Wellington, Texas Population 2024

1,773

Wellington is a city located in Childress County and Collingsworth County Texas. Wellington has a 2024 population of 1,773. It is also the county seat of Collingsworth County. Wellington is currently declining at a rate of -1.5% annually and its population has decreased by -5.74% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,881 in 2020.

The average household income in Wellington is $71,632 with a poverty rate of 28.44%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Wellington is 36.5 years, 32.8 years for males, and 36.8 years for females.

Wellington Demographics

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

  • White: 64.65%
  • Two or more races: 19.13%
  • Black or African American: 8.45%
  • Other race: 5.18%
  • Native American: 2.59%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Texas
Land Area (mi²)
1.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,285.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.74% (-108)
The current population of Wellington, Texas is 1,773 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,881.

Wellington, Texas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,42364.65%
Two or more races42119.13%
Black or African American1868.45%
Other race1145.18%
Native American572.59%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Wellington Population by Race

Wellington Population Pyramid 2024

Wellington Median Age

36.5

Total

32.8

Male

36.8

Female

Wellington Adults

There are 1,491 adults, (345 of whom are seniors) in Wellington.

Wellington Age Dependency

92.1

Age Dependency Ratio

30.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

62

Child Dependency Ratio

Wellington Sex Ratio

Female1,11650.7%
Male1,08549.3%

Wellington Population by Age

Wellington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7902.773.926.1
Married3313.5284.315.7
Non Family2341.4669.230.8
Female1392.7951.148.9
Male862.7383.716.3

3.16

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

73.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wellington Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade14210.97%
9th to 12th Grade21416.54%
High School Graduate33125.58%
Some College23618.24%
Associates Degree17013.14%
Bachelors Degree14611.28%
Graduate Degree554.25%

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
White775654123
Hispanic39819674
2+ Races24612563
Black83520
Other Race71500
Native American212115

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 native american people with a rate of 71.43%.

Wellington Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$29,851$42,391$28,125
Less Than 9th Grade$32,870$0$33,222
High School Graduate$27,321$41,458$25,357
Some College$16,725$0$16,575
Bachelors Degree$59,000$55,313$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$29,851

Average Earnings

$42,391

Average Male

$28,125

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

85.91% of Wellington residents speak only English, while 14.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.51% of the population.

Wellington Language

Wellington Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,13130026.53%
Hispanic79617521.98%
Black17514381.71%
Multiple4089022.06%
Other1141412.28%

28.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.62%

Male Poverty Rate

30.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wellington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wellington is Black, with 81.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wellington is Other, with 12.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 24.5%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.16%.

Wellington Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College34.38%
High School26.05%
Less Than 9th Grade15.11%
Bachelors or Greater4.48%

Wellington Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed10.33%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed38.2%
Female Unemployed14.81%

Wellington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wellington Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$46,439$71,632
Families$51,802$84,914
Married Families$68,417$-999,999,999
Non Families$39,643$37,749

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wellington Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.9%

Male Marriage Rate

36.3%

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 Over 65, 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

32

Number of Veterans

26

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam16
Second Gulf War6
Korea5
First Gulf War4
World War II0

Wellington Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
75+19
65 to 747
35 to 544
55 to 642
18 to 340

Wellington Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White222.17%
Native American628.57%
2+ Races41.48%

Wellington Veterans by Race

Wellington Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

14.81%

Veteran Poverty Rate

66.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wellington Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.9%

Labor Force Participation

64.2%

Employment Rate

2.7%

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

66.15%

Born in Wellington

93.55%

Native Born

6.45%

Foreign Born

2.23%

Non Citizen

4.23%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.55% of Wellington residents were born in the United States, with 66.15% having been born in Texas. 2.23% 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
20291,638-27-1.62%
20281,665-27-1.6%
20271,692-27-1.57%
20261,719-27-1.55%
20251,746-27-1.52%
20241,773-27-1.5%
20231,800-27-1.48%
20221,827-28-1.51%
20211,855-26-1.38%
20201,881-191-9.22%
20192,072-7-0.34%
20182,079-25-1.19%
20172,104-37-1.73%
20162,141-1-0.05%
20152,142-6-0.28%
20142,148-59-2.67%
20132,207492.27%
20122,158-45-2.04%
20112,203200.92%
20102,18300%

Wellington Population by Year