The Village of Wells River had a population of 379 as of July 1, 2020. Wells River ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Vermont. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Wells River is located at latitude 44.1542 and longitude -72.047 in Orange County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Wells River encompass a land area of 1.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Orange County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 433 feet.
The Village of Wells River (GNIS ID: 2378330) 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Wells River: Wells River Village.
|Total Population||379 (100%)|
|Population in Households||379 (100.0%)|
|Population in Families||267 (70.4%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||0|
|Median Household Income||$43,030|
|Average Household Income||$54,873|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||16%|
|Per Capita Income||$26,217|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||216 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||118 (54.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||65 (30.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||33 (15.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$169,118|
|Average Home Value||$187,185|
|Housing Affordability Index3||150|
|Average Household Size||2.07|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.49%|
|Per Capita Income||2.11%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.0%|
The table below compares Wells River to the other 121 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Vermont by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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||# 86||30th|
|Population Density||# 108||12th|
|Median Household Income||# 99||19th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 66||55th|
|Per Capita Income||# 79||36th|
|Diversity Index||# 28||78th|
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