Wellington, Utah Population 2021

1,654
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Wellington is a city located in Carbon County Utah. With a 2020 population of 1,654, it is the 129th largest city in Utah and the 8343rd largest city in the United States . Wellington is currently growing at a rate of 1.04% annually but its population has decreased by -1.31% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,676 in 2010. Wellington reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 5 miles, Wellington has a population density of 323 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wellington is $51,410 with a poverty rate of 22.14%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $700 per month, and the median house value is $122,500. The median age in Wellington is 36 years, 29.8 years for males, and 40.6 years for females.

Wellington Demographics

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

  • White: 96.50%
  • Native American: 1.19%
  • Two or more races: 1.19%
  • Black or African American: 0.63%
  • Other race: 0.49%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Wellington, Utah is 1,654 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,620.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,676.

Wellington, Utah Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,37896.50%
Two or More Races171.19%
American Indian and Alaska Native171.19%
Black or African American90.63%
Some Other Race70.49%
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Wellington Population by Race

Wellington Population Pyramid $2021

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Wellington Median Age

36


Total

29.8


Male

40.6


Female

Wellington Adults

There are 1,070 adults, (239 of whom are seniors) in Wellington.

Wellington Age Dependency

71.8

Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Wellington Sex Ratio

Female

693

48.53%

Male

735

51.47%

Wellington Population by Age

Wellington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wellington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female39%61%
Male51.7%48.3%
All68.7%31.3%
Non Family69.6%30.4%
Married77.5%22.5%

68.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wellington Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5952.468.7
Married3162.8677.5
Non Family1681.0869.6
Female822.9339
Male293.5951.7

2.85

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

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Wellington Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade30.32%
9th to 12th Grade727.75%
High School Graduate29431.65%
Some College24826.70%
Associates Degree18119.48%
Bachelors Degree9710.44%
Graduate Degree343.66%
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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
White801774123
Hispanic124764
2+ Races17174
Other Race77
Black444

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

Wellington Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,906$46,538$13,233
Less Than 9th Grade$44,318$44,489$
High School Graduate$14,511$48,125$8,646
Some College$34,342$55,263$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$118,750$

$33,906

Average Earnings

$46,538

Average Male

$13,233

Average Female

Wellington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wellington Language by Age

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Wellington Language

95.22% of Wellington residents speak only English, while 4.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.94% of the population.

Wellington Language

Wellington Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,22227622.59%
Hispanic1753821.71%

22.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.07%

Male Poverty Rate

22.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wellington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wellington is White, with 22.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wellington is Hispanic, with 21.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.49%.

Wellington Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School21.77%
Bachelors or Greater19.85%
Less Than 9th Grade18.67%
Some College13.99%

Wellington Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed77.78%
Female Unemployed53.33%
Female Employed20.47%
Male Employed9.06%

Wellington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wellington Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,880$51,410
Families$50,655$54,352
Married Families$58,500-
Non Families$34,500$39,639
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Income by Household Type

Wellington Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

60.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.5%

Male Marriage Rate

56.5%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Wellington Marital Status by Race

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Wellington Marital Status

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83

Number of Veterans

81

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam27
First Gulf War19
Korea13
World War II
Second Gulf War

Wellington Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+31
35 to 5421
55 to 6417
65 to 7414
18 to 34

Wellington Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White807.70%
Hispanic1612.31%
2+ Races317.65%

Wellington Veterans by Race

Wellington Veterans by Education

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26.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wellington Veterans by Education

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52.8%

Labor Force Participation

49.8%

Employment Rate

5.7%

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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79.90%

Born in Wellington

96.01%

Native Born

3.99%

Foreign Born

3.99%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.01% of Wellington residents were born in the United States, with 79.90% having been born in Utah. 3.99% 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
20211,654171.04%
20201,637171.05%
20191,620171.06%
20181,603100.63%
20171,593-10-0.62%
20161,603-8-0.50%
20151,611-26-1.59%
20141,637-24-1.44%
20131,661-18-1.07%
20121,679-7-0.42%
20111,686-4-0.24%
20101,6900.00%

Wellington Population by Year