Who lives in Wells?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Under 5 years 233 10.0%
5-9 years 204 8.8%
10-14 years 126 5.4%
15-17 years 71 3.1%
18-24 years 123 5.3%
25-34 years 233 10.0%
35-44 years 223 9.6%
45-54 years 280 12.1%
55-64 years 314 13.5%
65-74 years 247 10.6%
75-84 years 143 6.2%
85 years and older 124 5.3%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Male 1,128 48.6%
Female 1,193 51.4%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
White 2,156 92.9%
Of Color suppressed
Black or African American suppressed
American Indian and Alaskan Native suppressed
Asian or Pacific Islander 26 1.1%
Other suppressed
Two or more races 91 3.9%
Hispanic or Latino 286 12.3%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Language spoken (2014-2018)
Population (5 years and older) 2,088 100.0%
English only 1,875 89.8%
Language other than English suppressed
Speaks English less than "very well" suppressed
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Total population for whom disability status is determined 2,272 100.0%
Population with a disability 402 17.7%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Foreign-born residents 137 5.9%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Residence one year ago (2014-2018)
Population (1 year and over in US) 2,281 100.0%
Same residence 2,006 87.9%
Different residence in the U.S. 272 11.9%
Different residence outside the U.S. suppressed

What's Wells's quality of life?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Household income (2018 dollars) (2014-2018)
Total households 995 100.0%
Less than $35,000 402 40.4%
$35,000-$49,999 138 13.9%
$50,000-$74,999 196 19.7%
$75,000-$99,999 157 15.8%
$100,000 or more 102 10.3%
Median household income (2018 dollars) $44,156 100%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All people for whom poverty status is determined 2,239 100.0%
Less than $35,000 402 40.4%
With income below poverty 364 16.3%
With income 100%-149% of poverty 103 4.6%
With income 150%-199% of poverty 189 8.4%
With income 200% of poverty or higher 1,583 70.7%
17 years and younger (percent of people under age 18) 484 21.6%
18-24 (percent of people age 18-24) suppressed
25-34 (percent of people age 25-34) 605 27.0%
35-44 (percent of people age 35-44) suppressed
45-54 (percent of people age 45-54) 224 10.0%
55-64 (percent of people age 55-64) 221 9.9%
18-64 (percent of people age 18-64) 359 16.0%
65 years and older (percent of people age 65+) 221 9.9%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Health coverage (2014-2018)
Total population age 65 and under for whom health insurance coverage status is determined 2,272 100.0%
Population 65 and under without health insurance coverage 199 8.7%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Total housing units (2014-2018)
Total housing units 1,101 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Owned and Rental Housing (2014-2018)
Vacant housing units (seasonal units included) 106 9.6%
Occupied housing units 995 90.4%
Average household size 2.3
Owner-occupied 739 67.1%
Average household size 2.4
Renter-occupied 256 23.3%
Average household size 1.9
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Year built (2014-2018)
2000 or later suppressed
1970-1999 338 30.7%
1940-1969 410 37.2%
1939 or earlier 324 29.4%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Households (2014-2018)
Total households 995 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Households by type (2014-2018)
Family households 630 63.3%
With children under 18 years 304 30.6%
Married-couple family households 449 45.1%
With children under 18 years 167 16.8%
Single-person family households 181 18.2%
With children under 18 years 137 13.8%
Nonfamily households 365 36.7%
Householder living alone 326 32.8%
65 years and over 172 17.3%
Households with one or more children under 18 years 309 31.1%
Households with one or more people 65 years and over 349 35.1%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Year householder moved into unit (2014-2018)
Moved in 2010 or later 415 41.7%
Moved in 2000-2009 198 19.9%
Moved in 1990-1999 165 16.6%
Moved in 1989 or earlier 165 16.6%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All households for which cost burden is calculated 941 100.0%
Cost-burdened households 196 20.8%
Owner households for which cost burden is calculated 739 100.0%
Cost-burdened owner households 102 13.8%
Renter households for which cost burden is calculated 202 100.0%
Cost-burdened renter households 94 46.5%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Rent paid (2014-2018)
Households paying rent 245
Median rent paid (2018 dollars) $544
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Vehicles per household (2014-2018)
No vehicles 100 10.1%
1 vehicle available 333 33.5%
2 vehicles available 345 34.7%
3 or more vehicles available 217 21.8%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Transportation to work (2014-2018)
Workers (16 years and older) 1,063 100.0%
Car, truck, or van (including passengers) 970 91.3%
Public transportation suppressed
Walked, biked, worked at home, or other 93 8.7%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Travel time to work (2014-2018)
Total workers age 16+ (not home based) 1,002 100.0%
Less than 10 minutes 450 44.9%
10-19 minutes 115 11.5%
20-29 minutes 115 11.5%
30 minutes or longer 322 32.1%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Educational attainment (2014-2018)
Population (25 years and older) 1,564 100.0%
Less than high school 246 15.7%
High school diploma or GED 497 31.8%
Some college or associate’s degree 551 35.2%
Bachelor’s Degree 216 13.8%
Graduate or professional Degree 54 3.5%
High school graduate or higher 1,318 84.3%
Bachelor’s degree or higher 270 17.3%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Working Adults (2014-2018)
Total civilian non-institutionalized population, age 18-64 1,173 100.0%
Working age adults who are employed 950 81.0%
Civilian labor force 993 100.0%
Unemployed 43 4.3%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Total employed workers (LEHD) (2017)
Total employed workers 443 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Worker age (2017)
Age 29 or younger 96 21.7%
Age 30 to 54 243 54.9%
Age 55 or older 104 23.4%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by earnings (2017)
$15,000 per year or less 128 29.0%
$15,001 to $39,999 per year 158 35.6%
$40,000 or more per year 157 35.4%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by industry of employment (2017)
Accommodation and food services 26 5.8%
Administration & support, waste management, and remediation suppressed
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 13 2.9%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation suppressed
Construction 19 4.3%
Educational services 41 9.3%
Finance and insurance 13 2.9%
Health care and social assistance 74 16.8%
Information suppressed
Management of companies and enterprises suppressed
Manufacturing 60 13.5%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction suppressed
Other services (excluding public administration) 14 3.1%
Professional, scientific, and technical services suppressed
Public administration 21 4.8%
Real estate and rental and leasing suppressed
Retail trade 57 12.8%
Transportation and warehousing 27 6.0%
Utilities suppressed
Wholesale trade 31 7.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by race (2017)
White alone 433 97.7%
Black or African American alone suppressed
American Indian or Alaska Native alone suppressed
Asian alone suppressed
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander alone suppressed
Two or more race groups suppressed
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by educational attainment (2017)
Less than high school 22 5.0%
High school or equivalent, no college 112 25.3%
Some college or associate degree 132 29.8%
Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree 81 18.2%