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Wells, Vermont - Basic Facts

The Wells Census Designated Place had a population of 407 as of July 1, 2018. Wells ranks in the lower 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 is located at latitude 43.4173 and longitude -73.2043 in Rutland County. The formal boundaries for the Wells Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 0.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Rutland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 502 feet.

The Wells Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586659) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Wells Census Designated Place is located within Town of Wells, a minor civil division (MCD) of Rutland County.

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


Total Population 407
Population in Households 407
Population in Familes 299
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 513
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $45,848
Average Household Income $68,148
Per Capita Income $30,584


Total Housing Units 285 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 156 (54.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 32 (11.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 97 (34.0%)
Median Home Value $208,140
Average Home Value $263,301


Total Households 188
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 114
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.3% -0.1%
Households 0.33% -0.11%
Families 0.55% -0.18%
Median Household Income   4.19%
Per Capita Income   4.1%

Wells, VT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wells to the other 120 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Vermont 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 # 80 34th
Population Density # 63 48th
Diversity Index # 113 6th
Median Household Income # 82 33rd
Per Capita Income # 46 63rd

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