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Ennis, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Ennis had a population of 18,664 as of July 1, 2016. Ennis ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Ennis is located at latitude 32.3259 and longitude -96.6376 in Ellis County. The formal boundaries for the City of Ennis (see map below) encompass a land area of 28.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0.51 sq. miles. Ellis County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 538 feet.

The City of Ennis (GNIS ID: 2410443) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Ennis is located within Ennis Division of Ellis County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ennis population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ennis: Sonoma.

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Ennis, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 18,664
Population in Households 18,392
Population in Familes 15,878
Population in Group Qrtrs 272
Population Density1 664
Diversity Index2 80


Total Households 6,213
Average Household Size 2.96
Family Households 4,567
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,700 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,337 (49.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,876 (42.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 487 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $109,347
Average Home Value $140,680


Median Household Income $43,136
Average Household Income $58,750
Per Capita Income $19,949
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.13% 0.21%
Households 0.06% 0.19%
Families -0.02% 0.1%
Median Household Income   1.32%
Per Capita Income   1.26%
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.

Ennis, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ennis to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 155 91st
Population Density1 # 1015 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 56 97th
Median Household Income # 926 47th
Per Capita Income # 1142 35th

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