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6,182

Population (2019)

2,605

Jobs (2019)

$16.42/hr 

$34,163/annually

Median County Wage

2020

Ellsworth  *   Wilson   *   Holyrood   *   Kanopolis   *   Lorraine

central location

Our central location, nationally and statewide, means a central access point for distribution, delivery, and travelers.

workforce data

Summary:  Ellsworth County has high commuter patterns, both in and out of the county.  

912 Out of county residents drive into Ellsworth County for work.

1054 Ellsworth County residents drive out of county for work, with a large radius, primarily within 60 miles.

With our diversity in industry, this is an appealing place to work and labor pool is accessible.

industry diversity

top industry

  • Mining, Quarrying, Oil & Gas Extraction

  • Government

  • Utilities

  • Manufacturing

  • Finance and Insurance

  • Information

  • Health Care/Social Assistance

  • Retail Trade

  • Wholesale Trade

  • Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting

Post-secondary education opportunities

Sterling College (36 mi)

125 W Cooper St

Sterling, KS 67579

620-278-2173

Barton Community College (37 mi)

245 NE 30th Rd

Great Bend, KS 67530

800-748-7594

Community Report 2020

Kansas Wesleyan University (37 mi)

100 E Claflin Ave

Salina, KS 67401

785-827-5541

K-State Polytechnic Campus (37 mi)

2310 Centennial Rd

Salina, KS 67401

785-826-2640

Bethany College (43 mi)

335 E Swensson St

Lindsborg, KS 67456

785-227-3380

Salina Area Technical College (44 mi)

2562 Centennial Rd

Salina, KS 67401

785-309-3100

Central Christian College (56 mi)

1200 S Main St

McPherson, KS 67460

620-241-0723

McPherson College (57 mi)

1600 E Euclid St

McPherson, KS 67460

800-365-7402

North Central Kansas Technical College (57 mi)

3033 US-24

Beloit, KS 67420

785-738-2276

Hutchinson Community College (62 mi)

1300 N Plum

Hutchinson, KS 67501

620-665-3500

SAFETY FIRST

Having a safe and secure quality of life is a vital piece of living in this community.  Our crime rates are substantially lower than the national averages.  

highway access

MAJOR EMPLOYERS

Ellsworth Correctional Facility                 

Ellsworth County Medical Center          

Cashco, Inc. 

USD 327 

Great Plains Manufacturing 

Good Samaritan Society 

Ellsworth County 

Independent Salt Co

Maico Industries

Moly Manufacturing

Prison

Healthcare

Industry

School

Industry

Senior Living

Government

Industry

Industry

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