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Ennis is a city in Ellis County, in the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area.

The community was named after Cornelius Ennis, railroad director.

The latitude of Ennis is 32.329N. The longitude is -96.625W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 538 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 18,319.


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Median household income
Local
$38,923
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Ennis demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 66. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 3.6 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Bluebonnet Trails Festival - April 13-15, 2007
  • Ennis Czech Music Fest - Feb. 10, 2007
  • National Polka Festival - May 25-27, 2007
  • Fall Festival - Oct. 20, 2007
Dates often change. Check Ennis web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Bardwell Lake, Waxahachie Creek Park
Historic sites and museums: Railroad and Cultural Heritage Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Ennis demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Ellis County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Dallas area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 75152 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

6% of Ennis residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ennis ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ennis was $15,677, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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12% of Ennis residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Ennis include Ennis Commercial Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Ennis, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $440.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $894.


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Libraries in Ennis include Ennis Public Library ... View libraries

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Ellis County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ennis political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Ennis workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 8 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Ennis between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 5.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly higher than the national norm.

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Hotels in Ennis include Best Western Ennis, Days Inn, Quality Inn Ennis.

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