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Population: 18,530 | Area: 18.3 sq mi
The historic Moore House, built in 1905. Photo By City of Ennis

The city's pitch: "Ennis is built on 'Texas Tradition'... the Wild West, railroading, and bluebonnets... and we are so much more. Ennis is the preferred residential and business development site in the southern tier of the Dallas/Fort Worth area, and for good reason ... Ennis boasts award-winning public schools, with four elementary schools that are currently rated 'Exemplary' or 'Recognized' by the Texas Education Agency ... Ennis is an excellent place to find employment. With a commitment to continued economic development, the city has recruited over $535 million in industrial development projects and created over 2,098 new jobs in the last 10 years ... Downtown Ennis is a vibrant area with numerous shops, boutiques, and eateries lining the antique red brick streets of this beautiful National Register Historic District ... If you are looking for outdoor activities, the Ennis has over 175 acres of city parks, three lakes, and 14 tennis courts."


  • Median Age: 31.6
  • Population Growth: 2.4 %
  • Population Density: 1012.6 ppl/sq mile


  • School District: Ennis ISD
  • Students Passing TAKS: 72%
  • Average SAT Score: 1009


  • Violent Crime Rate: 3.511 per 1,000 residents
  • Non-Violent Crime Rate: 48.2 per 1,000 residents

Real Estate:

  • Average Price of Homes Sold: $113,702