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Ellsworth County, Kansas (KS)

County population in 2019: 6,236 (46% urban, 54% rural); it was 6,525 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,013
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 923
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,976
Renter-occupied apartments: 527 (it was 505 in 2000)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

32%

Land area: 716 sq. mi.

Water area: 7.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 9 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Ellsworth County: 79.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (28.3%), Public administration (10.7%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (10.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 66%
  • Government: 25%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 8%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Ellsworth County, KS (2019)
    • 5,31185.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3946.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1953.1%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1832.9%Two or more races
    • 801.3%Asian alone
    • 480.8%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 130.2%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

42.7 years
Kansas median age:

37.2 years
Males: 3,524  (56.5%)
Females: 2,712  (43.5%)
Average household size:
Ellsworth County:

2.0 people
Kansas:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $57,195 ($35,772 in 1999)
This county:

$57,195
Kansas:

$62,087

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $471 (lower quartile is $360, upper quartile is $582)
This county:

$471
State:

$673


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $106,794 (it was $45,200 in 2000)
Ellsworth:

$106,794
Kansas:

$163,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $60,232 - $176,131

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $114,947
Here:

$114,947
State:

$207,668

In 2-unit structures: $106,636
Here:

$106,636
State:

$120,280

Mobile homes: $62,828
Here:

$62,828
State:

$58,367

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,016
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $450

Institutionalized population: 964

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 2
  • Burglaries: 8
  • Thefts: 29
  • Auto thefts: 5

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 8
  • Thefts: 36
  • Auto thefts: 3
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $84,000
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $85,700
  • 2001: 14 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 15 buildings, average cost: $134,200
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $72,500
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $128,000
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $188,000
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $123,300
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $293,500
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $275,000
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $264,900
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $300,000
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $221,700
  • 2018: 1 building, cost: $160,000
  • 2019: 0 buildings
Number of permits per 10,000 Ellsworth, KS residents
Average permit cost in Ellsworth, KS
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,704 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,500 (1.4%)

Distribution of median household income in Ellsworth, KS in 2019
Distribution of house value in Ellsworth, KS in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Ellsworth, KS in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 8.9%
Ellsworth County:

8.9%
Kansas:

11.4%
(8.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 6.4% for American Indian residents, 13.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 42.7 years old
(Males: 39.9 years old, Females: 48.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.4 years old, Black residents: 35.7 years old, American Indian residents: 33.7 years old, Asian residents: 20.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 33.0 years old, Other race residents: 44.7 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Ellsworth County is $393 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $497 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $653 a month.

Cities in this county include: Ellsworth, Wilson, Kanopolis, Holyrood, Lorraine.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Ellsworth County: Wilsey Wastewater Treatment Facility (A), Dwight Wastewater Treatment Plant (B), Council Grove Sewer Treatment Plant (C), White Memorial Camp (D), Santa Fe Farms (E), Two R Farms (F), Biehler - Ecklund Farms (G), Sacred Heart Farms (H), Kniebel Farms (I), Wittman Farm (J), Spirit Winds Ranch (K), Slash N Ranch (L), Hinchman Ranch (M), Sunny Slope Farms (N), Eisenhut Farm (O), Miller Dairy Farm (P), Johnson Farms (Q), Oleen Farms (R), Gieswein Farm (S), Stilwell Ranch (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Ellsworth County include: Burdick United Methodist Church (A), First Baptist Church (B), Marion Hill Lutheran Church (C), Pleasant Ridge Christian Church (D), Kelso Church (E), Hebron Lutheran Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Latimer Cemetery (1), Clarks Creek Cemetery (2), Saint Johns Cemetery (3), Burton Cemetery (4), Ramsey - Black Cemetery (5), Parker - Highland Cemetery (6), White City Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Lake Kahola (A), Council Grove Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Parkers Creek (A), Ramseys Creek (B), West Fork Neosho River (C), Level Creek (D), Ralls Creek (E), Haun Creek (F), Short Creek (G), Slough Creek (H), Lairds Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Ellsworth County include: Neosho Park Recreation Area (1), Canning Creek Cove Recreation Area (2), Richey Cove North Recreation Area (3), Richey Cove South Recreation Area (4), Council Grove Wildlife Area (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Effingham County, Illinois , Pocahontas County, West Virginia , Pueblo County, Colorado , McPherson County , Lincoln County, Missouri , Russell County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.4%
Kansas:

