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Wells County Statistics

Facts

Land area368.1 square miles
Population Density75.1 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)27,814
Population change0.6%
Under 5 years of age6.6%
Under 1824.1%
65 and over16.7%
Females50.6%
White97.8
Hispanic or Latino of any race2.4
Asian0.4%
Two or more races0.9%
Black or African American0.5%
Native American0.3%
Pacific Islander0%
Had graduated from high school91%
Had a bachelor degree or higher15.7%
Veterans1,840

Households and Housing

Households10,904
Persons per household2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more87%
Median household income$48,136
The Per capita income$24,269
Live below the poverty line10.7%
Housing units11,643
Multi-unit structures12%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$112,500
Residents owning their homes78.3%

Business Facts

Total number of firms2,311
Women-owned firms0%
Asian-owned firms0%
Hispanic-owned firms0%
Black-owned firms0%
Native American-owned firms0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$221,300
Retail sales per capita$7,969
Manufacturers shipments$699,092
Merchant wholesaler sales$0
Source US Census Data