Wellsboro, Pennsylvania Population 2021

3,203
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Wellsboro is a city located in Tioga County Pennsylvania. It is also the county seat of Tioga County. With a 2020 population of 3,203, it is the 296th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 6054th largest city in the United States . Wellsboro is currently declining at a rate of -0.37% annually and its population has decreased by -1.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,263 in 2010. Wellsboro reached it's highest population of 4,369 in 1960. Spanning over 5 miles, Wellsboro has a population density of 653 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wellsboro is $62,987 with a poverty rate of 8.82%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $705 per month, and the median house value is $157,500. The median age in Wellsboro is 49.3 years, 42.9 years for males, and 52.3 years for females.

Wellsboro Demographics

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

  • White: 95.95%
  • Black or African American: 2.09%
  • Two or more races: 1.29%
  • Asian: 0.68%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Wellsboro, Pennsylvania is 3,203 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,239.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,263.

Wellsboro, Pennsylvania Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,12495.95%
Black or African American682.09%
Two or More Races421.29%
Asian220.68%
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Wellsboro Population by Race

Wellsboro Population Pyramid $2021

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Wellsboro Median Age

49.3


Total

42.9


Male

52.3


Female

Wellsboro Adults

There are 2,676 adults, (960 of whom are seniors) in Wellsboro.

Wellsboro Age Dependency

89.7

Age Dependency Ratio

55.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Wellsboro Sex Ratio

Female

1,821

55.93%

Male

1,435

44.07%

Wellsboro Population by Age

Wellsboro Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wellsboro Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.2%16.8%
All59.7%40.3%
Non Family43.3%56.7%
Male40%60%
Female39.4%60.6%

59.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wellsboro Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,4192.1959.7
Non Family6081.1943.3
Married6022.783.2
Male1104.340
Female992.939.4

2.88

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

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Wellsboro Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade492.04%
9th to 12th Grade1265.25%
High School Graduate87736.53%
Some College39716.53%
Associates Degree2249.33%
Bachelors Degree42817.83%
Graduate Degree30012.49%
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Wellsboro Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wellsboro Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,2882,124706
Black6857
Hispanic2323
Asian222222

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

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

Wellsboro Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,694$43,147$28,750
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$25,761$29,219$25,163
Some College$36,792$50,129$26,250
Bachelors Degree$33,594$57,500$23,938
Graduate Degree$58,971$48,750$64,276

$35,694

Average Earnings

$43,147

Average Male

$28,750

Average Female

Wellsboro Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wellsboro Language by Age

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Wellsboro Language

97.94% of Wellsboro residents speak only English, while 2.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.05% of the population.

Wellsboro Language

Wellsboro Poverty by Race

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8.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.06%

Male Poverty Rate

6.20%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wellsboro

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wellsboro is White, with 9.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wellsboro is White, with 9.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.53%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.82%.

Wellsboro Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade57.24%
High School5.00%
Some College4.93%
Bachelors or Greater4.04%

Wellsboro Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed81.82%
Male Employed4.67%
Female Employed2.27%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Wellsboro Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wellsboro Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,875$62,987
Families$65,375$83,487
Married Families$72,823-
Non Families$24,648$33,833
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Income by Household Type

Wellsboro Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.9%

Male Marriage Rate

44.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Wellsboro Married by Age and Sex

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Wellsboro 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.

Wellsboro Marital Status by Race

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Wellsboro Marital Status

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274

Number of Veterans

245

Male Veterans

29

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam109
First Gulf War57
Second Gulf War16
Korea12
World War II2

Wellsboro Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74118
35 to 5460
75+50
55 to 6446
18 to 34

Wellsboro Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White26310.17%
Black1116.18%

Wellsboro Veterans by Race

Wellsboro Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wellsboro Veterans by Education

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55.8%

Labor Force Participation

53.4%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Wellsboro Employment by Age

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Wellsboro Employment by Race

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Wellsboro 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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69.78%

Born in Wellsboro

98.83%

Native Born

1.17%

Foreign Born

0.37%

Non Citizen

0.80%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.83% of Wellsboro residents were born in the United States, with 69.78% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Wellsboro Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,203-12-0.37%
20203,215-12-0.37%
20193,227-12-0.37%
20183,239120.37%
20173,227-35-1.07%
20163,262-16-0.49%
20153,278-23-0.70%
20143,301-29-0.87%
20133,330411.25%
20123,28990.27%
20113,280150.46%
20103,265-63-0.19%
20003,328-102-0.30%
19903,430-375-1.03%
19803,805-198-0.51%
19704,003-366-0.87%
19604,3691540.36%
19504,2155501.41%
19403,665220.06%
19303,6431910.54%
19203,4522690.81%
19103,1832290.75%
19002,954-7-0.02%
18902,9610.00%

Wellsboro Population by Year