Wellington, Illinois Population 2024

193

Wellington is a city located in Iroquois County Illinois. Wellington has a 2024 population of 193. Wellington is currently declining at a rate of -1.53% annually and its population has decreased by -5.39% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 204 in 2020.

The average household income in Wellington is $54,801 with a poverty rate of 16.3%. The median age in Wellington is 41.6 years: 44.5 years for males, and 37.5 years for females.

Wellington Demographics

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

  • White: 91.19%
  • Two or more races: 5.29%
  • Other race: 3.52%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
812.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.39% (-11)
The current population of Wellington, Illinois is 193 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 204.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White20791.19%
Two or more races125.29%
Other race83.52%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Wellington Population by Race

Wellington Population Pyramid 2024

Wellington Median Age

41.6

Total

44.5

Male

37.5

Female

Wellington Adults

There are 183 adults, (58 of whom are seniors) in Wellington.

Wellington Age Dependency

81.6

Age Dependency Ratio

46.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Wellington Sex Ratio

Female11249.34%
Male11550.66%

Wellington Population by Age

Wellington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1012.2579.220.8
Married512.9290.29.8
Non Family431.2872.127.9
Female53.82080
Male221000

2.88

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

79.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wellington Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1911.18%
Associates Degree169.41%
Bachelors Degree1911.18%
Graduate Degree31.76%
High School Graduate6135.88%
Less Than 9th Grade127.06%
Some College4023.53%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White15412322
Other Race880
2+ Races880
Hispanic880

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 14.29%.

Wellington Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$31,667
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$53,750$2,499
Less Than 9th Grade$21,250$0$0
Overall$43,750$57,500$30,000
Some College$66,250$78,036$0

$43,750

Average Earnings

$57,500

Average Male

$30,000

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

96.15% of Wellington residents speak only English, while 3.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.85% of the population.

Wellington Language

Wellington Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2073717.87%

16.3%

Overall Poverty Rate

20%

Male Poverty Rate

12.5%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wellington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wellington is White, with 17.87% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wellington is White, with 17.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.62%.

Wellington Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade74.19%
High School11.48%
Some College3.57%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Wellington Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed6.25%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed4.65%
Female Unemployed0%

Wellington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wellington Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$71,250$69,171
Households$43,977$54,801
Married Families$77,083$-999,999,999
Non Families$22,375$34,258

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wellington Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

58.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.0%

Male Marriage Rate

57.3%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Wellington Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wellington Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

10

Number of Veterans

10

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam2
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Wellington Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+8
65 to 742
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640

Wellington Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White106.13%

Wellington Veterans by Race

Wellington Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

20%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wellington Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.4%

Labor Force Participation

49.7%

Employment Rate

3.2%

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

76.65%

Born in Wellington

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Wellington residents were born in the United States, with 76.65% having been born in Illinois. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Wellington Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029180-2-1.1%
2028182-3-1.62%
2027185-3-1.6%
2026188-2-1.05%
2025190-3-1.55%
2024193-3-1.53%
2023196-4-2%
2022200-3-1.48%
2021203-1-0.49%
2020204-11-5.12%
2019215-3-1.38%
2018218-3-1.36%
2017221-5-2.21%
2016226-3-1.31%
2015229-2-0.87%
2014231-4-1.7%
2013235-3-1.26%
2012238-2-0.83%
2011240-2-0.83%
201024200%

Wellington Population by Year