Wellton Yuma County, Arizona

Wellton: Populated place in Yuma County, Arizona

About

Wellton is a city located in the county of Yuma in the U.S. state of Arizona. Its population at the 2010 census was 2,882. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 3,163 inhabitants.

The city was created 118 years ago in 1903.

Wellton Quick Facts

Population : 3,163 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Arizona (United States)
County : Yuma County
Postal code : 85356
Phone Area Codes : 928
Water as percent of area : 0%
Land as percent of area : 100%
Altitude : 246 feet / 75 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1904 (118 years ago)
Time Zone : Mountain Time Zone
Local time : 12:20:41 (26th September 2022)
Population growth : 8.88% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Wellton is located at 32°40'22"N 114°8'49"W (32.6728300, -114.1468800).

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Demographics

The population of Wellton increased by 8.88% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 2,882 - census
2011 2,940 1.97% estimation process
2012 2,949 0.31% estimation process
2013 2,956 0.24% estimation process
2014 2,962 0.2% estimation process
2015 2,951 -0.37% estimation process
2016 2,980 0.97% estimation process
2017 3,023 1.42% estimation process
2018 3,031 0.26% estimation process
2019 3,044 0.43% estimation process
2020 3,163 3.76% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 548,073
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 526,634
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 4.1%
April 1, 2020 Population : 542,629
April 1, 2010 Population : 520,116
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.0%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 21.2%
People over 65 (%) : 14.3%
Female persons, % : 50.2%
White only, percent : 72.1%
Black or African American alone, percent : 5.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 3.7%
Asians alone % : 3.2%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.2%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 5.4%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 43.6%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 43.9%
2015-2019 Veterans : 37,826
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 15.3%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 50.6%

Wellton zip code is 85356. County name: Yuma, County fips: 04027

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 50.6%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $155,300
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,183
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $412
2015-2019 median gross rent : $846
2015-2019 Households : 212,491
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.42
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 75.8%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 33.5%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 91.3%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 83.5%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 85.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 27.4%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 11.2%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 13.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 60.5%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 57.5%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 1,235,423
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 5,046,758
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 1,551,529
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 7,878,160
2012 total retail sales per capita : $15,026
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 22.5
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $43,425
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $23,655
Percentage of people living in poverty : 22.5%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 41,619
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 19,879
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 16,106
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 15,342
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 24,162
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,667
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 35,470
2010 population per square mile : 2,294.2
2010 land area in square miles : 226.71
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 69.8%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $117,400
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $914
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $360
2015-2019 median gross rent : $671
2015-2019 Households : 8,235
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 3.79
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 89.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 92.8%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 81.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 76.2%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 49.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 8.4%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 3.7%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 21.1%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 56.6%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 50.0%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 9,478
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 15,650
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 136,023
2012 total retail sales per capita : $5,149
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 32.7
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $37,255
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $13,717
Percentage of people living in poverty : 24.2%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,454
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 597
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 709
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,289
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 131
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,406
2010 population per square mile : 796.3
2010 land area in square miles : 32.03

Schools in Wellton

College & universities near Wellton, AZ

Code Name City ZIP
104160 Arizona Western College Yuma (AZ) 85365-8834

Stations (1)

Amtrak & bus stations near Wellton, AZ

Code Name Address Type
YUM Yuma 281 Gila Street RAIL

Post offices near Wellton

Post Office Name City ZIP
Wellton Post Office Wellton (AZ) 85356

Other cities in Yuma County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Yuma County , AZ.

City Name Population Title
Yuma 99,811 City in and county seat of Yuma County, Arizona, United States
San Luis 31,520 Town in Yuma County, Arizona, United States
Fortuna Foothills 28,135 Census designated place
Somerton 16,716 City in Arizona, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Wellton distances to largest Arizona cities