Wellton, Arizona Population 2024

2,627

Wellton is a city located in Yuma County Arizona. Wellton has a 2024 population of 2,627. Wellton is currently growing at a rate of 2.1% annually and its population has increased by 10.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,384 in 2020.

The average household income in Wellton is $65,175 with a poverty rate of 13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Wellton is 64.8 years, 68.1 years for males, and 61.7 years for females.

Wellton Demographics

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

  • White: 79.04%
  • Two or more races: 14.06%
  • Other race: 6.05%
  • Asian: 0.57%
  • Native American: 0.25%
  • Black or African American: 0.04%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Arizona
Land Area (mi²)
28.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
91.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
10.19% (243)
The current population of Wellton, Arizona is 2,627 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,384.

Wellton, Arizona Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,93479.04%
Two or more races34414.06%
Other race1486.05%
Asian140.57%
Native American60.25%
Black or African American10.04%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Wellton Population by Race

Wellton Population Pyramid 2024

Wellton Median Age

64.8

Total

68.1

Male

61.7

Female

Wellton Adults

There are 2,131 adults, (1,213 of whom are seniors) in Wellton.

Wellton Age Dependency

166.6

Age Dependency Ratio

132.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Wellton Sex Ratio

Female1,24150.72%
Male1,20649.28%

Wellton Population by Age

Wellton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,2371.978614
Married7432.4489.110.9
Non Family4211.1186.713.3
Female592.243961
Male141.931000
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2.4

Average Family Size

1.97

Average Household Size

86.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wellton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Wellton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wellton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 27.2%.

Wellton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$30,787

Average Earnings

$62,857

Average Male

$23,600

Average Female

Wellton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wellton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Wellton Language

76.12% of Wellton residents speak only English, while 23.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 19.93% of the population.

Wellton Language

Wellton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,7441609.17%
Multiple34410931.69%
Hispanic5506712.18%
Native66100%
Black11100%
Other14810.68%
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13%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.79%

Male Poverty Rate

18.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wellton

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wellton is Other, with 0.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 1.6%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.71%.

Wellton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School25%
Less Than 9th Grade21.04%
Bachelors or Greater5.9%
Some College4.63%
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Wellton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed16.67%
Female Employed1.36%
Male Employed
Female Unemployed
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Wellton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wellton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wellton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

66.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

69.4%

Male Marriage Rate

63.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Wellton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Wellton 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 35-44.

Wellton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wellton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

420

Number of Veterans

402

Male Veterans

18

Female Veterans

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Wellton Veterans by War

count

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Wellton Veterans by Age

count

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Wellton Veterans by Race

Wellton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wellton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

27.3%

Labor Force Participation

26.4%

Employment Rate

1%

Unemployment Rate

Wellton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Wellton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Wellton 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

22.8%

Born in Wellton

77.93%

Native Born

22.07%

Foreign Born

8.38%

Non Citizen

13.69%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

77.93% of Wellton residents were born in the United States, with 22.8% having been born in Arizona. 8.38% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,897541.9%
20282,843541.94%
20272,789541.97%
20262,735542.01%
20252,681542.06%
20242,627542.1%
20232,573542.14%
20222,519542.19%
20212,465813.4%
20202,384-706-22.85%
20193,090230.75%
20183,06770.23%
20173,060411.36%
20163,019280.94%
20152,991-13-0.43%
20143,00460.2%
20132,99880.27%
20122,99090.3%
20112,981501.71%
20102,931
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Wellton Population by Year