Ellston is located in south Iowa. Ellston is between the Ringgold, Union county. Ellston has 0.22 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Ellston population is 42, which has shrunk 26.32% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 5.19% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Ellston median household income is $4,861 in 2010-2014 and has has shrunk by 86.36% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 33.56% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Ellston median house value is $19,200 in 2010-2014 and has shrunk by -45.45% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 53.09% and is about the same as the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Ellston is much better than the state average in quality. The Ellston area code is 641.