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Wellington, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Wellington had a population of 802 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Wellington is located at latitude 39.1342 and longitude -93.9827 in Lafayette County. The formal boundaries for the City of Wellington encompass a land area of 1.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Lafayette County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 787 feet.

The City of Wellington (GNIS ID: 2397247) 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 Wellington is located within Township of Clay, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lafayette County.


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Wellington, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Wellington, MO Housing Affordability Index is 209
State of Missouri Housing Affordability Index is 156
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Wellington, MO Wealth Index is 58
State of Missouri Wealth Index is 82
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 802 (100%)
Population in Households 802 (100.0%)
Population in Families 675 (84.2%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 738
Diversity Index2 16
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $49,780
Average Household Income $64,385
Per Capita Income $25,078
Wealth Index4 58

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 357 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 223 (62.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 89 (24.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 45 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $114,919
Housing Affordability Index3 209
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 312
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 215
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.13% -0.35%
Households -0.34% -0.45%
Families -0.49% -0.47%
Median Household Income   4.25%
Per Capita Income   3.33%

Wellington, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wellington to the other 1,034 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 410 60th
Population Density # 540 48th
Diversity Index # 404 61st
Median Household Income # 464 55th
Per Capita Income # 423 59th

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