Wellsville, KS

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Population

1,958

0.861% decline

Median Age

31.9


Median Household Income

$51,852

6.17% growth

Poverty Rate

12%


Number of Employees

947

6.4% growth

Median Property Value

$117,300

1.38% growth

About

In 2017, Wellsville, KS had a population of 1.96k people with a median age of 31.9 and a median household income of $51,852. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Wellsville, KS declined from 1,975 to 1,958, a -0.861% decrease and its median household income grew from $48,839 to $51,852, a 6.17% increase.

The population of Wellsville, KS is 89.6% White Alone, 5.62% Hispanic or Latino, and 2.66% Two or More Races. 2.56% of the people in Wellsville, KS speak a non-English language, and 99.5% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Wellsville, KS is $117,300, and the homeownership rate is 68.8%. Most people in Wellsville, KS commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 26.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Wellsville, KS is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Wellsville, KS employs 947 people. The largest industries in Wellsville, KS are Health Care & Social Assistance (133 people), Construction (118 people), and Manufacturing (111 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($74,063), Public Administration ($53,333), and Construction ($51,528).

Median household income in Wellsville, KS is $51,852. Males in Wellsville, KS have an average income that is 1.4 times higher than the average income of females, which is $43,397. The income inequality in Wellsville, KS (measured using the Gini index) is 0.46, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$51,852

2017 value

± $6,887

6.17%

1 Year Growth

± 15.8%

Households in Wellsville, KS have a median annual income of $51,852, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $48,839 in 2016, which represents a 6.17% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$60,808

Average Male Salary

± $1,876

$43,397

Average Female Salary

± $1,361

In 2017, full-time male employees in Wellsville, KS made 1.4 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $49,738 ± $7,478

  2. White

    $46,915 ± $1,173

  3. American Indian

    $42,999 ± $12,605

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Wellsville, KS workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.06 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Wellsville, KS is from Kansas.

0.46

2017 Wage GINI

0.462

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Kansas was 0.46 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.417% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Kansas was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Kansas in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Wellsville, KS was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 6 - 11

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

12% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Wellsville, KS (228 out of 1.9k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 6 - 11, followed by Females < 5 and then Males 18 - 24.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    224 ± 74

  2. Black

    4 ± 50

  3. Hispanic

    3 ± 50

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Wellsville, KS is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

947

2017 Value

± 138

6.4%

1 Year growth

± 19.5%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Wellsville, KS grew at a rate of 6.4%, from 890 employees to 947 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Wellsville, KS, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (194 people), Production Occupations (103 people), and Management Occupations (77 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Wellsville, KS.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Wellsville, KS, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (194 people), Production Occupations (103 people), and Management Occupations (77 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Wellsville, KS has an unusually high number of residents working as Healthcare Support Occupations (2.34 times higher than expected), Architecture & Engineering Occupations (1.89 times), and Production Occupations (1.88 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Wellsville, KS, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($101,250), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($73,438), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($73,438).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

947

2017 Value

± 138

6.4%

1 Year growth

± 19.5%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Wellsville, KS grew at a rate of 6.4%, from 890 employees to 947 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Wellsville, KS, are Health Care & Social Assistance (133 people), Construction (118 people), and Manufacturing (111 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Wellsville, KS, though some of these residents may live in Wellsville, KS and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Wellsville, KS, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (133 people), Construction (118 people), and Manufacturing (111 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Wellsville, KS has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (4.3 times higher than expected), Wholesale Trade (2.79 times), and Construction (1.99 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Wellsville, KS, by median earnings, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($74,063), Public Administration ($53,333), and Construction ($51,528).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Kansas to other states, or from other states to Kansas.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $27.8B

  2. $24.1B

  3. $22B

In 2015, the top outbound Kansas product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $27.8B, followed by Cereal grains with $24.1B and Coal-n.e.c. and $22B.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$245B

2015 Value

$357B

Projected 2045 Value

46.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound Kansas trade was $245B. This is expected to increase 46.1% to $357B by 2045.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Kansas to other states, or from other states to Kansas.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $25.9B

  2. $18.4B

  3. $17.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Kansas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Missouri with $25.9B, followed by Texas with $18.4B and Nebraska and $17.7B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Kansas shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

94.3% of the population of Wellsville, KS has health coverage, with 62.3% on employee plans, 12.2% on Medicaid, 8.41% on Medicare, 11.1% on non-group plans, and 0.315% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Wellsville, KS was $7,651 in 2014. This is a 2.99% increase from the previous year ($7,429).

