Ellsworth, Kansas

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Population in 2013: 3,077 (93% urban, 7% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.8%
 
Males: 1,917  (62.3%)
Females: 1,160  (37.7%)
Median resident age:  38.4 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip codes: 67439.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $40,157 (it was $35,625 in 2000)
Ellsworth:

$40,157
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,495 (it was $15,396 in 2000)

Ellsworth city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $83,227 (it was $47,300 in 2000)
Ellsworth:

$83,227
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $89,237; Detached houses: $90,260; Townhouses or other attached units: $104,554; In 2-unit structures: $72,384; Mobile homes: $28,149

Median gross rent in 2012: $436.

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  • White alone - 2,574 (82.5%)
  • Black alone - 290 (9.3%)
  • Hispanic - 194 (6.2%)
  • Two or more races - 28 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 18 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 14 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.06%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Ellsworth: 76.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (29.9%), Irish (10.9%), English (6.6%), United States (4.3%), Czech (4.2%), Swedish (4.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1867

Elevation: 1550 feet

Land area: 2.10 square miles.

Population density: 1,467 people per square mile   (low).

Ellsworth,KS real estate house value index trend

Ellsworth, Kansas map

For population 25 years and over in Ellsworth:

  • High school or higher: 89.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ellsworth city:

  • Never married: 29.9%
  • Now married: 44.9%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 18.7%

79 residents are foreign born

This city:  2.5%
Kansas:  6.5%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Ellsworth, Kansas as of May 06, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Ellsworth to the number of sex offenders is 779 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,297 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,326 (1.8%)

Ellsworth satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (86.9 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (418.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Kanopolis, KS (2.0 miles ), Lorraine, KS (3.5 miles) , Holyrood, KS (3.7 miles ), Wilson, KS (3.8 miles ), Frederick, KS (3.9 miles) , Geneseo, KS (3.9 miles ), Bushton, KS (4.2 miles ), Brookville, KS (4.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $84,000
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $69,900
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $82,500
  • 2001: 14 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2004: 14 buildings, average cost: $128,100
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $77,500
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $150,700
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $246,500
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $293,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 38.73 N, Longitude: 98.23 W

Area code: 785

Ellsworth household income distribution Ellsworth home values distribution

Crime rates in Ellsworth by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0112220021
per 100,000 0.034.134.569.168.869.70.00.063.732.0
Robberies 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 0520124652
per 100,000 0.0170.669.00.034.469.7139.3212.5159.263.9
Burglaries 4455871582020
per 100,000 133.6136.5172.4172.8275.2244.0522.5283.4636.9639.2
Thefts 25283433404354403134
per 100,000 834.7955.31172.41140.71376.01498.81880.91416.9987.31086.6
Auto thefts 1241111412
per 100,000 33.468.2137.934.634.434.934.8141.731.863.9
Arson 2020000000
per 100,000 66.80.069.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 297.6) 47.2119.0115.7120.3144.3155.3147.9135.4175.9136.7

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Ellsworth detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.92
Kansas average:

2.68
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

2.8%
Kansas:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +159 (+5.7%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (19%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Educational services (27%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Child care workers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

Work and jobs in Ellsworth: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Ellsworth, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Ellsworth-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 104% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/7/1993, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.5 miles away from the Ellsworth city center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/22/1964, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.9 miles away from the city center injured 2 people.

Earthquake activity:

Ellsworth-area historical earthquake activity is near Kansas state average. It is 63% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 205.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 131.2 miles away from Ellsworth center
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 70.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 419.2 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 71.2 miles away from Ellsworth center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 378.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Ellsworth County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ellsworth topographic map

Birthplace of: Harold R. Vague - Air Force major general.

Hospitals and medical centers in Ellsworth:

  • ELLSWORTH COUNTY HOSPITAL (1604 AYLWARD)
  • ELLSWORTH COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER (Government - Local, provides emergency services, 1604 AYLWARD AVENUE)
  • ELLSWORTH GOOD SAM CTR-VILLA GRACE (870 S HIGHWAY 14)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - ELLSWORTH VILLAGE (1156 HIGHWAY 14)

Airports located in Ellsworth:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ellsworth:

  • Barton County Community College (about 36 miles; Great Bend, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,108)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 49 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 4,174)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 61 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 8,728)
  • Wichita State University (about 87 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 11,743)
  • Friends University (about 87 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,024)
  • Newman University (about 87 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,066)
  • Wichita Area Technical College (about 87 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,220)

Public high school in Ellsworth:

Public elementary/middle school in Ellsworth:

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Library in Ellsworth:

