Ellsworth, Kansas

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Population in 2017: 3,054 (93% urban, 7% rural).
Population change since 2000: +3.0%
 
Males: 1,963  (64.3%)
Females: 1,091  (35.7%)
Median resident age:

42.2 years
Kansas median age:

36.7 years

Zip codes: 67439.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $49,479 (it was $35,625 in 2000)
Ellsworth:

$49,479
KS:

$56,422

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,634 (it was $15,396 in 2000)

Ellsworth city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $87,943 (it was $47,300 in 2000)
Ellsworth:

$87,943
KS:

$150,600

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $109,816; detached houses: $109,597; in 2-unit structures: $86,148; mobile homes: $103,632

Median gross rent in 2017: $619.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ellsworth: 73.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 6.1%
(6.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.6% for Black residents, 8.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 36.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Ellsworth, KS (2017)
    • 2,42579.0%White alone
    • 2688.7%Black alone
    • 2598.4%Hispanic
    • 712.3%Two or more races
    • 190.6%Asian alone
    • 70.2%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Ellsworth, Kansas as of July 10, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ellsworth is 613 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Ellsworth by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(69.1)
2
(68.8)
2
(69.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(63.7)
1
(32.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(65.3)
1
(32.6)
2
(65.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(34.4)
2
(69.7)
4
(139.3)
6
(212.5)
5
(159.2)
2
(63.9)
2
(64.2)
3
(97.9)
5
(163.2)
3
(98.6)
11
(362.6)
4
(131.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
5
(172.8)
8
(275.2)
7
(244.0)
15
(522.5)
8
(283.4)
20
(636.9)
20
(639.2)
17
(546.1)
10
(326.3)
6
(195.8)
8
(262.9)
5
(164.8)
6
(197.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
33
(1,141)
40
(1,376)
43
(1,499)
54
(1,881)
40
(1,417)
31
(987.3)
34
(1,087)
43
(1,381)
26
(848.3)
26
(848.6)
24
(788.7)
27
(889.9)
26
(854.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(34.6)
1
(34.4)
1
(34.9)
1
(34.8)
4
(141.7)
1
(31.8)
2
(63.9)
5
(160.6)
2
(65.3)
3
(97.9)
4
(131.4)
1
(33.0)
4
(131.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.9)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)115.8139.0149.5142.5130.4169.4131.7119.2133.8124.0132.8132.284.8

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City-data.com crime index in Ellsworth, KS

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.97
Kansas average:

2.20
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Ancestries: German (30.7%), American (13.7%), Irish (5.2%), English (4.2%), Czech (2.9%), Norwegian (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1867

Elevation: 1550 feet

Land area: 2.10 square miles.

Population density: 1,456 people per square mile   (low).

Ellsworth, Kansas map

60 residents are foreign born

This city:

2.0%
Kansas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,748 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,992 (1.6%)

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 )

Latitude: 38.73 N, Longitude: 98.23 W

Area code: 785

Distribution of median household income in Ellsworth, KS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Ellsworth, KS in 2017
Ellsworth satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $275,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $300,000
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $300,000
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $300,000
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $300,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Ellsworth, KS residents
Average permit cost in Ellsworth, KS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.5%
Kansas:

3.7%
Population change in the 1990s: +159 (+5.7%).
Most common industries in Ellsworth, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (15.0%)
  • Public administration (12.3%)
  • Educational services (7.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Construction (4.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (12.9%)
  • Construction (8.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.2%)
  • Health care (6.9%)
  • Educational services (6.9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.9%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (23.4%)
  • Public administration (11.5%)
  • Educational services (7.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.0%)
  • Social assistance (6.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Ellsworth, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.1%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.3%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.9%)
  • Child care workers (5.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)

Average climate in Ellsworth, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Ellsworth, Kansas environmental map by EPA

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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 the city 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 Ellsworth 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 the city 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 Ellsworth 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 (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ellsworth topographic map

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:

See full list of schools located in Ellsworth

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)

Points of interest:

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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).

