Wellsburg, Iowa Population 2024

714

Wellsburg is a city located in Grundy County Iowa. Wellsburg has a 2024 population of 714. Wellsburg is currently declining at a rate of -0.28% annually and its population has decreased by -1.11% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 722 in 2020.

The average household income in Wellsburg is $71,696 with a poverty rate of 6.77%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Wellsburg is 50.8 years, 49.4 years for males, and 51.2 years for females.

Wellsburg Demographics

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

  • White: 98.36%
  • Two or more races: 0.82%
  • Black or African American: 0.68%
  • Asian: 0.14%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
1.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
650.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.11% (-8)
The current population of Wellsburg, Iowa is 714 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 722.

Wellsburg, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White71898.36%
Two or more races60.82%
Black or African American50.68%
Asian10.14%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Wellsburg Population by Race

Wellsburg Population Pyramid 2024

Wellsburg Median Age

50.8

Total

49.4

Male

51.2

Female

Wellsburg Adults

There are 599 adults, (248 of whom are seniors) in Wellsburg.

Wellsburg Age Dependency

108

Age Dependency Ratio

70.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Wellsburg Sex Ratio

Female40255.07%
Male32844.93%

Wellsburg Population by Age

Wellsburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3432.1391.38.7
Married1822.794.55.5
Non Family1381.2288.411.6
Female162.447525
Male74.431000
showing: 5 rows

2.74

Average Family Size

2.13

Average Household Size

91.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wellsburg Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Wellsburg Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wellsburg Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100%.

Wellsburg Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,042

Average Earnings

$46,250

Average Male

$27,500

Average Female

Wellsburg Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wellsburg Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Wellsburg Language

97.42% of Wellsburg residents speak only English, while 2.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.15% of the population.

Wellsburg Language

Wellsburg Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White710496.9%
showing: 1 rows

6.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.42%

Male Poverty Rate

9.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wellsburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wellsburg is White, with 6.9% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wellsburg is White, with 6.9% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 4.86%.

Wellsburg Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade45%
Some College7.2%
High School2.47%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Wellsburg Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed60%
Male Unemployed16.67%
Female Employed5.26%
Male Employed1.78%
showing: 4 rows

Wellsburg Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wellsburg Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wellsburg Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

63.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.1%

Male Marriage Rate

60.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Wellsburg Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Wellsburg 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 35-44.

Wellsburg Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wellsburg Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

44

Number of Veterans

41

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

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Wellsburg Veterans by War

count

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Wellsburg Veterans by Age

count

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Wellsburg Veterans by Race

Wellsburg Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wellsburg Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.1%

Labor Force Participation

53.2%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Wellsburg Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Wellsburg Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Wellsburg Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

90.27%

Born in Wellsburg

99.86%

Native Born

0.14%

Foreign Born

0.14%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.86% of Wellsburg residents were born in the United States, with 90.27% having been born in Iowa. 0.14% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Wellsburg Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029704-2-0.28%
2028706-2-0.28%
2027708-2-0.28%
2026710-2-0.28%
2025712-2-0.28%
2024714-2-0.28%
2023716-2-0.28%
2022718-2-0.28%
2021720-2-0.28%
2020722334.79%
2019689
2018689-2-0.29%
2017691
2016691-5-0.72%
2015696-1-0.14%
201469710.14%
2013696-9-1.28%
2012705-3-0.42%
2011708
2010708
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Wellsburg Population by Year