5.3%

Unemployment by year in Ellsworth, KS
County total employment by year in Ellsworth, KS
County average yearly wages by year in Ellsworth, KS

Current college students: 177
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 92.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 123 (29.7% naturalized citizens)

Ellsworth County:

2.0%
Whole state:

7.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 242010 or later
  • 612000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 311980 to 1989
  • 201970 to 1979
  • 19Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 77.9%

Ellsworth County marital status for males Ellsworth County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,678
  • One, attached: 16
  • Two: 53
  • 3 or 4: 66
  • 5 to 9: 32
  • 10 to 19: 61
  • 20 to 49: 24
  • 50 or more: 23
  • Mobile homes: 307

Housing units in Ellsworth County with a mortgage: 820 (9 second mortgage, 44 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,050

Here:

99.9% with mortgage
State:

57.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Ellsworth County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,2927
Mainline Protestant1,22510
Catholic7894
Other-1
None3,191-
Ellsworth County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:



Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This 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.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 7
This county:

11.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Ellsworth County:

9.1%
Kansas:

8.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Ellsworth County:

28.7%
State:

27.9%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.5%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Ellsworth County:

Average size of farms: 864 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $51,659
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $89.61
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 45.81%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $46,781
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 36.16%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.37%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $116,925
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.08%
Average age of principal farm operators: 59 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 9.04
Corn for grain: 1332 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 88505 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 2749 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 24 acres

Tornado activity:

Ellsworth County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Kansas state average. It is 2865907.0 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 7 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 6/17/1969, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ellsworth County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kansas state average. It is 678% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 172.9 miles away from Ellsworth County center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 233.7 miles away from the county center
On 11/12/2014 at 21:40:00, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 104.5 miles away from the county center
On 2/13/2016 at 17:07:06, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 155.4 miles away from the county center
On 1/19/2020 at 19:08:42, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 49.0 miles away from Ellsworth County center
On 6/22/2019 at 08:50:24, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 1.9 mi) earthquake occurred 73.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Kansas Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4504, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, Tornadoes, Flooding,landslides,and Mudslides, Incident Period: April 28, 2019, FEMA Id: 4449, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood, Wind
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 13, 2017 - January 16, 2017, FEMA Id: 4304, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2015 to June 21, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4230: July 20, 2015, FEMA Id: 4230, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: July 22, 2013 to August 16, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4150: October 22, 2013, FEMA Id: 4150, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 14, 2012 to April 16, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4063: May 24, 2012, FEMA Id: 4063, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 22, 2008 to June 16, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1776: July 09, 2008, FEMA Id: 1776, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 06, 2007 to December 19, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1741: February 01, 2008, FEMA Id: 1741, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 06, 2007 to December 19, 2007, Emergency Declared EM-3282: December 12, 2007, FEMA Id: 3282, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2007 to June 01, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1699: May 06, 2007, FEMA Id: 1699, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Ellsworth County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Ellsworth

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,106 (78.3%)
  • Carpooled: 307 (11.4%)
  • Bus: 3 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 12 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 98 (3.6%)
  • Worked at home: 164 (6.1%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (40%)
  • El Salvador (17%)
  • Singapore (10%)
  • Laos (9%)
  • Guatemala (8%)
  • Brazil (7%)
  • Colombia (6%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Ellsworth County


  • German (27%)
  • American (12%)
  • Czech (5%)
  • English (5%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • European (3%)
  • Czechoslovakian (2%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Ellsworth County, Kansas in 2000:

  • 609 people in state prisons
  • 151 people in nursing homes
  • 35 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 16 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 15 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

People in group quarters in Ellsworth County, Kansas in 2010:

  • 824 people in state prisons
  • 92 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 32 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 19 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 16 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $55,966.

