Wellington, Florida Population 2020

66,324
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Wellington is a city located in Florida. With a 2020 population of 66,324, it is the 45th largest city in Florida and the 577th largest city in the United States. Wellington is currently growing at a rate of 0.85% annually and its population has increased by 17.37% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 56,508 in 2010. Spanning over 45 miles, Wellington has a population density of 1,475 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wellington is $117,757 with a poverty rate of 6.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,726 per month, and the median house value is $367,400. The median age in Wellington is 41.1 years, 39.7 years for males, and 42.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.3 males.

Wellington Demographics

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

  • White: 80.54%
  • Black or African American: 11.56%
  • Asian: 4.21%
  • Two or more races: 2.76%
  • Other race: 0.76%
  • Native American: 0.18%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Wellington, Florida is 66,324, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 65,200.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 56,508.

Wellington, Florida Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White51,28680.54%
Black or African American7,36011.56%
Asian2,6814.21%
Two or More Races1,7572.76%
Some Other Race4820.76%
American Indian and Alaska Native1150.18%
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Wellington Population Pyramid 2020

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Wellington Median Age

41.1


Total

39.7


Male

42.1


Female

Wellington Adults

There are 47,431 adults, (10,169 of whom are seniors) in Wellington.

Wellington Age Dependency

70.9

Age Dependency Ratio

27.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Wellington Sex Ratio

Female

32,949

51.74%

Male

30,732

48.26%

Wellington Households and Families

Wellington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wellington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.5%17.5%
All76.8%23.2%
Non Family71.5%28.5%
Male61.2%38.8%
Female59.3%40.7%

76.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All20,5593.176.8
Married13,2023.5682.5
Non Family4,3011.2871.5
Female1,9953.5559.3
Male1,0613.8361.2

3.53

Average Family Size

3.1

Average Household Size

2.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Wellington Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0292.41%
9th to 12th Grade1,3523.17%
High School Graduate8,27219.38%
Some College8,11119.00%
Associates Degree4,76311.16%
Bachelors Degree11,60627.19%
Graduate Degree7,55817.70%
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Wellington Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White27,18526,49312,741
Hispanic8,8538,1883,702
Black4,2993,6231,489
Asian1,9671,724998
Multiple Races608545279
Other Race392350206
Native American888870

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 79.55%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$47,775$58,197$39,325
Less Than High School$32,288$32,407$31,705
High School Grad$31,979$41,268$26,923
Some College$42,134$49,627$34,973
Bachelors Degree$54,070$84,543$42,365
Graduate Degree$69,215$98,163$53,458

$47,775

Average Earnings

$58,197

Average Male

$39,325

Average Female

Wellington Language

Wellington Language by Age

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Wellington Language

70.57% of Wellington residents speak only English, while 29.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 18.32% of the population.

Wellington Poverty

Wellington Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic14,4641,89713.12%
White38,0411,6264.27%
Black7,3606298.55%
Asian2,6811666.19%
Multiple1,7571649.33%
Other474142.95%

6.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.47%

Male Poverty Rate

8.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wellington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wellington is Hispanic, with 13.12% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wellington is Other, with 2.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.70%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School13.48%
High School8.34%
Some College4.88%
Bachelors or Greater4.32%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed19.15%
Female Unemployed10.31%
Female Employed3.96%
Male Employed2.59%

Wellington Income

Wellington Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$91,088$117,757
Families$103,365$128,318
Married Families$114,595-
Non Families$52,088$73,300
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Wellington Marital Status

Wellington Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.1%

Male Marriage Rate

53.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Wellington Married by Age and Sex

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Wellington Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Wellington Marital Status by Race

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Wellington Veterans

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2,736

Number of Veterans

2,464

Male Veterans

272

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam879
First Gulf War597
Second Gulf War455
Korea350
World War II121
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Age Group Veterans
75+802
65 to 74771
35 to 54695
55 to 64275
18 to 34193
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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,2025.68%
Black4197.97%
Hispanic1961.95%
Asian653.11%
2 or More354.58%
Indian1517.05%

Wellington Veterans by Education

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4.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wellington Employment Status

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65.1%

Labor Force Participation

61.2%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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29.92%

Born in Florida

76.35%

Native Born

23.65%

Foreign Born

8.45%

Non Citizen

15.21%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

76.35% of Wellington residents were born in the United States, with 29.92% having been born in Florida. 8.45% 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
202066,3245620.85%
201965,7625620.86%
201865,2004120.64%
201764,7885620.88%
201664,2261,6032.56%
201562,6231,1001.79%
201461,5231,2102.01%
201360,3131,7162.93%
201258,5971,0921.90%
201157,5056731.18%
201056,83218,6164.05%
200038,2160.00%