Ellis County TX Information


Ellis County Subdivisions

Ellis County TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 158,717
Population in Households 157,090
Population in Familes 139,121
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,627
Population Density1 170
Diversity Index2 62


Total Households 53,608
Average Household Size 2.93
Family Households 42,024
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 57,684 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 39,207 (68.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 14,401 (25.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,076 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $173,288
Average Home Value $202,702


Median Household Income $63,596
Average Household Income $79,713
Per Capita Income $27,102
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.4% 1.39%
Households 1.41% 1.44%
Families 1.33% 1.39%
Median Household Income   3.79%
Per Capita Income   2.94%
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, 2014 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 # 25 91st
Population Density1 # 31 88th
Diversity Index2 # 112 56th
Median Household Income # 14 95th
Per Capita Income # 38 85th

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