis detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.91
Kansas average:

2.68

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.4%
Kansas:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +63 (+3.5%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Ellis-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 174% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/27/1951, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.4 miles away from the Ellis city center killed 5 people and injured 100 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/10/1985, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.8 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ellis-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kansas state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/30/1991 at 22:07:44, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 20.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/15/1992 at 02:56:40, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 12.2 miles away from Ellis center
On 1/7/1999 at 05:16:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 20.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/13/2001 at 01:56:13, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/17/2003 at 17:31:59, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 22.4 miles away from Ellis center
On 11/1/2002 at 11:08:56, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 28.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Ellis County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Ellis:

  • HAYS MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 14 miles away; HAYS, KS)

Political contributions by individuals in Ellis, KS

Local government website: www.ellis.ks.us

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ellis:

  • Fort Hays State University (about 13 miles; Hays, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,978)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 108 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 2,415)
  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 125 miles; Kearney, NE; FT enrollment: 4,780)
  • Central Community College (about 149 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 2,632)
  • Wichita State University (about 149 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 9,428)
  • Kansas State University (about 161 miles; Manhattan, KS; FT enrollment: 18,850)
  • Butler Community College (about 165 miles; El Dorado, KS; FT enrollment: 4,200)

Public high school in Ellis:

Public elementary/middle school in Ellis:

Private elementary/middle school in Ellis:

  • ST MARY'S SCHOOL (Students: 63; Location: 605 MONROE; Grades: PK - 6)
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Library in Ellis:

  • ELLIS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $54,480; Location: 907 WASHINGTON; 19,508 books; 40 e-books; 170 audio materials; 326 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 30 state licensed databases; 20 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Ellis: Ellis Wastewater Plant (A), Ellis Police Department (B), Ellis County Emergency Medical Services (C), Ellis Railroad Museum (D), Walter Chrysler Boyhood Home and Museum (E), Ellis Public Library (F), Ellis City Hall (G), Ellis Fire Department (H), Ellis County Rural Fire Department 6 (I), Ellis Chamber of Commerce (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Ellis include: Ellis Baptist Church (A), Ellis United Methodist Church (B), Christ Lutheran Church (C), Saint Mary's Catholic Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Mary's Cemetery (1), Mount Hope Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Chamber of Commerce (Museums; 102 West 10th Street), Buckovina Society (Museums; 103 West 8th Street), Ellis Nutrition Center (Museums; 103 West 8th Street), Chrysler Boyhood Home (Museums; 102 West 10th Street).

 
Ellis County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 28.4. This is about average.
City:

28.4
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 33.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

33.5
U.S.:

28.3
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.884. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.884
U.S.:

2.433

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ellis and their reported violations in the past:

ELLIS, CITY OF (Population served: 1812, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and JUN-06-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-06-2000)
  • One minor monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 7.5%
(6.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 70.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.1%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.2%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Ellis, KS

50 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
63 people in nursing homes in 2000

Ellis compared to Kansas state average:

Ellis, Kansas environmental map by EPA

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  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.


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Banks with branches in Ellis (2011 data):

  • Equity Bank, A National Association: Equity Ellis Branch at 916 Washington Street, branch established on 1899/01/01. Info updated 2011/12/19: Bank assets: $605.9 mil, Deposits: $476.4 mil, headquarters in Andover, KS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Equity Bancshares, Inc.
  • Golden Belt Bank, FSA: Golden Belt Bank, Fsa at 901 Washington St, branch established on 1920/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $126.9 mil, Deposits: $99.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Ellis travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (85%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Ellis (based on Ellis County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.09%
Here49.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)LDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents67.2%10.8%7.8%2.2%2.0%
Congregations16.7%8.3%12.5%4.2%4.2%
NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Southern Baptist ConventionEpiscopal ChurchChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents1.9%1.5%1.2%1.2%4.2%
Congregations4.2%8.3%8.3%4.2%29.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Ellis County:

1.46 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Ellis County:

0.36 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Ellis County:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Here:

9.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.7%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Ellis County:

28.8%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.3%
State:

13.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,894$34,7280$0
Other Government Administration 2$5,234$31,4040$0
Judicial and Legal 1$1,893$22,7160$0
Police Protection - Officers 5$13,663$32,7910$0
Firefighters 0$0 20$1,328
Streets and Highways 1$2,092$25,1040$0
Solid Waste Management 3$5,730$22,9201$686
Sewerage 1$2,400$28,8000$0
Parks and Recreation 1$1,886$22,6320$0
Water Supply 1$2,334$28,0080$0
Totals for Government 16$38,126$28,59521$2,014

