Wellsboro, Pennsylvania Population 2020

3,175

Wellsboro is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 3,175, it is the 299th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 6069th largest city in the United States. Wellsboro is currently declining at a rate of -1.00% annually and its population has decreased by -2.70% 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 648 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wellsboro is $65,029 with a poverty rate of 7.02%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $678 per month, and the median house value is $152,500. The median age in Wellsboro is 50 years, 45.7 years for males, and 52 years for females. For every 100 females there are 78.3 males.

Wellsboro Demographics

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

  • White: 98.68%
  • Asian: 0.64%
  • Two or more races: 0.49%
  • Black or African American: 0.18%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Wellsboro, Pennsylvania is 3,175, 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 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,22498.68%
Asian210.64%
Two or More Races160.49%
Black or African American60.18%

Wellsboro Population Pyramid 2020

Wellsboro Median Age

50


Total

45.7


Male

52


Female

Wellsboro Adults

There are 2,744 adults, (954 of whom are seniors) in Wellsboro.

Wellsboro Age Dependency

82.5

Age Dependency Ratio

53.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Wellsboro Sex Ratio

Female

1,832

56.08%

Male

1,435

43.92%

Wellsboro Households and Families

Wellsboro Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wellsboro Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.4%19.6%
Male71.8%28.2%
Female63.4%36.6%
All60.6%39.4%
Non Family40.5%59.5%

60.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,4212.260.6
Non Family6541.2440.5
Married6072.7780.4
Female822.9363.4
Male785.0171.8

2.9

Average Family Size

2.2

Average Household Size

7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wellsboro Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade391.59%
9th to 12th Grade1184.82%
High School Graduate95538.98%
Some College38515.71%
Associates Degree2148.73%
Bachelors Degree46919.14%
Graduate Degree27011.02%

Wellsboro Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,3852,234739
Hispanic4646
Asian1313
Black6

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 white people with a rate of 30.99%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,282$42,148$31,591
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$26,250$38,333$19,750
Some College$41,979$50,125$39,125
Bachelors Degree$36,563$58,616$23,750
Graduate Degree$59,821$$58,571

$37,282

Average Earnings

$42,148

Average Male

$31,591

Average Female

Wellsboro Language

Wellsboro Language by Age

Wellsboro Language

98.22% of Wellsboro residents speak only English, while 1.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.18% of the population.

Wellsboro Poverty

Wellsboro Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,9941826.08%
Hispanic462145.65%
Asian211361.90%

7.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.54%

Male Poverty Rate

7.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wellsboro

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wellsboro is Asian, with 61.90% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wellsboro is White, with 6.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.56%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School39.84%
High School9.58%
Some College5.99%
Bachelors or Greater5.59%
Name Poverty
Male Employed5.22%
Female Employed2.43%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Wellsboro Income

Wellsboro Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,060$65,029
Families$70,651$89,653
Married Families$72,057-
Non Families$24,094$33,394

Wellsboro Marital Status

Wellsboro Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.8%

Male Marriage Rate

46.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Wellsboro Married by Age and Sex

Wellsboro Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Wellsboro Marital Status by Race

Wellsboro Veterans

224

Number of Veterans

204

Male Veterans

20

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam105
First Gulf War32
Second Gulf War15
World War II13
Korea12

$Wellsboro Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wellsboro Employment Status

56.4%

Labor Force Participation

54.1%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Wellsboro Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

73.28%

Born in Pennsylvania

98.81%

Native Born

1.19%

Foreign Born

0.40%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.81% of Wellsboro residents were born in the United States, with 73.28% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.40% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,175-32-1.00%
20193,207-32-0.99%
20183,23990.28%
20173,230-32-0.98%
20163,262-15-0.46%
20153,277-24-0.73%
20143,301-29-0.87%
20133,330441.34%
20123,28670.21%
20113,279160.49%
20103,263-65-0.20%
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%