Wellsville, Kansas Population 2020

1,817

Wellsville is a city located in Kansas. With a 2020 population of 1,817, it is the 126th largest city in Kansas and the 8002nd largest city in the United States. Wellsville is currently growing at a rate of 0.44% annually but its population has decreased by -2.15% 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 1,291 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wellsville is $63,065 with a poverty rate of 13.77%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $720 per month, and the median house value is $122,300. The median age in Wellsville is 32.9 years, 33.6 years for males, and 30.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.7 males.

Wellsville Demographics

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

  • White: 93.41%
  • Two or more races: 3.37%
  • Black or African American: 1.76%
  • Other race: 0.81%
  • Asian: 0.40%
  • Native American: 0.25%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Wellsville, Kansas is 1,817, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,801.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,857.

Wellsville, Kansas Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,85693.41%
Two or More Races673.37%
Black or African American351.76%
Some Other Race160.81%
Asian80.40%
American Indian and Alaska Native50.25%

Wellsville Population Pyramid 2020

Wellsville Median Age

32.9


Total

33.6


Male

30.6


Female

Wellsville Adults

There are 1,434 adults, (271 of whom are seniors) in Wellsville.

Wellsville Age Dependency

70.9

Age Dependency Ratio

23.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Wellsville Sex Ratio

Female

1,010

50.83%

Male

977

49.17%

Wellsville Households and Families

Wellsville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wellsville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84%16%
Male71.1%28.9%
All67.3%32.7%
Non Family52%48%
Female23%77%

67.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7242.6667.3
Married4013.2584
Non Family1981.0852
Female873.3723
Male383.0371.1

3.21

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

4.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wellsville Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade211.69%
9th to 12th Grade574.59%
High School Graduate49639.97%
Some College32526.19%
Associates Degree1199.59%
Bachelors Degree17714.26%
Graduate Degree463.71%

Wellsville Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,1541,093207
Hispanic474516
Multiple Races2112
Black115
Other Race99
Asian88
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 34.04%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,806$48,200$32,917
Less Than High School$16,339$$
High School Grad$35,583$41,034$26,167
Some College$42,321$48,409$35,556
Bachelors Degree$53,333$76,979$45,329
Graduate Degree$34,545$$32,083

$40,806

Average Earnings

$48,200

Average Male

$32,917

Average Female

Wellsville Language

Wellsville Language by Age

Wellsville Language

97.98% of Wellsville residents speak only English, while 2.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.75% of the population.

Wellsville Poverty

Wellsville Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,73525714.81%
Black35617.14%
Hispanic8922.25%

13.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.69%

Male Poverty Rate

16.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wellsville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wellsville is Black, with 17.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wellsville is Hispanic, with 2.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.63%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.19%
Some College10.09%
High School8.51%
Bachelors or Greater5.09%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed27.27%
Female Unemployed15.38%
Female Employed10.48%
Male Employed2.65%

Wellsville Income

Wellsville Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$60,167$63,065
Families$71,667$74,754
Married Families$84,479-
Non Families$23,088$28,993

Wellsville Marital Status

Wellsville Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.3%

Male Marriage Rate

55.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Wellsville Married by Age and Sex

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 45-54.

Wellsville Marital Status by Race

Wellsville Veterans

86

Number of Veterans

84

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War20
Vietnam18
World War II10
Korea10
Second Gulf War8

$Wellsville Veterans by Education

26.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wellsville Employment Status

66.5%

Labor Force Participation

64.9%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

Wellsville Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

70.36%

Born in Kansas

99.30%

Native Born

0.70%

Foreign Born

0.70%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.30% of Wellsville residents were born in the United States, with 70.36% having been born in Kansas. 0.70% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,81780.44%
20191,80980.44%
20181,801-3-0.17%
20171,80480.45%
20161,79610.06%
20151,795-9-0.50%
20141,804-14-0.77%
20131,818-11-0.60%
20121,829-8-0.44%
20111,837-15-0.81%
20101,8520.00%