Wellman, IA Profile: Facts & Data


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Wellman, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Wellman had a population of 1,387 as of July 1, 2018. Wellman ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Wellman is located at latitude 41.4642 and longitude -91.8382 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the City of Wellman encompass a land area of 1.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 702 feet.

The City of Wellman (GNIS ID: 2397248) 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 Wellman is located within Township of Lime Creek, a minor civil division (MCD) of Washington County.

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Wellman, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,387
Population in Households 1,344
Population in Familes 1,025
Population in Group Qrtrs 43
Population Density2 1,307
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $50,889
Average Household Income $60,514
Per Capita Income $26,321


Total Housing Units 660 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 422 (63.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 179 (27.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 59 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $112,500
Average Home Value $120,320


Total Households 601
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 348
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 -0.18% -0.03%
Households -0.14% 0.0%
Families -0.31% -0.17%
Median Household Income   1.63%
Per Capita Income   2.35%

Wellman, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wellman to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa 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 # 229 77th
Population Density # 160 84th
Diversity Index # 424 58th
Median Household Income # 701 31st
Per Capita Income # 728 28th

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