Ellsworth County is located in central Kansas. The County Seat is Ellsworth and the largest city is Ellsworth. The Official Web Site is located at http://ellsworthcounty.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 6,392 and the 2010 census population was 6,497. The land area is 715.85 square miles and there are 9.1 persons per square mile.
92.1% of the population is White, 5% is Black or African American, 5.8% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.7% is Asian, 0.7% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.5% is two or more races. 89.7% have a high school degree or higher, and 20.8% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $73,300, there are 2,528 households, an average of 2.15 persons per household. The per capita income is $22,789, the median household income is $45,865, and 6.9% of the persons in Ellsworth County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 553. Retail sales (in $1000) were $31,852, and sales per capita were $5,066. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 15.2%.
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