Primary care physicians in Wellsville, KS see 1320 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.975% decrease from the previous year (1333 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1764 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 556 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Allen County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.5%). Additionally, Morris County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.9%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1320 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in Kansas see an average of 1320 patients per year. This represents a 0.975% decrease from the previous year (1333 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$7,651

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,855

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$6,736

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,126

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Kansas (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 2.99%, from $7,429 to $7,651.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

5.73%

Uninsured

62.3%

Employer Coverage

12.2%

Medicaid

8.41%

Medicare

11.1%

Non-Group

0.315%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Wellsville, KS declined by 20.1% from 7.17% to 5.73%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Wellsville, KS changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 14.5% prevalence

  2. 14.2% prevalence

  3. 14% prevalence

Allen County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Kansas, at 14.5%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Kansas by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Wellsville, KS is home to a population of 1.96k people, from which 99.5% are citizens. As of 2017, 0.613% of Wellsville, KS residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Wellsville, KS is composed of 1.76k White Alone residents (89.6%), 110 Hispanic or Latino residents (5.62%), 52 Two or More Races residents (2.66%), 18 Black or African American Alone residents (0.919%), 12 Asian Alone residents (0.613%), 11 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.562%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Wellsville, KS are Spanish or Spanish Creole (37 speakers), German (6 speakers), and French Creole (0 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

31

Median Native-Born Age

± 4.8

36

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 26

In 2017, the median age of all people in Wellsville, KS was 31.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 31, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 36. But people in Wellsville, KS are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Wellsville, KS residents was 29.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

0.613%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

0.911%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 0.613% of Wellsville, KS residents were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Wellsville, KS was 0.911%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    85,360 ± 7,067 people

  2. India

    11,676 ± 2,648 people

  3. Vietnam

    10,096 ± 2,463 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Wellsville, KS was Mexico, the natal country of 85,360 Wellsville, KS residents, followed by India with 11,676 and Vietnam with 10,096.

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Citizenship

99.5%

2017 Citizenship

99.5%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.5% of Wellsville, KS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Wellsville, KS was 99.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    1.76k ± 283

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    110 ± 66.3

  3. Two or More Races

    52 ± 44.1

In 2017, there were 16 times more White Alone residents (1.76k people) in Wellsville, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 110 Hispanic or Latino and 52 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Wellsville, KS as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    37 speakers (2.21%)

  2. German

    6 speakers (0.358%)

  3. French Creole

    0 speakers (0%)

2.56% of Wellsville, KS citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Wellsville, KS was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 2.21% of the overall population of Wellsville, KS are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.358% speak German and 0% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    27 ± 21

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    21 ± 23

  3. World War II

    11 ± 12

Wellsville, KS has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.29 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Wellsville, KS was $117,300 in 2017, which is 0.539 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $115,700 to $117,300, a 1.38% increase. The homeownership rate in Wellsville, KS is 68.8%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Wellsville, KS have an average commute time of 26.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Wellsville, KS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$51,852

Median Household Income

± $6,887

714

Number of Households

± 108

In 2017, the median household income of the 714 households in Wellsville, KS grew to $51,852 from the previous year's value of $48,839.

The following chart displays the households in Wellsville, KS distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$117,300

2017 Median

± $5,331

$115,700

2016 Median

± $4,734

In 2017, the median property value in Wellsville, KS grew to to $117,300 from the previous year's value of $115,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Wellsville, KS compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Wellsville, KS the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

$2k - $3k

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Wellsville, KS distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Wellsville, KS the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

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Rent vs Own

68.8%

2017 Homeownership

67.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 68.8% of the housing units in Wellsville, KS were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 67.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Wellsville, KS compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

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Commute Time

26.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Wellsville, KS have a longer commute time (26.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.2% of the workforce in Wellsville, KS have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    85.9%

  2. Carpooled

    7.74%

  3. Worked At Home

    2.97%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Wellsville, KS was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Worked At Home.

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