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Wellton, Arizona - Basic Facts

The Town of Wellton had a population of 3,025 as of July 1, 2019. Wellton ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arizona. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Wellton is located at latitude 32.6728 and longitude -114.1469 in Yuma County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Wellton encompass a land area of 28.87 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Yuma County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 246 feet.

The Town of Wellton (GNIS ID: 2413467) 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.

Arizona is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Wellton is located within Wellton Division of Yuma County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Wellton: Saint Peter, San Pedro.

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Wellton, AZ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Wellton, AZ Housing Affordability Index is 231
State of Arizona Housing Affordability Index is 118
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Wellton, AZ Wealth Index is 63
State of Arizona Wealth Index is 94
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 3,025 (100%)
Population in Households 3,020 (99.8%)
Population in Families 2,516 (83.2%)
Population in Group Quarters1 5 ( 0.2%)
Population Density 105
Diversity Index2 72
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $44,454
Average Household Income $56,057
Per Capita Income $23,867
Wealth Index4 63

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,202 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 952 (43.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 342 (15.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 908 (41.2%)
Median Home Value $101,613
Housing Affordability Index3 231
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,294
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 933
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.53% 0.65%
Households 0.65% 0.7%
Families 0.46% 0.61%
Median Household Income   1.78%
Per Capita Income   2.36%

Wellton, AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wellton to the other 450 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arizona by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 127 72nd
Population Density # 281 38th
Diversity Index # 69 85th
Median Household Income # 175 61st
Per Capita Income # 191 58th

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