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The City of Wellsburg had a population of 707 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Wellsburg is located at latitude 42.4338 and longitude -92.9266 in Grundy County. The formal boundaries for the City of Wellsburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Grundy County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,010 feet.

The City of Wellsburg (GNIS ID: 2397250) 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 Wellsburg is located within Township of Shiloh, a minor civil division (MCD) of Grundy County.

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


Total Population 707
Population in Households 707
Population in Familes 554
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 648
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 336
Average Household Size 2.1
Family Households 210
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 373 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 283 (75.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 52 (13.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 37 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $80,273
Average Home Value $108,834


Median Household Income $55,043
Average Household Income $76,749
Per Capita Income $35,739
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% 0.06%
Households 0.14% 0.12%
Families 0.7% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.74%
Per Capita Income   2.22%
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.

Wellsburg, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wellsburg to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa 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 # 384 62nd
Population Density1 # 530 48th
Diversity Index2 # 678 33rd
Median Household Income # 395 61st
Per Capita Income # 72 93rd

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