Wellman, Iowa Population 2021

1,387
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Wellman is a city located in Washington County Iowa. With a 2020 population of 1,387, it is the 218th largest city in Iowa and the 9013th largest city in the United States . Wellman is currently declining at a rate of -0.29% annually and its population has decreased by -1.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,408 in 2010. Wellman reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Wellman has a population density of 1,307 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wellman is $67,384 with a poverty rate of 11.16%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $609 per month, and the median house value is $117,400. The median age in Wellman is 45 years, 41.1 years for males, and 45.6 years for females.

Wellman Demographics

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

  • White: 94.85%
  • Two or more races: 2.80%
  • Black or African American: 1.06%
  • Native American: 0.68%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.30%
  • Other race: 0.30%
  • Asian: 0.00%
The current population of Wellman, Iowa is 1,387 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,395.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,408.

Wellman, Iowa Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,25394.85%
Two or More Races372.80%
Black or African American141.06%
American Indian and Alaska Native90.68%
Some Other Race40.30%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander40.30%
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Wellman Population by Race

Wellman Population Pyramid $2021

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Wellman Median Age

45


Total

41.1


Male

45.6


Female

Wellman Adults

There are 1,037 adults, (287 of whom are seniors) in Wellman.

Wellman Age Dependency

76.1

Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Wellman Sex Ratio

Female

710

53.75%

Male

611

46.25%

Wellman Population by Age

Wellman Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wellman Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family51.5%48.5%
Female52.7%47.3%
All75%25%
Married95%5%
Male100%0%

75.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wellman Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5412.3575
Married2813.0295
Non Family1961.2251.5
Female552.7352.7
Male93.56100

2.92

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

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Wellman Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade222.35%
9th to 12th Grade353.73%
High School Graduate37339.77%
Some College21222.60%
Associates Degree14915.88%
Bachelors Degree889.38%
Graduate Degree596.29%
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Wellman Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wellman Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White891836144
Hispanic22203
Black1414
Native American993
Other Race42
Islander44
2+ Races22

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 native american people with a rate of 33.33%.

Wellman Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,655$48,698$30,714
Less Than 9th Grade$41,875$48,750$
High School Graduate$40,609$42,379$26,471
Some College$39,688$60,078$30,938
Bachelors Degree$37,500$45,313$32,250
Graduate Degree$60,938$60,000$60,938

$40,655

Average Earnings

$48,698

Average Male

$30,714

Average Female

Wellman Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wellman Language by Age

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Wellman Language

93.50% of Wellman residents speak only English, while 6.50% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.66% of the population.

Wellman Language

Wellman Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,14413711.98%
Multiple37410.81%

11.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.41%

Male Poverty Rate

14.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wellman

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wellman is White, with 11.98% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wellman is Multiple, with 10.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.33%.

Wellman Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.00%
Some College7.96%
High School5.35%
Bachelors or Greater2.10%

Wellman Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed5.05%
Male Employed2.72%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Wellman Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wellman Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$56,528$67,384
Families$69,583$78,768
Married Families$82,375-
Non Families$30,789$43,853
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Income by Household Type

Wellman Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.4%

Male Marriage Rate

49.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Wellman Married by Age and Sex

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Wellman Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Wellman Marital Status by Race

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Wellman Marital Status

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62

Number of Veterans

52

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam15
Second Gulf War11
First Gulf War9
World War II7
Korea6

Wellman Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5423
75+16
65 to 7415
18 to 348
55 to 64

Wellman Veterans by Age

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Wellman Veterans by Race

Wellman Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wellman Veterans by Education

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62.7%

Labor Force Participation

61.7%

Employment Rate

0.9%

Unemployment Rate

Wellman Employment by Age

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Wellman Employment by Race

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Wellman 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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74.87%

Born in Wellman

98.64%

Native Born

1.36%

Foreign Born

1.36%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.64% of Wellman residents were born in the United States, with 74.87% having been born in Iowa. 1.36% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Wellman Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,387-4-0.29%
20201,391-4-0.29%
20191,395-4-0.29%
20181,399-16-1.13%
20171,41530.21%
20161,412-13-0.91%
20151,42540.28%
20141,421-1-0.07%
20131,42220.14%
20121,42060.42%
20111,41450.35%
20101,4090.00%

Wellman Population by Year