Ellis, Kansas

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Ellis strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Kansas):

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Short Commute Times
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Top 12% Ellis Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of Ellis, Kansas

Comparing Ellis to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Kansas (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 9 7
Age of the Population 8 7
Female Share of the Population 7 7
Well-Paid Single Men 5 3
Male Share of the Population 4 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 3
Racial Diversity 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 7
Average Household Size 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 8
People Above Poverty 5 4
People in Middle Class or Better 4 3
Median Family Income 4 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 9 7
Walking and Biking to Work 8 7
Working at Home 7 6
Public Transportation Use 5 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 7 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 7
Affordability of Rents 7 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 3
Housing Recently Built 2 3

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Ellis Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 148 miles NW of Wichita, Kansas
County Ellis
Standard Zip Codes 67637
Phone Area Codes 785
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.938
Longitude -99.56

Ellis Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 42 F
Apr Temp 37 to 67 F
Jul Temp 64 to 93 F
Oct Temp 40 to 72 F
Annual Precip 22.2 inches
Station HAYS 1 S
Distance 13.2 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 39 F
Apr Temp 40 to 66 F
Jul Temp 66 to 92 F
Oct Temp 41 to 70 F
Annual Precip 22.6 inches
Distance 32.9 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 40 F
Apr Temp 37 to 66 F
Jul Temp 64 to 93 F
Oct Temp 39 to 70 F
Annual Precip 24.3 inches
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Ellis Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,873 100%
Male 886 47.3%
Female 987 52.7%
Under 18 423 22.6%
18+ 1,450 77.4%
65+ 403 21.5%
Median Age 40.1
Average Family Size 2.83
White 1,845 98.5%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 16 0.9%
Mixed Race 11 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 37 2%

Estimated Ellis Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,812
Growth -61
Growth % -3.3%

Ellis Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 58.6%
US/American 7.9%
Irish 6.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5%
English 4.2%
French (except Basque) 3.2%
Austrian 3.1%
Swedish 2%
French Canadian 1.3%
Czech 1.3%
Dutch 1.2%
Norwegian 1%
Scotch-Irish 0.9%
Scottish 0.7%
British 0.6%
Greek 0.5%
Polish 0.4%
German Russian 0.3%
Italian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Ellis 1,873 $35,956
Hays 20,013 $45,552
McCracken 211 $34,750
Palco 248 $33,500
Schoenchen 214 $42,321
Victoria 1,208 $39,375
Zurich 126 $33,125

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Ellis High Schools (2004)

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Student/teacher ratio: 9.2

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