Ellis County, TX Demographic Data

Ellis County, TX Summary

Ellis County is located in Texas
  • Population: 153,969
  • Area: 951.75 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 935.49 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 16.26 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 161.77 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 504.59 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Ellis County, TX Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
83,485
51%
50.8
Male
80,147
49%
49.2
Total Population
163,632
 
321,419,000

Ellis County, TX Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
10,692
6.5% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
11,481
7.0% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
13,993
8.6% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
12,069
7.4% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
10,721
6.6% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
20,775
12.7% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
22,063
13.5% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
22,189
13.6% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
9,448
5.8% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
10,131
6.2% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
12,488
7.6% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
5,090
3.1% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
2,492
1.5% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
119,540
73.1%
77.1
Female
61,795
51.7%
51.4
Male
57,745
48.3%
48.6
21 Years and over
112,883
69.0%
72.9
62 Years and over
24,945
15.2%
18.3
65 Years and over
20,070
12.3%
14.9
Female
11,141
55.5%
55.9
Male
8,929
44.5%
44.1
Median Age (years)
36
NR
NR

Ellis County, TX Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
157,352
96.2% 
96.9
White
130,956
80.0% 
73.1
Black or African American
16,441
10.0% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
1,333
0.8% 
0.8
Asian
1,061
0.6% 
5.4
Asian Indian
NR
NR 
1.2
Chinese
NR
NR 
1.3
Filipino
NR
NR 
0.9
Japanese
NR
NR 
0.2
Korean
NR
NR 
0.5
Vietnamese
NR
NR 
0.5
Other Asian
NR
NR 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
NR
NR 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
NR
NR 
0.0
Samoan
NR
NR 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
NR
NR 
0.1
Some Other Race
7,561
4.6% 
4.8
Two or More Races
6,280
3.8% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
41,708
25.5% 
17.6
Mexican
39,337
24.0% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
159
0.1% 
1.7
Cuban
100
0.1% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
2,112
1.3% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
121,924
74.5% 
82.4

Ellis County, TX Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
8,538
8.2% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
6,861
6.6% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
30,517
29.2% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
26,066
24.9% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
8,344
8.0% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
17,163
16.4% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
7,187
6.9% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
15,399
14.8%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
89,277
85.4%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
24,350
23.3%
30.6

Ellis County, TX Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
33,052
25.9%
33.5%
Now Married
73,832
57.9%
47.5
Divorced
12,287
9.6%
11.0%
Separated
2,608
2.0%
2.1
Widowed
5,687
4.5
5.8%

Ellis County, TX Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
124,663
81.5%
78.5%
Languages other than english
28,277
18.5%
21.5%
Spanish
NR
NR
13.3
Other indo-european languages
NR
NR
3.7
Asian and Pacific islander languages
NR
NR
3.5
Other Languages
NR
NR
1

Ellis County, TX Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
2,246
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
1,338
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
3,879
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
5,062
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
5,813
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
11,518
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
7,509
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
9,078
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
3,836
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
3,015
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
68,095
 
55,775
Per capita income
28,698
 
29,979

Ellis County, TX Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
820
1.0%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
5,206
6.5%
9.8
Construction
6,696
8.4%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
15,699
19.7%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
5,525
6.9%
6.5
Information
1,503
1.9%
2.1
Manufacturing
9,260
11.6%
10.3
Other services except public administration
3,564
4.5%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
8,836
11.1%
11.3
Public administration
2,657
3.3%
4.6
Retail trade
10,591
13.3%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
6,777
8.5%
5.1
Wholesale trade
2,423
3.0%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
8,193
10.3%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
27,365
34.4%
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
11,697
14.7%
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
24,168
30.4%
23.6%
Service occupations
8,134
10.2%
18.0%

Ellis County, TX Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
78,728
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
64,499
81.9%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
8,123
10.3%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
0
0.0%
5.2
Walked
295
0.4%
2.8
Other means
820
1.0%
1.8
Worked at home
4,991
6.3%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
29.0
 
26.0

Ellis County, TX Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
1,420
2.7%
8.9
1 vehicles
12,497
23.4%
33.5
2 vehicles
21,496
40.3%
37.2
3 or more
17,881
33.6%
20.3

Ellis County, TX Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
53,294
91.7%
87.7
Owner Occupied
37,781
70.9%
63.0
Renter Occupied
15,513
29.1%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
4,805
8.3%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
1
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
6
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0

Ellis County, TX Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
58,099
1 room
551
0.9%
2.3
2 rooms
490
0.8%
2.5
3 rooms
2,128
3.7%
9.0
4 rooms
7,500
12.9%
16.6
5 rooms
12,107
20.8%
20.0
6 rooms
12,379
21.3%
17.9
7 rooms
9,958
17.1%
12.1
8 rooms
5,961
10.3%
8.5
9 rooms or more
7,025
12.1%
11.1
Median Rooms
6
 

Ellis County, TX Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
58,099
 
 
1-unit, detached
44,703
76.9%
61.4
1-unit, attached
881
1.5%
5.8
2-units
914
1.6%
3.7
3 or 4 units
1,910
3.3%
4.5
5 to 9 units
1,489
2.6%
4.8
10 to 19 units
1,065
1.8%
4.6
20 or more units
1,600
2.8%
8.8
Mobile home
5,454
9.4%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
83
0.1%
0.1

Ellis County, TX Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
2,625
4.5%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
1,182
2.0%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
1,875
3.2%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
3,163
5.4%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
6,733
11.6%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
11,658
20.1%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
9,730
16.7%
14.0%
2000 to 2009
15,851
27.3%
14.5%
2010 to 2013
4,373
7.5%
2.5%
2014 or later
909
1.6%
0.5%

Ellis County, TX Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
12,126
22.8%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
3,244
6.1%
4.7
Electricity
36,931
69.3%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
128
0.2%
5.1
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
269
0.5%
2.0
Solar energy
71
0.1%
0.1
Other fuel
416
0.8%
0.5
No fuel used
109
0.2%
1.2

Ellis County, TX Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
24,769
 
47140700.0
Less than $500
24
0.1%
1.5%
$3,000 or more
1,382
5.6%
9.9%
$2,500 to $2,999
1,854
7.5%
6.8%
$500 to $999
2,408
9.7%
20.5%
$2,000 to $2,499
3,710
15.0%
11.8%
$1,500 to 1,999
5,976
24.1%
20.3%
$1,000 to 1,499
9,415
38.0%
29.2%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
11,188
45.3%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
4,474
18.1%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
3,112
12.6%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
2,241
9.1%
7.3%
35.0% or more
3,688
14.9%
22.3%
Not Computed
66
NR
NR

Ellis County, TX Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
14,573 
 
41,410,200 
$3,000 or more
0
0.0%
1.5%
$2,500 to $2,999
32
0.2%
1.7%
Less than $500
326
2.2%
11.0%
$2,000 to $2,499
439
3.0%
4.1%
$1,500 to $1,999
2,024
13.9%
11.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
4,150
28.5%
27.9%
$500 to $999
7,602
52.2%
42.7%
No Cash Rent
940
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
966
NR
959
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
1,217
8.4%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
2,219
15.4%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
2,804
19.5%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
1,154
8.0%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
1,065
7.4%
9.2%
35.0% or more
5,956
41.3%
41.4%
Not Computed
1,098
NR
NR

Ellis County, TX Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
37,781
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
2,845
7.5%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
4,921
13.0%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
7,992
21.2%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
8,493
22.5%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
7,528
19.9%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
4,641
12.3%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
1,135
3.0%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
226
0.6%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
167,100
 
194,500
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