Wells, New York Population 2021

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Wells is a city located in Hamilton County New York. Wells has a 2020 population of 630. Wells is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by since the most recent census, which recorded a population of in 2010. Wells reached it's highest population of 970 in 2015.

The average household income in Wells is $56,141 with a poverty rate of 3.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $160,900. The median age in Wells is 48.9 years, 51.2 years for males, and 39 years for females.

Wells Demographics

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

  • White: 99.52%
  • Black or African American: 0.48%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Wells, New York is 630 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 654.

Wells, New York Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White62799.52%
Black or African American30.48%
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Wells Population by Race

Wells Population Pyramid $2021

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Wells Median Age

48.9


Total

51.2


Male

39


Female

Wells Adults

There are 476 adults, (114 of whom are seniors) in Wells.

Wells Age Dependency

74

Age Dependency Ratio

31.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Wells Sex Ratio

Female

311

49.37%

Male

319

50.63%

Wells Population by Age

Wells Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wells Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family100%0%
Male100%0%
Married90.7%9.3%
All86.5%13.5%
Female41.2%58.8%

86.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wells Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1115.4286.5
Married544.6590.7
Non Family231.04100
Female1715.4141.2
Male173.82100

6.52

Average Family Size

5.42

Average Household Size

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Wells Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade81.70%
9th to 12th Grade112.34%
High School Graduate13528.72%
Some College21044.68%
Associates Degree5311.28%
Bachelors Degree326.81%
Graduate Degree214.47%
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Wells Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wells Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.57%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 11.35%.

Wells Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,215$35,605$31,875
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$33,375$34,141$24,063
Some College$35,730$35,646$41,250
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$35,215

Average Earnings

$35,605

Average Male

$31,875

Average Female

Wells Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wells Language by Age

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Wells Language

89.42% of Wells residents speak only English, while 10.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 10.58% of the population.

Wells Language

Wells Poverty by Race

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3.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.51%

Male Poverty Rate

5.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wells

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wells is White, with 3.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.95%.

Wells Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade42.11%
Bachelors or Greater24.53%
High School2.22%
Some College0.00%

Wells Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed10.53%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Wells Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wells Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,694$56,141
Families$43,750$58,275
Married Families$50,833-
Non Families-$41,665
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Income by Household Type

Wells Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

21.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

22.0%

Male Marriage Rate

20.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Wells Married by Age and Sex

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Wells 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.

Wells Marital Status by Race

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Wells Marital Status

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119

Number of Veterans

29

Male Veterans

90

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War90
Korea7
Vietnam7
Second Gulf War1
World War II

Wells Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5491
55 to 6411
75+10
65 to 747
18 to 34

Wells Veterans by Age

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Wells Veterans by Race

Wells Veterans by Education

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1.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

7.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wells Veterans by Education

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49.5%

Labor Force Participation

46.9%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Wells Employment by Age

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Wells Employment by Race

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Wells 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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97.14%

Born in Wells

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Wells residents were born in the United States, with 97.14% having been born in New York. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Wells Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20216300.00%
20206300.00%
2019630-24-3.67%
2018654-124-15.94%
2017778-52-6.27%
2016830-140-14.43%
201597020226.30%
2014768768
2013
2012
2011
20100.00%

Wells Population by Year