Ellis government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $101,000 ($48.23)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $210,000 ($100.29)
    Solid Waste Management: $199,000 ($95.03)
    Water Utilities: $197,000 ($94.08)
    Financial Administration: $171,000 ($81.66)
    Sewerage: $101,000 ($48.23)
    Parks & Recreation: $82,000 ($39.16)
    Regular Highways: $69,000 ($32.95)
    General - Other: $51,000 ($24.36)
    Libraries: $32,000 ($15.28)
    Fire Protection: $26,000 ($12.42)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000 ($3.34)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $29,000 ($13.85)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $96,000 ($45.85)
    Water Utilities: $25,000 ($11.94)
    Parks & Recreation: $7,000 ($3.34)
    Fire Protection: $5,000 ($2.39)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($0.96)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $545,000 ($260.27)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

Ellis government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $200,000 ($95.51)
    Sewerage: $154,000 ($73.54)
    All Other: $53,000 ($25.31)
    Parks & Recreation: $11,000 ($5.25)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $92,000 ($43.94)
    General Revenue, NEC: $6,000 ($2.87)
    Rents: $1,000 ($0.48)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $201,000 ($95.99)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $55,000 ($26.27)
    General Support: $36,000 ($17.19)
  • Tax - Property: $451,000 ($215.38)
    Total General Sales: $109,000 ($52.05)
    Public Utilities: $59,000 ($28.18)
    NEC: $23,000 ($10.98)

Ellis government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $943,000 ($450.33)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $360,000 ($171.92)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $360,000 ($171.92)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $903,000 ($431.23)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $40,000 ($19.10)

Ellis government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,673,000 ($798.95)

8.16% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,234 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.16%
Kansas average:

7.39%

0.22% of residents moved from foreign countries ($54 average AGI)
Ellis County:

0.22%
Kansas average:

0.18%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Russell County, KS  0.51% ($26,212 average AGI)
from Barton County, KS  0.38% ($25,487)
from Sedgwick County, KS  0.28% ($40,517)


8.14% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,589 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.14%
Kansas average:

7.67%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Johnson County, KS  0.54% ($31,400 average AGI)
to Sedgwick County, KS  0.47% ($31,604)
to Saline County, KS  0.35% ($26,528)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ellis:

  • KAYS (1400 AM; 1 kW; HAYS, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KVGB (1590 AM; 5 kW; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO INC.)
  • KXXX (790 AM; 5 kW; COLBY, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ellis:

  • KJLS (103.3 FM; HAYS, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • KKQY (101.9 FM; HILL CITY, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • KHAZ (99.5 FM; HAYS, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KFIX (96.9 FM; PLAINVILLE, KS; Owner: HULL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K242AL (96.3 FM; HAYS, KS; Owner: KANZA SOCIETY, INC.)
  • KZAN (91.7 FM; HAYS, KS; Owner: KANZA SOCIETY INC.)
  • KZNA (90.5 FM; HILL CITY, KS; Owner: KANZA SOCIETY, INC)
  • K209BH (89.7 FM; HAYS, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Ellis:

  • KBSH-TV (Channel 7; HAYS, KS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KOOD (Channel 9; HAYS, KS; Owner: SMOKY HILLS PUBLIC TELEVISION CORP.)
  • K25CV (Channel 25; HAYS, KS; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)

Ellis fatal accident list:

Mar 26, 1997 09:50 AM, Dorran, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 8, 1986 00:23 AM, 10th, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 24, 1976 09:10 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 1
Nov 2, 1975 11:40 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 8 meters (26ft)
Total costs: $74,000
Total average daily traffic: 2,905
Total average daily truck traffic: 168
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 3,446

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Ellis)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 4.8 Km E Of Hwy 147 12.9 Km N Of Hwy 4 Int (Lat: 38.759444 Lon: -99.670667), Type: Building, Structure height: 4 m, Overall height: 10 m, Call Sign: WPLY677
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.050 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/25/2003, Expiration Date: 04/15/2013, Certifier: Ken Schoenthaler
    Registrant: Us Filter Consolidated Electric Div, 141 S Lafayette Fwy, Saint Paul, MN 55107, Fax: (612) 224-3628
  • Riga Rd 10.5 Km N Of Us70 Int (Lat: 39.064444 Lon: -99.649833), Type: Building, Structure height: 4 m, Overall height: 10 m, Call Sign: WPLZ315
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.050 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/25/2003, Expiration Date: 04/21/2013, Certifier: Ken Schoenthaler
    Registrant: Us Filter Consolidated Electric Div, 141 S Lafayette Fwy, Saint Paul, MN 55107, Fax: (612) 224-3628

