Ellis County TX Information


Ellis County Subdivisions

Ellis County TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 160,476
Population in Households 158,847
Population in Familes 140,598
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,629
Population Density1 172
Diversity Index2 63


Total Households 54,258
Average Household Size 2.93
Family Households 42,524
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 58,311 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 39,516 (67.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 14,742 (25.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,053 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $182,081
Average Home Value $211,995


Median Household Income $66,377
Average Household Income $80,220
Per Capita Income $27,300
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.34% 1.29%
Households 1.38% 1.33%
Families 1.31% 1.28%
Median Household Income   3.07%
Per Capita Income   2.5%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Ellis County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ellis County to the other 254 counties and county equivalents in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 26 90th
Population Density1 # 31 88th
Diversity Index2 # 113 57th
Median Household Income # 15 94th
Per Capita Income # 48 81st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.