Wellington, Missouri Population 2023

717

Wellington is a city located in Lafayette County Missouri. With a 2023 population of 717, it is the 408th largest city in Missouri and the 16941st largest city in the United States.Wellington is currently declining at a rate of -0.97% annually and its population has decreased by -2.85% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 738 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Wellington has a population density of 660 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wellington is $63,643 with a poverty rate of 20.53%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Wellington is 39.2 years, 36.9 years for males, and 39.8 years for females.

Wellington Demographics

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

  • White: 94.62%
  • Black or African American: 3.01%
  • Two or more races: 2.37%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Wellington, Missouri is 717 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 738.

Wellington, Missouri Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Wellington Population by Race

Wellington Population Pyramid 2023

Wellington Median Age

39.2

Total

36.9

Male

39.8

Female

Wellington Adults

There are 467 adults, (111 of whom are seniors) in Wellington.

Wellington Age Dependency

77.5

Age Dependency Ratio

31.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Wellington Sex Ratio

Female32551.42%
Male30748.58%

Wellington Population by Age

Wellington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

2.83

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

65.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wellington Households and Families

Male

Female

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

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 9.36%.

Wellington Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$39,107

Average Earnings

$49,063

Average Male

$31,719

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

100.00% of Wellington residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

Wellington Language

Wellington Poverty by Race

rate

20.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.99%

Male Poverty Rate

24.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wellington

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wellington is White, with 18.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.06%.

Wellington Poverty

Wellington Poverty Rate by Education

Wellington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wellington Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wellington Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.8%

Male Marriage Rate

49.2%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Wellington Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wellington Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

42

Number of Veterans

36

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

Wellington Veterans by War

Wellington Veterans by Age

count

Wellington Veterans by Race

Wellington Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

78.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wellington Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.3%

Labor Force Participation

47.4%

Employment Rate

11.1%

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

76.83%

Born in Wellington

85.64%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.64% of Wellington residents were born in the United States, with 76.83% having been born in Missouri. 0.00% 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 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Wellington Population by Year