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Wells, Texas - Basic Facts

The Town of Wells had a population of 820 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Wells is located at latitude 31.4885 and longitude -94.9399 in Cherokee County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Wells encompass a land area of 1.91 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cherokee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 325 feet.

The Town of Wells (GNIS ID: 2413465) 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.

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


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Wells, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Wells, TX Housing Affordability Index is 193
State of Texas Housing Affordability Index is 132
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

Wells, TX Wealth Index is 55
State of Texas 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 820
Population in Households 797
Population in Familes 676
Population in Group Qrtrs 23
Population Density 428
Diversity Index1 40
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $39,404
Average Household Income $59,462
Per Capita Income $22,782
Wealth Index3 55

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 379 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 217 (57.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 90 (23.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 72 (19.0%)
Median Home Value $107,843
Housing Affordability Index2 193
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 307
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 218
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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 0.4% 0.27%
Households 0.32% 0.26%
Families 1.1% 0.18%
Median Household Income   2.7%
Per Capita Income   2.69%

Wells, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wells to the other 1,746 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas 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 # 1073 39th
Population Density # 1251 28th
Diversity Index # 1140 35th
Median Household Income # 1303 25th
Per Capita Income # 1004 43rd

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