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Ellsworth County, Kansas (KS)

County population in 2016: 6,394 (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).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Ellsworth County: 79.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (31.0%), Retail trade (21.4%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (19.0%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (11.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 40%
  • Government: 19%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 41%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Ellsworth County, Kansas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (86.1%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (6.2%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (4.4%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:

44.2 years
Kansas median age:

36.5 years
Males: 3,640  (56.9%)
Females: 2,754  (43.1%)

Ellsworth County,KS real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Ellsworth County:

2.0 people
Kansas:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $50,385 ($35,772 in 1999)

This county:

$50,385
Kansas:

$54,935

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $426 (lower quartile is $348, upper quartile is $498)
This county:

$426
State:

$616


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $91,781 (it was $45,200 in 2000)
Ellsworth:

$91,781
Kansas:

$144,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $56,410 - $161,845

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $108,889
Here:

$108,889
State:

$190,494

In 2-unit structures: $100,286
Here:

$100,286
State:

$140,759

Mobile homes: $65,156
Here:

$65,156
State:

$47,703
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $962
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $400

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:

  • 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
Number of permits per 10,000 Ellsworth, KS residents
Average permit cost in Ellsworth, KS
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,536 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,371 (1.6%)

Ellsworth County household income distribution in 2013 Ellsworth County home values distribution in 2013 Ellsworth County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 7.8%
Ellsworth County:

7.8%
Kansas:

12.1%
(8.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 1.2% for Black residents, 7.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.6% for American Indian residents, 11.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 44.2 years old
(Males: 41.5 years old, Females: 49.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.1 years old, Black residents: 42.7 years old, American Indian residents: 31.3 years old, Asian residents: 21.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.3 years old, Other race residents: 24.6 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 September 2015:
Here:

3.5%
Kansas:

3.8%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 177
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 20.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 84 (24.6% naturalized citizens)

Ellsworth County:

1.3%
Whole state:

7.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 92010 or later
  • 282000 to 2009
  • 121990 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: 2,653
  • One, attached: 23
  • Two: 51
  • 3 or 4: 101
  • 5 to 9: 28
  • 10 to 19: 34
  • 20 to 49: 16
  • 50 or more: 46
  • Mobile homes: 268
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 6

Housing units in Ellsworth County with a mortgage: 923 (5 second mortgage, 23 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 947

Here:

49.4% with mortgage
State:

59.8% 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 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 203.6 miles away from Ellsworth County 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 129.3 miles away from the county 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 71.8 miles away from the county 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 417.4 miles away from the county 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 378.0 miles away from Ellsworth County center
On 7/15/1992 at 02:56:40, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 71.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • 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
  • Kansas Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: September 01, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3236: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3236, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Kansas Flooding, Severe Storms, Incident Period: June 28, 1993 to October 05, 1993, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1000: July 22, 1993, FEMA Id: 1000, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Kansas SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: May 02, 1973, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-378: May 02, 1973, FEMA Id: 378, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

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).
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (64%)
  • Brazil (17%)
  • El Salvador (11%)
  • Russia (2%)
  • Singapore (1%)
  • Argentina (1%)
  • Denmark (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Ellsworth County


  • German (32%)
  • American (12%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • English (6%)
  • Czech (3%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • European (1%)

Ellsworth County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,063 (75.3%)
  • Carpooled: 369 (13.5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 30 (1.1%)
  • Bicycle: 8 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 122 (4.5%)
  • Worked at home: 138 (5.0%)
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 $49,967.

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.
4.30% relocated from other counties in Kansas ($21,556 average AGI)
1.77% relocated from other states ($9,340 average AGI)
Ellsworth County:

1.77%
Kansas average:

3.18%

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  0.93% ($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.
4.33% relocated to other counties in Kansas ($19,115 average AGI)
1.89% relocated to other states ($11,311 average AGI)
Ellsworth County:

1.89%
Kansas average:

3.65%

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  0.80% ($28,684 average AGI)
to Barton County, KS  0.50% ($26,667)
to Russell County, KS  0.42% ($16,200)

