Wellington, MO Profile: Facts & Data


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Wellington, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Wellington had a population of 798 as of July 1, 2018.

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, 2018)


Total Population 798
Population in Households 798
Population in Familes 671
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 734
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $47,595
Average Household Income $63,187
Per Capita Income $24,418


Total Housing Units 357 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 224 (62.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 86 (24.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 47 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $102,239
Average Home Value $114,286


Total Households 310
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 214
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.21% -0.3%
Households -0.46% -0.39%
Families -0.61% -0.38%
Median Household Income   3.61%
Per Capita Income   3.38%

Wellington, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wellington to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 408 61st
Population Density # 548 47th
Diversity Index # 390 63rd
Median Household Income # 430 58th
Per Capita Income # 443 57th

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