Wellsville, New York Population 2022

4,285
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Wellsville is a city located in Allegany County New York. Wellsville has a 2020 population of 4,285. Wellsville is currently declining at a rate of -0.70% annually and its population has decreased by -8.36% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,676 in 2010.

The average household income in Wellsville is $56,216 with a poverty rate of 20.02%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $627 per month, and the median house value is $61,900. The median age in Wellsville is 44.9 years, 43.9 years for males, and 46 years for females.

Wellsville Demographics

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

  • White: 97.30%
  • Two or more races: 1.08%
  • Black or African American: 0.74%
  • Other race: 0.59%
  • Asian: 0.29%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Wellsville, New York is 4,285 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,285.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,676.

Wellsville, New York Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,31797.30%
Two or More Races481.08%
Black or African American330.74%
Some Other Race260.59%
Asian130.29%
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Wellsville Population by Race

Wellsville Population Pyramid $2022

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Wellsville Median Age

44.9


Total

43.9


Male

46


Female

Wellsville Adults

There are 3,616 adults, (864 of whom are seniors) in Wellsville.

Wellsville Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

31.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Wellsville Sex Ratio

Female

2,458

55.40%

Male

1,979

44.60%

Wellsville Population by Age

Wellsville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wellsville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male36.4%63.6%
Non Family39.7%60.3%
All54%46%
Female55.5%44.5%
Married75.8%24.2%

54.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wellsville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,2261.9454
Non Family1,1081.1339.7
Married7532.7375.8
Female2992.9255.5
Male662.0636.4

2.66

Average Family Size

1.94

Average Household Size

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Wellsville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade672.04%
9th to 12th Grade2307.00%
High School Graduate1,09633.36%
Some College75723.04%
Associates Degree41612.66%
Bachelors Degree37011.26%
Graduate Degree34910.62%
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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
White3,2052,932677
Black33206
Hispanic262323
Other Race262323
Asian131313
2+ Races8

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Wellsville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,143$39,836$22,250
Less Than 9th Grade$22,788$23,413$
High School Graduate$25,806$34,570$18,631
Some College$26,118$39,336$22,340
Bachelors Degree$40,511$46,193$31,667
Graduate Degree$58,523$61,042$53,935

$32,143

Average Earnings

$39,836

Average Male

$22,250

Average Female

Wellsville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wellsville Language by Age

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Wellsville Language

98.51% of Wellsville residents speak only English, while 1.49% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.23% of the population.

Wellsville Language

Wellsville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,21182419.57%
Multiple483368.75%
Hispanic31825.81%
Other3NaN%
Black3339.09%

20.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.11%

Male Poverty Rate

24.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wellsville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wellsville is White, with 19.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wellsville is Hispanic, with 25.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.40%.

Wellsville Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School26.95%
Less Than 9th Grade23.10%
Some College15.86%
Bachelors or Greater1.27%

Wellsville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed12.16%
Female Employed9.82%
Male Employed6.45%

Wellsville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wellsville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,816$56,216
Families$58,629$66,723
Married Families$65,268-
Non Families$25,056$44,422
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Income by Household Type

Wellsville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.2%

Male Marriage Rate

38.7%

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 Over 65, 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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243

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam89
First Gulf War57
Korea43
Second Gulf War17
World War II16

Wellsville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5466
75+59
65 to 7456
55 to 6445
18 to 3417

Wellsville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2206.24%
Hispanic2374.19%
Other Race2388.46%

Wellsville Veterans by Race

Wellsville Veterans by Education

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14.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wellsville Veterans by Education

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56.5%

Labor Force Participation

54.3%

Employment Rate

3.9%

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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79.20%

Born in Wellsville

98.65%

Native Born

1.35%

Foreign Born

0.81%

Non Citizen

0.54%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.65% of Wellsville residents were born in the United States, with 79.20% having been born in New York. 0.81% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20224,285-30-0.70%
20214,315-30-0.69%
20204,345-30-0.69%
20194,375-30-0.68%
20184,405-22-0.50%
20174,427-43-0.96%
20164,470-40-0.89%
20154,510-54-1.18%
20144,564-27-0.59%
20134,591-23-0.50%
20124,614-28-0.60%
20114,642-34-0.73%
20104,676-495-1.00%
20005,171-70-0.13%
19905,241-528-0.96%
19805,769-46-0.08%
19705,815-152-0.26%
19605,967-435-0.70%
19506,4024600.75%
19405,9422680.46%
19305,6746781.28%
19204,9966141.32%
19104,3828262.11%
19003,5561210.35%
18903,4350.00%

Wellsville Population by Year