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Ellis County, Texas Facts

Facts
State Texas
Land area 935.5 square miles
Population Density 159.9 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 155,976
Population change 4.3%
Under 5 years of age 6.6%
Under 18 27.5%
65 and over 11.5%
Females 50.6%
White 87.4
Hispanic or Latino of any race 24.6
Asian 0.7%
Two or more races 1.6%
Black or African American 9.4%
Native American 0.8%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 84%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 20.7%
Veterans 9,986
Households and Housing
Households 51,016
Persons per household 3.0
Living in the same house for one year or more 85%
Median household income $61,952
The per capita income $25,662
Live below the poverty line. 11.9%
housing units 55,993
Multi-unit structures 11%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $137,500
Residents owning their homes. 74.6%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 14,160
Women-owned firms 26.6%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 10.3%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $1,323,106
Retail sales per capita $9,265
Manufacturers shipments $4,080,603
Merchant wholesaler sales $279,168