  • J.H. ROBBINS MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $131,813; Location: 219 N. LINCOLN AVE.; 22,024 books; 56 e-books; 917 audio materials; 1,417 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 48 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Ellsworth: Ellsworth Co - Operative Grain Elevator Number 1 (A), El - Kan Western Riders Rodeo Arena (B), Ellsworth County Sheriff's Department Jail (C), Ellsworth Correctional Facility (D), Ellsworth County Sheriff's Department (E), Ellsworth Police Department (F), Good Samaritan Home (G), Ellsworth County Courthouse (H), Ellsworth County Emergency Medical Services (I), Ellsworth County Health Department (J), J H Robbins Memorial Library (K), Hodgden House Museum Complex (L), Kansas Department of Transportation District 2 Area 4 Shop (M), Ellsworth County Highway Department (N), Ellsworth City Hall (O), Ellsworth Fire Department (P). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Ellsworth include: Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses (A), Smokey Hill Baptist Church (B), Evangelical Free Church of Ellsworth (C), Ellsworth First United Methodist Church (D), First Presbyterian Church (E), Immanuel Lutheran Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Ellsworth Memorial Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Ellsworth County Museum (104 West South Main Street), FT Harker Museum (301 West Ohio Avenue), Nancy's Tours (Tours & Charters; 1305 Aylward Avenue).

Hotel: Best Western Garden Prairie In (1400 North Highway 156).

Court: Ellsworth-County - District Courts- Clerk Of District Court- District J (210 North Kansas Avenue).

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

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

ELLSWORTH CO RWD 1 (Population served: 2,626, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (APR-04-2008), St Public Notif requested (NOV-25-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-25-2010), St Public Notif received (DEC-22-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-16-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (APR-04-2008), St Public Notif requested (AUG-26-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-26-2010), St Public Notif received (SEP-09-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-16-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (APR-04-2008), St Public Notif received (MAY-03-2010), St Public Notif requested (MAY-15-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-15-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-16-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (APR-04-2008), St Public Notif requested (FEB-06-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-06-2010), St Public Notif received (FEB-11-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-16-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-04-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-21-2007), St Public Notif requested (OCT-21-2007), St Public Notif received (DEC-14-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-21-2007), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JAN-10-2008), St BCA signed (APR-04-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-04-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-21-2007), St Public Notif requested (OCT-21-2007), St Public Notif received (DEC-14-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-20-2007), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JAN-10-2008), St BCA signed (APR-04-2008)
  • 12 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-15-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-15-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-23-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUN-19-2014)
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-26-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-26-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-23-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUN-19-2014)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (APR-04-2008), St Public Notif requested (APR-26-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-26-2009), St Public Notif received (MAY-07-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2009)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (APR-04-2008), St Public Notif requested (JAN-29-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-29-2009), St Public Notif received (FEB-06-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2009)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (APR-04-2008), St Public Notif requested (NOV-21-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-21-2008), St Public Notif received (DEC-01-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2009)
  • 17 other older monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ellsworth that have no violations reported:

  • ELLSWORTH, CITY OF (Population served: 3,116, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 7.6%
(7.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 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:  3.9%
Whole state:  5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

People in group quarters in Ellsworth in 2010:

  • 824 people in state prisons
  • 54 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 19 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 16 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

People in group quarters in Ellsworth in 2000:

  • 609 people in state prisons
  • 103 people in nursing homes
  • 16 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 15 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Ellsworth, Kansas environmental map by EPA

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Ellsworth compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Ellsworth (2011 data):

  • Citizens State Bank and Trust Co., Ellsworth, Kansas: Citizens State Bank And Trust Co., Ellsworth, Kansas at 203 North Douglas Avenue, branch established on 1900/05/31; Ellsworth Drive-Up Facility at 310 North Douglas, branch established on 1980/11/17. Info updated 2011/07/13: Bank assets: $114.5 mil, Deposits: $96.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Csb Bancshares, Inc. Amended Esop
  • First Bank Kansas: Ellsworth Branch at 120 West 2nd, branch established on 1990/12/14. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $256.6 mil, Deposits: $227.8 mil, headquarters in Salina, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Ottawa Bancshares, Inc.
  • Lyons Federal Bank: 125 North Douglas Branch at 125 North Douglas, branch established on 1913/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $77.2 mil, Deposits: $62.8 mil, headquarters in Lyons, KS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Ellsworth travel time to work - commute Ellsworth mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Electricity (17%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ellsworth city (based on Ellsworth County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 63.36%
Here: 63.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameLutheran ChurchCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents25.3%22.3%16.9%13.0%6.8%
Congregations14.3%19.0%19.0%9.5%9.5%
NameUnited Church of ChristNorth American Baptist ConferenceEvangelical Free Church of AmericaGeneral Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesOther
Adherents5.4%3.9%2.1%1.6%2.7%
Congregations4.8%4.8%4.8%4.8%9.5%
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 convenience stores (no gas): 1
Ellsworth County:

1.59 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Ellsworth County:

7.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

11.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Ellsworth County:

28.7%
Kansas:

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

9.5%
State:

13.4%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$4,116$49,3920$0
Other Government Administration 2$9,777$58,6620$0
Judicial and Legal 1$2,683$32,1961$359
Police Protection - Officers 6$21,436$42,8720$0
Streets and Highways 4$13,463$40,3890$0
Sewerage 1$3,653$43,8360$0
Parks and Recreation 1$4,435$53,2206$441
Water Supply 4$11,980$35,9400$0
Other and Unallocable 3$9,383$37,5321$104
Totals for Government 23$80,926$42,2228$904

