Wellington, Florida Population 2024

61,616

Wellington is a city located in Palm Beach County Florida. Wellington has a 2024 population of 61,616. Wellington is currently growing at a rate of 0.14% annually and its population has increased by 0.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 61,575 in 2020.

The average household income in Wellington is $144,189 with a poverty rate of 6.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Wellington is 41.5 years, 41.4 years for males, and 41.6 years for females.

Wellington Demographics

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

  • White: 64.8%
  • Two or more races: 14.57%
  • Black or African American: 10.86%
  • Asian: 5.36%
  • Other race: 4.18%
  • Native American: 0.24%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Florida
Land Area (mi²)
45.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,370.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.07% (41)
The current population of Wellington, Florida is 61,616 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 61,575.

Wellington, Florida Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White39,76764.8%
Two or more races8,94314.57%
Black or African American6,66510.86%
Asian3,2905.36%
Other race2,5634.18%
Native American1450.24%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Wellington Population by Race

Wellington Population Pyramid 2024

Wellington Median Age

41.5

Total

41.4

Male

41.6

Female

Wellington Adults

There are 45,932 adults, (10,912 of whom are seniors) in Wellington.

Wellington Age Dependency

75.3

Age Dependency Ratio

31.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Wellington Sex Ratio

Female32,24252.53%
Male29,13147.47%

Wellington Population by Age

Wellington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All21,1632.975.824.2
Married13,1303.4183.916.1
Non Family4,7721.2467.132.9
Female2,1123.461.138.9
Male1,1492.9747.252.8
showing: 5 rows

3.31

Average Family Size

2.9

Average Household Size

75.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wellington Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Wellington Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wellington Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 66.23%.

Wellington Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$57,584

Average Earnings

$76,092

Average Male

$45,991

Average Female

Wellington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wellington Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Wellington Language

67.44% of Wellington residents speak only English, while 32.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 21.91% of the population.

Wellington Language

Wellington Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White33,2582,0096.04%
Hispanic16,7398725.21%
Black6,66479711.96%
Multiple8,8992833.18%
Other2,5622007.81%
Asian3,2901364.13%
showing: 6 rows

6.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.96%

Male Poverty Rate

7.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wellington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wellington is Black, with 11.96% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wellington is Multiple, with 3.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.7%.

Wellington Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.31%
Some College5.74%
Bachelors or Greater5.1%
High School4.53%
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Wellington Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed8.44%
Female Unemployed7.68%
Female Employed4.2%
Male Employed2.15%
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Wellington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wellington Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wellington Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

57.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.9%

Male Marriage Rate

52.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Wellington Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wellington Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,037

Number of Veterans

1,881

Male Veterans

156

Female Veterans

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Wellington Veterans by War

count

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Wellington Veterans by Age

count

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Wellington Veterans by Race

Wellington Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wellington Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.3%

Labor Force Participation

60.3%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Wellington Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Wellington Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Wellington Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

30.12%

Born in Wellington

75.03%

Native Born

24.97%

Foreign Born

7.96%

Non Citizen

17.01%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

75.03% of Wellington residents were born in the United States, with 30.12% having been born in Florida. 7.96% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wellington Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202962,061890.14%
202861,972890.14%
202761,883890.14%
202661,794890.14%
202561,705890.14%
202461,616890.14%
202361,527890.14%
202261,438890.15%
202161,349-226-0.37%
202061,575-3,859-5.9%
201965,4343830.59%
201865,0512540.39%
201764,7975700.89%
201664,2271,6012.56%
201562,6261,1021.79%
201461,5241,2092%
201360,3151,7142.92%
201258,6011,0891.89%
201157,5126811.2%
201056,83118,61548.71%
200038,216
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Wellington Population by Year