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Wells, Nevada - Basic Facts

The City of Wells had a population of 1,380 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Wells is located at latitude 41.1132 and longitude -114.9535 in Elko County. The formal boundaries for the City of Wells (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.9 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Elko County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 5,630 feet.

The City of Wells (GNIS ID: 2412210) 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.

Nevada is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Wells is located within Wells Division of Elko County.


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Wells, NV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,380
Population in Households 1,331
Population in Familes 1,035
Population in Group Qrtrs 49
Population Density2 200
Diversity Index3 59
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $47,969
Average Household Income $57,255
Per Capita Income $26,682

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 701 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 364 (51.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 219 (31.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 118 (16.8%)
Median Home Value $178,516
Average Home Value $265,978
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 583
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 342
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.8% 0.64%
Households 0.82% 0.64%
Families 0.96% 0.52%
Median Household Income   2.55%
Per Capita Income   2.96%

Wells, NV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wells to the other 131 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nevada 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 # 57 57th
Population Density # 59 56th
Diversity Index # 50 63rd
Median Household Income # 74 44th
Per Capita Income # 62 53rd

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