Wellsville, Missouri Population 2023

932

Wellsville is a city located in Montgomery County Missouri. With a 2023 population of 932, it is the 366th largest city in Missouri and the 15314th largest city in the United States.Wellsville is currently declining at a rate of -2.31% annually and its population has decreased by -6.61% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 998 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Wellsville has a population density of 606 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wellsville is $49,428 with a poverty rate of 15.54%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Wellsville is 34.8 years, 37.1 years for males, and 33.7 years for females.

Wellsville Demographics

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

  • White: 97.56%
  • Two or more races: 2.18%
  • Black or African American: 0.17%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.09%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
The current population of Wellsville, Missouri is 932 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 998.

Wellsville, Missouri Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Asian

Other race

Wellsville Population by Race

Wellsville Population Pyramid 2023

Wellsville Median Age

34.8

Total

37.1

Male

33.7

Female

Wellsville Adults

There are 788 adults, (191 of whom are seniors) in Wellsville.

Wellsville Age Dependency

92.5

Age Dependency Ratio

32

Old Age Dependency Ratio

60.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Wellsville Sex Ratio

Female55948.65%
Male59051.35%

Wellsville Population by Age

Wellsville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.19

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

72.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wellsville Households and Families

Male

Female

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

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 8.12%.

Wellsville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$36,250

Average Earnings

$40,958

Average Male

$31,133

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

99.25% of Wellsville residents speak only English, while 0.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.47% of the population.

Wellsville Language

Wellsville Poverty by Race

rate

15.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.97%

Male Poverty Rate

17.4%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wellsville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wellsville is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wellsville is White, with 15.5% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.91%.

Wellsville Poverty

Wellsville Poverty Rate by Education

Wellsville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wellsville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wellsville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.0%

Male Marriage Rate

41.3%

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 20-34, 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

114

Number of Veterans

111

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

Wellsville Veterans by War

Wellsville Veterans by Age

count

Wellsville Veterans by Race

Wellsville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wellsville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.1%

Labor Force Participation

54.9%

Employment Rate

3.8%

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

91.58%

Born in Wellsville

115.13%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

115.13% of Wellsville residents were born in the United States, with 91.58% having been born in Missouri. 0% 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 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Wellsville Population by Year