Ellisville is a very small city located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 4,573 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Ellisville is the 75th largest community in Mississippi.
Ellisville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Ellisville is a city of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ellisville who work in sales jobs (11.60%), healthcare (11.36%), and personal care services (9.80%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.76% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Ellisville is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in Ellisville enrolled in college, Ellisville has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.
One of the benefits of Ellisville is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 19.24 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Ellisville rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.73% of adults 25 and older in Ellisville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Ellisville in 2010 was $14,476, which is lower middle income relative to Mississippi, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $57,904 for a family of four. However, Ellisville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Ellisville also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 33.29% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Ellisville is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Ellisville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ellisville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Ellisville include Irish, German, French , and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Ellisville is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and German.