Wellsville, Kansas Population 2024

1,906

Wellsville is a city located in Franklin County Kansas. Wellsville has a 2024 population of 1,906. Wellsville is currently declining at a rate of -0.63% annually and its population has decreased by -2.21% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,949 in 2020.

The average household income in Wellsville is $78,280 with a poverty rate of 9.75%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Wellsville is 37.9 years, 37.1 years for males, and 43.2 years for females.

Wellsville Demographics

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

  • White: 95.3%
  • Two or more races: 4.1%
  • Black or African American: 0.49%
  • Other race: 0.1%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Kansas
Land Area (mi²)
1.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,353.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.21% (-43)
The current population of Wellsville, Kansas is 1,906 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,949.

Wellsville, Kansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,92795.3%
Two or more races834.1%
Black or African American100.49%
Other race20.1%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Wellsville Population by Race

Wellsville Population Pyramid 2024

Wellsville Median Age

37.9

Total

37.1

Male

43.2

Female

Wellsville Adults

There are 1,517 adults, (323 of whom are seniors) in Wellsville.

Wellsville Age Dependency

69.3

Age Dependency Ratio

27.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Wellsville Sex Ratio

Female1,03551.19%
Male98748.81%

Wellsville Population by Age

Wellsville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8112.4268.731.3
Married3343.3390.49.6
Non Family3301.2344.255.8
Female843.0867.932.1
Male632.8782.517.5
showing: 5 rows

3.09

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

68.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wellsville 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

Wellsville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wellsville 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 white people with a rate of 19.1%.

Wellsville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$45,833

Average Earnings

$58,229

Average Male

$38,884

Average Female

Wellsville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wellsville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Wellsville Language

98.94% of Wellsville residents speak only English, while 1.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.85% of the population.

Wellsville Language

Wellsville Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,7511749.94%
Hispanic116119.48%
Multiple8344.82%
showing: 3 rows

9.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.71%

Male Poverty Rate

7.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wellsville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wellsville is White, with 9.94% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wellsville is Multiple, with 4.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.3%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.31%.

Wellsville Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.04%
High School18.7%
Bachelors or Greater7.02%
Some College2.78%
showing: 4 rows

Wellsville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed4.58%
Female Employed1.84%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Wellsville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wellsville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wellsville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.6%

Male Marriage Rate

48.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Wellsville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Wellsville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Wellsville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wellsville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

172

Number of Veterans

164

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

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Wellsville Veterans by War

count

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Wellsville Veterans by Age

count

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Wellsville Veterans by Race

Wellsville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.3%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wellsville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.1%

Labor Force Participation

58.7%

Employment Rate

1.7%

Unemployment Rate

Wellsville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Wellsville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Wellsville 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

69.34%

Born in Wellsville

99.26%

Native Born

0.74%

Foreign Born

0.45%

Non Citizen

0.3%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.26% of Wellsville residents were born in the United States, with 69.34% having been born in Kansas. 0.45% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Wellsville Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,846-12-0.65%
20281,858-12-0.64%
20271,870-12-0.64%
20261,882-12-0.63%
20251,894-12-0.63%
20241,906-12-0.63%
20231,918-12-0.62%
20221,930-12-0.62%
20211,942-7-0.36%
20201,9491629.07%
20191,787-16-0.89%
20181,803-1-0.06%
20171,80450.28%
20161,79910.06%
20151,798-9-0.5%
20141,807-16-0.88%
20131,823-10-0.55%
20121,833-4-0.22%
20111,837-16-0.86%
20101,853
showing: 20 rows

Wellsville Population by Year