Wellsburg, Iowa Population 2022

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Wellsburg is a city located in Grundy County Iowa. Wellsburg has a 2020 population of 678. Wellsburg is currently declining at a rate of -0.44% annually and its population has decreased by -4.10% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 707 in 2010.

The average household income in Wellsburg is $65,549 with a poverty rate of 5.33%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $513 per month, and the median house value is $82,900. The median age in Wellsburg is 41.4 years, 37.3 years for males, and 43.2 years for females.

Wellsburg Demographics

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

  • White: 95.66%
  • Two or more races: 3.26%
  • Black or African American: 1.09%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Wellsburg, Iowa is 678 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 678.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 707.

Wellsburg, Iowa Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White70595.66%
Two or More Races243.26%
Black or African American81.09%
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Wellsburg Population by Race

Wellsburg Population Pyramid $2022

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Wellsburg Median Age

41.4


Total

37.3


Male

43.2


Female

Wellsburg Adults

There are 561 adults, (141 of whom are seniors) in Wellsburg.

Wellsburg Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Wellsburg Sex Ratio

Female

362

49.12%

Male

375

50.88%

Wellsburg Population by Age

Wellsburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wellsburg Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female77.8%22.2%
Non Family82.6%17.4%
All89.3%10.7%
Married94.5%5.5%
Male100%0%

89.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wellsburg Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3282.2589.3
Married1822.9794.5
Non Family1211.282.6
Female181.9477.8
Male72.43100

2.84

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

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Wellsburg Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade61.13%
9th to 12th Grade183.39%
High School Graduate18434.65%
Some College10519.77%
Associates Degree10519.77%
Bachelors Degree10219.21%
Graduate Degree112.07%
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Wellsburg Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wellsburg Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White50548199
2+ Races161610
Black884
Hispanic22

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 2+ races people with a rate of 62.50%.

Wellsburg Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,565$42,500$28,000
Less Than 9th Grade$31,750$$
High School Graduate$31,000$40,167$18,500
Some College$38,750$43,750$30,313
Bachelors Degree$54,688$105,147$40,250
Graduate Degree$50,417$49,375$

$39,565

Average Earnings

$42,500

Average Male

$28,000

Average Female

Wellsburg Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wellsburg Language by Age

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Wellsburg Language

98.57% of Wellsburg residents speak only English, while 1.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.15% of the population.

Wellsburg Language

Wellsburg Poverty by Race

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5.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.70%

Male Poverty Rate

8.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wellsburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wellsburg is White, with 5.60% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wellsburg is Other, with NaN% 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 9.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.47%.

Wellsburg Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.00%
High School6.52%
Some College2.86%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Wellsburg Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed50.00%
Female Employed3.27%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed1.86%

Wellsburg Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wellsburg Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,091$65,549
Families$67,614$74,169
Married Families$69,722-
Non Families$37,917$49,837
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Income by Household Type

Wellsburg Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

63.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.7%

Male Marriage Rate

61.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Wellsburg Married by Age and Sex

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Wellsburg 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 35-44.

Wellsburg Marital Status by Race

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Wellsburg Marital Status

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25

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam6
First Gulf War3
World War II2
Korea2
Second Gulf War

Wellsburg Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5413
75+6
65 to 744
55 to 642
18 to 34

Wellsburg Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White213.91%
Black450.00%

Wellsburg Veterans by Race

Wellsburg Veterans by Education

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8.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wellsburg Veterans by Education

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64.7%

Labor Force Participation

64%

Employment Rate

1.1%

Unemployment Rate

Wellsburg Employment by Age

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Wellsburg Employment by Race

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Wellsburg 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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82.63%

Born in Wellsburg

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Wellsburg residents were born in the United States, with 82.63% having been born in Iowa. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Wellsburg Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2022678-3-0.44%
2021681-3-0.44%
2020684-3-0.44%
2019687-3-0.43%
2018690-2-0.29%
201769240.58%
2016688-9-1.29%
20156970.00%
20146970.00%
2013697-8-1.13%
2012705-3-0.42%
201170810.14%
20107070.00%

Wellsburg Population by Year