Wellton, Arizona Population 2022

3,083
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Wellton is a city located in Yuma County Arizona. Wellton has a 2020 population of 3,083. Wellton is currently growing at a rate of 0.42% annually and its population has increased by 6.68% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,890 in 2010.

The average household income in Wellton is $55,030 with a poverty rate of 23.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $676 per month, and the median house value is $78,500. The median age in Wellton is 62.4 years, 64.8 years for males, and 59.4 years for females.

Wellton Demographics

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

  • White: 70.79%
  • Other race: 19.96%
  • Two or more races: 7.25%
  • Native American: 1.13%
  • Asian: 0.84%
  • Black or African American: 0.03%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Wellton, Arizona is 3,083 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,083.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,890.

Wellton, Arizona Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,18870.79%
Black or African American10.03%
American Indian and Alaska Native351.13%
Asian260.84%
Some Other Race61719.96%
Two or More Races2247.25%
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Wellton Population by Race

Wellton Population Pyramid 2022

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Wellton Median Age

57.7


Total

64.9


Male

50.6


Female

Wellton Adults

There are 2,566 adults, (1,282 of whom are seniors) in Wellton.

Wellton Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

99.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Wellton Sex Ratio

Female

1,718

55.58%

Male

1,373

44.42%

Wellton Population by Age

Wellton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wellton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family81.7%18.3%
Married76.2%23.8%
All71.8%28.2%
Male0%100%
Female0%100%

71.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wellton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3812.2371.8
Married8902.5976.2
Male47.750
Female10430
Non Family3831.1581.7

2.59

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

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Wellton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade44318.94%
9th to 12th Grade29512.61%
High School Graduate56123.98%
Some College49020.95%
Associates Degree743.16%
Bachelors Degree32914.07%
Graduate Degree1476.28%
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Wellton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wellton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,4751,268417
Hispanic77325059
2+ Races157956
Black11
Asian2626
Other Race367102
Native American35

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 28.27%.

Wellton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,334$32,604$
Less Than 9th Grade$26,950$$
High School Graduate$53,571$54,286$
Some College$$24,375$44,038
Bachelors Degree$6,460$$6,250
Graduate Degree$2,500$2,500$

$24,334

Average Earnings

$32,604

Average Male

$

Average Female

Wellton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wellton Language by Age

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Wellton Language

58.74% of Wellton residents speak only English, while 41.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 36.49% of the population.

Wellton Language

Wellton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black11100.00%
Native3535100.00%
Multiple22410647.32%
White1,68821112.50%
Other308NaN%
Hispanic1,26342433.57%

23.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.68%

Male Poverty Rate

25.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wellton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wellton is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wellton is Hispanic, with 33.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 15.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.06%.

Wellton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.27%
High School25.67%
Some College15.43%
Bachelors or Greater6.72%

Wellton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed16.95%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed5.43%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Wellton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wellton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,597$51,333
Families$52,283$57,499
Married Families$53,807-
Non Families$24,750$31,687
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Income by Household Type

Wellton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

65.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

75.0%

Male Marriage Rate

58.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Wellton Married by Age and Sex

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Wellton 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.

Wellton Marital Status by Race

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Wellton Marital Status

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474

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War27
First Gulf War27
Vietnam226
Korea106
World War II20

Wellton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3417
35 to 5411
55 to 6433
65 to 74138
75+275

Wellton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White44223.40%
Native American822.86%
Other Race245.24%
Hispanic454.50%

Wellton Veterans by Race

Wellton Veterans by Education

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6.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wellton Veterans by Education

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27.9%

Labor Force Participation

27.4%

Employment Rate

0.1%

Unemployment Rate

Wellton Employment by Age

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Wellton Employment by Race

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Wellton 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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29.31%

Born in Wellton

70.43%

Native Born

29.57%

Foreign Born

20.19%

Non Citizen

9.38%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

70.43% of Wellton residents were born in the United States, with 29.31% having been born in Arizona. 20.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wellton Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20102,8900.00%
20112,940501.73%
20122,94990.31%
20132,95670.24%
20142,96260.20%
20152,951-11-0.37%
20162,980290.98%
20173,023431.44%
20183,03180.26%
20193,044130.43%
20203,057130.43%
20213,070130.43%
20223,083130.42%

Wellton Population by Year