The City of Wellston had a population of 5,681 as of July 1, 2015.
The primary coordinate point for Wellston is located at latitude 39.1174 and longitude -82.5376 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Wellston (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.97 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Jackson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 738 feet.
The City of Wellston (GNIS ID: 1086375) has a C2 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place legally coextensive with a county subdivision but treated as independent of any county subdivision. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wellston population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.
|Population in Households||5,600|
|Population in Familes||4,492|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||81|
|Average Household Size||2.46|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||2,543 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,477 (58.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||795 (31.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||271 (10.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$61,779|
|Average Home Value||$77,622|
|Median Household Income||$33,370|
|Average Household Income||$42,134|
|Per Capita Income||$16,717|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.75%|
|Per Capita Income||2.61%|
The table below compares Wellston to the other 1,204 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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.
|Total Population||# 266||78th|
|Population Density1||# 849||30th|
|Diversity Index2||# 903||26th|
|Median Household Income||# 1108||8th|
|Per Capita Income||# 1131||6th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Ohio Census Data Comparison Tool.