5.18% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($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.
5.18% relocated from other counties in Kansas ($38,700 average AGI)
1.51% relocated from other states ($15,308 average AGI)
Ellsworth County:

1.51%
Kansas average:

3.30%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Saline County, KS  0.86% ($36,450 average AGI)


5.06% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($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.
5.06% relocated to other counties in Kansas ($39,077 average AGI)
1.82% relocated to other states ($12,017 average AGI)
Ellsworth County:

1.82%
Kansas average:

3.97%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Saline County, KS  1.04% ($49,125 average AGI)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.3

Births per 1000 population in Ellsworth County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 13.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Ellsworth County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.6

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Ellsworth County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 9.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Ellsworth County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Ellsworth County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Ellsworth County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Ellsworth County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Ellsworth County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Ellsworth County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,324 (1,194 aged, 130 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 95 (9%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Ellsworth County, Kansas in 1999 - 2019:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (48)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (33)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (14)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (12)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 15.75
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 9,402
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 315
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 40,441

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 709
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,624
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 47

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 32
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 32

Household type by relationship:

Households: 6,236
  • Male householders: 1,303 (377 living alone), Female householders: 1,103 (402 living alone)
  • 1,272 spouses (1,270 opposite-sex spouses), 46 unmarried partners, (43 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 1,267 children (1,067 natural, 117 adopted, 92 stepchildren), 61 grandchildren, 28 brothers or sisters, 33 parents, 19 foster children, 37 other relatives, 168 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 896

Size of family households: 878 2-persons, 288 3-persons, 173 4-persons, 122 5-persons, 52 6-persons, 21 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 798 1-person, 87 2-persons, 10 3-persons.

761 married couples with children.
228 single-parent households (45 men, 183 women).

96.4% of residents of Ellsworth speak English at home.
2.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (71% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 16% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $41,809,000 ($6,584 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,540,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $16,983,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $12,500,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $5,036,000
Federal grants: $4,444,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,401,000 ($1,053,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,445,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $293,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $8,329,000
Federal Government insurance: $13,589,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 237
Here:

37 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 430
Here:

68 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: 0
Here:

0 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +24
Here +4 per 1000 residents
State -21 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Ellsworth County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.37 millions of gallons per day (56% from ground, 44% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.4

Year house built in Ellsworth County, Kansas
  • Year house built in Ellsworth County, Kansas
  • 492014 or later
  • 662010 to 2013
  • 1552000 to 2009
  • 3251990 to 1999
  • 2411980 to 1989
  • 4741970 to 1979
  • 2741960 to 1969
  • 2641950 to 1959
  • 2361940 to 1949
  • 1,1701939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Ellsworth County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Ellsworth County, Kansas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Ellsworth County, Kansas
  • 01 room
  • 52 rooms
  • 523 rooms
  • 1334 rooms
  • 2675 rooms
  • 3526 rooms
  • 2867 rooms
  • 3238 rooms
  • 4339+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ellsworth County, Kansas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ellsworth County, Kansas
  • 01 room
  • 492 rooms
  • 723 rooms
  • 1134 rooms
  • 1265 rooms
  • 916 rooms
  • 497 rooms
  • 308 rooms
  • 299+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Ellsworth County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Ellsworth County, Kansas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Ellsworth County, Kansas
  • 0no bedroom
  • 701 bedroom
  • 4102 bedrooms
  • 7843 bedrooms
  • 4414 bedrooms
  • 1415+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ellsworth County, Kansas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ellsworth County, Kansas
  • 0no bedroom
  • 1391 bedroom
  • 2652 bedrooms
  • 1103 bedrooms
  • 244 bedrooms
  • 235+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Ellsworth County, Kansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Ellsworth County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Ellsworth County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 50no vehicle
  • 4201 vehicle
  • 6882 vehicles
  • 4303 vehicles
  • 1374 vehicles
  • 1295+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Ellsworth County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Ellsworth County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 64no vehicle
  • 2651 vehicle
  • 1622 vehicles
  • 503 vehicles
  • 144 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

86.6% of Ellsworth County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 25% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 75% lived in Kansas.

