Demographics



  City Limits Ellis County 20 Min.
Drive Time
30 Min.
Drive Time
I-35E &
US Hwy 287 (PTA)
I-35E &
US Hwy 287
(Commuter Drive Time)
Population
2023 Projection 38,019 186,254 325,827 1,004,596
2018 Estimate 35,362 172,625 301,141 928,749
2010 Census 29,621 149,610 260,714 818,628
 
Diversity
White 26,685 75.46% 130,963 75.87%  128,606 42.71%  422,451 45.49%
Black 4,248 12.01% 17,140 9.93%  130,857 43.45%  332,671 35.82%
Amer. Indian/ Alaska Native 199 0.56% 1,181 0.68% 1,559 0.52% 5,576 0.60%
Asian 220 0.62% 1,207 0.70%  2,497 0.83%  21,179 2.28%
Native Hawaiian & Other Pac. Isl. 41 0.12% 166 0.10%  173 0.06%  578 0.06%
Some Other Race Alone 2,981 8.43% 17,333 10.04%  29,587 9.82%  120,060 12.93%
Two or More Races 988 2.79% 4,635 2.69%  7,862 2.61%  26,235 2.82%
Not Hispanic 26,253 74.24% 126,874 73.50%  234,459 77.86%  633,881 68.25%
Hispanic

9,109

25.76%

45,751

26.50%  66,682

22.14%

 294,868

31.75%

Age
Median Age 34.43 36.49 35.05 34.10
Age 0 - 17  9,623 27.21%  44,530 25.80%  53,898 26.77%  253,438 27.29%
Age 18-64  20,814 58.86%  105,152 60.92%  123,861 61.53%  577,311 62.16%
Age 65 and over

 4,925

13.93%

 22,943

13.29%

 23,548

11.70%

 97,999

10.55%

Education Attainment                
Less than High School Diploma 2737 12.31% 16,483 14.87%  16,065 12.63%  117,648 20.26%
High School Graduate (or GED) 6,678 30.02% 32,645 29.46%  36,386 28.67%  157,121 27.06%
Some College 5,827 26.19% 28,255 25.50%  36,368 28.65%  140,540 24.21%
Associates Degree 1,525 6.86% 8,865 8.00%  9,944 7.83%  38,428 6.62%
Bachelor's Degree 3,750 16.86% 17,486 15.78%  19,660 15.49%  86,322 14.87%
Master's Degree 1,250 5.62% 5,569 5.03%  6,871 5.41%  31,334 5.40%
Professional/Doctorate Degree

479


2.15%


1,508


1.36%


 1,635


1.28%


 9,166


1.58%


# of Households
2023 Projection 13,605 63,322 74,338 329,723
2018 Estimate 12,609 58,588 68,403 307,528
2010 Census

10,491

50,503

60,077

271,492

Income
HH Average $83,152 $95,090 $79,548 $72,759
HH Median $64,573 $73,416 $64,868 $55,337
HH Average Size

2.71

2.92

2.91

2.97

Occupation Classification
White-Collar 10,461 62.02%  51,711 61.56%  55,963 58.57%  241,143 57.02%
Blue-Collar 4,224 25.04%  22,017 26.21%  23,335 24.42%  107,937 25.52%
Service & Farm

2,182

12.94%

 10,278

12.23%

 16,246

17.00%

 73,796

17.45%

Housing
Median Home Value $171,812 $181,217 $157,044 $142,341
Median Year Built 1995 1996 1996 1989
Owner Occupied 7,600 60.27%  43,858 74.86%  48,946 71.56%  197,561 64.66%
Renter Occupied 5,009 39.73%  14,730 25.14%  19,457 28.44%  107,968 35.34%