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Wellsville, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Wellsville had a population of 1,157 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Wellsville is located at latitude 39.0732 and longitude -91.5689 in Montgomery County. The formal boundaries for the City of Wellsville (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Montgomery County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 820 feet.

The City of Wellsville (GNIS ID: 2397252) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Wellsville is located within Township of Upper Loutre, a minor civil division (MCD) of Montgomery County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wellsville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Wellsville, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,157
Population in Households 1,083
Population in Familes 862
Population in Group Qrtrs 74
Population Density1 753
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 422
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 268
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 565 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 272 (48.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 150 (26.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 143 (25.3%)
Median Home Value $65,909
Average Home Value $84,283


Median Household Income $29,136
Average Household Income $40,075
Per Capita Income $16,040
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.81% -0.68%
Households -0.88% -0.67%
Families -1.2% -0.83%
Median Household Income   2.07%
Per Capita Income   1.36%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Wellsville, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wellsville to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 347 66th
Population Density1 # 542 48th
Diversity Index2 # 656 36th
Median Household Income # 934 10th
Per Capita Income # 936 9th

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