Wellington, Kansas Population 2020

7,696

Wellington is a city located in Kansas. With a 2020 population of 7,696, it is the 47th largest city in Kansas and the 3715th largest city in the United States. Wellington is currently declining at a rate of -0.34% annually and its population has decreased by -5.82% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,172 in 2010. Wellington reached it's highest population of 8,809 in 1960. Spanning over 8 miles, Wellington has a population density of 1,051 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wellington is $57,554 with a poverty rate of 18.09%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $712 per month, and the median house value is $74,000. The median age in Wellington is 39.1 years, 37.1 years for males, and 41.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 99.1 males.

Wellington Demographics

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

  • White: 90.80%
  • Two or more races: 4.03%
  • Black or African American: 2.20%
  • Native American: 1.71%
  • Other race: 1.26%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Wellington, Kansas is 7,696, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,748.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,172.

Wellington, Kansas Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,11390.80%
Two or More Races3164.03%
Black or African American1722.20%
American Indian and Alaska Native1341.71%
Some Other Race991.26%

Wellington Population Pyramid 2020

Wellington Median Age

39.1


Total

37.1


Male

41.7


Female

Wellington Adults

There are 5,831 adults, (1,446 of whom are seniors) in Wellington.

Wellington Age Dependency

78.7

Age Dependency Ratio

33

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Wellington Sex Ratio

Female

3,935

50.23%

Male

3,899

49.77%

Wellington Households and Families

Wellington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wellington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.7%17.3%
All63.8%36.2%
Male55.2%44.8%
Non Family52.9%47.1%
Female43.4%56.6%

63.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,1852.3663.8
Married1,2933.2382.7
Non Family1,2601.1652.9
Female4382.8443.4
Male1943.2755.2

3.05

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

7.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wellington Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1152.24%
9th to 12th Grade3446.71%
High School Graduate1,85136.11%
Some College1,29025.17%
Associates Degree4518.80%
Bachelors Degree79215.45%
Graduate Degree2835.52%

Wellington Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,4924,141951
Hispanic38334992
Black10648
Other Race99833
Multiple Races999932
Native American6044

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 32.32%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,737$43,581$30,442
Less Than High School$25,071$$25,365
High School Grad$31,863$37,466$25,903
Some College$39,189$52,004$21,709
Bachelors Degree$38,942$51,389$35,774
Graduate Degree$57,039$61,161$55,000

$35,737

Average Earnings

$43,581

Average Male

$30,442

Average Female

Wellington Language

Wellington Language by Age

Wellington Language

97.11% of Wellington residents speak only English, while 2.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.99% of the population.

Wellington Poverty

Wellington Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,3551,02816.18%
Hispanic60914924.47%
Black14711678.91%
Native1284535.16%
Multiple312216.73%
Other9933.03%

18.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.29%

Male Poverty Rate

21.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wellington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wellington is Black, with 78.91% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wellington is Other, with 3.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.20%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.37%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.65%
High School20.72%
Some College17.36%
Bachelors or Greater4.21%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed17.33%
Female Employed14.24%
Male Unemployed12.90%
Male Employed9.13%

Wellington Income

Wellington Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,688$57,554
Families$60,868$69,840
Married Families$73,933-
Non Families$25,129$34,025

Wellington Marital Status

Wellington Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.0%

Male Marriage Rate

42.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Wellington Married by Age and Sex

Wellington Marriage

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

Wellington Marital Status by Race

Wellington Veterans

504

Number of Veterans

471

Male Veterans

33

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam202
Second Gulf War79
Korea62
World War II47
First Gulf War47
Name Veterans % of Total
White4628.68%
2 or More1815.79%
Indian1310.57%
Hispanic112.20%
Other1111.11%

$Wellington Veterans by Education

13.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wellington Employment Status

58.7%

Labor Force Participation

55.9%

Employment Rate

4.7%

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

73.93%

Born in Kansas

99.41%

Native Born

0.59%

Foreign Born

0.33%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.41% of Wellington residents were born in the United States, with 73.93% having been born in Kansas. 0.33% 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
20207,696-26-0.34%
20197,722-26-0.34%
20187,748-54-0.69%
20177,802-26-0.33%
20167,828-93-1.17%
20157,921450.57%
20147,876-65-0.82%
20137,941-39-0.49%
20127,980-62-0.77%
20118,042-121-1.48%
20108,163-484-0.57%
20008,6472360.28%
19908,4111990.24%
19808,2121400.17%
19708,072-737-0.87%
19608,8091,0621.29%
19507,7475010.67%
19407,246-159-0.22%
19307,4053570.50%
19207,048140.02%
19107,0342,7895.18%
19004,245-146-0.34%
18904,3911,6975.01%
18802,6940.00%