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 2014: 12.6

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 2013: 11.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.0%
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 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (117)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (110)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (66)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (58)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (51)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (49)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (49)
  • Congestive heart failure (37)
  • Unspecified dementia (36)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (32)

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: 6,394
  • In family households: 4,384 (871 male householders, 667 female householders)
    1,308 spouses, 1,310 children (1,122 natural, 73 adopted, 111 stepchildren), 45 grandchildren, 37 brothers or sisters, 14 parents, 12 other relatives, 96 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,106 (507 male householders (474 living alone)), 455 female householders (402 living alone)), 137 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 905

Size of family households: 912 2-persons, 265 3-persons, 194 4-persons, 121 5-persons, 35 6-persons, 21 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 879 1-person, 71 2-persons, 6 3-persons, 5 7-or-more-persons.

792 married couples with children.
271 single-parent households (52 men, 219 women).

96.1% of residents of Ellsworth speak English at home.
2.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (65% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 13% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (69% speak English very well, 31% speak English not 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:

6.7
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.5

Year house built in Ellsworth County, Kansas
  • Year house built in Ellsworth County, Kansas
  • 02014 or later
  • 652010 to 2013
  • 2322000 to 2009
  • 2851990 to 1999
  • 3621980 to 1989
  • 3571970 to 1979
  • 1711960 to 1969
  • 3971950 to 1959
  • 2301940 to 1949
  • 1,1081939 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
  • 31 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 513 rooms
  • 1204 rooms
  • 3005 rooms
  • 3676 rooms
  • 3517 rooms
  • 2018 rooms
  • 4709+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ellsworth County, Kansas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ellsworth County, Kansas
  • 01 room
  • 412 rooms
  • 693 rooms
  • 1334 rooms
  • 1725 rooms
  • 846 rooms
  • 747 rooms
  • 208 rooms
  • 349+ 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
  • 3no bedroom
  • 661 bedroom
  • 4592 bedrooms
  • 7043 bedrooms
  • 4944 bedrooms
  • 1395+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ellsworth County, Kansas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ellsworth County, Kansas
  • 0no bedroom
  • 1571 bedroom
  • 2852 bedrooms
  • 1233 bedrooms
  • 524 bedrooms
  • 125+ 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
  • 87no vehicle
  • 3701 vehicle
  • 7152 vehicles
  • 4293 vehicles
  • 1564 vehicles
  • 1105+ 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
  • 91no vehicle
  • 3261 vehicle
  • 1752 vehicles
  • 323 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 85+ vehicles

84.9% 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, 83% lived in Kansas.

Ellsworth County:

84.9%
State average:

83.4%

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

  • This state: 4,788
  • Other state: 1,431
  • Northeast: 48
  • Midwest: 581
  • South: 354
  • West: 453
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Ellsworth County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 69.8%Utility gas
  • 13.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.6%Electricity
  • 2.7%Other fuel
  • 2.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.4%Wood
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 58.0%Utility gas
  • 29.3%Electricity
  • 10.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 27
Here:

5.6%
Kansas:

10.7%

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

0.0%
Kansas:

9.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 15
Here:

8.5%
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 2002:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $40,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,167,000
    General - Other: $649,000
    Health Services - Other: $546,000
    Police Protection: $462,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $275,000
    Financial Administration: $214,000
    Own Hospitals: $196,000
    General Public Buildings: $181,000
    Central Staff Services: $157,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $148,000
    Solid Waste Management: $30,000
    Corrections - Other: $18,000
    Parks & Recreation: $14,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $195,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Higher Education: $39,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $245,000
    Health - Other: $107,000
    General Public Building: $35,000
    Police Protection: $19,000
    Central Staff: $6,000
    Natural Resource - Other: $2,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000
    General - Other: $2,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,599,000

Ellsworth County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $446,000
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000
    Parks & Recreation: $14,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $53,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $144,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $46,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $142,000
    All Other: $116,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,685,000
    Total General Sales: $220,000
    NEC: $63,000

Ellsworth County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $3,370,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $3,285,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $85,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $115,000
    Beginning: $60,000

Ellsworth County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,807,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $201,000

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
Ellsworth County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Ellsworth County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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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