Wellston, Ohio Population 2022

5,552
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Wellston is a city located in Jackson County Ohio. Wellston has a 2020 population of 5,552. Wellston is currently growing at a rate of 0.27% annually but its population has decreased by -2.08% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,670 in 2010.

The average household income in Wellston is $56,856 with a poverty rate of 25.00%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $577 per month, and the median house value is $88,800. The median age in Wellston is 37.3 years, 28.5 years for males, and 42.1 years for females.

Wellston Demographics

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

  • White: 99.31%
  • Two or more races: 0.47%
  • Black or African American: 0.22%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Wellston, Ohio is 5,552 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,552.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,670.

Wellston, Ohio Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,48299.31%
Two or More Races260.47%
Black or African American120.22%
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Wellston Population by Race

Wellston Population Pyramid $2022

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Wellston Median Age

37.3


Total

28.5


Male

42.1


Female

Wellston Adults

There are 4,010 adults, (1,118 of whom are seniors) in Wellston.

Wellston Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Wellston Sex Ratio

Female

3,089

55.96%

Male

2,431

44.04%

Wellston Population by Age

Wellston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wellston Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female52.3%47.7%
Non Family60.7%39.3%
All68.6%31.4%
Male83.8%16.2%
Married84.4%15.6%

68.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wellston Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,2062.4568.6
Married8123.384.4
Non Family8071.2360.7
Female4882.9252.3
Male993.2183.8

3.06

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

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Wellston Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2467.15%
9th to 12th Grade52015.12%
High School Graduate1,47342.83%
Some College38511.20%
Associates Degree38311.14%
Bachelors Degree2938.52%
Graduate Degree1394.04%
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Wellston Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wellston Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,4012,635432
2+ Races2626
Hispanic1414
Black1212

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 white people with a rate of 12.70%.

Wellston Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,192$46,103$21,208
Less Than 9th Grade$14,292$45,625$13,404
High School Graduate$31,327$$
Some College$25,500$38,750$23,042
Bachelors Degree$50,911$48,365$51,631
Graduate Degree$75,284$$69,063

$32,192

Average Earnings

$46,103

Average Male

$21,208

Average Female

Wellston Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wellston Language by Age

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Wellston Language

99.56% of Wellston residents speak only English, while 0.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.27% of the population.

Wellston Language

Wellston Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,3151,32324.89%
Multiple261246.15%
OtherNaN%

25.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.97%

Male Poverty Rate

28.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wellston

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wellston is White, with 24.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wellston is Multiple, with 46.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.43%.

Wellston Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.52%
Some College19.32%
High School17.84%
Bachelors or Greater2.80%

Wellston Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed90.48%
Male Unemployed24.39%
Female Employed18.16%
Male Employed8.09%

Wellston Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wellston Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,318$56,856
Families$53,082$58,378
Married Families$63,028-
Non Families$23,036$53,797
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Income by Household Type

Wellston Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.8%

Male Marriage Rate

34.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Wellston Married by Age and Sex

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Wellston 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.

Wellston Marital Status by Race

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Wellston Marital Status

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218

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam131
Second Gulf War31
Korea29
First Gulf War19
World War II12

Wellston Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74131
75+41
35 to 5426
18 to 3412
55 to 648

Wellston Veterans by Age

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Wellston Veterans by Race

Wellston Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

51.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wellston Veterans by Education

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53.4%

Labor Force Participation

48%

Employment Rate

10.1%

Unemployment Rate

Wellston Employment by Age

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Wellston Employment by Race

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Wellston 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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89.47%

Born in Wellston

99.75%

Native Born

0.25%

Foreign Born

0.25%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.75% of Wellston residents were born in the United States, with 89.47% having been born in Ohio. 0.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wellston Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20225,552150.27%
20215,537150.27%
20205,522150.27%
20195,507150.27%
20185,492-11-0.20%
20175,503-33-0.60%
20165,536-10-0.18%
20155,546-35-0.63%
20145,581-10-0.18%
20135,591-15-0.27%
20125,606-42-0.74%
20115,648-22-0.39%
20105,670-408-0.69%
20006,078290.05%
19906,049330.05%
19806,0166061.07%
19705,410-318-0.57%
19605,728370.06%
19505,6911540.27%
19405,5372180.40%
19305,319-1,368-2.26%
19206,687-188-0.28%
19106,875-1,170-1.56%
19008,0453,6686.28%
18904,3770.00%

Wellston Population by Year