Ellsworth County, Kansas

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Ellsworth County
Map of Kansas highlighting Ellsworth County
Location within the U.S. state of Kansas
Map of the United States highlighting Kansas
Kansas's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: Coordinates: 38°42′N 98°12′W / 38.700°N 98.200°W / 38.700; -98.200
Country United States
State Kansas
FoundedFebruary 26, 1867
Named forFort Ellsworth
SeatEllsworth
Largest cityEllsworth
Area
 • Total723 sq mi (1,870 km2)
 • Land716 sq mi (1,850 km2)
 • Water7.4 sq mi (19 km2)  1.0%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2016)
6,328
 • Density9.1/sq mi (3.5/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Area code785
Congressional district1st
WebsiteEllsworthCounty.org

Ellsworth County (county code EW) is a county in the U.S. state of Kansas. In 2010, 6,497 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Ellsworth. Ellsworth is also the biggest city in the county.[2]

Geography[change | change source]

The U.S. Census Bureau says that the county has a total area of 723 square miles (1,870 km2). Of that, 716 square miles (1,850 km2) is land and 7.4 square miles (19 km2) (1.0%) is water.[3] It is intersected by the Smoky Hill River.[4]

Demographics[change | change source]

Historical population
Census Pop.
18701,185
18808,494616.8%
18909,2729.2%
19009,6263.8%
191010,4448.5%
192010,379−0.6%
193010,132−2.4%
19409,855−2.7%
19508,465−14.1%
19607,677−9.3%
19706,146−19.9%
19806,6408.0%
19906,586−0.8%
20006,525−0.9%
20106,497−0.4%
Est. 20166,328[5]−2.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]
1790-1960[7] 1900-1990[8]
1990-2000[9] 2010-2016[1]

Government[change | change source]

Presidential elections[change | change source]

Presidential Elections Results
Presidential Elections Results[10]
Year Republican Democratic Third Parties
2016 73.5% 1,969 19.5% 521 7.1% 189
2012 71.2% 1,930 25.9% 702 3.0% 80
2008 68.8% 2,021 29.0% 851 2.3% 66
2004 72.8% 2,259 25.8% 801 1.4% 42
2000 65.0% 1,845 29.1% 825 6.0% 169
1996 64.1% 2,078 27.8% 899 8.1% 263
1992 37.0% 1,197 31.2% 1,010 31.9% 1,032
1988 57.0% 1,711 40.6% 1,219 2.3% 70
1984 71.4% 2,353 27.4% 905 1.2% 40
1980 65.9% 2,155 27.1% 886 7.0% 229
1976 49.9% 1,618 48.5% 1,573 1.7% 55
1972 65.2% 2,087 32.1% 1,028 2.7% 86
1968 57.5% 1,776 34.3% 1,060 8.1% 251
1964 39.8% 1,406 59.9% 2,118 0.4% 13
1960 59.4% 2,189 40.4% 1,488 0.3% 10
1956 64.9% 2,524 34.7% 1,351 0.4% 14
1952 74.7% 3,219 24.8% 1,068 0.6% 24
1948 52.8% 2,155 46.1% 1,879 1.1% 45
1944 57.6% 2,290 42.2% 1,678 0.2% 6
1940 54.1% 2,658 45.6% 2,237 0.3% 15
1936 40.7% 2,058 59.2% 2,990 0.1% 7
1932 35.0% 1,607 63.7% 2,928 1.4% 63
1928 60.2% 2,450 39.0% 1,588 0.7% 30
1924 58.8% 2,286 24.4% 950 16.8% 654
1920 65.6% 2,264 31.6% 1,090 2.8% 97
1916 48.3% 1,945 48.1% 1,936 3.6% 143
1912 15.3% 353 45.4% 1,045 39.3% 905
1908 53.0% 1,213 45.4% 1,039 1.7% 39
1904 68.4% 1,359 29.1% 578 2.5% 49
1900 56.7% 1,333 42.8% 1,006 0.6% 13
1896 50.9% 1,048 48.2% 992 0.9% 18
1892 49.8% 1,102 50.2% 1,111[a]
1888 56.5% 1,159 40.5% 831 3.0% 61

Education[change | change source]

Unified school districts[change | change source]

Communities[change | change source]

2005 KDOT Map of Ellsworth County (map legend)

Cities[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on August 6, 2011. Retrieved July 24, 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  4. Wikisource Ripley, George; Dana, Charles A., eds. (1879). "Ellsworth, a central county of Kansas" . The American Cyclopædia.
  5. "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  6. "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on April 26, 2015. Retrieved July 24, 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  7. "Historical Census Browser". University of Virginia Library. Retrieved July 24, 2014.
  8. "Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 24, 2014.
  9. "Census 2000 PHC-T-4. Ranking Tables for Counties: 1990 and 2000" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 24, 2014.
  10. http://uselectionatlas.org/RESULTS
Notes
  1. This total comprises 1,097 votes (49.6%) were for Populist James B. Weaver (who was supported by the state’s Democrats) and 14 (0.6%) for Prohibition Party candidate John Bidwell.

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