Ellsworth County:

86.6%
State average:

83.8%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 4,672
  • Other state: 1,361
  • Northeast: 68
  • Midwest: 560
  • South: 372
  • West: 359
Year householders moved into unit in Ellsworth County, KS
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Ellsworth County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 68.7%Utility gas
  • 14.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 11.9%Electricity
  • 2.8%Wood
  • 1.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 60.4%Utility gas
  • 32.0%Electricity
  • 4.0%Wood
  • 3.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 4
Here:

0.8%
Kansas:

10.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Kansas:

9.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 14
Here:

8.1%
Kansas:

15.0%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Ellsworth County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $505,000
    Solid Waste Management: $45,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $338,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,049,000
    General - Other: $1,293,000
    Health - Other: $902,000
    Police Protection: $809,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $344,000
    Financial Administration: $280,000
    General Public Buildings: $279,000
    Central Staff Services: $261,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $186,000
    Hospitals: $172,000
    Solid Waste Management: $168,000
    Correctional Institutions: $36,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $79,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $113,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $190,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,245,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,055,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $190,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $387,000
    Interest Earnings: $49,000
    Rents: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $54,000
    Health - Other: $8,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,390,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $662,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $288,000
    Health and Hospitals: $173,000
    General Local Government Support: $19,000
    Other: $12,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,195,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $872,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $64,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $40,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,181,000

Ellsworth County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $505,000
    Solid Waste Management: $45,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $338,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,049,000
    General - Other: $1,293,000
    Health - Other: $902,000
    Police Protection: $809,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $344,000
    Financial Administration: $280,000
    General Public Buildings: $279,000
    Central Staff Services: $261,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $186,000
    Hospitals: $172,000
    Solid Waste Management: $168,000
    Correctional Institutions: $36,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $79,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $113,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $190,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,245,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,055,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $190,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $387,000
    Interest Earnings: $49,000
    Rents: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $54,000
    Health - Other: $8,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,390,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $662,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $288,000
    Health and Hospitals: $173,000
    General Local Government Support: $19,000
    Other: $12,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,195,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $872,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $64,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $40,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,181,000

Ellsworth County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $505,000
    Solid Waste Management: $45,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $338,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,049,000
    General - Other: $1,293,000
    Health - Other: $902,000
    Police Protection: $809,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $344,000
    Financial Administration: $280,000
    General Public Buildings: $279,000
    Central Staff Services: $261,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $186,000
    Hospitals: $172,000
    Solid Waste Management: $168,000
    Correctional Institutions: $36,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $79,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $113,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $190,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,245,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,055,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $190,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $387,000
    Interest Earnings: $49,000
    Rents: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $54,000
    Health - Other: $8,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,390,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $662,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $288,000
    Health and Hospitals: $173,000
    General Local Government Support: $19,000
    Other: $12,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,195,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $872,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $64,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $40,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,181,000

Ellsworth County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $505,000
    Solid Waste Management: $45,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $338,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,049,000
    General - Other: $1,293,000
    Health - Other: $902,000
    Police Protection: $809,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $344,000
    Financial Administration: $280,000
    General Public Buildings: $279,000
    Central Staff Services: $261,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $186,000
    Hospitals: $172,000
    Solid Waste Management: $168,000
    Correctional Institutions: $36,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $79,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $113,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $190,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,245,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,055,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $190,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $387,000
    Interest Earnings: $49,000
    Rents: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $54,000
    Health - Other: $8,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,390,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $662,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $288,000
    Health and Hospitals: $173,000
    General Local Government Support: $19,000
    Other: $12,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,195,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $872,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $64,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $40,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,181,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 70
  • Number of aged recipients: 8
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 62
  • Number of recipients under 18: 13
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 41
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 16
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 38
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 33
Most common first names in Ellsworth County, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary8183.5 years
John6880.1 years
Frank5779.5 years
William5579.5 years
Anna4586.6 years
Joseph4283.5 years
Helen3884.1 years
Charles3780.0 years
George3679.5 years
James3478.5 years
Most common last names in Ellsworth County, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Soukup3277.4 years
Haase2183.9 years
Miller1983.7 years
Smith1782.8 years
Nienke1774.3 years
Vopat1778.0 years
Schultz1680.3 years
Stroede1582.1 years
Brown1580.6 years
Peterman1578.5 years
Businesses in Ellsworth County, KS
NameCountNameCount
Alco Stores1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
H&R Block1True Value1
Kroger1U-Haul1
MasterBrand Cabinets1