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

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)
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)

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

For population 15 years and over in Ellsworth:

Marital status in Ellsworth, KS
  • Never married: 35.0%
  • Now married: 43.7%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 12.6%

For population 25 years and over in Ellsworth:

  • High school or higher: 88.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Kansas average:

11.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Ellsworth
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ellsworth, KS (based on Ellsworth County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,2927
Mainline Protestant1,22510
Catholic7894
Other-1
None3,191-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Here:

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.
Kansas:

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

11.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.1%
State:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Ellsworth County:

28.7%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Ellsworth County:

9.5%
Kansas:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Ellsworth:

49.7%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.5%
Kansas:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Ellsworth:

28.8
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.1%
Kansas:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Ellsworth:

11.4%
Kansas:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Kansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.3%
Kansas:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

56.4%
Kansas:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.8%
Kansas:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ellsworth, KS Residents

Ellsworth government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Air Transportation: $244,000 ($79.90)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,787,000 ($585.13)
    General - Other: $469,000 ($153.57)
    Parks and Recreation: $378,000 ($123.77)
    Police Protection: $376,000 ($123.12)
    Central Staff Services: $356,000 ($116.57)
    Regular Highways: $347,000 ($113.62)
    Solid Waste Management: $153,000 ($50.10)
    Housing and Community Development: $152,000 ($49.77)
    Libraries: $135,000 ($44.20)
    Sewerage: $134,000 ($43.88)
    Local Fire Protection: $130,000 ($42.57)
    Air Transportation: $40,000 ($13.10)
    Health - Other: $5,000 ($1.64)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000 ($1.31)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $106,000 ($34.71)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,170,000 ($383.10)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $37,000 ($12.12)

Ellsworth government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $347,000 ($113.62)
    Other: $280,000 ($91.68)
    Solid Waste Management: $153,000 ($50.10)
    Parks and Recreation: $115,000 ($37.66)
    Air Transportation: $22,000 ($7.20)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $8,000 ($2.62)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $104,000 ($34.05)
    Fines and Forfeits: $57,000 ($18.66)
    Special Assessments: $11,000 ($3.60)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($2.29)
    Rents: $5,000 ($1.64)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $937,000 ($306.81)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $129,000 ($42.24)
    Highways: $87,000 ($28.49)
    General Local Government Support: $5,000 ($1.64)
  • Tax - Property: $1,421,000 ($465.29)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $423,000 ($138.51)
    Other License: $308,000 ($100.85)
    Public Utilities Sales: $8,000 ($2.62)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($0.33)

Ellsworth government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $4,934,000 ($1615.59)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $4,353,000 ($1425.34)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,729,000 ($1221.02)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,384,000 ($1108.06)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $582,000 ($190.57)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $346,000 ($113.29)

Ellsworth government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,990,000 ($651.60)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,479,000 ($1466.60)

5.18% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($38,700 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.18%
Kansas average:

6.44%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Saline County, KS  0.86% ($36,450 average AGI)


5.06% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,077 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.06%
Kansas average:

7.12%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Saline County, KS  1.04% ($49,125 average AGI)
Businesses in Ellsworth, KS
NameCountNameCount
Alco Stores1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
H&R Block1True Value1
Kroger1U-Haul1
MasterBrand Cabinets1

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.)
Ellsworth fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Ellsworth fatal accident list:

May 29, 2011 11:45 PM, I-70, Sr-156, Lat: 38.858958, Lon: -98.112031, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 13, Fatalities: 2
May 10, 2004 01:30 PM, Sr-140, Sr-141, Lat: 38.740054, Lon: -98.215612, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
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
  • 32Number of bridges
  • 305ft / 93.0mTotal length
  • $3,371,000Total costs
  • 35,715Total average daily traffic
  • 5,852Total average daily truck traffic
  • 36,996Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Ellsworth, KS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 71930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 51950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 32000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Ellsworth, KS

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 40. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 70 took place in 2005, and the least - 11 in 2018. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Ellsworth, KS When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (60.9%), and Structure Fires (17.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Ellsworth, KS
    • 41060.9%Outside Fires
    • 11717.4%Structure Fires
    • 9914.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 477.0%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ellsworth, KS
  • 90.4%Utility gas
  • 8.3%Electricity
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ellsworth, KS
  • 63.7%Utility gas
  • 34.8%Electricity
  • 1.5%Wood


Ellsworth compared to Kansas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 8 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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