Wells, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Wells, New York - Basic Facts

The Wells Census Designated Place had a population of 302 as of July 1, 2016. Wells ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Wells is located at latitude 43.3917 and longitude -74.3 in Hamilton County. The formal boundaries for the Wells Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0.62 sq. miles. Hamilton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,010 feet.

The Wells Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628190) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of ""

The Wells Census Designated Place is located within Town of Wells, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hamilton County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wells 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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Wells, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 302
Population in Households 293
Population in Familes 230
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density1 39
Diversity Index2 14
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 136
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 86
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 352 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 118 (33.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 ( 5.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 216 (61.4%)
Median Home Value $160,000
Average Home Value $185,805
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $47,730
Average Household Income $64,080
Per Capita Income $28,691
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.77% -0.4%
Households -0.69% -0.3%
Families 0.0% -0.23%
Median Household Income   2.39%
Per Capita Income   2.06%
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.

Wells, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wells to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York 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 # 1128 6th
Population Density1 # 1191 1st
Diversity Index2 # 837 30th
Median Household Income # 886 26th
Per Capita Income # 662 45th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New York Census Data Comparison Tool.