Wellington, Texas Population 2021

2,030
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Wellington is a city located in Collingsworth County Texas. It is also the county seat of Collingsworth County. With a 2020 population of 2,030, it is the 598th largest city in Texas and the 7575th largest city in the United States . Wellington is currently declining at a rate of -0.93% annually and its population has decreased by -7.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,189 in 2010. Wellington reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Wellington has a population density of 1,488 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wellington is $51,706 with a poverty rate of 23.16%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $608 per month, and the median house value is $44,200. The median age in Wellington is 40.6 years, 34.5 years for males, and 44 years for females.

Wellington Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Wellingtonwas:

  • White: 73.79%
  • Black or African American: 12.82%
  • Other race: 7.23%
  • Two or more races: 3.62%
  • Native American: 2.54%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Wellington, Texas is 2,030 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,068.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,189.

Wellington, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,57173.79%
Black or African American27312.82%
Some Other Race1547.23%
Two or More Races773.62%
American Indian and Alaska Native542.54%
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Wellington Population by Race

Wellington Population Pyramid $2021

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Wellington Median Age

40.6


Total

34.5


Male

44


Female

Wellington Adults

There are 1,586 adults, (346 of whom are seniors) in Wellington.

Wellington Age Dependency

71.7

Age Dependency Ratio

27.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Wellington Sex Ratio

Female

1,016

47.72%

Male

1,113

52.28%

Wellington Population by Age

Wellington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wellington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male41.5%58.5%
Non Family60.4%39.6%
All72.5%27.5%
Female76.8%23.2%
Married80.7%19.3%

72.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wellington Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7852.6372.5
Married4153.1380.7
Non Family2171.160.4
Female1123.6676.8
Male412.7841.5

3.14

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

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Wellington Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade14410.44%
9th to 12th Grade25118.20%
High School Graduate40029.01%
Some College32623.64%
Associates Degree1198.63%
Bachelors Degree1087.83%
Graduate Degree312.25%
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Wellington Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wellington Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White821757139
Hispanic369120
Black17191
Other Race9447
Native American1816
2+ Races6

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.20%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 16.93%.

Wellington Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,319$31,989$17,000
Less Than 9th Grade$26,161$43,542$15,577
High School Graduate$28,571$29,464$23,750
Some College$22,500$32,750$21,250
Bachelors Degree$$57,875$
Graduate Degree$$$

$26,319

Average Earnings

$31,989

Average Male

$17,000

Average Female

Wellington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wellington Language by Age

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Wellington Language

77.51% of Wellington residents speak only English, while 22.49% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 22.49% of the population.

Wellington Language

Wellington Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,04518517.70%
Hispanic72515421.24%
Black26012748.85%
Other1544529.22%
Native543768.52%
Multiple7767.79%

23.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.56%

Male Poverty Rate

24.90%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wellington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wellington is Native, with 68.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wellington is Multiple, with 7.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.87%.

Wellington Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College21.23%
Less Than 9th Grade17.97%
Bachelors or Greater17.78%
High School13.21%

Wellington Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed31.13%
Female Employed20.00%
Male Employed8.42%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Wellington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wellington Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$34,036$51,706
Families$44,444$61,020
Married Families$52,969-
Non Families$19,821$25,918
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Income by Household Type

Wellington Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.2%

Male Marriage Rate

51.7%

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 Marital Status

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118

Number of Veterans

118

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War33
Vietnam30
Korea23
World War II
Second Gulf War

Wellington Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+38
65 to 7436
55 to 6425
35 to 5419
18 to 34

Wellington Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White826.83%
Black2511.79%
Native American1161.11%

Wellington Veterans by Race

Wellington Veterans by Education

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3.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wellington Veterans by Education

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61.8%

Labor Force Participation

53.9%

Employment Rate

12.9%

Unemployment Rate

Wellington Employment by Age

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Wellington Employment by Race

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Wellington Employment by Education

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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69.89%

Born in Wellington

92.91%

Native Born

7.09%

Foreign Born

4.70%

Non Citizen

2.40%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.91% of Wellington residents were born in the United States, with 69.89% having been born in Texas. 4.70% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,030-19-0.93%
20202,049-19-0.92%
20192,068-19-0.91%
20182,087-19-0.90%
20172,106-32-1.50%
20162,138-4-0.19%
20152,142-6-0.28%
20142,148-61-2.76%
20132,209522.41%
20122,157-46-2.09%
20112,203200.92%
20102,1830.00%

Wellington Population by Year