Ellsworth, Kansas

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Ellsworth, Kansas

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Ellsworth Short Commute Times
Racial Diversity
(vs. State)
Top 5% trophy Ellsworth Racial Diversity
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Ellsworth Well-Paid Single Men
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Ellsworth Affordability of Rents
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 18% Ellsworth People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of Ellsworth, Kansas

Comparing Ellsworth 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
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 10 10
Racial Diversity 9 10
Senior Citizens 8 6
Age of the Population 7 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 6
Average Household Size 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 8 9
People Above Poverty 8 8
Median Family Income 7 7
College Educated Adults 7 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 9
Working at Home 8 8
Walking and Biking to Work 4 4
Public Transportation Use 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 9 9
People Living Alone 8 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 5
Housing Recently Built 3 4

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Ellsworth Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 86 miles NW of Wichita, Kansas
County Ellsworth
Standard Zip Codes 67439
Phone Area Codes 785
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.73
Longitude -98.227

Ellsworth Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 0.4 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 39 F
Apr Temp 39 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 92 F
Oct Temp 41 to 70 F
Annual Precip 29 inches
Distance 21.4 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 39 F
Apr Temp 40 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 92 F
Oct Temp 43 to 70 F
Annual Precip 25.6 inches
Distance 30.8 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 39 F
Apr Temp 43 to 67 F
Jul Temp 69 to 93 F
Oct Temp 46 to 70 F
Annual Precip 32.1 inches
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Ellsworth Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,965 100%
Male 1,688 56.9%
Female 1,277 43.1%
Under 18 513 17.3%
18+ 2,452 82.7%
65+ 562 19%
Median Age 40
Average Family Size 2.84
White 2,621 88.4%
African-American 224 7.6%
Asian 15 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 28 0.9%
Other 28 0.9%
Mixed Race 48 1.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 117 3.9%

Estimated Ellsworth Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,887
Growth -78
Growth % -2.6%

Ellsworth 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 36.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 16%
English 9.4%
US/American 8%
Irish 6.6%
Czech 5%
Swedish 3%
Czechoslovakian 2.1%
Dutch 1.8%
Polish 1.7%
French (except Basque) 1.5%
African 1.4%
Danish 1.4%
Italian 1.3%
Scotch-Irish 1.2%
French Canadian 0.9%
Norwegian 0.7%
Russian 0.6%
Scottish 0.5%
Moroccan 0.3%
Swiss 0.2%
European 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Ellsworth 2,965 $45,156
Bushton 314 $47,708
Geneseo 272 $29,250
Holyrood 464 $37,417
Kanopolis 543 $39,531
Lorraine 136 $35,417
Wilson 799 $47,768

Ellsworth Public Libraries

Ellsworth/j H Robbins Mem Lib
Ellsworth, Kansas
(785) 472-3969

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Ellsworth Hospitals

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(785) 472-5028
Emergency Service: Yes

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Ellsworth High Schools (2004)

Serves 231 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.2

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