Wellington, Colorado Population 2020

12,152

Wellington is a city located in Colorado. With a 2020 population of 12,152, it is the 45th largest city in Colorado and the 2693rd largest city in the United States. Wellington is currently growing at a rate of 9.74% annually and its population has increased by 93.23% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,289 in 2010. Spanning over 4 miles, Wellington has a population density of 3,353 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wellington is $93,176 with a poverty rate of 5.71%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,600 per month, and the median house value is $280,700. The median age in Wellington is 31.5 years, 31.5 years for males, and 31.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 101.6 males.

Wellington Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Wellington was:

  • White: 89.28%
  • Other race: 5.80%
  • Two or more races: 3.77%
  • Black or African American: 0.70%
  • Native American: 0.30%
  • Asian: 0.15%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Wellington, Colorado is 12,152, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,994.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,289.

Wellington, Colorado Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,65289.28%
Some Other Race4975.80%
Two or More Races3233.77%
Black or African American600.70%
American Indian and Alaska Native260.30%
Asian130.15%

Wellington Population Pyramid 2020

Wellington Median Age

31.5


Total

31.5


Male

31.4


Female

Wellington Adults

There are 5,747 adults, (645 of whom are seniors) in Wellington.

Wellington Age Dependency

68

Age Dependency Ratio

12.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

55.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Wellington Sex Ratio

Female

4,252

49.61%

Male

4,319

50.39%

Wellington Households and Families

Wellington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wellington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male90.9%9.1%
Married90.5%9.5%
All88.9%11.1%
Non Family85.9%14.1%
Female83.2%16.8%

88.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,8203.0488.9
Married1,7283.5290.5
Non Family6521.4785.9
Male2323.4190.9
Female2083.5783.2

3.41

Average Family Size

3.04

Average Household Size

11.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

2.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wellington Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade280.51%
9th to 12th Grade2514.58%
High School Graduate1,15221.00%
Some College1,19821.84%
Associates Degree89716.35%
Bachelors Degree1,34024.43%
Graduate Degree62011.30%

Wellington Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,4214,3021,723
Hispanic771650133
Other Race28316215
Multiple Races23823887
Native American26
Black212121
Asian13

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,706$58,125$35,727
Less Than High School$24,452$24,452$
High School Grad$41,389$50,691$28,059
Some College$40,565$62,204$24,821
Bachelors Degree$60,523$60,977$54,609
Graduate Degree$54,405$84,375$39,792

$44,706

Average Earnings

$58,125

Average Male

$35,727

Average Female

Wellington Language

Wellington Language by Age

Wellington Language

93.61% of Wellington residents speak only English, while 6.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.36% of the population.

Wellington Poverty

Wellington Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,8723905.68%
Hispanic1,347866.38%
Asian1313100.00%

5.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.68%

Male Poverty Rate

6.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wellington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wellington is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wellington is White, with 5.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.50%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.30%
Some College3.96%
High School3.21%
Bachelors or Greater1.84%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed45.83%
Female Unemployed17.98%
Female Employed1.01%
Male Employed0.65%

Wellington Income

Wellington Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$88,978$93,176
Families$90,327$93,844
Married Families$94,250-
Non Families$71,842$81,683

Wellington Marital Status

Wellington Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.3%

Male Marriage Rate

57.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Wellington Married by Age and Sex

Wellington Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Wellington Marital Status by Race

Wellington Veterans

229

Number of Veterans

215

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam132
Second Gulf War53
First Gulf War19
Korea17
World War II
Name Veterans % of Total
White1953.78%
Hispanic405.08%
2 or More197.98%
Other155.30%

$Wellington Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wellington Employment Status

75.9%

Labor Force Participation

73.4%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

Wellington Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

50.71%

Born in Colorado

96.55%

Native Born

3.45%

Foreign Born

0.86%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.55% of Wellington residents were born in the United States, with 50.71% having been born in Colorado. 0.86% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202012,1521,0799.74%
201911,0731,07910.80%
20189,9944965.22%
20179,4981,07912.82%
20168,4196298.07%
20157,7905908.19%
20147,2004286.32%
20136,7722053.12%
20126,567951.47%
20116,4721061.67%
20106,3663,6949.07%
20002,6720.00%