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Population (year 2000): 8,647. Estimated population in July 2005: 8,098 (-6.3% change)
Males: 4,180 (48.3%), Females: 4,467 (51.7%)

Sumner County

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Median resident age: 36.9 years
Median household income: $35,410 (year 2000)
Median house value: $58,900 (year 2000)

Wellington, KS residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Wellington:

  • White Non-Hispanic (88.5%)
  • Hispanic (7.3%)
  • Other race (2.6%)
  • American Indian (2.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • Black (1.7%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (20.0%), United States (12.0%), Irish (11.8%), English (11.7%), Dutch (3.0%), French (3.0%).

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Elevation: 1230 feet

Land area: 5.7 square miles

Wellington,

For population 25 years and over in Wellington

  • High school or higher: 84.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wellington city

  • Never married: 18.7%
  • Now married: 59.9%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

1.1% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +98 (+1.1%).



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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: KS Wichita, (29.5 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Dallas, (311.8 miles pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Mayfield, KS (10.1 miles) , Plaine, KS (12.1 miles Belle Haven, KS (15.0 miles South KS (15.8 miles Oxford, KS Clearwater, (17.9 miles Hunnewell, KS (18.2 miles) , KS Mulvane, (18.3 miles Springs, KS Conway (18.8 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 18 buildings, average cost: $84,600
  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $71,800
  • 1998: 13 buildings, average cost: $73,300
  • 1999: 14 buildings, average cost: $75,400
  • 2000: 10 buildings, average cost: $126,000
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $112,400
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $40,700
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $132,500
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $147,900
  • 2005: 19 buildings, average cost: $140,700

Latitude: 37.27 N, Longitude: 97.40 W

Area code: 620


Wellington, Kansas business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (26.4%), Manufacturing (23.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -100 (-1.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,429 (64.9%)


 

Crime in Wellington by Year

Type 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 3 1 3
    per 100,000 34.7 11.6 34.7
Robberies 2 2 1
    per 100,000 23.1 23.1 11.6
Assaults 27 22 27
    per 100,000 312.2 254.4 312.2
Burglaries 87 79 86
    per 100,000 1006.1 913.6 994.6
Thefts 365 377 346
    per 100,000 4221.1 4359.9 4001.4
Auto thefts 30 22 17
    per 100,000 346.9 254.4 196.6
350.3 321.2 325.2


Average climate in Wellington, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Wellington,

Wellington-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 163% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/26/1991, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 15.1 miles away from the Wellington city center killed 17 people and injured 225 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/25/1955, a category 5 tornado 18.5 miles away from the city center killed 20 people and injured 280 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Hospital/medical center in Wellington:
  • SUMNER REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (1323 NORTH A STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Wellington:
  • SUMNER COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT #1 (about 21 miles; CALDWELL, KS)
  • WILLIAM NEWTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 30 miles; WINFIELD, KS)
  • SOUTH CENTRAL KS REGIONAL MED CENTER (about 30 miles; ARKANSAS CITY, KS)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Wellington:
  • WICHITA MID-CONTINENT (about 26 miles; WICHITA, KS; ID: ICT)
  • MC CONNELL AFB (about 26 miles; WICHITA, KS; ID: IAB)
  • HUTCHINSON MUNI (about 63 miles; HUTCHINSON, KS; ID: HUT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Wellington:
  • WELLINGTON MUNI (about 4 miles; WELLINGTON, KS; ID: EGT)
  • CALDWELL MUNI (about 21 miles; CALDWELL, KS; ID: 01K)
  • OXFORD MUNI (about 22 miles; OXFORD, KS; ID: 55K)


Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 16 $51,495 $38,621 5 $2,971
Police - Other 2 $5,055 $30,330 5 $2,210
Firefighters 18 $66,265 $44,176 2 $179
Streets and Highways 9 $27,157 $36,209 0 $0
Hospitals 116 $337,267 $34,889 26 $31,080
Solid Waste Management 7 $14,305 $24,522 1 $682
Sewerage 4 $10,160 $30,480 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 11 $28,062 $30,613 1 $485
Water Supply 8 $21,117 $31,675 0 $0
Electric Power 23 $72,843 $38,005 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 1 $2,061 $24,732 2 $602
Fire - Other 1 $2,652 $31,824 0 $0
Financial Administration 2 $6,425 $38,550 0 $0
Other Government Administration 18 $60,832 $40,554 8 $799
Judicial and Legal 1 $2,582 $30,984 1 $1,222
Totals for Government 237 $708,279 $35,862 51 $40,231


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wellington:
  • FRIENDS UNIVERSITY (about 28 miles; WICHITA, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,983)
  • COWLEY COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 30 miles; ARKANSAS CITY, KS; FT enrollment: 2,392)
  • WICHITA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 30 miles; WICHITA, KS; FT enrollment: 10,403)
  • BUTLER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 55 miles; EL DORADO, KS; FT enrollment: 4,250)
  • HUTCHINSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 64 miles; HUTCHINSON, KS; FT enrollment: 2,268)
  • OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 86 miles; STILLWATER, OK; FT enrollment: 16,937)
  • LANGSTON UNIVERSITY (about 92 miles; LANGSTON, OK; FT enrollment: 2,324)
Public high school in Wellington:
  • WELLINGTON HIGH (Students: 419; Location: 605 NORTH A; Grades: 10 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Wellington:
  • WELLINGTON JR HIGH (Students: 427; Location: 311 NORTH A; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • LINCOLN ELEM (Students: 230; Location: 104 SOUTH F; Grades: KG - 05)
  • EISENHOWER ELEM (Students: 224; Location: 924 N PLUM; Grades: KG - 05)
  • KENNEDY ELEM (Students: 215; Location: 501 N WOODLAWN; Grades: KG - 05)
  • WASHINGTON ELEM (Students: 132; Location: 1100 N WASHINGTON; Grades: KG - 05)
  • ROOSEVELT ELEM (Students: 128; Location: 201 NORTH B; Grades: 06 - 06)
Library in Wellington:
  • WELLINGTON PUBLIC (Operating income: $198,502; Location: 121 WEST 7TH; 41,443 books; 715 audio materials; 307 video materials; 124 serial subscriptions)

Notable location: Camp Loga Vista (A).

Reservoir: Wellington Lake (A).

Park in Wellington: Wellington City Park (1).


Wellington compared to Kansas state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Wellington:
  • KLEY (1130 AM; 0 kW; WELLINGTON, KS; Owner: JOHNSON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFH (1330 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMYR (1410 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: AGAPE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KQAM (1480 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KCRC (1390 AM; 10 kW; ENID, OK; Owner: CHISHOLM TRAIL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KSOK (1280 AM; daytime; 1 kW; ARKANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: COWLEY COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wellington:
  • KWME (93.5 FM; WELLINGTON, KS; Owner: JOHNSON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KANR (92.7 FM; BELLE PLAINE, KS; Owner: DANIEL D. SMITH)
  • KZZD (90.7 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: WORD OF LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KYQQ (106.5 FM; ARKANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KFH-FM (98.7 FM; CLEARWATER, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KEYN-FM (103.7 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KFDI-FM (101.3 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KRBB (97.9 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFBZ (105.3 FM; HAYSVILLE, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KZSN (102.1 FM; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KICT-FM (95.1 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KKRD (107.3 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBDD (91.9 FM; WINFILED, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KDGS (93.9 FM; ANDOVER, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Wellington:
  • KSNW (Channel 3; WICHITA, KS; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF WICHITA)
  • KSAS-TV (Channel 24; WICHITA, KS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KWCV (Channel 33; WICHITA, KS; Owner: WLBB BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KAKE-TV (Channel 10; WICHITA, KS; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KTQW-LP (Channel 53; WICHITA, KS; Owner: KNOWLEDGE L.C.)
  • KCTU-LP (Channel 55; WICHITA, KS; Owner: RIVER CITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KSMI-LP (Channel 51; WICHITA, KS; Owner: RIVER CITY BROADCASTING CORP.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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