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Ferris is a city located in Ellis County, Texas, United States. Here is some information about Ferris:

  • 2020 population: According to the United States Census Bureau, the estimated population of Ferris in 2020 was 3,700.

  • Demographics: According to the same census data, the racial makeup of Ferris was 52.9% White, 17.8% African American, 0.7% Native American, 0.2% Asian, and 24.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 51.7% of the population.

  • Average home price: As of February 2023, the average home price in Ferris was around $195,000, according to Zillow.

  • Property tax rate: The property tax rate in Ferris for 2021 was 2.818%, according to the Ellis County Appraisal District.

  • Things to do: Ferris is a small town with a rural feel, so there are not a lot of major attractions in the immediate area. However, nearby Cedar Creek Lake offers a variety of recreational activities, including fishing, boating, and swimming. The town also has several parks and green spaces, including Ferris City Park and Elm Street Park, which offer a variety of outdoor activities.

  • School rating: Ferris Independent School District has four campuses: Ferris Intermediate School, Ferris Junior High School, Ferris High School, and Ferris Alternative Education Center. According to, the district has an overall rating of 4 out of 10.

  • Chamber of commerce phone number: The Ferris Chamber of Commerce can be reached at (972) 842-2834.

  • City hall phone number: The Ferris City Hall can be reached at (972) 842-2010.