Wellsville, Kansas Population 2021

1,747
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Wellsville is a city located in Franklin County Kansas. With a 2020 population of 1,747, it is the 132nd largest city in Kansas and the 8134th largest city in the United States . Wellsville is currently declining at a rate of -0.96% annually and its population has decreased by -5.92% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,857 in 2010. Wellsville reached it's highest population of 1,852 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Wellsville has a population density of 1,241 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wellsville is $67,243 with a poverty rate of 9.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $663 per month, and the median house value is $130,400. The median age in Wellsville is 35.3 years, 35.2 years for males, and 36.3 years for females.

Wellsville Demographics

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

  • White: 95.06%
  • Two or more races: 2.12%
  • Other race: 1.38%
  • Black or African American: 0.89%
  • Asian: 0.30%
  • Native American: 0.25%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Wellsville, Kansas is 1,747 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,798.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,857.

Wellsville, Kansas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,92695.06%
Two or More Races432.12%
Some Other Race281.38%
Black or African American180.89%
Asian60.30%
American Indian and Alaska Native50.25%
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Wellsville Population by Race

Wellsville Population Pyramid $2021

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Wellsville Median Age

35.3


Total

35.2


Male

36.3


Female

Wellsville Adults

There are 1,501 adults, (289 of whom are seniors) in Wellsville.

Wellsville Age Dependency

67.2

Age Dependency Ratio

23.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Wellsville Sex Ratio

Female

984

48.57%

Male

1,042

51.43%

Wellsville Population by Age

Wellsville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wellsville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.1%11.9%
Male77%23%
All73.6%26.4%
Non Family57.1%42.9%
Female34.4%65.6%

73.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wellsville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7652.5673.6
Married4123.2988.1
Non Family2311.1257.1
Female612.9234.4
Male612.7977

3.14

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

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Wellsville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade120.88%
9th to 12th Grade564.09%
High School Graduate57241.81%
Some College38027.78%
Associates Degree1329.65%
Bachelors Degree18213.30%
Graduate Degree342.49%
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Wellsville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wellsville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,2451,195199
Hispanic928817
Other Race2020
2+ Races178
Black83
Asian66
Native American55

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 18.48%.

Wellsville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,780$51,042$35,395
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$37,443$42,039$28,333
Some College$44,914$53,333$36,346
Bachelors Degree$57,917$76,250$50,625
Graduate Degree$$69,500$31,875

$43,780

Average Earnings

$51,042

Average Male

$35,395

Average Female

Wellsville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wellsville Language by Age

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Wellsville Language

97.33% of Wellsville residents speak only English, while 2.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.45% of the population.

Wellsville Language

Wellsville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,7501568.91%
Hispanic1502416.00%
Black18527.78%

9.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.17%

Male Poverty Rate

8.70%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wellsville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wellsville is Black, with 27.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wellsville is White, with 8.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.84%.

Wellsville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.41%
Some College9.33%
High School8.82%
Bachelors or Greater2.88%

Wellsville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed38.46%
Female Unemployed15.38%
Female Employed4.77%
Male Employed1.57%

Wellsville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wellsville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$64,102$67,243
Families$79,722$80,390
Married Families$88,333-
Non Families$26,375$33,529
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Income by Household Type

Wellsville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.0%

Male Marriage Rate

57.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Wellsville Married by Age and Sex

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Wellsville 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 45-54.

Wellsville Marital Status by Race

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Wellsville Marital Status

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115

Number of Veterans

106

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War22
Vietnam20
Korea12
World War II10
Second Gulf War4

Wellsville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+37
35 to 5437
55 to 6425
65 to 7416
18 to 34

Wellsville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1127.75%
Hispanic1516.30%
2+ Races317.65%

Wellsville Veterans by Race

Wellsville Veterans by Education

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18.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

51.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wellsville Veterans by Education

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65.4%

Labor Force Participation

63.8%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Wellsville Employment by Age

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Wellsville Employment by Race

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Wellsville 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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71.32%

Born in Wellsville

98.52%

Native Born

1.48%

Foreign Born

1.43%

Non Citizen

0.05%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.52% of Wellsville residents were born in the United States, with 71.32% having been born in Kansas. 1.43% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wellsville Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,747-17-0.96%
20201,764-17-0.95%
20191,781-17-0.95%
20181,798-4-0.22%
20171,80260.33%
20161,79610.06%
20151,795-12-0.66%
20141,807-14-0.77%
20131,821-10-0.55%
20121,831-7-0.38%
20111,838-14-0.76%
20101,8520.00%

Wellsville Population by Year