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

  • Construction - General: $195,000 ($63.37)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $619,000 ($201.17)
    Parks & Recreation: $428,000 ($139.10)
    Central Staff Services: $299,000 ($97.17)
    Sewerage: $266,000 ($86.45)
    Regular Highways: $246,000 ($79.95)
    Police Protection: $218,000 ($70.85)
    Financial Administration: $153,000 ($49.72)
    Solid Waste Management: $123,000 ($39.97)
    Libraries: $67,000 ($21.77)
    General - Other: $41,000 ($13.32)
    Fire Protection: $35,000 ($11.37)
    Air Transportation: $23,000 ($7.47)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $12,000 ($3.90)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $107,000 ($34.77)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $204,000 ($66.30)
    Fire Protection: $43,000 ($13.97)
    Water Utilities: $27,000 ($8.77)
    Sewerage: $11,000 ($3.57)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($1.30)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($0.65)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($0.32)
    Central Staff: $1,000 ($0.32)
    Air Transportation: $1,000 ($0.32)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $886,000 ($287.94)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $32,000 ($10.40)

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

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $17,000 ($5.52)
  • Charges - Sewerage: $254,000 ($82.55)
    All Other: $165,000 ($53.62)
    Solid Waste Management: $123,000 ($39.97)
    Parks & Recreation: $46,000 ($14.95)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $61,000 ($19.82)
    General Revenue, NEC: $48,000 ($15.60)
    Interest Earnings: $41,000 ($13.32)
    Rents: $0 ($0.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $594,000 ($193.05)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $84,000 ($27.30)
    General Support: $48,000 ($15.60)
  • Tax - Property: $703,000 ($228.47)
    Total General Sales: $341,000 ($110.82)
    Public Utilities: $179,000 ($58.17)
    NEC: $47,000 ($15.27)
    Other Selective Sales: $12,000 ($3.90)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $425,000 ($138.12)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,644,000 ($534.29)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $3,301,000 ($1072.80)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $2,601,000 ($845.30)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $0 ($0.00)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $2,121,000 ($689.31)
    Water Utilities: $425,000 ($138.12)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $223,000 ($72.47)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,315,000 ($427.36)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $761,000 ($247.32)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $297,000 ($96.52)

6.07% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,896 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.07%
Kansas average:

6.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Saline County, KS  0.93% ($23,545 average AGI)


6.23% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,426 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.23%
Kansas average:

6.89%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Saline County, KS  0.80% ($28,684 average AGI)
to Barton County, KS  0.50% ($26,667)
to Russell County, KS  0.42% ($16,200)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ellsworth:

  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KSAL (1150 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: EBC INC.)
  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KVGB (1590 AM; 5 kW; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KVSV (1190 AM; 2 kW; BELOIT, KS; Owner: MCGRATH PUBLISHING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ellsworth:

  • KZLS (107.9 FM; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KHOK (100.7 FM; HOISINGTON, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KPRD (88.9 FM; HAYS, KS; Owner: THE PRAISE NETWORK INC.)
  • KCVS (91.7 FM; SALINA, KS; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • KVGB-FM (104.3 FM; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KHCT (90.9 FM; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: HUTCHINSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KQNS-FM (95.5 FM; LINDSBORG, KS; Owner: B-B BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ellsworth:

  • KOOD (Channel 9; HAYS, KS; Owner: SMOKY HILLS PUBLIC TELEVISION CORP.)
  • KSNC (Channel 2; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF WICHITA)
  • KWCH-TV (Channel 12; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KAAS-TV (Channel 18; SALINA, KS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Ellsworth, Kansas:
  • Fatal accident count: 5
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 6
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 22
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Kansas average:
  • Fatal accident count: 106
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 159
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 39
  • Fatalities: 114
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 265
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 11

Ellsworth fatal accident list:

May 29, 2011 11:45 PM, I-70, Sr-156, Lat: 38.85896, Lon: -98.11203, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 13, Fatalities: 2
Oct 7, 2003 12:54 AM, Sr-14, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Feb 18, 2001 05:18 PM, 8th, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 28, 1990 08:15 AM, K14, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Apr 26, 1980 03:40 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 20 meters (66ft)
Total costs: $667,000
Total average daily traffic: 7,335
Total average daily truck traffic: 892

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 53
  • Hazardous Condition: 6
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Ellsworth

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ellsworth, KS
Most common first names in Ellsworth, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary4283.0 years
Anna2787.4 years
Frank2681.4 years
William2582.4 years
John2482.3 years
Helen2283.0 years
Robert1875.5 years
George1879.6 years
Charles1879.6 years
Fred1780.0 years
Most common last names in Ellsworth, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Haase2183.9 years
Schultz1680.3 years
Peterman1578.5 years
Nienke1474.0 years
Soukup1376.3 years
Schwerdtfege1282.9 years
Stroede1182.7 years
Zvolanek1074.2 years
Pflughoeft1076.0 years
Bohl986.0 years
Businesses in Ellsworth, KS
NameCountNameCount
Alco Stores1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
H&R Block1True Value1
Kroger1U-Haul1
MasterBrand Cabinets1

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