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • ELLIS, 2.4 Km South And 0.8 Km East (Lat: 38.898056 Lon: -99.550389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 126.5 m, Call Sign: WQLA706
    Assigned Frequencies: 6636.25 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/13/2009, Expiration Date: 11/13/2019, Certifier: Edwin D Geer
    Registrant: State Of Kansas, 700 Sw Harrison Street, Topeka, KS 66603-3754, Phone: (785) 296-3661, Fax: (785) 296-0999, Email:
  • 3.2 Mi Sw Of (Lat: 38.890278 Lon: -99.575389), Structure height: 76.2 m, Call Sign: KAY86
    Assigned Frequencies: 7050.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/07/1998, Expiration Date: 06/01/2014
    Registrant: Lin Media, One West Exchange Street, Suite 5a, Providence, RI 02903, Phone: (401) 454-2880, Fax: (401) 454-2817, Email:
  • ELLIS JC, 1.5 Mi Ne Of (Lat: 38.957222 Lon: -99.550361), Overall height: 53.9 m, Call Sign: WDU259, Licensee ID: L00008608
    Assigned Frequencies: 6241.70 MHz, 6360.30 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/22/1996, Expiration Date: 08/01/2000, Cancellation Date: 11/12/1998
    Registrant: Southwestern Bell Telephone Company, 3 Bell Plz Rm 810 C12, Dallas, TX 75202-5399
  • 3.2 Mi. Sw Of Ellis (Lat: 38.890278 Lon: -99.575389), Overall height: 77.7 m, Call Sign: WLJ617
    Assigned Frequencies: 6975.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/20/1988, Expiration Date: 06/01/2014
    Registrant: Lin Media, One West Exchange Street, Suite 5a, Providence, RI 02903, Phone: (401) 454-2880, Fax: (401) 454-2817, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KB0CCD, Licensee ID: L01316335
    Grant Date: 08/21/2007, Expiration Date: 11/18/2017, Certifier: Leo Groff Jr
    Registrant: Leo Groff Jr, 865 Ellis Ave, Ellis, KS 67637
  • Call Sign: KB0KQR
    Grant Date: 08/18/1992, Expiration Date: 08/18/2002, Cancellation Date: 08/19/2004
    Registrant: Duane D Bice, 409 Jefferson, Ellis, KS 67637
  • Call Sign: N0GNK, Previous Call Sign: KA0URF, Licensee ID: L00357705
    Grant Date: 05/16/2001, Expiration Date: 08/13/2011
    Registrant: C O Wheeler, 509 E 13, Ellis, KS 67637
  • Call Sign: N9YGL, Licensee ID: L00869716
    Grant Date: 05/27/2004, Expiration Date: 08/18/2014, Cancellation Date: 07/07/2004, Certifier: Mark D Stites
    Registrant: Mark D Stites, 505 E 13th St, Ellis, KS 67637
  • Call Sign: WB0ROR, Licensee ID: L01353759
    Grant Date: 12/26/2007, Expiration Date: 03/24/2018, Certifier: Lawrence Wittman
    Registrant: Lawrence Wittman, 410 East 17th St, Ellis, KS 67637
  • Call Sign: KC0IXN, Licensee ID: L00288425
    Grant Date: 09/29/2000, Expiration Date: 09/29/2010, Cancellation Date: 10/02/2012, Certifier: Ben J Zorn
    Registrant: Ben J Zorn, 509 Washington, Ellis, KS 67637
  • Call Sign: KD0GHB, Licensee ID: L01460395
    Grant Date: 01/21/2009, Expiration Date: 01/21/2019, Certifier: John P Begler
    Registrant: John P Begler, 412 Washington, Ellis, KS 67637

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: RAYTHEON AIRCRAFT COMPANY B200 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 11, Weight: 12,500 - 19,999 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PT6A-6 SERIES (550 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 1LF , Serial Number: BB-1778, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 09/11/2001
    Registrant (Corporation): Sizewise Rentals LLC, 204 W 2nd St, Ellis, KS 67637
  • Aircraft: WACO UPF-7 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 165 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR W670 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 39712 , Serial Number: 5845, Year manufactured: 1942, Airworthiness Date: 11/04/1953
    Registrant (Individual): Leonard T Erbert, 2140 110th Ave, Ellis, KS 67637


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 26
  • Hazardous Condition: 3
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Ellis


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Most common first names in Ellis, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4278.7 years
Mary3380.7 years
Frank1978.1 years
Anna1789.1 years
Joseph1579.1 years
Fred1582.6 years
Joe1478.1 years
Martha1381.3 years
Ernest1281.4 years
Margaret1281.4 years
Most common last names in Ellis, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Keller2578.3 years
Weber1673.4 years
Augustine1681.2 years
Flax1580.1 years
Deutscher1578.4 years
Dreiling1575.9 years
Armbruster1478.7 years
Kroeger1479.3 years
Lang1377.4 years
King1382.3 years
Businesses in Ellis, KS
NameCountNameCount
Dairy Queen1Subway1
Days Inn1U-Haul1
MasterBrand Cabinets1

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